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How do you score tickets to Hamilton without buying tickets from scalpers or after-market ticketing services? One great way is to buy tickets at face value once they go on sale to the public. For Hamilton, according to Broadway in Chicago’s Twitter account:

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Image courtesy of @broadwaychicago Twitter

What’s the deal

  • New block of seats to Hamilton in Chicago
  • Sale date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10am
  • Performance dates: Sept 4, 2018 – Jan 20, 2019

How and where to purchase tickets to Hamilton in Chicago

  • Go directly to CIBC Theatre Box Office: 18 W. Monroe, Chicago
  • Call 800-775-2000
  • Or, purchase online

Hamilton pricing and ticket limits

  • Price range from $75-$205
  • Maximum limit of 12 tickets per household

Try American Express Concierge

If you have access to using Amex’s Concierge service, give them a call on Tuesday and inquire about tickets to Hamilton. Simply call the number on the back of your American Express Platinum or Centurion card. The Concierge service had worked for me many times, including the time I brought my family to New York City and we purchased tickets to Hamilton and got 3rd Row Orchestra Seats for $199, while the people next to us paid $1,000 each by buying them after-market.

NOTE: Reader Sean reported  “Called AMEX Platinum Concierge and they said they aren’t able to help with Hamilton day of sales because of the digital waiting room” In the past, I’ve gotten tickets from Amex even on the 1st day of the sales, but as always, things could very well have changed. If anyone heard differently, please share.

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Thanks to Amex Concierge for the 3rd Row Orchestra Seats for my family – Hamilton NYC – Spring 2017

Don’t throw away your shot

If you’ve been meaning to watch Hamilton, and have been putting it off due to the absurd ticket prices that are way over face value, this is your chance to get tickets at face value when the next block of seats go on sale for Hamilton in Chicago.

Have you seen Hamilton? Where did you see it and what was the ticket price that you paid?



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