Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

How to get $10 ‘Hamilton’ tickets at Milwaukee’s Marcus Center

- Jim Higgins Contact Jim Higgins at jim.higgins@jrn.com. Follow him on Twitter at @jhiggy.

Milwaukee’s Marcus Performing Arts Center will have a daily digital lottery during the run of the musical “Hamilton” Oct. 22-Nov. 17, giving winners their shot to buy a pair of tickets for $10 each for each performanc­e.

If you want to be in the room where it happens, here are answers to the questions, according to a media release issued by the Marcus Performing Arts Center and its Broadway partners.

Where can I sign up?

It’s strictly a digital lottery. You will need to use either the “Hamilton” app, available for iOS and Android devices through their respective online stores, or register at hamiltonmu­sical.com/ lottery.

Who is eligible to enter the digital ticket lottery?

People 18 years and older, with a valid photo ID that matches the name used to enter the lottery.

When can I enter the digital lottery?

The lottery for each performanc­e begins at 11 a.m. two days before a specific performanc­e. For example, the lottery for the Oct. 22 performanc­e begins at 11 a.m. Oct. 20. The lottery entry period closes at 9 a.m. the day before the performanc­e. So, for the Oct. 22 show, the lottery ends at 9 a.m. Oct. 21.

How many times can I enter for each performanc­e?

Only one entry allowed per person.

How will I find out if I won the digital lottery?

Both winners and non-winners will be notified about 11 a.m. the day before the performanc­e by email and text message (if you provided that info).

If I win, how many tickets can I buy?

Winner can purchase up to two tickets at $10 each. Winners can purchase one or two tickets online with a credit card until 4 p.m. that same day. Tickets not claimed by 4 p.m. will be forfeited.

Where can I pick up my tickets?

They will be available at will call at the Marcus Performing Arts Center beginning two hours before show time. You will need to bring a valid photo ID.

Can I resell my lottery tickets?

No.

Forty tickets will be sold for $10 for each performanc­e.

The Marcus Center run will include 32 “Hamilton” performanc­es. In a recent subscriber newsletter, the Marcus Center said best remaining availabili­ty for regularly priced tickets is in the Nov. 5-17 period.

Milwaukee will host the second national touring company of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop musical, dubbed the “Philip” tour by its producers. Joseph Morales, a Hamilton alternate in the Chicago production, is playing the title role in this company.

 ?? JOAN MARCUS ?? Shoba Narayan, TaRea Campbell and Nyla Sostre perform in the traveling cast of “Hamilton.”
JOAN MARCUS Shoba Narayan, TaRea Campbell and Nyla Sostre perform in the traveling cast of “Hamilton.”

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