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You can bid to be Lin-Manuel Miranda’s guest at ‘Hamilton’ Chicago opening night

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Hamilton, that little musical that could, is just over a month away from beginning previews in Chicago on September 27. But outside of the daily ticket lottery, if you didn’t manage to snag tickets the day they went on sale back in June, you’ve got to be willing to wait for it, or to drop a large amount of cash. But if you’re the type who has that kind of money to throw around, why not throw it at a good cause, and earn the appreciation of Lin-Manuel Miranda while you’re at it.

Miranda, the Tony-winning, Pulitzer Prize–endorsed, MacArthur-“genius”-grantee creator of the smash hit musical, is auctioning off a pair of house seats for Hamilton Chicago’s official opening night, October 19 at the PrivateBank Theatre. And the winning bidder will also get access to the official opening-night afterparty, including a chance to meet with Miranda himself.

The Charitybuzz auction benefits the OnePulse Foundation, established to provide assistance to the victims of the June attack on Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. It’s the latest in a string of ticket auctions Hamilton has conducted via the Charitybuzz site since 2015, benefiting various causes. You have two weeks left to bid on Hamilton’s Chicago opening night; as of this writing, bidding stands at $10,000.

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