Tickets for the Richmond run of the hit Broadway show “Hamilton” went on sale Friday morning and more than 1,000 people lined up to get early access to single-ticket sales.

“Hamilton” makes its Richmond debut in November as part of the “Broadway in Richmond” 2019-20 season. Tickets went on sale Sept. 27 at 8 a.m. in person at the Altria Theater’s box office and at 10 a.m. online at

Cindy Creasy, a spokesperson for Broadway In Richmond, said people started lining up at 7 p.m. Thursday night for tickets and by Friday morning the line had grown to over a 1,000 people.

Tickets are for the Richmond performances, which take place Nov. 19 through Dec. 8. Ticket prices range from $75 to $149, with a select number of $249 premium seats.

There will also be a lottery for 40 tickets priced at $10, though the details for the lottery haven’t been shared yet.

There is a limit of eight tickets per household.

“Hamilton,” written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway to tell the story of Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first Treasury secretary. Because of the show’s popularity, there will be 24 performances of it.

This “Broadway in Richmond” season also includes “The Band’s Visit,” winner of 10 Tony Awards; a newly staged revival of “Fiddler on the Roof”; “Cats”; and the Richmond premiere of “Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.”

All performances will be at the Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St.

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