Broadway's 'Hamilton' is heading to Denver

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.
 
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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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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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