Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts | Chicago, Illinois
Angelica… Eliza… wait what was that? The Schuyler sisters! Who else? Alexander Hamilton! Yes - Hamilton is back on Broadway once again! The Tony Award-winning production by the talented Lin Manuel-Miranda is running in Chicago, Illinois! The story of America then, as told by Americans today. This dazzling production is a must-see for both theatre lovers and those who have never been to a Broadway production. Hamilton is a musical that will move you in the most surprising ways - with its modern take on 1770s America, the production introduces an inclusive cast singing and rapping songs that draw heavily from hip hop, as well as R&B, pop, and soul.
Hamilton will take the stage at the Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday 19th December 2023! Tell every single person you know - your friends and family will surely have an unforgettable experience at this highly anticipated production. The chart-topping hits and several Tony Award wins should be enough to convince you to finally see for yourself why everybody wants to see Hamilton!
Have a wonderful time at the show! Purchase your tickets by clicking ‘get tickets’ but be quick because the venue’s filling up FAST!
Hamilton stands as a theatrical masterpiece with composition, verses, and script by the renowned Lin-Manuel Miranda, known for works like Encanto and Moana. The tunes enfold songs that seamlessly fuse mellifluous vocals with spirited rap. It draws inspiration from Ron Chernow's 2004 biography of Alexander Hamilton.
The narrative chronicles the path of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, delving into his involvement in the American Revolution. The show also delves into Hamilton’s personal life, uncovering themes of love, sorrow and family dynamics.
Hamilton resonates with contemporary theater enthusiasts due to its varied musical styles, which encompass hip hop, soul, pop and soul. The performance boasts a inclusive cast, featuring non-white actors in the roles of American Founding Fathers and other significant political figures. During its off-Broadway and Broadway debut, Lin-Manuel Miranda excelled in the role of Alexander Hamilton, garnering commendation for his outstanding performance.
The musical’s studio album made its debut in 2015, landing at slot 12 on the Billboard 200 chart. This achievement achieved a significant feat as it became the highest debut for a cast recording since 1963. Subsequently, it climbed to secure the number 2 spot on the Billboard 200 and claim the number 1 position on the Billboard Rap albums chart. The album's excellence also earned it the Grammy Award for ‘Best Musical Theatre Album’.
Since its first showing, Hamilton has witnessed global production, captivating audiences across the globe and making its presence known on every continent. The musical's most recent translation into German, notably in Hamburg, marked a significant milestone as the initial non-English production. Hamilton's enthusiastic fanbase still champion its exceptional composition and phenomenal impact.
This winter, supporters in Chicago, Illinois are presented with another moment to attend the captivating wonders of Alexander Hamilton as the highly awaited performance graces the stage in the dynamic city of Chicago. Mark your calendars for this notable spectacle, set to unfold at the prestigious Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday 19th December 2023. Make sure you secure your tickets to Hamilton without delay to secure finest spots and immerse yourself in the splendid musical numbers and skillful performances.