This episode features Chris Sullivan (aka Shockwave) & Aneesa Folds (aka Young Nees) who are two of the newest stars to the Broadway stage. They’re part of the amazing cast that makes up the critically acclaimed, completely improvised hip hop show FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, which was just extended to Sunday, January 12th, 2020.
In 2004 before In The Heights and Hamilton, there was FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME. It is the critically acclaimed show created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale, FLS is a blend of hip-hop, improvisational theater, music and vocal stylings and with recent special guests including Christopher Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, Wayne Brady, Sarah Kay, Daveed Diggs, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The joyful show features talented performers providing non-stop action throughout this fast-paced evening, spinning suggestions from the audience into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and riffs, and fully realized musical numbers.
Interview content begins at [2:16].
Closing standards begin at [42:52].
Connect with Chris and Aneesa
- Chris on IG: @sharkwave
- Chris on Twitter: @offbookbeatbox
- Aneesa on IG: @aneesafolds
- Aneesa on Twitter: @aneesafolds
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