Wayne Brady as Aaron Burr in Chicago’s Hamilton
Wayne Brady is joining the Chicago company of Hamilton as Aaron Burr. Brady is a five-time Emmy winner and Grammy nominee who is the host of television shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyways? and Let’s Make A Deal. In his tweet and photo below, fans can see his excitement after revelealing the casting secret when it was announced yesterday.
Getting ready to get back on the plane to Chicago! Rehearsal tomorrow y’all! Thanks for all the good wishes! pic.twitter.com/oTdaDIH54I
— Wayne Brady (@waynebrady) January 10, 2017
Brady has been a part of the Broadway productions Chicago and Kinky Boots. He will step into the role of Burr until April 9th. However, the Chicago’s original Aaron Burr, Tony nominee Joshua Henry, will return for the show’s upcoming national tour.
The production of Hamilton recently came to Chicago’s The PrivateBank Theatre as part of Broadway in Chicago. Shows are available throughout 2017 until late September.