The Actors Fund to Offer Lottery for Free Front-Row Seats to Broadway's Hamilton
The Actors Fund will offer 11 complimentary front-row seats to their special November 6 performance of Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre via an online lottery. The entire cost of the front row tickets, valued at $1,500 for the benefit evening, was underwritten by an anonymous donor. The online lottery, free to enter but with a suggested $10 donation, is now open and will close on Thursday, November 3 at 11am.
Directed by Thomas Kail and inspired by Ron Chernow's biography Alexander Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony, Drama Desk, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton explores the life of the American founding father and first Secretary of the Treasury, as well as his experiences as an orphan of the British West Indies who immigrated to the 13 Colonies and helped shape the United States of America. It began Broadway previews July 13 and opened August 6 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre after an earlier run at the Public Theater.
The cast of Hamilton is led by Javier Muñoz (Alexander Hamilton), Brandon Victor Dixon (Aaron Burr), Mandy Gonzalez (Angelica Schuyler), Lexi Lawson (Eliza Hamilton), Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Seth Stewart (Marquis de Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson), Anthony Ramos (John Laurens, Phillip Hamilton), Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan, James Madison), and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Shuyler, Maria Reynolds).