‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ hip-hop improv show returns to Broadway – CBS New York



NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – The hip-hop improvisation “Freestyle Love Supreme” officially opened on Broadway on Tuesday.

The red carpet was buzzing outside the Booth Theater, eager to see the cast take over the stage. Co-creator and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda was present.

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“Freestyle Love Supreme” mixes songs and suggestions from audience members every night to create musical numbers, so every show is different.

Miranda says theatergoers are up for something different.

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“What I think ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ is uniquely suited to do is meet people where they are,” he said. “Our show is completely improvised and does whatever the audience wants. They’re our last collaborator, so it’s been weirdly cathartic, these previews, because we’re dealing with real stuff that audiences throw at us.

“Freestyle Love Supreme” received a special Tony Award this year.

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The show runs until January 2.


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