CHICAGO (CBS) — The star of “Hamilton” in Chicago got a special honor from fans Sunday.
Miguel Cervantes performed with the kids at of the Happiness Club.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rounding Out The Warmest Weekend Of The Winter
Cervantes played guitar and sang along as the kids performed a medley of songs from the hit musical.READ MORE: MISSING: Khoshaba Dikyanos, 84, Last Seen In Lincoln Square
The Happiness Club then presented Cervantes with its Art of the Year award.
Cervantes has called Chicago home since he took on the lead role in “Hamilton” nearly three years ago. In so doing, he filled the shoes of Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, who originated the role in the Broadway edition in New York.MORE NEWS: Chicago Speed Cameras To Start Issuing $35 Tickets To Drivers Going 6 MPH Over The Limit On Monday
The Chicago production of “Hamilton” closes in January.