Tom Brady On His Love Of ‘Hamilton’ And His Dramatic Role In ‘Wizard of Oz’


BOSTON ( -- Last week Tom Brady saw "Hamilton" in Boston and joked the next day he would like to be in the show one day for a week.

“I did tell my wife, one day I would love to just be on that show for just a week," he said. "But I would need a lot of practice.”

While many took it as a long shot, maybe he could actually do it.

Appearing Monday on "Mut & Callahan," Brady told a story of how he won "Best Drama" in eighth grade for playing the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz."

“I had a great time doing it. I had a lot of fun," he said. "My middle son is big into drama and performance arts. There will probably be a lot of that in our future.”

Brady added: “When I was in eighth grade, I was in the school play and I won the award for ‘Best Drama’ as a student in the school. I always enjoyed the performances and just remembering lines and getting on stage. It is kind of like Saturday Night Live in a way. It is very similar to football. You put the prep in and the way you practice everything, and you go through it and you’re working with the team. You have one chance to perform and all that energy and emotion for a couple of hours and that’s a day for us in football. You have three hours a week that you try and build your emotional, mental, physical energy and you go put it out there and do it in a live performance. You try not to make mistakes, but you know you’ll never be perfect. I just think there’s a lot of correlation. I have a great appreciation for those types of things.”

It was Brady's third time seeing "Hamilton," and he once again gave it a good recommendation.

“It’s pretty good. It’s pretty good," he said. "I saw it in New York the first time maybe a couple of years ago and then I took my kids about a year ago and then my sister invited me to the one here. It’s a great show. I think it’s something for everyone. It’s kind of inspirational. It’s a great history lesson and it’s pretty cool to see other people perform at their very best and people at the top of their field. I always kind of enjoy those things. It was nice to get out of the house and do something like that."