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From announcing the show in April 2016 to the anticipated takeover in summer 2018, a look at how the world's biggest Broadway show landed in Iowa's capital city. Matthew Leimkuehler/The Register

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"Hamilton" mania continues to run rabid in Des Moines.

Des Moines Performing Arts announced Thursday general public tickets to the highly anticipated musical plan to go on sale Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. via dmpa.org, by phone at 515-246-2300 or at the Des Moines Civic Center ticketing office (221 Walnut St.).

So … how’d we get here? Step back in time with this look of how Des Moines landed "Hamilton" and what news that 11-time Tony Award-winning musical has created since unveiling that a date in the Hawkeye state would be part of the national tour.

More: Here’s when "Hamilton" tickets are going on sale in Des Moines

April 2016: Des Moines Performing Arts announced "Hamilton" as the first show of the 2017-18 Willis Broadway Series. Declared a major victory by city officials, the news came nearly a year before the organization would release the full lineup of the then-impending Broadway season.

December 2016: Behind the popularity of "Hamilton," the Register reported Des Moines Performing Arts reached record season ticket sales for the 2016-17 Willis Broadway Series. Coined the “Hamilton effect” by national media, the report noted at the time of publish that Des Moines Performing Arts had seen a 112 percent increase in season ticket package sales from 2015-16 to 2016-17.

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March 2017: Des Moines Performing Arts unveiled Des Moines would be spending Independence Day with Alexander Hamilton. Releasing the full 2017-18 Broadway series lineup, the organization confirmed a three-week run of "Hamilton" performances,  from June 27 to July 15, 2018, at the Civic Center.

May 2017: For the first time in organization history, Des Moines Performing Arts announced a waiting list for Broadway season tickets. A record total 16,200 packages have been sold to the season, which continues Dec. 5 with Tony Award-nominated production “Waitress.” Shows not named “Hamilton” still to appear at the Civic Center in the 2017-18 season include Tony Award-winning play “The Humans” and Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan-influenced  musical “On Your Feet!”

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November 2017: General public tickets to see “Hamilton” are set to go on sale Nov. 17 at 9 a.m., Des Moines Performing Arts unveiled on Thursday. Tickets, limited to four per household, range from $54 to $148.50, with a select number of premium seats available at $303.50 before servicing fees.

To come in 2018: "Hamilton" closing the year’s Broadway series with a three-week engagement at the Civic Center.

More information on "Hamilton" tickets can be found at dmpa.org

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