The stage and screen star will step into the role of Aaron Burr.
Producer Jeffrey Seller announced January 9 that five-time Emmy winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady will join the Chicago cast of Hamilton beginning January 17 at The Private Bank Theatre.
Brady, who has been seen on Broadway in Chicago and Kinky Boots, will step into the role Aaron Burr through April 9. Tony nominee Joshua Henry originated the part in the Chicago company and will reprise his performance in the show's upcoming national tour.
Brady, who rose to fame on ABC's Whose Line Is It Anyway?, will also return for his eighth season as the host of CBS' Let's Make A Deal as well as the fifth season of Who's Line Is it Anyway? on the CW this year.