SAN ANTONIO — Tickets to one of the most popular Broadway musicals ever, Hamilton, are going fast for its run here in San Antonio.
The world-renowned and highly popular musical that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway to tell the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton is coming to the Majestic Theater. Hamilton details Hamilton's life in two acts, along with how various historical characters influenced his life such as Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette; Aaron Burr; John Laurens; Hercules Mulligan; Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton; Angelica Schuyler Church; Peggy Schuyler; Philip Hamilton; Maria Reynolds; and former presidents George Washington, James Madison, and Thomas Jefferson. Although Miranda took some dramatic license in recounting the events of Hamilton's life, both the story and the lyrics in the musical numbers were heavily researched. Many of the songs included in the show contain lines lifted directly from primary source documents including personal letters and other documents such as The Federalist Papers and the infamous Reynolds Pamphlet
There will be several showings at the Majestic Theatre over two weeks from January 5 to January 16. Click here for tickets from Ticketmaster. At last check Monday, there were just a few seats left.
The last time the musical was performed in San Antonio was in 2019. The Majestic recently resumed bringing touring Broadway musicals to San Antonio back in September with performances of My Fair Lady, Lion King and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The theatre is taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including requiring face masks when you are not eating or drinking.