About the Broadway Musical Hamilton
The American Musical Hamilton is the story of the life of Alexander Hamilton, the American Founding Father, with lyrics, music, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Inspired by historian Ron Chernow 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton, the show was a box office success that received critical acclaim.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, MacArthur Genius grant receiver and Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winner is responsible for the Pulitzer Prize-winning hip-hop musical; Hamilton.
The life and times of the ambitious founding father Alexander Hamilton who rose from being an orphan bastard to becoming the right-hand man to George Washington is brought to life in Hamilton. All the big guns are characters in the play, including Thomas Jefferson and of course George Washington, and Aaron Burr, Hamilton´s nemesis who during their infamous duel in Weehawken killed him, is not left out.
What is the Price of Hamilton Tickets?
Hamilton producers, in order to capitalize on this high demand, raised the prices for the tickets to the 2017 performances that were newly scheduled. The top ticket price is now $849 for a 200 premium ticket and the rest of the regular seats of which there are 1,075 ranges from $179 to $199.
How Many Tony Awards Has Hamilton Won?
Hamilton which has broken boundaries and for months has sold-out on Sunday night took home eleven awards, however, it missed out on tying the record for most sins in a single night. Currently, this title is held by The Producers which in 2001 walked away with twelve trophies. Below are the awards won by Hamilton at the 2016 Tony’s.
What is the Duration of Hamilton?
Currently, two hours and forty-five minutes is the duration of Hamilton. This includes as a fifteen-minute intermission.
When will the Show Commence its National Tour?
In March 2016 in San Francisco, CA performances will begin at the SHN Orpheum Theatre.
When it Comes to Acting, Who Has Won the Most Tony Awards?
Hamilton holds the 2016 record for the most nominated production in the history of the Tony´s with sixteen nominations. The New Mel Brooks musical, The Producers is in second place from 2001 and Billy Elliot, The Musical from 2009 with fifteen each. The most winning show is The producers which triumphed in twelve categories, including Best Musical.