wayne brady neil patrick harris himym 'Rent' reunites 'How I Met Your Mother' brothers Neil Patrick Harris, Wayne BradyWayne Brady, who plays Neil Patrick Harris‘ brother James on “How I Met Your Mother,” is joining the cast of “Rent” at the Hollywood Bowl Aug. 6-8, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Brady will play the role of Tom Collins, a gay philosophy professor with AIDS who moves in with young drag queen Angel. Other cast members include Vanessa Hudgens as Mimi, three Broadway “Rent” cast members Tracie Thoms, Telly Leung and Gwen Stewart and other actors Aaron Tveit, Skylar Astin and Collins Pennie.

Neil Patrick Harris has been announced as the director of the popular musical. He originated the role of Mark Cohen for the North American tour of “Rent.” Tickets for the Hollywood Bowl 2010 season, which includes this production of “Rent,” go on sale Sunday, May 2 at 10 am PT, so be sure to get your tickets if you want to go!

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