How to get $10 tickets to ‘Hamilton’ in Boston

Don't throw away your shot at these discounted seats.

Lin-Manuel Miranda appears at the curtain call following the opening night performance of "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York on Aug. 6, 2015. –Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File

What if the only thing you needed to see “Hamilton” in Boston was a Hamilton in your wallet?

If you haven’t purchased tickets yet for the national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical during its two-month run at the Boston Opera House, we have some good news: Broadway in Boston announced in a Thursday press release that 40 tickets priced at only $10 each will be available for every performance, from Sept. 18 to Nov. 18.

The #HAM4HAM tickets only will be available via a digital lottery, which will open at 11 a.m. two days before any given performance and close at 9 a.m. the day before the scheduled show. (The lottery for the debut Tuesday, Sept. 18 performance will open at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 and close at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, for example.) Each lottery winner will be eligible to claim up to two tickets.

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You can enter the lottery by downloading the official “Hamilton” app on any iOS or Android device, or by visiting hamiltonmusical.com/lottery. Notifications will be sent to both winners and non-winners by 11 a.m. the day before the respective show by email or text.

Although the contest’s hashtag, #HAM4HAM, suggests you can see “Hamilton” for a Hamilton, you actually cannot use a physical $10 bill with the Founding Father’s face to pay for the show. Tickets must be purchased online using a credit card by 4 p.m. the day prior to the performance.

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