Wayne Brady To Play Aaron Burr In Hamilton Stage Show
Chicago Tribune reports that Wayne Brady is joining the Chicago cast of Hamilton as Aaron Burr. Producer Jeffrey Seller announced the change on Monday. Brady will appear in the role from January 17 to April 9. He will replace Joshua Henry, who is going to join the first national tour that begins on the West Coast in March.
This is the first time a previously established star has been cast in the show, outside of creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Henry’s last show in Chicago will be January 15. The Chicago cast performs at the PrivateBank Theatre.