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Wait, Lin-Manuel Miranda Could Make A Cameo In A Chicago 'Hamilton' Show?

By Gwendolyn Purdom in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 6, 2016 3:30PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical genius who made America’s first Secretary of the Treasury cool again, is bidding his powdered wig farewell this week as he leaves the title role of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway show, Hamilton, after Saturday night’s performance.

But Hamilton isn't just for New Yorkers anymore. It's coming to Chicago in September, —and in an interview with the AP, Miranda hinted he miiiiiight come with it. In addition to the Mary Poppins sequel, the PBS doc and the Hamilton-inspired mixtape he’s working on, Miranda said he’d like to jump back into his Founding Father character from time to time as the show kicks off its international tour.

“When I say I want to hop back in, I think that sort of extends everywhere. I don't know where and I don't know when yet," Miranda told AP. The story mentions tour stops in Chicago, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco or London as guest starring possibilities—but since Chicago’s the tour’s first stop, we’re going to go ahead and look out for him on the Red Line come September 27, when the show debuts at Bank of America Theater.

Luckily, whether Miranda comes to town or not, Chicago artists are making sure the city gets a serious Hamilton fix: Chance the Rapper and Common have already signed on to appear on a Hamilton-inspired mixtape.

[h/t Sun-Times]