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Tickets for 'Hamilton' in Richmond went on sale Friday. More than 1,000 people lined up to get them first.

Tickets for 'Hamilton' in Richmond went on sale Friday. More than 1,000 people lined up to get them first.

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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 Friday at 8 a.m. in person at the Altria Theater’s box office and at 10 a.m. online at BroadwayinRichmond.com.

Cindy Creasy, a spokeswoman for Broadway in Richmond, said people started lining up at 7 p.m. Thursday for tickets and by Friday morning the line had grown to more than 1,000.

In all, more than 1,300 people lined up, Creasy said Friday afternoon.

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; details about 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. There will be 24 performances.

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