MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The most popular Broadway show to hit the Twin Cities has arrived in Minnesota.

The musical “Hamilton” is playing for six weeks at Minneapolis’s Orpheum Theatre.

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Over the next six weeks, 120,000 people will hold the Playbill in their hands and watch Broadway’s smash musical.

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The theater world sensation is about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, who came to the United States from the West Indies.

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When doors for the first performance opened at the Orpheum at about 6:30 p.m. for the 7:30 show, the crowd was beyond ready.

“I love it,” said audience member Guthrie Linton during intermission. “I’m having a hard time not standing up and dancing. I’m having joy just watching it in front of me.”

Holly Komro, who got her ticket in the $10 “Hamilton” Lottery, says the musical lives up to the immense hype.

“The music, the ambiance, stage, it’s awesome,” Komro said.

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The $10 “Hamilton” Lottery is still going on. Click here for more information, and click here to purchase the few remaining available tickets.

Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield