Improvisational theatre and comedy are long-standing New York traditions. I've always held in high esteem artists who create performance sequences, let alone entire shows, with little prepped content. The fiendish difficulty of coming up with material spontaneously is exacerbated by the need for a good show to have some semblance of pace and structure.Now imagine adding not only a musical, but also a hip-hop element to it. That's freestyle love supreme, taking the crown for the most ambitious...
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After wowing Broadway audiences in 2019, freestyle love supreme is back. freestyle love supreme is at the Booth Theatre from October 7 - Jan. 2, 2022. freestyle love supreme tickets are on sale now. Get freestyle love supreme Broadway tickets today.
freestyle love supreme is a high-energy show that is a blend of hip-hop, improvisational theater, music, and vocal stylings, all backed by live music from keyboards and beats. The concept began its life at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, as a hip hop comedy troupe. It was originally conceived by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail, alongside Anthony Veneziale.
Veneziale (aka Two-Touch) is still a full-time member of the troupe, joined for the 2021 run by Andrew Bancroft AKA "Jelly Donut;" Tarik Davis AKA "Tardis Hardaway;" Aneesa Folds AKA "Young Nees;" Arthur Lewis AKA "Arthur the Geniuses;" Kaila Mullady AKA "Kaiser Rözé" and Chris Sullivan AKA "Shockwave. A plethora of guest appearances have been promised sporadically throughout the Broadway run, including Hamilton favorites such as Tony Award nominee Christopher Jackson, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs, and even Lin-Manuel Miranda himself.
freestyle love supreme might well be the most unique trip to the theatre during the 2021-2022 Broadway season, encouraging audience participation and boasting improvisational skills that are second to none. And after all, it's not often you get to hear beatboxing on the Great White Way, so why not drop everything and head down to the Booth Theatre as freestyle love supreme drops the beat?
freestyle love supreme has won a special Tony Award, honoring outstanding performances. Find out more here.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
freestyle love supreme features six talented performers providing non-stop action throughout this fast-paced evening, spinning cues from the audience into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and riffs, and fully realized musical numbers. The electrifying vocals of the performers – from singing to rapping to beat-boxing with harmonies and freestyle flow – are backed by tight tunes from keyboards and human percussion.
1hr 30min (no intermission)
October 7th, 2021
January 2nd, 2022
October 7th, 2021
January 2nd, 2022
October 7th, 2021
From the creators of "Hamilton" and "In the Heights", comes this improv hip-hop musical sensation where every moment is fueled by ingeniously improvised music, laughs, sick beats, and joyful surprises. (14+)
Cast and creative
By: Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale
Director: Thomas Kail
Producer: Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jon Steingart and Jill Furman
Cast list: Andrew Bancroft AKA “Jelly Donut;” Tarik Davis AKA “Tardis Hardaway;” Aneesa Folds AKA “Young Nees;” Arthur Lewis AKA “Arthur the Geniuses;” Kaila Mullady AKA "Kaiser Rözé;” Chris Sullivan AKA “Shockwave;” and Anthony Veneziale AKA “Two-Touch.”
Design: Beowulf Boritt
Lighting: Jeff Croiter
Costume: Lisa Zinni
Sound: Nevin Steinberg
Latest freestyle love supreme on Broadway News & Features
We can't make this up! The improvisational musical comedy show Freestyle Love Supreme will host a digital lottery beginning with its first performance on October 7. The digital lottery will make a limited number of $25 tickets available for each performance.The show will play the Booth Theatre until January 2, 2022. This is its second run on Broadway, having played the Booth for the first time in 2019 for a limited run through January 2020. Freestyle Love Supreme earned a special 2020 Tony Award...
After an acclaimed engagement in 2019, Freestyle Love Supreme will return to Broadway this fall. Freestyle Love Supreme begins performances at the Booth Theatre on October 7, running to Jan. 2, 2022. Find out more about Freestyle Love Supreme tickets on Broadway here.Freestyle Love Supreme was created by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale at the Drama Bookshop in New York City in 2003. The improvisational show sees performers riffing, rapping and creating musical...
From humble beginnings at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, to two Broadway engagements, the hip-hop improv group known as Freestyle Love Supreme has come a long way. The troupe was co-created in 2004 by Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail alongside current FLS member Anthony Veneziale. And though FLS has toured the world, performing at festivals from Edinburgh to Montreal to Melbourne, the group's self-titled show could not feel more at home than at the...
UPDATE: Freestyle Love Supreme returns to the Booth Theatre from October 7 - Jan. 2, 2022. Find out more information about Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway in 2021 here.Drop the mic... and enjoy these brand new production photos! Producers of the Broadway premiere of freestyle love supreme, which began previews at the Booth Theatre on September 13, have now released official photography for the production.The photos show the core cast of Andrew Bancroft (aka Jelly Donut), Arthur Lewis (aka...
Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale, freestyle love supreme begins previews at the Booth Theatre tonight, ahead of an official opening on October 2 and a 16-week limited engagement through January 5, 2020.Synopsis: "Six talented performers providing non-stop action throughout this fast-paced evening, spinning cues from the audience into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and riffs, and fully realized musical numbers. The electrifying vocals of the performers - from...