Fans began lining up late Thursday for the chance to buy the hottest ticket in town.
"Hamilton" runs at San Diego Civic Theatre from Jan. 6 until Jan. 28, 2018 and general tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
Ticketmaster Verified Fan tickets for the show went on sale Thursday morning and sold out, Broadway San Diego confirmed. So for many fans, the box office line is their last chance to see the Tony-winning musical.
William Richter got to the box office around 3 a.m. His son is a really big fan and he’s hoping to buy some tickets for him.
“He’s got the soundtrack, the poster, all kinds of 'Hamilton' memorabilia so I’m hoping to get him tickets,” Richter said.
“Maybe he’ll take me. Maybe he’ll take a friend. I don’t know,” he said.
Clarissa Smelser arrived at 4 a.m. She's been in love with the music since she took part in a sing-a-long at a Vista theatre.
“I expected a whole lot more,” she said of the line of fans waiting for the box office to open.
Tickets range from $75 to $195 for regular performances, with a limited number of premium seats available for $595 for every performance.
Every performance, there will be a lottery for thirty-five $10 orchestra seat tickets.
The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's Founding Fathers. The book, music, and lyrics are written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and it's based on Ron Chernow's biography of Hamilton.