Blumenthal Performing Arts confirmed that "Hamilton" will stop in Charlotte on its first national tour, during BPA's 2017-18 Broadway Lights season.

“Hamilton,” the hottest ticket on Broadway is coming to Charlotte on its first national tour, Blumenthal Performing Arts announced Wednesday. The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will arrive during Blumenthal’s 2017-18 Broadway Lights season.

No other details were immediately announced. – no dates, no ticket pricing, no casting.

“Hamilton” is the story of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. It features a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap and R&B.

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“Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now,” the announcement stated.

On Broadway, the show has sold out through January at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. It received a record 16 Tony Award nominations and is considered shoo-in for best musical on June 12. Earlier this year, “Hamilton” won a Pulitzer for Drama.

Season tickets for the 2016-17 Broadway Lights series are on sales now on the Blumenthal website or at 704-335-1010. Those who buy season tickets for the upcoming season will be first in line for the 2017-18 season, when “Hamilton” comes to town.

Buyers who purchase or renew season tickets for 2016-17 by June 5 will also receive four show swaps, free parking for Belk Theater shows and a $25 restaurant gift card.

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