NEW YORK (AP) â€” The mega-hit Broadway uncover “Hamilton” is on a pierce â€” a prolongation will open in Chicago subsequent September.
Producers pronounced Tuesday that performances will start Sept. 27 during a newly named The PrivateBank Theatre. It’s a manoeuvre for Chicago given a city has lured a hottest theatre uncover in years and beaten a opposition museum city where it competence play well, too â€” Washington, D.C.
Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, a low-pitched tells a loyal story of Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father and a nation’s initial book secretary. It is told by a immature African-American and Latino cast.
It’s got a terrifically sundry score, trimming from cocktail ballads to voluptuous RB to swat battles, with low-pitched nods to Gilbert and Sullivan, Jason Robert Brown, “South Pacific” and a Notorious B.I.G.
Group tickets for a Chicago run will go on sale Jan. 5. Single sheet sales will be announced during a after date.
The uncover is only a latest in a line of strike Broadway shows to take adult chateau in Chicago, including “Wicked,” ”The Lion King” ”Jersey Boys” and “The Book of Mormon.” The uncover “Kinky Boots” also had a well-received start in Chicago before jumping to Broadway and winning a Tony for best new low-pitched in 2013.