'One Last Time:' 'Hamilton' Announces Final Chicago Performance Dates - NBC Chicago

'One Last Time:' 'Hamilton' Announces Final Chicago Performance Dates

The hit show will end its run in Chicago early next year

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    'One Last Time:' 'Hamilton' Announces Final Chicago Performance Dates

    The musical "Hamilton" will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January.

    Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago's CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020.

    Productions of the Tony Award-winning musical detailing the life of U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton currently are playing in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and London, along with a U.S. touring company.

    Producer Jeffrey Seller said in a news release that more people have seen "Hamilton" in Chicago than in any other city. He added "you can bet that 'we'll be back.'" Producers say "Hamilton" will have played 1,341 performances during its 171-week run in Chicago, performing for more than 2.6 million people.

    "All shows close some time, and I want to go out on a high," Seller told the Chicago Tribune. "That's better for the brand and it's better for Chicago. 'Hamilton' has been a colossal triumph in this city." 

    "Hamilton" opened in Chicago on Sept. 27, 2016.

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