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There's An App For 'Hamilton' Now & Entering The Lottery Just Got Easier

By Stephen Gossett in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 11, 2017 3:05PM

'Hamilton' / Courtesy of Broadway in Chicago

Hamilton mania in Chicago may have ticked down a degree of magnitude since from its gargantuan-line, fever-pitch height about a year ago, but it remains the hottest ticket in theatre by far. Which is why anyone still looking for tickets will be happy to know that creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and producer Jeffrey Seller have just unveiled a new app, which will simplify the ticket lottery process through which we compulsively run each day. Also: it has merch and stickers.

The app, which you can download here, allows ticket seekers to more easily enter the #Ham4Ham lottery—which gives you a chance at two tickets for $10 each. The functionality extends to all three Hamilton cities (Los Angeles and New York being the others, of course), but the date to remember for Chicago is Aug. 29: that's when you can start using the app to enter the raffle.

They'll be adding new features to the app in the future, including exclusive ticket options, augmented reality(!) and interactive karaoke, which could be trouble for our coworkers. Check out a video of Miranda telling you more, and scroll down for a peek at those stickers.