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DEAR EVAN HANSEN is coming to Chicago!

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by B.I. C. No Comments

Broadway In Chicago and Producer Stacey Mindich are pleased to announce that the first national touring production of this year’s Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will make its way to Chicago (Broadway In Chicago), and more than 50 other cities, as part of the 2018-19 season. Cities announced in addition to Chicago include Denver, Buffalo, NY, Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles.

To inquire about Group tickets for Dear Evan Hansen call Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Individual tickets and subscription sales will be announced at a later date. For more information, visit

“I fell in love with Dear Evan Hansen the moment I experienced it. I truly connected with its emotional core and love that it reaches so many people of all ages,” Eileen LaCario, Vice President of Broadway In Chicago said. “Broadway In Chicago couldn’t be happier to share such a remarkable musical with all of Chicago. Since it has opened on Broadway, people have called and requested that it be added to our schedule and we are thrilled to be able to announce that it is for sure coming to Chicago and that this not-to-be-missed show is worth the wait.”

Casting, dates and further ticket information will be announced at a later date.

The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award-winner Steven Levenson, a score by Academy Award and Tony winning composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by 4-time Tony® Award nominee Michael Greif. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Dear Evan Hansen, produced by Atlantic Records, was released in February 2017, making an extraordinary debut on the Billboard 200 and entering the chart at #8 – the highest charting debut position for an original cast album since 1961.

Declared “One of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by the Washington Post’s Peter Marks, Dear Evan Hansen opened at the Music Box Theatre to rave reviews on December 4, 2016, where it’s broken all box office records and has struck a chord with critics and audiences alike.

In addition to winning six Tony awards, Dear Evan Hansen has won numerous other awards, including the 2017 Drama League Award for Outstanding Musical Production and for the off-Broadway production, two Obie Awards, a Drama Desk Award, and two Outer Critics Circle Awards and two Helen Hayes Awards.

Be Smart. Be Safe. Ticketing Tips from Broadway In Chicago

Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by B.I. C. No Comments

With the number of shows coming to Chicago this fall, Broadway In Chicago would like to highlight safe buying practices for your favorite Broadway shows.

“Today the consumer has many options when purchasing tickets for all live events but for Broadway In Chicago there is only one official ticket source that will provide the consumer the best seats, at the best price, with assurance of the best service,” Lou Raizin, President of Broadway In Chicago, said.

Be Smart. Be Safe. Ticketing Tips Include:

• Only Buy from the Official Ticketing Source. and are the only official sites for tickets.
PHONE: 800-775-2000
BOX OFFICES: The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe), Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph), Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) and Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut)
APP: Download the Ticketmaster App here

• Visit a Broadway In Chicago Box Office for personal service with no service charges. Hours are available here.

• Watch our “Be Smart. Be Safe” Video

This video has been produced with the consumer in mind.

This information is to help the consumer who is often confused by the disparity in pricing for popular shows on the internet. And there are risks in buying from unofficial sources that are sometimes not obvious. Tickets obtained from unauthorized sources may be stolen, counterfeit or invalid and may not be honored. Tickets purchased from other sources are often inflated in price and not eligible for assistance if tickets are lost, stolen or in the event the show is cancelled or rescheduled.

Lou Raizin adds, “We don’t want our customers coming to the theatre for a great night out to find out that their tickets are not valid.”

New rules and entry methods for #Ham4Ham lottery

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by B.I. C. No Comments

Theatergoers in Chicago have a new way to enter the musical HAMILTON’s popular lottery with the release of an innovative HAMILTON app.

Beginning August 27, patrons can enter the lottery through HAMILTON’s newly-minted app ( or via the long-standing method, online at The #Ham4Ham lottery allows fans to enter to win two tickets to HAMILTON for only $10 each. This is now made even easier to enter with the addition of the HAMILTON app. To download the HAMILTON app, visit

The new Chicago Lottery system opens at 11:00 a.m. CT 2 days prior to the performance and closes at 9:00 a.m. CT the day prior to the performance for that lottery. The first new lottery registration begins online or through the new HAMILTON App on Sunday, August 27 at 6 p.m. CT for the August 29 performance. Notifications will be sent at approximately 11 a.m. CT the day prior to the performance, and the purchase window for Lottery Tickets will be from 11:01 – 4:00 p.m. CT on the day prior to the performance.

In addition to the lottery, the official HAMILTON app provides access to stickers, camera filters, a merchandise store, music, news and exclusive content with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the various HAMILTON companies around the country.

Future features on the app will include exclusive ticket access, augmented reality, an enhanced #EduHam experience, and interactive karaoke tracks.

New block of HAMILTON tickets goes on sale August 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. CT

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017 by B.I. C. No Comments

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced that a new 16 week block of tickets for HAMILTON at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe) will go on-sale Tuesday, August 29.  Tickets will be available for performances through April 29, 2018.

Tickets for the new block will go on sale on Tuesday, August 29 at 10:00 a.m. and will be available at The PrivateBank Theatre Box Office, the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line (800-775-2000) and online at  The PrivateBank Theatre Box Office will be open for advance sales from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There is a maximum purchase limit of 12 tickets per household for performances January 9 through April 29, 2018.  Tickets range from $65 – $190 for regular performances with select number of premium seats available for all performances. There will continue to be an online lottery for forty-four (44) $10 seats for all performances.  Lottery seat locations vary per performance but will always include seats in the first row.  Visit or download the new official Hamilton app at for more lottery information.

There are many sites and people that are selling overpriced, and in some cases, fraudulent tickets.   For the best seats, the best prices and to eliminate the risk of counterfeit tickets, all purchases should be made through authorized Broadway In Chicago outlets.

BIC-GO: Play Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert BINGO and win tickets!

Posted on: August 9th, 2017 by B.I. C. No Comments

Here’s your chance to win tickets to a show by playing Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert BIC-GO on social media!

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Join us in Millennium Park at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion August 14th at 6:15 pm for an evening of music and fun. This year’s Broadway In Chicago FREE Summer Concert in Millennium Park will include selections from Disney’s Aladdin, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, The Color Purple, Escape to Margaritaville, Les Misérables, Love Never Dies, Motown the Musical, School of Rock The Musical, Waitress and WICKED.

Beginning today, you have the opportunity to be entered to win a pair of tickets to one of our upcoming productions of your choice that is featured in the summer concert by playing BIC-GO on social media – just like BINGO! Post your photos on Twitter or Instagram of any of the items on the BIC-GO board using #BICconcert and tag Broadway in Chicago. Once you have a completed row/column/diagonal of 5 in a row, make a post on Twitter or Instagram using #BICGO. You have up until August 21 to finish your BIC-GO card; the more rows you complete, the more you will be entered to win! Don’t forget about that free space – and be creative with your entries as some squares are open to interpretation. You can find the full rules below. Good luck and have fun snapping pictures!

Competition Description

The Broadway In Chicago BIC-GO Bingo Competition (“Competition”) will be conducted exclusively online. One (1) winner will be awarded one (1) pair of tickets (date to be at Broadway In Chicago’s discretion) to see an upcoming Broadway In Chicago production (“Prize”). Competition is being conducted by Broadway In Chicago (“Company”) 17 N State St, Suite 810, Chicago, Illinois 60602.

How to Enter

You may enter the Competition by following the instructions on the Bingo card to share photos on Twitter and/or Instagram. The Bingo card with instructions is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

You may only submit photos you have taken yourself.

You may enter as many times as you like. Only entries that collectively comprise a “BIC-GO,” as detailed on the Bingo card, will be considered eligible.

All entries must be received no later than August 21 at 11:59pm Central Time.

Company will select winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will take place on or about August 23, 2017. Winners will be notified by direct message and/or email.

All decisions made by Company regarding any aspect of this Sweepstakes are final.