Broadway's 'Hamilton' is heading to Denver

by NewsCenter Staff | Jul 06, 2016



By Heidi Bosk
For the DCPA NewsCenter

The national tour of the Broadway musical Hamilton will play the Buell Theatre as part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ 2017-18 Broadway subscription series, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and the DCPA.
 
On Sunday, Hamilton won 11 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, after having set the all-time record with 16 nominations.

Hamilton. Daveed Diggs. The best way to guarantee tickets to Hamilton is to purchase a full 2016-17 Broadway subscription. Broadway subscribers who renew their 2016-17 Broadway subscription packages for the 2017-18 Broadway season will guarantee their tickets for the DCPA's premiere engagement of Hamilton.

Hamilton will be on the 2017-18 Broadway subscription package. Information regarding engagement dates and how to purchase groups and single tickets will be announced at a later time.
 
DCPA's full 2016-17 Broadway subscription package features the pre-Broadway debut of Frozen, The Phantom of the Opera, Roundabout Theatre Company's Cabaret, An Act of God, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, An American in Paris and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Subscriptions for the 2016-17 Broadway season start as low as eight payments of $51.25 and are available at DenverCenter.org.  Please be advised that the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is the ONLY authorized online ticket provider for the Broadway touring productions in Denver.

(Pictured above right: Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette the Broadway musical 'Hamilton.')
 
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

Subscription information for 2016-17 Broadway season

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.  
 
Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowa, Anthony Ramos and Lin-Manuel Miranda in 'Hamilton.'
Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos and Lin-Manuel Miranda from the Tony Award-winning Broadway cast of 'Hamilton.'

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 (DCPA Theatre Company's The Unsinkable Molly Brown), 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.

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Hamilton 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.
 
Follow the DCPA on social media @DenverCenter and through the DCPA's News Center.
 
For more information on Hamilton, visit:
HamiltonOnBroadway.com
Facebook.com/HamiltonMusical
Instagram.com/HamiltonMusical
Twitter.com/HamiltonMusical

Hamilton’s 2016 Tony Awards:
Best Musical: Hamilton
Best Book of a Musical: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theater:
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Leslie Odom Jr.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Daveed Diggs
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Renee Elise Goldsberry
Best Costume Design of a Musical: Paul Tazewell
Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Howell Binkley
Best Direction of a Musical: Thomas Kail    
Best Choreography: Andy Blankenbuehler
Best Orchestrations: Alex Lacamoire

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Why Lin-Manuel Miranda's father is obsessed with The Unsinkable Molly Brown




Hamilton. Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Gold, Cephas Jones.
Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones.


The Broadway company of Hamilton.
The Broadway company of 'Hamilton.'

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  1. B.L.Spears | Feb 23, 2017
    I'm excited.  My family will be coming in from Detroit to see the show with my son and I.  I'm so super excited!  I cannot wait!!1
  2. Erica | Feb 15, 2017
    Can't wait
  3. dwc | Jan 11, 2017

    We saw it in NYC last Februay with original cast.  Looking forward to seeing it again in Denver sitting closer to the stage.

  4. KATHIE | Dec 16, 2016

     I BOUGHT THE BOOK ALEXANDER HAMILTON, GOING TO READ IT THEN GO TO THE PLAY.. MY WINTER TO DO LIST! 

    I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THIS, AS I'M HUGE THEATER GOER..  SOOO EXCITED!! :)

    JUST ON PBS THE MAKING OF HAMILTON.. WAS REALLY AMAZING!!

  5. Sora | Dec 12, 2016
    OH MY GOSH I have waited so long for this and I am so exited that I can finally see this amazing play in person
  6. Brian B | Oct 12, 2016

    Saw it on Broadway this summer and will see it again in Denver (and take my kids)!  This is one of my favorites (along with Les Miz, and Wicked).

    Amazing story telling and fantastic and creative music!

  7. Anna Rose | Oct 01, 2016
    Hamilton in Denver??! There truly is a God. 
  8. Joanne | Sep 18, 2016
    OMGolly. How exciting it is to think that Denver will be getting the Smash Hit, which has become out of sight in NY, here in Denver ...Thank you everyone involved in bringing the 'Big Hit' to our amazing city. 
  9. JOhn Goff | Sep 15, 2016
    If I subscribe to Denver Theatre Company plays and not the Broadway series do I still have an opportunity to get early tickets to Hamilton?
  10. TheatreLover | Jun 19, 2016
    Very exciting! I hope open captioned performances of Hamilton be available.
  11. Linda | Jun 18, 2016
    I can't wait and hope there will be reasonable seats too.  Thank you for your awesome productions!
  12. Linda | Jun 18, 2016

    Thanks for bringing Hamilton to Denver.  I cannot wait!

  13. Teri M Lugger | Jun 18, 2016

    We look forward to buying tickets to seeing Hamilton!  I'm sure it will be an awesome evening!

    Teri and San Lugger 

     
  14. Teri lugger | Jun 18, 2016

    We are hoping to get tickets to this very well publicized play.  It looks like it will be awesome from the "trailer!"!

    Teri Lugger 

  15. DCPA NewsCenter | Jun 18, 2016
    Sandi, 'Hamilton' will be here as part of the 2017-18 Broadway season. Exact dates to come.
  16. sandi | Jun 18, 2016

    when will it be here???

  17. Kate | Jun 18, 2016
    Cannot wait! 
  18. Nancy | Jun 18, 2016

    Hurrah! I knew you'd get it soon. Not as soon as I'd like to see it, but worth the wait.

  19. Diane Graboski | Jun 18, 2016

    Diane G

    You made my wish come true....

  20. sandy | Jun 18, 2016
    A great TREAT for your continual supporters...Thanks
  21. Annie | Jun 18, 2016
    You made my dream come true!  Thank you!
  22. deidre | Jun 17, 2016
    Yeah!! Exciting!
  23. Dian Coxz4II2 | Jun 17, 2016
    Yeah can't wait
  24. Bill Blow | Jun 17, 2016
    Can't wait. My daughter in CA is so jealous. Can't wait to see what other shows will be in the new season.l 
  25. Gerald Peters | Jun 17, 2016
    EPIC!
  26. brenda | Jun 17, 2016
    I can't wait to go and see this, yippee
  27. KelliGirl | Jun 17, 2016

    YES!!

  28. Donna C | Jun 17, 2016
    Excited, can't wait
  29. rjc | Jun 17, 2016
    So exciting!

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