When will ‘Hamilton’ be coming here to Dayton?

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Hard work is already under way to bring famed stage production to a local stage.

Chances are high the “Schuyler sisters” will end up at Dayton’s Schuster Center before you know it.

Victoria Theatre Association spokeswoman Diane Schoeffler-Warren said she can make no promises, but people are working hard to bring the hit Broadway show Hamilton: An American Musical to Dayton.

“We are certainly advocating for it to be in Dayton,” she said. “We are excited.  We are looking forward to it.”

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Warren said chances are high that a “Hamilton” premiere in Dayton would not come until sometimes after it plays first in Cincinnati.

“We are on that second (market size)  level,” she explained.

"Hamilton: An American Musical" will be staged at the Aronoff Center  in Cincinnati as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 2018-2019 series.

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No dates or times have been announced for the Cincinnati shows.

The Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda musical is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton, one of the nation's founding fathers.

The Schuyler sisters — Angelica, Eliza and Peggy — are characters in Hamilton based on historic figures.

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Warren said the local theater association is also working to get other works from Miranda to Dayton.

“He’s written other musicals as well,” she said.

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Elizabeth Truitt, director of public relations for Broadway in Cincinnati, said those who want to see Hamilton in Cincinnati are being encouraged to buy season tickets for the 2017-18 season

Those subscribers will have first access to Hamilton tickets when they renew their subscription for the 2018-19 season.

Truitt said several season tickets packages for 2017-18 are still available and range from $175 to $645. 

Show include “Finding Neverland,”  “A Christmas Story,” “Waitress,” “School of Rock,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s  “King and I” and Disney’s “Aladdin.”

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Credit: Joan Marcus

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