Don’t wait for it, Des Moines: You can buy face value tickets to ‘Hamilton’ right now
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. Wochit
Iowans still have a chance to be in the room where it happens.
A limited number of “Hamilton: An American Musical” tickets have been released to the public, per the Des Moines Performing Arts online ticket listing. Tickets cost $198.50-$373.50 before fees at dmpa.org.
At least a half-dozen tickets for each performance were available at publication time on Tuesday afternoon.
Production management for touring shows — Broadway, comedy, music — occasionally release tickets weeks after the on-sale date.
Additionally, tour organizers announced Monday plans to launch on June 25 the #HAM4HAM $10 ticket lottery in Des Moines.
“Hamilton” runs June 27 to July 15 at the Des Moines Civic Center, a total of 24 shows.
“Patrons are advised to check the official ‘Hamilton’ channels and dmpa.org for late release seats which may become available at short notice,” a news release Monday, announcing the lottery, said.
Book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton” is a Grammy, Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of founding father Alexander Hamilton. Fusing hip-hop, R&B and traditional show tunes, the musical is self-described as the "story of America then, told by America now.”
“Hamilton” concludes the 2017-18 Willis Broadway Series in Des Moines. Find more information at dmpa.org.