'Hamilton' Chicago run extended, new tickets on sale Tuesday

  • The Chicago production of the Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton," by composer/lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, has been extended through Jan. 7, 2018.

    The Chicago production of the Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton," by composer/lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, has been extended through Jan. 7, 2018. Courtesy of Joan Marcus

 
 
Updated 2/24/2017 2:33 PM

A new block of "Hamilton" tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb, 28, producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway in Chicago announced early Friday.

That means the acclaimed Chicago production, the first outside Broadway, will play the PrivateBank Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago, through Jan. 7, 2018. Additional extensions are possible for the Chicago production, which has been playing to capacity crowds since it opened last October.

 

Tickets will be available at the box office, at (800) 775-2000 or at broadwayinchicago.com.

There is a limit of six tickets per household. Tickets range from $65 to $190, with premium seats available. Theatergoers can enter an online day-of-show lottery for a chance to snag one of the 44 tickets available for $10. See broadwayinchicago.com/hamiltonlotteryfaq.

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop bio-musical about the orphaned immigrant who fought for the nation's independence and founded its financial system.

Broadway veteran and television personality Wayne Brady took over the role of Aaron Burr last month. He remains with the cast through April 9.

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