While Hamilton tickets are still a huge expense for many, the hype of the record-breaking show is starting to die down, with resale ticket prices dropping fast. With Hamilton cooling off, theater goers and tourists are starting to realize that there's more than just this year's Tony winner.
While Hamilton tickets certainly aren't cheap by any means, the exciting news for Broadway superfans is that tickets are the cheapest they've been all year by a long shot, and prices are continuing to drop quickly.
There's no question that "Hamilton" is the most in-demand show on Broadway-and with resale tickets averaging $1,984, it has the prohibitive prices to prove it. For those who want to stretch their Broadway budget, here are five shows that you can see for the price of Hamilton's cheapest resale tickets
Broadway actress Phillipa Soo of the Great White Way's hip-hop hit, 'Hamilton,' will assume the lead role in 'Amélie' next spring. The musical is based on the 2001 French romantic comedy film of the same name from director Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
At the 70th Annual Tony Awards last night, the unstoppable popularity of 'Hamilton' helped the hip-hop-historical musical bring home 11 of its nominated 16 awards. The 11 wins falls just one short of the 2001 Tony wins record set by 'The Producers.'
News broke yesterday that certain members of the 'Hamilton' cast may be leaving the show after this summer. 'The Hollywood Reporter' exclusively declared that Phillipa Soo, who famously portrays Eliza Hamilton in the production, is set to depart after July 9.
Unless you've been living under a rock this year, you're probably well aware that "Hamilton" has quickly become Broadway's biggest sensation since it opened last August. In the whirlwind, a handful of other shows, including the Sara Bareilles-scored "Waitress," have been turning heads this spring with big resale ticket prices and continued demand.
'Hamilton,' the year's hottest ticket on Broadway, is now a record-setting Tony Awards contender. Announced yesterday, the production nabbed an unbelievable 16 nominations -- the most collected by any Broadway show in the history of the Tony Awards.
In the world of Broadway musicals, it doesn't get much bigger than Hamilton, Wicked or The Book of Mormon. Although all three productions have risen to huge popularity in different time periods, each has impacted the Great White Way significantly, pushing both Broadway lovers and first-time attendees to the theaters to catch a glimpse of the ever-growing hype. Ticket aggregator TiqIQ has broken down each massive production, with an overview of current resale ticket prices.
A Broadway phenomenon that's propelled its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, to icon status, it's been reported that the production of "Hamilton" rakes in nearly $105,000 a week in royalties.
UPDATE: Recently, 'Hamilton' producers came under fire from a casting call that excluded white actors which may be in violation of New York City Human Rights Law. A rep for the show told CBS2 that the casting call met Actors Equity Union standards. However, a new report suggest that might not be the case. Could 'Hamilton’s' casting call have violated by the New York City Human Rights Law and Actor Equity Union standards?
Recently, 'Hamilton' announced that they were seeking for the upcoming tour. However, the casting notice they put out is not sitting well with some. The ad, seeking non-white performance, may be in violation of New York City Human Rights Law. Could Hamilton’s casting call be seen as racist?
Long live the King. Hamilton’s King Richard III actor Jonathan Groff is leaving the hit Broadway musical at the beginning of the April. Groff is making his exit in order to film a new Netflix series, David Fincher’s Mindhunter. Groff will be succeeded by Rory O’Malley ('The Book of Mormon').
Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving 'Hamilton'...for just one week. The actor is taking a vacation. The news came during a recent, #Ham4Ham video with King George III himself, Jonathan Groff.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 'Hamilton' is perhaps the hottest show on Broadway, if not the entire plant. Well pretty soon a lot more people across will get the chance to see the show. Not only is 'Hamilton' set to make its way across America, but it has been reported that the show is eyeing a run at the West End’s Victoria Palace Theatre in 2017. That is not all. Producers are seeking new actors for the Broadway show and the American tour.