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ME to hold multi-award winning Hamilton premiere in Abu Dhabi next year



Hamilton’s soundtrack is a fusion of hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway.

Muhammad Yusuf, feature writer

Producers Jeffrey Seller and Michael Cassel have announced that Tony, Grammy, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton will have its Middle East premiere in Abu Dhabi next year, opening on January 17. 3 weeks of screenings at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island – 4 February 2024.

Advance tickets will go on sale on May 19, 2023, and general advance tickets will go on sale on May 22, 2023. Spectators can experience Hamilton in action, starting at Dh180. Hamilton debuted on Broadway in 2015 to critical and audience acclaim, followed by seasons in London’s West End, Australia and Germany, and will soon embark on an international tour with premieres in New Zealand and the Philippines before making his U.S. debut Abu Dhabi.

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With a soundtrack that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway, it tells the story of America’s founding father, Alexander Hamilton, and created a revolutionary moment in theater—a musical that had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.

With books, music, and lyrics written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Thomas Kail, choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, and music supervised and orchestrated by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton’s adaptation of Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography of the American legend, President George Washington Assistant and closest advisor. This was the story of America then, and it is told by America now.

Hamilton will have its Middle East premiere in Abu Dhabi next year.

Miranda’s global phenomenon has captivated fans around the world since breaking out in 2015 and has garnered a string of accolades, including 11 Tony Awards, 7 Olivier Awards, a Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2016 Grammy’s Most Valuable Award. Best Musical Theater Album.

Hamilton producer Geoffrey Seiler said: “From a spectacular opening night in Sydney in 2021, to blockbuster seasons in Melbourne, Brisbane and soon Auckland and Manila, audiences have embraced Hamilton with enthusiasm we couldn’t have imagined. .”

Michael Cassel AM, Producer and CEO of The Michael Cassel Group, said: “I am delighted to bring Hamilton to Abu Dhabi and continue the show’s global journey. Hamilton’s themes of hope, equality and the power of storytelling have Universal, and I’m sure they’ll resonate deeply with audiences in the Middle East. It’s thrilling to see Australian audiences fall in love with the show – whether it’s in Australia or the Philippines, I’m delighted to see it compete with Abu Dhabi’s The audience connects.”

“Abu Dhabi’s live entertainment scene is booming and we’re seeing a growing interest in theatrical culture, from locally produced shows to international stage shows,” said Saleh Mohamed Al, Director of Tourism, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism. Geziry said. Taghrid Alsaeed, Executive Director, Communications and Destination Marketing, Miral Group, said: “We are delighted to announce that Etihad Arena on Yas Island will host the Middle East premiere of the award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton next year. Our partnership with DCT Abu Dhabi, MCG and Proactiv to bring this event to Abu Dhabi reinforces our commitment to delivering world-class shows and events to visitors while further positioning Yas Island as a top global entertainment and leisure destination land.”

“2024 is off to a strong start as we bring revolutionary drama to UAE audiences,” said Nicolas Renna, managing director of Proactiv Entertainment. “Hamilton has received global attention from all walks of life endorsements from everyone—from young hip-hop fans and middle-aged theater fanatics to history buffs and music buffs.”

Hamilton received a string of honors.

The Etihad Arena will be specially configured for the show. Royal First Row, Royal and VIP tickets will be located on the floor for the best view and most private experience. Proactiv Entertainment is a global promoter and producer of major shows, international exhibitions and concerts. It has over thirty years of experience in the entertainment sector and is headquartered in Barcelona with offices in Madrid and Abu Dhabi.

Projects include internationally renowned shows such as The Lion King on Broadway, Disney on Ice, Disney Live! Meet Vincent van Gogh. Proactiv Entertainment has also collaborated with artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Maluma and Juan Luis Guerra.

Miral is one of Abu Dhabi’s leading creators of immersive destinations and experiences, contributing to the diversification of Abu Dhabi’s economy. From conception to operation, its products attract tourists from all over the world, accelerating the realization of the emirate’s tourism vision and development. It is responsible for the development and management of Yas Island and oversees the destination management strategy for Saadiyat Island. Miral also has an ongoing portfolio of projects worth over AED13 billion on Yas Island and across the emirate. The Michael Cassel Group is a leading live entertainment company producing and creating theatrical productions and live entertainment. Credits include the first international tour of world number one musical The Lion King, the Australian premieres of award-winning productions Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Juliet, and Mary Poppins and New work from Portrait of Dorian in Gray.

Current Broadway, US touring and West End productions include co-producer MJ: The Musical, In the Woods and Pretty Woman. As well as the group’s theatrical interests, it also represents former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard, journalist and broadcaster Liz Hayes, former Olympian and global sports administrator Lord Sebastian Coe. Its headquarters are in Sydney, with offices in New York, Singapore and Melbourne.


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