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July 12 — August 7

Before Hamilton, before In the Heights, there was freestyle love supreme, a 2020 Special Tony Award Recipient. Now – direct from Broadway – the hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale arrives at Pasadena Playhouse! Using cues from the audience, the cast takes you on a hip-hop comedy ride where no two performances are the same.  “Just as you were thinking that life has no rhyme nor reason, along comes freestyle love supreme to pump you full of hope.” – The New York Times

Feel the rhythm. Feel the love.

“A delightfully wit-laced evening of comedy rap for a wide range of ages.”

-The Washington Post

Conceived by Anthony Veneziale

Created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale

Directed by Thomas Kail

Produced by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jenny and Jon Steingart, and Jill Furman

90 minutes
No intermission

TICKETS: $30+

Before Hamilton, before In the Heights, there was freestyle love supreme, a 2020 Special Tony Award Recipient. Now – direct from Broadway – the hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale arrives at Pasadena Playhouse! Using cues from the audience, the cast takes you on a hip-hop comedy ride where no two performances are the same.  “Just as you were thinking that life has no rhyme nor reason, along comes freestyle love supreme to pump you full of hope.” – The New York Times

Feel the rhythm. Feel the love.

“A delightfully wit-laced evening of comedy rap for a wide range of ages.”

-The Washington Post
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Creative Team

Thomas Kail (Co-Founder, Director, Producer)

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Broadway directing credits include Hamilton, In the Heights, Lombardi, and Magic/Bird. Other directing credits include the world premiere of Hamilton, Dry Powder, Tiny Beautiful Things, and Kings at The Public Theater; The Wrong Man at MCC Theater; the world premiere of In the Heights; Broke-ology and the world premiere of When I Come to Die at Lincoln Center Theater; and the world premiere of Daphne’s Dive at Signature Theatre. Television directing and producing credits include Grease Live! on Fox and Fosse/Verdon on FX. He is a recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor and is a graduate of Wesleyan University.

Lin-Manuel Miranda (Co-Founder/Producer)

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Pulitzer Prize-, Grammy-, Emmy-, and Tony Award®-winning songwriter, actor, and director. Creator and original star of Broadway’s Tony-winning Hamilton and In the Heights. Additional Broadway: freestyle love supreme, Bring It On: The Musical (co-composer/co-lyricist, Tony nomination for Best Musical) and West Side Story (2009 revival, Spanish translations). Recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award, the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors, and the 2019 Portrait of a Nation Prize. Emmy Award winner with Tom Kitt for their song “Bigger” from the 67th Annual Tony Awards. Mr. Miranda, and the Miranda family, actively support initiatives that increase BIPOC representation in the arts and government, ensure access to women’s reproductive health, and foster resilience in Puerto Rico. TV/film: In the Heights, Hamilton (2021 Golden Globe nomination, Best Actor), His Dark Materials, Fosse/Verdon, Curb Your Enthusiasm (2018 Emmy nomination), Saturday Night Live  (2017 Emmy nomination), Sesame Street, The Electric Company, House, Duck Tales, 200 Cartas, The Odd Life of Timothy GreenMoana (Grammy Award for Best Original Song), and Mary Poppins Returns (2019 Golden Globe nomination, Best Actor).

Anthony Veneziale (Co-Founder/Two-Touch)

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Conceiver and co-creator of the Grammy-nominated freestyle love supreme and FLS Academy. Founding member of American Immigrants (San Francisco). He has used improv techniques to create endeavors with Thomas Kail & Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the HeightsBartlett, The Electric Company), Daveed Diggs (The Freeze), numerous networks & companies (HBO, Cartoon Network, Sesame Workshop, Boardwalk Pictures, Google) and co-founded speechlessinc.com, an improv thinking company that helps humans create, collaborate and find their authentic voices. Stage: freestyle love supremeServicemenThe Subject Tonight Is Love. TV: Looking, Kid of the Year, freestyle love supreme.

Safety Advisory

Last Updated: May 2022

At this time, the following safety plan is in place at the theater:

– All patrons will be required to show proof of full vaccination at least 14 days after their final dose and a valid photo ID at the theater in order to attend a performance. Proof of vaccination will include a physical vaccination card, a picture of vaccination card, or a digital vaccination record.

– All patrons will be required to wear a mask fully covering their nose and mouth at all times while in the theater.

– Children 6+ will also be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination at the theater. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted. While fully vaccinated children 6+ are welcome at the theater, we recommend contacting Patron Services for content advisories as some productions may not be suitable for young audiences.

– Guests who need a reasonable accommodation due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the theater or an antigen test performed by a medical provider taken no more than 24 hours prior to attending the performance along with government or education issued Photo ID. All tests must be administered by a medical professional. At-home tests will not be accepted.

Pasadena Playhouse will continue to address these guidelines as we approach performances.

 

Open Captioning

The Open Captioned performance of freestyle love supreme will be on Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 PM.

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