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Hamilton Musical Dallas – 10 Helpful Things to Know

YES, the Hamilton Musical Dallas is happening and here is everything you need to know!

If seeing the Hamilton musical in Dallas is on your theater bucket list, we are spilling the tea on everything you need to know before you buy tickets to when you go to the show.

Hamilton Musical Dallas Summer Musicals

Dallas Summer Musicals has done it again, this time bringing the Broadway hit Hamilton back to Dallas for all of those who didn’t get to see it the first time it was in Texas back in 2019.

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hamilton musical – dallas, tx – what to know before you go

10 Things to Know Before You Go

So much to know before you go to Hamilton Dallas, but wanted to keep it simp with 10 things. Here’s what we are spilling the Hamilton tea on:

  1. What is Hamilton about?
  2. When are the Hamilton Dallas dates and times?
  3. Where do you buy Hamilton tickets and how much are Hamilton tickets?
  4. When to arrive to the show
  5. Where do I park
  6. What to wear to Hamilton
  7. Fair Park Music Hall’s mask and bag policy
  8. How long is the Hamilton musical
  9. What to order for intermission
  10. Hamilton Lottery – $10 Hamilton tickets chance

#1 What is the Hamilton Musical About?

Alright, some of you can roll your eyes – but while all the world is a stage, not everyone is in the know with theater. Here is what Hamilton musical is about.

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And for funsies and to get us in the musical theater spirit, don’t miss our fabulous Hamilton memes because you know we love us some funny memes!

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now.

Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.

With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. It has won Tony ®, Grammy ®, and Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and an unprecedented special citation from the Kennedy Center Honors.

Dallas Summer Musicals

#2 Dallas Hamilton Dates and Times

You have 23 opportunities to see Hamilton. Here are the dates and times to see Hamilton in Dallas.

Tuesday, November 16, 20217:30 pm
Wednesday – November 17, 20217:30 pm
Thursday – November 18, 20217:30 pm
Friday – November 19, 20217:30 pm
Saturday – November 20, 20211:00 pm
Saturday – November 20, 20218:00 pm
Sunday – November 21, 20211:30 pm
Sunday – November 21, 20217:30 pm
Monday – November 22, 20217:30 pm
Tuesday – November 23, 20217:30 pm
Wednesday – November 24, 20217:30 pm
Friday – November 26, 20217:30 pm
Saturday – November 27, 2021 – ASL1:30 pm
Saturday – November 27, 20217:30 pm
Sunday – November 28, 20211:30 pm
Sunday – November 28, 20217:30 pm
Tuesday – November 30, 20217:30 pm
Wednesday – December 1, 20217:30 pm
Thursday – December 2, 20217:30 pm
Friday – December 3, 20217:30 pm
Saturday – December 4, 20211:30 pm
Saturday – December 4, 20217:30 pm
Sunday – December 5, 20211:30 pm
Dallas Hamilton Musical Dates & Times 2021

#3 How Much and Where to Buy Hamilton Tickets Dallas

Hamilton tickets to the Dallas show are still available but don’t wait! Starting in 2021, all Dallas Summer Musical shows sell tickets thru Ticketmaster.

How much are Dallas Hamilton Tickets?

The Hamilton Tickets in Dallas start at $49 to $299 each ticket. Note, this does not include Ticketmater fees. Make sure to check out info below on other ways to get Dallas Hamilton tickets including an opportunity for your chance to get $10 Hamilton tickets.

#4 How Early Do I Need to Arrive for the Hamilton Musical?

While we have been on both sides of the coin in regards to what time to arrive for a show – the best timing is to plan to arrive 30 – 45 minutes early. You will want to plan for time to park, go thru security, order for intermission (more on that later), get a drink, grab your Hamilton playbill and find your seat.

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Dallas Summer Musicals presents Hamilton

Eating Before the Show

If you are hungry, there are a few options onsite and offsite. If you are looking for an onsite sit down restaurant, you are in luck! Fair Park Music Hall is home to Crystal Terrace restaurant that is opened during shows. You will need to make reservations in order to dine at Crystal Terrace.

There is also a Bistro available for grab and go food options. You can grab wraps, salads, snacks and sandwiches during and after the show. The Bistro is on the second level of Fair Park Music Hall.

#5 Parking at Fair Park Music Hall

The Music Hall at Fair Park is located at 909 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210. Please enter through Gate 5 or Gate 6 and park in any of the open lots. A parking map and more information can be found here.

Public Transportation to Fair Park

Want to take the DART to Fair Park? Here is information on using Dallas public transportation to get to Fair Park.

#6 What Do I Wear to the Dallas Hamilton Musical?

Decisions, decisions. Now that you know where to go and what time, where to buy Dallas Hamilton musical tickets – the question remains, WHAT DO I WEAR?

Here’s the deal, it’s Dallas which is a MIXED BAG. You will see everything from jeans to formal attire. When getting dressed, I usually aim for the middle. I typically wear a dress, and the husband wears a formal jacket with a t-shirt.

#7 Fair Park Music Hall’s Mask and Bag Policy

While Texas is open * insert Texas memes * at Fair Park Music Hall, you will be required to wear a mask and no you cannot bring your gun. (Read more about what you can and can’t bring)

Face Masks Required

Here is the official Fair Park Music Hall Mask Policy from Ticketmaster’s website

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Masks are required to be worn by all patrons while in the venue. Other COVID-19 related health protocols may be in effect at the time of performance, including, without limitation, required: temperature checks, testing, confirmation of prior travel to restricted areas and/or confirmation of no known symptoms of and exposure to COVID-19.

We reserve the right to unilaterally make changes to health protocols according to updated public health guidance and applicable law. Future updates will be provided to ticket holders prior to the performance.

Any ticket holder who does not comply with any COVID-19 related health protocol may be required to leave the theater, and his/her ticket will not be refunded. Guests with accessibility questions, or who require additional assistance related to the venue’s COVID-19 policies may email [email protected] or call 469-687-4626. Please note: This event is being planned at full capacity, subject to applicable law and governmental approval.

Fair Park Music Hall Bag Policy

There is also a new bag policy that you need to know about. Only clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags will be accepted in the venue. Max size 12″6″x12″. Or a small clutch bag that are the size of a hand (max size 4.5″x6.5″)

#8 How Long is the Hamilton Musical?

Wondering how long Hamilton Musical is? 2 hours 45 minutes with 1 intermission.

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how long is the Hamilton musical?


Intermission is typically 15-20 minutes. If you attend a 7:30 pm Dallas Hamilton show, expect to leave around 11:00 pm. The Hamilton intermission is roughly 1 hour and 15 minutes into the performance.

#9 Ordering Ahead for Intermission

Here is an insider tip. The lines during the Hamilton intermission are crazy. Everyone wants their snack. While you have a few options for beverages (alcohol, water and sodas) and snacks (think candy bars) – order a cheese board or charcuterie instead.

Get ahead of the game by pre-ordering a snack for intermission before you leave the house. Visit this link and choose from several options. During intermission, you will just go to the restaurant and show your paid order to the staff. You will then be seated at a table that has your order ready for you to eat and drink! It’s as easy as that and worth it. No waiting, no stress and you get some grub as you gear up for the second half of the show.

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Order the cheeseboard.

You can also order ahead before the show – you will see a table before you enter the theatre. Make sure you plan accordingly and arrive early enough to Hamilton to order.

Snacks and the Bistro are available during Hamilton intermission, as well as various snack and drink stands right outside the theater. Just know, there will be a long wait!

#10 Hamilton Lottery $10 Tickets and Other Places to Buy Hamilton Tickets

Did I have your attention with $10 Hamilton tickets? Here’s the deal, there is a ticket lottery that allows for 40 seats. You have to download the Hamilton App to enter for your chance to win.

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$10 Hamilton Tickets – Ticket Lottery

Dallas Hamilton Ticket Lottery

The Dallas Hamilton ticket lottery is for Hamilton tickets show times approximately 2 weeks in advance. So in other words, if you want to go see Hamilton tonight, you wouldn’t be able to score lottery tickets for tonight’s show.

  • For the second week of performances (November 23-28), the lottery will open at 10:00 AM Friday, November 11 and will close at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 18; winner and non-winner notifications will be sent between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 18.   
  • For the final week of performances (November 30 – December 5), the lottery will open at 10:00 AM Friday, November 19 and will close at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 24; winner and non-winner notifications will be sent between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM on Wednesday, November 24

Download the official Hamilton app for your chance to enter the ticket lottery.

ALL Hamilton shows in every city that the show is performing in offers a Hamilton ticket lotto! So next time you are in New York, Chicago or any other town – try your luck. Just remember you need to enter way in advance!

More Hamilton Ticket Options

Tickets to shows now a days are typically digital, as the case with all Dallas Hamilton tickets. So that said, you want to make sure you are buying legit tickets because these babies are not cheap.

My goto spot for last minute tickets is Seat Geek. If you have Hamilton tickets to sell, this is a great option for selling event and show tickets.

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Dallas Hamilton Tickets – Don’t miss it!

Be leary of Facebook marketplace, unless you know the person selling the Hamilton tickets. All Hamilton tickets, after claiming your tickets – will be in your Ticketmaster digital wallet. Remember, there are NO paper tickets to Hamilton Dallas!

Enjoy the Show!

Well that is everything that I wanted you to know about the Hamilton Musical in Dallas, TX. From when to where to how much are Hamilton tickets to parking and show attire.

I’ve messaged my sister, Dallas Socials and ordered our cheese board, dessert board and drinks for intermission. Now to get dressed and ready to experience all that Hamilton has to offer. Enjoy the show!

Hamilton photo credit to Joan Marcus

Can a child go see Hamilton?

Hamilton is recommended for ages 10 and up.

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