Funnyman Wayne Brady has joined the cast of hit sensation Hamilton in its Chicago production for the part of Aaron Burr.


Brady is a comedian who is well-known for his role in Who’s Line Is It Anyway?, as well as The Wayne Brady Show. He’s won five Emmy awards for his television work, and has previously appeared on Broadway in Chicago and Kinky Boots. One of Brady’s Daytime Emmy awards was for Best Original song on Let’s Make a Deal, which he now hosts.

Leslie Odom Jr. won a Tony last year for his work as Aaron Burr on the show’s Broadway production. Brady’s run will begin on Jan. 17 and run through April 9. Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Hamilton won 11 Tony Awards in 2016, including Best Musical.

Watch Brady showing off his rapping chops on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

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