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‘Hamilton’ opens at Pantages Theatre

‘Hamilton’ opens

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the Tony Award-winning musical “Hamilton,” arrives for opening night of the Los Angeles production of “Hamilton” at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

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Super fans Chad Evett as King George III, Katie Aiani as George Washington and Miguel Godinez as Alexander Hamilton pose in front of the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for the opening night of “Hamilton.”

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Police on foot and bicycles outside the Pantages Theatre on the opening night of “Hamilton.”

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Director J.J. Abrams and wife Katie McGrath arrive on the opening night  of “Hamilton: An American Musical.”

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Actor Josh Gad at opening night of “Hamilton” at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

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Rapper and actor Sean “P. Diddy” Combs greets director Ava DuVernay.

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“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda waves to fans as he enters the Pantages Theatre.

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Actor Okieriete Onaodowan, who appeared in the original Tony-winning Broadway cast of “Hamilton,” stops for a picture while arriving with guest.

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Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha arrive for opening night of  "Hamilton: An American Musical.”

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Singer Josh Groban checks out his tickets.

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Actor Ty Burrell

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Actress Marcia Gay Harden arrives on the opening night of “Hamilton.”

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Actress Amy Adams

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Television host Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney.

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Paris Jackson, right, huddles up with friends on opening night of “Hamilton.”

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Actress and director Elizabeth Banks.

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Paula Abdul

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Actor Sterling K. Brown and wife Michelle Bathe.

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Actress Lea DeLaria, center, on opening night of the Tony-winning musical “Hamilton: An American Musical.”

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Actor Dule Hill.

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Producer Shonda Rhimes arrives on opening night of “Hamilton: An American Musical.”

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Actress Eva Longoria.

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Actor John Stamos.

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Actress Constance Zimmer and her 8-year-old niece, Hope Schamber.

 

 

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Actress Tatiana Maslany

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“Weird” Al Yankovich poses for a photo with a fan on opening night of “Hamilton.”

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Comedian David Alan Grier and his daughter Luisa, left, and actor Ty Burrell, behind, arrive at “Hamilton: An American Musical.”

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Comedian Margaret Cho and guest.

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Activist and attorney Bobby Shriver attends opening night of “Hamilton: An American Musical.”

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the smash hit “Hamilton,” hosts a #Ham4Ham ticket lottery and performance outside the Hollywood Pantages Theatre before the show.

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Fans photograph Lin-Manuel Miranda outside the Hollywood Pantages Theatre.

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Lizza Morales, 28, center, of Los Angeles stands in the middle of Hollywood Boulevard with a throng of people taking part in a ticket lottery for “Hamilton.”

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Jessica Wall, 21, left, celebrates with friend and Pepperdine University roommate Elizabeth Waters, 21, after winning tickets for “Hamilton.”

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Members of the crowd outside the Pantages Theatre sing a song from “Hamilton.”

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