Maggie from Boston, Massachusetts
Loved it would go back to see it again such historical facts I did not know
Robin Hession from Boston, Massachusetts
BRILLIANT OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE IN BOSTON
The Angelica Touring cast hit the stage at the Boston Opera House in fine form! The acoustics (including additional portable speakers) were superb and the production itself, flawless. A first rate company presented this genius piece of art with big personality and flair. The seating is tight like many older theatres , with stunning ambiance Bravo!
from Minneapolis, Minnesota
The MN cast was wonderful and the show is so well done. Most of the cast was fabulous and King George was so truly perfect. He made the show even better than it already was.
Jean Thompson from Indianapolis, Indiana
Hamilton is as superlative as Les Mis was. I have seen it twice, trying to set up the 3rd, and listen to the score all the time. Lin Manuel Miranda with team of Questlove and Tarik from Jimmy Fallon's the Roots are fabulous in the musical production.
Marin from Cleveland, Ohio
Saw it last night at Playhouse Square Cleveland and enjoyed it. I have to say though that the audio was poor. If Hamilton is to thoroughly be enjoyed the rapping and singing have to be understood. I could not understand the words they were singing half the time and it greatly reduced my enjoyment. I was very close to the stage so it wasn't like I was in the last row. I was glad to read others felt as I do. I have seen scores of Broadway shows at Playhouse Square and enjoyed the majority of them. I never experienced not being able to understand the dialogue though.
Mary Washington from Las Vegas, Nevada
I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t read any of the reviews. I completely enjoyed the play. I am not a hip-hop fan, but the hip-hop, pop, dance, rythim, was great. I’d love to see it again someday.
John H from Boston, Massachusetts
THE SOUND WAS A FACTOR (AND UNFORTUNATELY SO)
I'm 39 and definitely not losing my hearing; however, I was in the upper deck and could understand about 25% of what was said. The song tempos are relatively fast and I'm sure the actors were enunciating their lines, however, it didn't definitely sound that way. Much of it sounded like gibberish. My father (71 years old) understood about 5%. It became a material part of our experience - too bad! I encourage a headphone option.
What you thought
Seen Hamilton? Loved it? Hated it?
Help your fellow Des Moines Theater visitors by leaving the first review. Everyone will love you for it, we promise!Write a review now
What we thought
brilliant Engrossing UNFORGETTABLE
This is theatre at its best!
This is what our reviewer, Nicola Quinn, had to say when she saw Hamilton on Broadway in 2015: Lin-Manuel Miranda was inspired by his love for 90's rap and hip hop, and Broadway - it's in this mash-up that we experience music which moves by lyriRead full review
Spread the word
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Hamilton at Des Moines Civic Center.
Keep up to date
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Des Moines Civic Center and/or Hamilton as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Des Moines Civic Center and/or Hamilton and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Des Moines Civic Center and/or Hamilton and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.