5 More Affordable Alternatives to Seeing Hamilton on Broadway

Hamilton is one of the most successful Broadway plays in recent memory, and tickets can be expensive and hard to find. If you would like to take in a Broadway play but can’t quite afford the steep price of tickets to Hamilton, OnBroadway.com has tickets to many other plays that are less pricey. Here are five audience favorites.


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Waitress is a musical that opened earlier this year. It is based on an indie film and stars Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller. The play tells the story of Jenna, a waitress in an abusive marriage who begins an affair. Grammy Award winner Sara Bareilles composed piano-driven ballads for the play.

Kinky Boots

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Kinky Boots features a score by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy winner Cyndi Lauper and a book written by Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. The play is set in a struggling British factory. Charlie Price, the new owner, is encouraged to produce and sell boots for cross-dressers in an effort to save the business.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical made its Broadway debut in 2014. It tells the story of legendary singer-songwriter Carole King and her growth into a successful award-winning recording artist. The play has won two Tony Awards, three Drama Desk Awards, a Grammy Award, and two Laurence Olivier Awards.

School of Rock

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School of Rock is a musical featuring the music of legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. It tells the story of a musician who poses as a substitute teacher, instructs his students in how to play rock music, and helps them learn about themselves.



Aladdin has been delighting both children and adults since it debuted on Broadway in 2014. The musical transports audiences to another world with a genie and a magical flying carpet. It features songs by Disney songwriter Alan Menken and has won both a Tony and a Drama Desk Award.

Order Tickets to a Play from OnBroadway.com

If you would like to see one of these plays, you can order tickets from OnBroadway.com. We are the best source for discounted and affordable tickets to many of the most popular shows on Broadway. Order your tickets today.

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