Actor, improviser, singer and dancer, renowned for his work on television, film and the stage, multi-Emmy winner Wayne Brady is a true Renaissance celebrity of the modern entertainment world.
Wayne's television credits include guest spots on the Dave Chappelle Show, 30 Rock, How I Met Your Mother, Dirt, and Everybody Hates Chris. He was a cornerstone of ABC's Whose Line Is It Anyway?, for which he was nominated four times for an Emmy, winning once.
Subsequently Wayne went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show The Wayne Brady Show for two years. He has twice been honored with the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host, and the show itself also won the Outstanding Talk Show award. On television Wayne also has hosted Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics.
Wayne recently provided a voice for the animated feature film by Lions Gate, Foodfight! He took a starring role in the Screen Gems feature film, Crossover, as well as in the independent feature The List, a romantic comedy with Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Ileana Douglas. Another notable film credit is Fox Searchlight's Roll Bounce.
September 2008 saw the release of Brady's debut R&B album, A Long Time Coming (Peak Records); his cover of A Change is Gonna Come was nominated for a Grammy.
On stage Wayne has moved from the local theatres of Orlando, Florida, where he began his career, to Broadway, where he played Billy Flynn in Chicago. He tours nationwide with his own live shows, a mixture of improv and song and dance tributes to those who have inspired him most. He frequently appears as a guest performer at the Venetian in Las Vegas.
Emmy award winning Wayne Brady is one of the most versatile performers in show business today. He has been entertaining audiences with his acting, improv, singing, and dancing on television, film, and the stage.
In television, Brady has recently guest starred on The Dave Chappelle Show, 30 Rock, How I Met Your Mother, Dirt, and Everybody Hates Chris. He became well known for his improvisational skills on ABC’s Whose Line Is It Anyway? for which he won an Emmy and earned four Emmy nominations. Brady went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show The Wayne Brady Show for two years. Brady picked up two Emmys for Outstanding Talk Show Host and the show won an Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show. He can also be seen on Fox hosting Don’t Forget the Lyrics.
In film, Brady recently provided a voice for the upcoming animated feature, Foodfight! for Lions Gate. He starred in the Screen Gems feature, Crossover, and the independent feature The List, a romantic comedy with Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Illeana Douglas. Brady was also featured in Fox Searchlight’s Roll Bounce.
In September 2008 Brady′s debut R&B album “A Long Time Coming” was released by Peak Records and his cover of “A Change is Gonna Come” earned a Grammy nomination.
Brady began his career performing in local theaters in Orlando, FL. In 2005, he completed a run playing Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago. He continues to tour the country with his own live shows featuring improvisational comedy as well as song and dance tributes to some of his biggest inspirations. Currently, Brady can be seen regularly at the Venetian in Las Vegas.
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Wayne Brady can provide a night of his own comedy / stand-up material, sing and/or display his improv talents with a hilarious Improv Comedy Showcase. He's a one of a kind, one man show.
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