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  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.'

'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.
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For more information on Hamilton, visit:

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. smmann | Dec 22, 2017
    I'd be driving 5 hours one way to Denver to see this truly hoping that the ticket prices are not too high.  My fingers are crossed!
  2. Ethan Maben | Dec 10, 2017
  3. Bethany Burke | Nov 29, 2017
    I will definitely go. No matter what. I am so exited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. Mehrnaz | Oct 27, 2017
    I got an email from Denver theater about very high proliced ticket for Hamilton. I assume Denver theater is not the same as DCPA. The question is how they do already have tickets for sale!!! 
  5. Mary | Sep 08, 2017

    I hope single tickets will truly be available. I live in Edwards, so it is not possible to buy season tickets. Too often, I-70 is snowed under during the winter season. 

  6. John Moore | Aug 30, 2017
    John, your information is incorrect. 'Hamilton' tickets have not even gone on sale yet. In fact, the pricing has not even been determined yet. But most Denver Center shows start at $25. You are looking at scalper sites that don't even have tickets on-hand to sell - because they don't exist yet. They are selling seats on faith that they will somehow get their hands on them when the time comes. Very risky business. Never buy tickets to any Denver Center show through a third-party site. Buy from only. It will be worth the wait. For John, Sandra and everyone: The best way to stay up-to-date on the on-sale announcement date is to sign up for alerts at  
  7. Giant duck named ant | Aug 29, 2017

    I think I'm the biggest fan of Hamilton ever. I've been waiting for this ever since the beginning. I wish I could meet everyone in real life. If all dreams came true...

  8. Sandra Kruse | Aug 29, 2017
    When do individual tickets for Hamilton go on sale?   I am not interested in season tickets since i live in Albuquerque but would drive to Denver to see the show. 
  9. John | Aug 28, 2017

    It looks like tickets are $800 - $1,700 each!!!  I make decent money, but I will not pay $5 grand for a play.

    So sad

  10. jen B | Aug 25, 2017
    Thank you John Moore!
  11. John Moore | Aug 18, 2017
    Connie, single tickets for 'Hamiton' have not even gone on-sale yet. In fact, the pricing has not even been determined yet. But most Denver Center shows start at $25. The best way to stay up-to-date on that announcements is to sign up for alerts at   
  12. Connie | Aug 16, 2017
    Very exciting  but the price of tickets make it possible for only rich people to see the play, and that's very bad. I would like the see prices that all of us in the Denver community can afford.
  13. Jules | Jun 16, 2017
    I would really like to see it 
  14. Stacey Lehner | Jun 14, 2017
    My daughter is just dreaming of seeing Hamilton!  I cant wait to make her dream come true!
  15. Jax woods | Apr 21, 2017
    Hamilton is the best. Can't wait to see it! 
  16. 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
  17. Erica | Feb 15, 2017
    Can't wait
  18. 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.

  19. KATHIE | Dec 16, 2016




  20. 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
  21. 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!

  22. Anna Rose | Oct 01, 2016
    Hamilton in Denver??! There truly is a God. 
  23. 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. 
  24. 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?
  25. TheatreLover | Jun 19, 2016
    Very exciting! I hope open captioned performances of Hamilton be available.
  26. Linda | Jun 18, 2016
    I can't wait and hope there will be reasonable seats too.  Thank you for your awesome productions!
  27. Linda | Jun 18, 2016

    Thanks for bringing Hamilton to Denver.  I cannot wait!

  28. 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 

  29. 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 

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

    when will it be here???

  32. Kate | Jun 18, 2016
    Cannot wait! 
  33. 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.

  34. Diane Graboski | Jun 18, 2016

    Diane G

    You made my wish come true....

  35. sandy | Jun 18, 2016
    A great TREAT for your continual supporters...Thanks
  36. Annie | Jun 18, 2016
    You made my dream come true!  Thank you!
  37. deidre | Jun 17, 2016
    Yeah!! Exciting!
  38. Dian Coxz4II2 | Jun 17, 2016
    Yeah can't wait
  39. 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 
  40. Gerald Peters | Jun 17, 2016
  41. brenda | Jun 17, 2016
    I can't wait to go and see this, yippee
  42. KelliGirl | Jun 17, 2016


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

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    John Moore
    John Moore
    Award-winning arts journalist John Moore has recently taken a groundbreaking new position as the DCPA’s Senior Arts Journalist. With The Denver Post, he was named one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the US by American Theatre Magazine. He is the founder of the Denver Actors Fund, a nonprofit that raises money for local artists in medical need. John is a native of Arvada and attended Regis Jesuit High School and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Follow him on Twitter @moorejohn.

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