CHICAGO – Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announce HAMILTON’s LIVE lottery and special #Ham4Ham holiday show with cast members in Chicago on Saturday, December 17.
HAMILTON will conduct a day-of-show LIVE lottery for the 2:00 PM matinee performance, making 30 tickets available for $10 each. The digital day-of-show lottery will resume for the evening performance that day.
Lottery entries will be will be accepted at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe) beginning at 11:30 AM on Saturday, December 17. Those names drawn will be entitled to purchase one or two $10.00 tickets (1 or 2) in cash. The names will be drawn at random at noon, 12:00 PM. Only one entry is allowed per person. Entries are checked for duplication prior to drawing. Winners must be present at the time of the drawing and show valid ID to purchase tickets.
Prior to the 12:00 PM drawing, a special #Ham4Ham holiday show will feature cast members from the Chicago Company of HAMILTON performing for the crowd. What originally started on Broadway as a fun way for the HAMILTON cast to entertain the crowds of people waiting outside the theatre to enter the ticket lottery has turned into a platform to celebrate the talent and community of Broadway with fans worldwide.
HAMILTON is currently playing at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago (18 W. Monroe). For more information, visit www.BroadwayinChicago.com.
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and music supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
HAMILTON’s creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award ® Winning Best Musical IN THE HEIGHTS.
HAMILTON features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA.
The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater.
The HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere nationwide. The HAMILTON recording received a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album.
ABOUT BROADWAY IN CHICAGO
Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 16 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Presentation, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining well up to 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including The PrivateBank Theatre, Oriental Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place and presenting Broadway shows at The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.
For more information and performance schedule, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.