Wayne Brady News

 

Wayne Brady News

Date of Birth: June 02, 1972 (44)
Birth Place: Orlando, FL, USA
Gender: Male
Lin-Manuel Miranda Says He'll Star in Chicago's HAMILTON for Oscar Lopez RiveraLin-Manuel Miranda Says He'll Star in Chicago's HAMILTON for Oscar Lopez Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

HAMILTON creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter today to express his gratitude following the news that President Obama had commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera. Miranda said he would star as Alexander Hamilton if Rivera were to attend the musical in Chicago. (more...)

3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2017BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/14/2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/14/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2017BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Trump Supporter Who Interrupted HAMILTON Banned from Chicago TheatersTrump Supporter Who Interrupted HAMILTON Banned from Chicago Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted 'We won! You Lost! Get over it! F*ck you!' during the number 'Dear Theodosia.' (more...)

Wayne Brady on His New HAMILTON Role: 'I Auditioned Like Anyone Else'Wayne Brady on His New HAMILTON Role: 'I Auditioned Like Anyone Else'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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VIDEO: HAMILTON's Wayne Brady Jokes to Family & Friends: 'I Don't Get No Damn Comps'VIDEO: HAMILTON's Wayne Brady Jokes to Family & Friends: 'I Don't Get No Damn Comps'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Wayne Brady wants to make one thing perfectly clear regarding his upcoming role in Chicago's HAMILTON! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/3/2017 - 1/10/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 1/3/2017 - 1/10/2017
by - Jan 10, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/3/2017 - 1/10/2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Joshua Henry Talks Leaving Chicago's HAMILTON, Upcoming Solo Album & MoreBWW Interview: Joshua Henry Talks Leaving Chicago's HAMILTON, Upcoming Solo Album & More
by Kevin Pollack - Jan 10, 2017

For Joshua Henry, 2017 seems to be his year, as he says in this EXCLUSIVE interview following his 2 solo shows at Schubas Tavern in Chicago. He was joined by some friends from Chicago's cast of Hamilton including Ari Afsar (Eliza), Chris De'Sean Lee (Lafayette/Jefferson) and Samantha Marie Ware (Peggy/Maria Reynolds) singing backup for him. There were also other cast members in the audience including Tony winner Karen Olivo (Angelica), Jose Ramos (John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton) and some other members of the ensemble cheering their friend on. (more...)

It's Official! Wayne Brady Will Play 'Aaron Burr' in Chicago's HAMILTONIt's Official! Wayne Brady Will Play 'Aaron Burr' in Chicago's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Confirming earlier rumors, producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced five-time Emmy Award winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady will join the Chicago company of Hamilton as Aaron Burr for a limited engagement Tuesday, January 17 thru Sunday, April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. (more...)

Wayne Brady Rumored to Replace Joshua Henry in Hamilton ChicagoWayne Brady Rumored to Replace Joshua Henry in Hamilton Chicago
by Julie Musbach - Jan 6, 2017

Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller confirmed on Thursday that the Chicago production's Aaron Burr, Joshua Henry, will exit the show to take over the role in the national tour. While no replacement has yet been announced, according to the Chicago Tribune, TV and Broadway alum Wayne Brady may be among those considered to step in. (more...)

The Peking Acrobats Come to Morrison Center 1/31The Peking Acrobats Come to Morrison Center 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

For the last thirty one years, THE PEKING ACROBATS® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. (more...)

Video Game Musical CLAUDIO QUEST to Make West Coast Debut at Chance TheaterVideo Game Musical CLAUDIO QUEST to Make West Coast Debut at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its West Coast premiere production of ... Claudio Quest. With music, lyrics and book by Drew Fornarola and Marshall Pailet, direction by Pailet, choreography by Maxx Reed and musical direction by Ryan O'Connell, Claudio Quest will preview from January 27 through February 3; regular performances will begin February 4 and continue through February 26 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

ACES OF COMEDY at the Mirage Announces Show UpdatesACES OF COMEDY at the Mirage Announces Show Updates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Aces of Comedy at the Mirage has released a schedule of changes and show updates for the upcoming season. See the full update schedule below. (more...)

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, January 4, 2017Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, January 4, 2017
by - Dec 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 4, 2017! (more...)

SHIFTING THE SPOTLIGHT: The Star Understudies of Michael Arden's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONGSHIFTING THE SPOTLIGHT: The Star Understudies of Michael Arden's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Maeve Riley - Dec 15, 2016

These two unassuming understudies got the roles of a lifetime right before opening night. (more...)

Tim Allen, Jay Leno Change Dates at 'Aces of Comedy' Series at The Mirage; Lineup Set!Tim Allen, Jay Leno Change Dates at 'Aces of Comedy' Series at The Mirage; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The ACES OF COMEDY series at The Mirage has announced updated show dates. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 12. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to Play Final Performance 12/19WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to Play Final Performance 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Maberry Theatricals (Devlin Elliott and Tom Kirdahy) are thrilled to announce that Emmy Award winning actor Richard Thomas ("The Waltons," You Can't Take It With You) will perform the final show of the critically-acclaimed engagement of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Monday, December 19, 2016. The limited engagement, New York Premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT began performances on March 7.  (more...)

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