'Hamilton' creator joins Chicago cast on stage for curtain call

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- "Hamilton" fans did not throw away their shot to see the musical's opening night in Chicago.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of "Hamilton: An American Musical," joined the local cast on stage for the curtain call Wednesday night. Chicago is the first city where "Hamilton" is being performed outside of New York.

Members of the original Broadway cast were also in town to cheer for the actors now playing their roles.

The groundbreaking musical will be at the PrivateBank Theatre at 18 W. Madison St. in Chicago's Loop for at least a year.

Guests can buy tickets in person at the PrivateBank Theatre Box Office (open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.), over the phone through Broadway in Chicago's Ticket Line (800-775-2000) or online through Ticketmaster.

A maximum of six tickets may be purchased per household. Prices range from $65-$180 for regular performances. Premium seats are also available.

"Hamilton" fans can also take advantage of a day-of-show online lottery. Broadway in Chicago said 44 tickets priced at $10 each will be available for each performance. CLICK HERE to find out how the digital ticket lottery works.