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These Are the top 7 Ways to Get Discounted Tickets to All 4 Hamilton Shows!

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The Top 7 Ways To Get A Discount Ticket To Hamilton
If you are one of those people who are still buying into the the whole Hamilton phenomenon and haven’t seen it yet, then this guide will help you score a discount ticket to the Broadway show that is now playing at four different places around the world at any one time.
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In-Person and Online Lotteries for Hamilton
NYC: Online Lottery
46 tickets sold to lottery winners, $10 each ticket

LONDON: Once a week in-person lottery and daily online lottery
More expensive than NYC at $20 each ticket ($30)

CHICAGO: Online Lottery
Day of performance, 44 tickets sold to lottery winners, $10 each ticket

TOURING SHOW: Online lottery
Prior to day of performance at $10 each ticket, varies with venue

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Red Seats at a theater
6. Getting House Seats for Hamilton
NYC: Obtaining a pair of the four available house seats in NYC can be tricky, but it can also be a way to skip many steps in getting tickets for Hamilton. These tickets are not intended for the general public, but anyone who is “connected” can get them. The seats are usually saved for members of the press or Broadway industry folks, celebrities and anyone who is politically connected. These seats are not available at the box office, rather provided by the show’s press representative. Hamilton's PR in NYC is Sam Rudy and he has 4 tickets available for each performance at $177.

LONDON: The London production's PR company is Premier and is a bit stricter, but still has house seats to release to the approved list of people.

CHICAGO: To get house seats for the Chicago production, contact the show’s PR which is again, Sam Rudy in NYC who represents both the NYC and Chicago shows.

TOURING SHOW: To get house seats for the touring shows contact John Gilmour from Allied Live in NYC
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Second Acting
NYC, CHICAGO & TOURING SHOWS: Second acting is when someone leaves after the first act of a Broadway show and sells (or gives) their ticket to someone waiting outside the theater so that they may catch the second act of the performance. This practice happens with Hamilton as a small minority of patrons do not like the hip-hop storytelling style of Hamilton and they leave the show at intermission, passing their ticket to another person waiting outside for the opportunity to see the show. Diehard hamilfans are especially motivated to see the second act over and over again, so this has become a popular phenomenon, that usually costs just $50.

LONDON: In London, this theatre practice would not occur at all, since paperless ticketing will take place and the transferring of tickets to anyone is strictly forbidden, even if it is a free transfer.
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Hamilton Face Value Tickets
4. Face-Value Tickets for Hamilton are easier to come by now
NYC: Getting Broadway Face Value Tickets for Hamilton is much easier now that it has been 2 years after its Broadway premiere. However, this does not mean tickets are significantly less expensive. Instead of buying tickets 9 months in advance, one can get tickets for 3 months in advance with limited availability at about the face-value price of $250. When comparing that to the whopping $2,000 ticket brokers were initially charging, that price is now a bargain.

LONDON: Face value London Tickets are less expensive at £37.50, £57.50 and £89.50, yet because the paperless ticketing method will be implemented, this will eliminate ticket brokers, all the while eliminating the normal marketing driver motivation for consumers to purchase tickets. Ticket brokers create buzz, and we are not sure if the brits are going to like a musical about American politics.

CHICAGO: Is it worth traveling to Chicago for a cheaper priced ticket? The PrivateBank theater is 481 seats larger than the Richard Rodgers Theater in NYC and face-value tickets are far less expensive than the Broadway show tickets. As of now, Chicago is the cheapest Hamilton ticket in the world.

TOURING SHOW: Face-value tickets for the touring show are much more expensive than one would expect. The cheapest ticket to Hamilton at San Francisco's SHN Orpheum Theatre, is $100 and the best seats in the house are up to $868, far above all the other locations.
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Cancellation Tickets Line Unsold House Seats
3. Cancellation Tickets Line
(Unsold House Seats)
NYC & CHICAGO: All Broadway shows in New York City have unsold house seats that are almost always available. Unsold house seats for Hamilton are sold for $177 per ticket. If no Broadway professional has claimed these seats, they are released to the public two days before the performance, in this case they become regular price seats. This is the same for the Chicago production as well.

LONDON: In London, the availability for house seats will be slim. Since this show is yet to open at the Victoria Palace Theater, house seats will be sold out for every performance for the first several months to the members of the British and European Press.

TOURING SHOW: Currently, San Francisco has a line for unsold house seats however, the chance of getting in the theatre with these tickets is not that high as Broadway professionals are still interested to see how Hamilton performs off the Broadway stage.
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Cancellation line for Hamilton unclaimed lottery and SRO tickets
2. Cancellation Tickets Line
(Unclaimed Lottery and SRO)
NYC: New York cancellation lines for unclaimed lottery tickets and SRO tickets are not as long anymore as ticket availability has loosened up as all the big stars have left the show. SRO tickets are $40 and unclaimed lottery ticket are priced at face value, normally $167.

LONDON: London’s paperless ticketing method will deem this option difficult. To cancel and receive a refund on a booking, you must reach out to Ticketmaster two days before the show and pay a £3.00 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel, you will not receive a refund and this seat will remain empty. Having empty seats at any show is somewhat odd and may force the producers to rethink this policy.

CHICAGO:Standby tickets for the Chicago show are sold 2 hours prior to curtain for the performance i.e. 1:30PM, 2PM, 7:30PM or 8PM show.

TOURING SHOW: The touring show’s cancellation line includes unclaimed online lottery tickets as well as SRO tickets for only select performances, the touring shows are almost always completely sold out. We recommend buying a couple months in advance if you want to see one of these shows.
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Lin Manuel Miranda crying on Richard Rodgers stage
1. Refuse to see ANY Hamilton show
until the ticket prices come down?
ALL SHOWS: The tide on Hamilton may be turning and although the show is an innovative and revolutionary Broadway show, it has become too over-hyped and over-priced by ticket brokers and it is now not worth paying the very high prices for tickets, especially given that all the stars from the show have left. Millennials and teens are statistically Hamilton’s biggest fans but many of them are now saying that they have now moved on and Hamilton is now “too mainstream,” even for them. Ticket brokers are part of the reason Hamilton is still such a highly valued show, but without the manipulation of pricing from ticket brokers in NYC, would Hamilton still be where it is today? Key influencers may now be avoiding this show, so producers hope that the momentum that they have created can continue to provide enough sales to carry them through to attain the title of the most successful show ever on Broadway. Many people refuse to see the show until good seats drop below $250 a ticket level, but the costs of running the show only go up, not down. We will soon find out the effects of nixing ticket brokers momentum when Hamilton in London opens this fall to an unfamiliar British audience, a perfect experiment of life without brokers.
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The Top 7 Ways to Get a Discount Ticket to Hamilton

If you are one of those people who are still buying into the the whole Hamilton phenomenon and haven’t seen it yet, then this guide will help you score a discount ticket to the Broadway show that is now playing at four different places around the world at any one time.
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7. Online and In-Person Lotteries for Hamilton
NYC: Online Lottery
46 tickets sold to lottery winners, $10 each ticket

London: Once a week in-person lottery and daily online lottery
More expensive than NYC at $20 each ticket ($30)

Chicago: Online Lottery
Day of performance, 44 tickets sold to lottery winners, $10 each ticket

Touring Show: Online lottery
Prior to day of performance at $10 each ticket, varies with venue

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6. Getting House Seats for Hamilton
NYC: Obtaining a pair of the four available house seats in NYC can be tricky, but it can also be a way to skip many steps in getting tickets for Hamilton. These tickets are not intended for the general public, but anyone who is “connected” can get them. The seats are usually saved for members of the press or Broadway industry folks, celebrities and anyone who is politically connected. These seats are not available at the box office, rather provided by the show’s press representative. Hamilton's PR in NYC is Sam Rudy and he has 4 tickets available for each performance at $177.

LONDON: The London production's PR company is Premier and is a bit stricter, but still has house seats to release to the approved list of people.

CHICAGO: To get house seats for the Chicago production, contact the show’s PR which is again, Sam Rudy in NYC who represents both the NYC and Chicago shows.

TOURING SHOW: To get house seats for the touring shows contact John Gilmour from Allied Live in NYC.

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5. Second-Acting
NYC, CHICAGO & TOURING SHOWS: Second acting is when someone leaves after the first act of a Broadway show and sells (or gives) their ticket to someone waiting outside the theater so that they may catch the second act of the performance. This practice happens with Hamilton as a small minority of patrons do not like the hip-hop storytelling style of Hamilton and they leave the show at intermission, passing their ticket to another person waiting outside for the opportunity to see the show. Diehard hamilfans are especially motivated to see the second act over and over again, so this has become a popular phenomenon, that usually costs just $50.

LONDON: In London, this theatre practice would not occur at all, since paperless ticketing will take place and the transferring of tickets to anyone is strictly forbidden, even if it is a free transfer.

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4. Face-Value Tickets for Hamilton are easier to come by now
NYC: Getting Broadway Face Value Tickets for Hamilton is much easier now that it has been 2 years after its Broadway premiere. However, this does not mean tickets are significantly less expensive. Instead of buying tickets 9 months in advance, one can get tickets for 3 months in advance with limited availability at about the face-value price of $250. When comparing that to the whopping $2,000 ticket brokers were initially charging, that price is now a bargain.

LONDON: Face value London Tickets are less expensive at £37.50, £57.50 and £89.50, yet because the paperless ticketing method will be implemented, this will eliminate ticket brokers, all the while eliminating the normal marketing driver motivation for consumers to purchase tickets. Ticket brokers create buzz, and we are not sure if the brits are going to like a musical about American politics.

CHICAGO: Is it worth traveling to Chicago for a cheaper priced ticket? The PrivateBank theater is 481 seats larger than the Richard Rodgers Theater in NYC and face-value tickets are far less expensive than the Broadway show tickets. As of now, Chicago is the cheapest Hamilton ticket in the world.

TOURING SHOW: Face-value tickets for the touring show are much more expensive than one would expect. The cheapest ticket to Hamilton at San Francisco's SHN Orpheum Theatre, is $100 and the best seats in the house are up to $868, far above all the other locations.

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3. Cancellation Tickets Line
(Unsold House Seats)
NYC & CHICAGO: All Broadway shows in New York City have unsold house seats that are almost always available. Unsold house seats for Hamilton are sold for $177 per ticket. If no Broadway professional has claimed these seats, they are released to the public two days before the performance, in this case they become regular price seats. This is the same for the Chicago production as well.

LONDON: In London, the availability for house seats will be slim. Since this show is yet to open at the Victoria Palace Theater, house seats will be sold out for every performance for the first several months to the members of the British and European Press.

TOURING SHOW: Currently, San Francisco has a line for unsold house seats however, the chance of getting in the theatre with these tickets is not that high as Broadway professionals are still interested to see how Hamilton performs off the Broadway stage.

__________________________________________

2. Cancellation Tickets Line
(Unclaimed Lottery and SRO)
NYC: New York cancellation lines for unclaimed lottery tickets and SRO tickets are not as long anymore as ticket availability has loosened up as all the big stars have left the show. SRO tickets are $40 and unclaimed lottery ticket are priced at face value, normally $167.

LONDON: London’s paperless ticketing method will deem this option difficult. To cancel and receive a refund on a booking, you must reach out to Ticketmaster two days before the show and pay a £3.00 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel, you will not receive a refund and this seat will remain empty. Having empty seats at any show is somewhat odd and may force the producers to rethink this policy.

CHICAGO: Standby tickets for the Chicago show are sold 2 hours prior to curtain for the performance i.e. 1:30PM, 2PM, 7:30PM or 8PM show.

TOURING SHOW: The touring show’s cancellation line includes unclaimed online lottery tickets as well as SRO tickets for only select performances, the touring shows are almost always completely sold out. We recommend buying a couple months in advance if you want to see one of these shows.
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1. Refuse to see ANY Hamilton show until the ticket prices come down?
ALL SHOWS: The tide on Hamilton may be turning and although the show is an innovative and revolutionary Broadway show, it has become too over-hyped and over-priced by ticket brokers and it is now not worth paying the very high prices for tickets, especially given that all the stars from the show have left. Millennials and teens are statistically Hamilton’s biggest fans but many of them are now saying that they have now moved on and Hamilton is now “too mainstream,” even for them. Ticket brokers are part of the reason Hamilton is still such a highly valued show, but without the manipulation of pricing from ticket brokers in NYC, would Hamilton still be where it is today? Key influencers are now avoiding this show, so producers hope that the momentum that they have created can continue to provide enough sales to carry them through to attain the title of the most successful show ever on Broadway. Many people refuse to see the show until good seats drop below $250 a ticket level, but the costs of running the show only go up, not down. We will soon find out the effects of nixing ticket brokers momentum when Hamilton in London opens this fall to an unfamiliar British audience, a perfect experiment of life without brokers.