Hamilton DSM

(Photo courtesy Des Moines Performing Arts)

The hit musical Hamilton will be in Des Moines in 2018, right in time for the July 4th holiday.

Des Moines Performing Arts announced its 2017-18 Willis Broadway Series on Monday. The touring cast of Hamilton will be at the Des Moines Civic Center from June 27th to July 15th, 2018.

The Tony-winning show tells the story of Alexander Hamilton and the founding of the United States. It was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and blends several styles of music, including hip-hop.

Other shows in the season include Waitress, Stomp, The Color Purple, and a concert by the man who originated the role of Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton, Leslie Odom Junior. 

You can see more about the season and get tickets at www.desmoinesperformingarts.org. Season ticket holders will be guaranteed a shot to see Hamilton.