How to Score ‘Hamilton’ Tickets at the Pantages for $10

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After some delay and much anticipation, details of the $10 “Hamilton” ticket lottery for Los Angeles were announced Friday morning — and go into effect immediately.

The cast of "Hamilton" performs onstage during the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City. (Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

How it works: Forty tickets will be sold for $10 apiece for every performance at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, where "Hamilton" will play Friday through Dec. 30. Ticket hopefuls enter by going to or by downloading a new “Hamilton” app (

The daily lottery opens at 11 a.m. Pacific time two days prior to the performance date and closes at 9 a.m. Pacific time the day before the performance. So, for a Wednesday show, the lottery would open at 11 a.m. Monday and close at 9 a.m. Tuesday. About two hours after the lottery closes, winners are chosen and notified by email or text. Winners then have until 4 p.m. that day to pay online by credit card. Winners who do not complete their purchase by the 4 p.m. deadline will forfeit their ticket.

Winners will need a valid photo ID that matches the name on their lottery entry. Each person will be limited to one entry per performance.

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