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RAISE A GLASS: A Special Hamilton Event

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 7:30 PM


Join us on July 25th for a special gala performance of Hamilton, followed by an exclusive post-show experience with members of the Hamilton company, DJ J. Period, drinks, desserts, dancing, and more—all supporting arts and education!

Run Time

Approx. 2-3/4 hours

Ticket Pick Up Information: Please note that ticket pickup for Raise a Glass will begin at 3PM on Wednesday, July 25, at the Registration Table in the Hall of States. Tickets will not be available for pickup at the box office prior to that time. Please contact the Special Events Office with any questions at


We’re inviting you to RAISE A GLASS and join us for a fundraiser to support our arts and education programs!
At the Kennedy Center, we believe that everyone should learn about and engage with the arts—so much so that we create transformative arts experiences with our local collaborators for over 100,000 students in the D.C. area every year. These kids’ creativity and excitement is boundless and inspiring, and it’s an awesome responsibility to keep these programs alive.

After the curtain goes down on the gala performance of HAMILTON on July 25, members of the Hamilton company will join us in the Grand Foyer for dessert, an open bar, and dancing to music spun by DJ J.PERIOD from The Hamilton Mixtape. Box ticket holders are invited to an exclusive reception before the show.

Passes to RAISE A GLASS on July 25 include a donation to the Kennedy Center’s arts and education programs, tickets to the July 25th performance of Hamilton, and special access to the event in the Grand Foyer. Join us for this celebration of all the arts can do in our communities!

Performance Timing: Act One - 74 min.; Intermission - 18 min.; Act Two - 74 min.
Hamilton is recommended for ages 10+. There is some strong language and non-graphic adult situations.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Is there a limit to the number of passes I can purchase to RAISE A GLASS?
    • No.
  • If I already have tickets to another Hamilton performance at the Kennedy Center, can I also purchase tickets to RAISE A GLASS (which includes a ticket for the 7/25/18 performance)?
    • Yes!
  • What does the donation included in my RAISE A GLASS pass support?
    • RAISE A GLASS will provide critical funding to support the Kennedy Center's many artistic performances, local and national arts education initiatives, and outreach activities available throughout the year to patrons, students, and families across the country. A formal receipt with tax deductible information for your RAISE A GLASS purchase will be issued after the event.
  • I am unable to attend the RAISE A GLASS event on July 25th. Can I still send a donation to support the Kennedy Center’s many artistic performances, local and national arts education initiatives, and outreach activities?
    • Yes! For additional details about RAISE A GLASS or to learn more about donation opportunities, e-mail



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