‘Hamilton' at Fair Park Music Hall Draws Praise for Venue, Show From Fans Attending Dallas Opening

Unlike the thousands who sat captivated around her, Gina Rees had seen it all before. And that put her in the minority on Wednesday night, when Hamilton had its official opening at the Music Hall at Fair Park. So, how did the barn-like venue, with its 3,420 seats and its age — the Music Hall is six years shy of its 100th birthday — hold up?Because, let's face it, there had been whispers: Would the Music Hall get good reviews? Or would it take away from those who had seen this Broadway sensation in its New York home base of the Richard Rodgers Theatre, which seats a mere 1,319?Would it make people who live in Dallas wish its elegant rival, the Winspear Opera House, had hosted Dallas' biggest road show in years?  Continue reading...

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