Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
How to get $10 ‘Hamilton’ tickets at Milwaukee’s Marcus Center
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 specific 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 find out if I won the digital lottery?
Both winners and non-winners will be notified 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?
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.