The stage at Cincinnati's Aronoff Center will soon be transformed into the set for "Hamilton," as the hottest Broadway show in a generation, perhaps ever, comes to the Cincinnati area in February.
Fans we spoke with cannot wait. "I think it's fantastic," one told us. "And as a matter of fact, my wife and I plan to go."
But when seats go on sale they will sell out as fast as a musket shot.
When can you buy tickets?
Broadway in Cincinnati has just announced:
- Tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday.
- You can purchase them in person at the Aronoff Center Box office. Wristbands will be handed out starting at 7:30 a.m.
- You can also buy them online at CincinnatiArts.org.
- Tickets will not be available by phone.
- The show runs three weeks, from February 19 to March 10. The Cincinnati Arts Association has set up a page with Frequently Asked Questions about the ticket sales.
The good news is that you will be able to buy up to four seats when they go on sale.
The bad news: Tickets will be much pricier than standard touring Broadway shows, as is the case in every other market Hamilton has played (such as Cleveland).
Prices will range from $65 (for the upper balcony), to $98, $125, $155, $195 and $279 for front orchestra.
Beware of scams
However, Broadway in Cincinnati which is bringing the show to town, cautions eager fans not to start looking for Hamilton seats before Friday.
Holt said you may find tickets for Hamilton in Cincinnati on sale already at third party websites. They cannot guarantee they will ever get those seats they are promising, so she warns there is a chance you will get scammed.
Broadway in Cincinnati also warns that several ticket re-sellers use the words "Aronoff Center" in their name. They are not affiliated with Broadway in Cincinnati, Broadway Across America or the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati.
The center has received complaints of people paying hundreds of dollars for what turned out to be nose-bleed balcony seats.
The correct website to by tickets is: https://www.cincinnatiarts.org/
So be very careful where you buy, so you don't waste your money.
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