Openings

Opening Night of “Hamilton” on Broadway

by Eliza Weinreb Photographed by Lin Manuel Miranda== Opening Night Curtain Call and After Party for "Hamilton"== Chelsea Piers, Pier 60, NYC== August 06, 2015== ©Patrick McMullan== Photo: Sylvain Gaboury/PatrickMcMullan.com== ==
Friday, August 7, 2015
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Hamilton hits Broadway with a bang as patriotic fireworks over the Hudson River closed out the opening night of Broadway’s most anticipated new musical. On Thursday, August 6, celebrities of all backgrounds flocked to the Richard Rogers Theater to see the creative and highly entertaining history-meets-hip-hop play about one of our favorite Founding Fathers.


Audience members included: Anna Wintour; Marc Jacobs; Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick; Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson; Busta Rhymes; Questlove of The Roots; Patina Miller; Laverne Cox and co-star Samira Wiley; Jake Gyllenhaal; Sally Field; John Patrick Shanley; Al Roker; Jon Bon Jovi; Diane Sawyer; Allison Williams; Lucy Liu; Charlie Rose; Mariska Hargitay; Rosie O’Donnell; Susan Sarandon; Lisa Lampanelli; Judith Light; Ana Gasteyer; Daphne Rubin Vega; and Lea DeLaria.


Now, it’s your chance!


Avenue has partnered with CultureHoard to bring one lucky reader two free tickets to Hamilton. If you want the opportunity to experience first-hand what everyone is talking about, enter your name and email here.


The winner will be announced August 10.


 


Photos by Patrick McMullan





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