Hamilton

Fireworks at the Diamond.

The touring version of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” is kicking off its Richmond run with a literal bang at The Diamond.

On Saturday, Nov. 16, fans can enjoy a 15-minute fireworks extravaganza choreographed to selections from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton.”

The family-friendly evening, called “Fireworks Spectacular at The Diamond,” will include an interview with Tony-nominated actor Christopher Jackson, who starred in the role of George Washington in the original Broadway production and historical re-enactors. The event is hosted by The Virginia Museum of History & Culture and the Flying Squirrels.



Doors open at 5 p.m., and fireworks are expected around 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $25. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $100 and include a meet and greet with Jackson and seating on the field for the fireworks.

“Hamilton” will run Nov. 19 through Dec. 8 at the Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St. Tickets are still available through etix.com or 800/514-3849.

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture at 428 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. will be hosting special events and exhibits to coincide with the “Hamilton” run in Richmond.

For example, “Founding Frenemies: Hamilton and The Virginians,” an exhibit exploring Alexander Hamilton’s relations with the founding generation of Virginians, will run from Oct. 19 through Feb. 2.

For more information, visit virginiahistory.org/hamilton.

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