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Intimate, personal conversations with theatre’s biggest talents, ranging all across the spectrum of individuals involved in the professional theatre industry. It features both stars and creatives such as producers, stage managers, directors, press and marketing agents, or even the people who own the theaters themselves. Hosted by Alan Seales, part of BroadwayPodcastNetwork.com.

Ep62 – Chris Sullivan (Shockwave) & Aneesa Folds (Young Nees) from Freestyle Love Supreme

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. Itis 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.

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Ep62 – Chris Sullivan (Shockwave) & Aneesa Folds (Young Nees) from Freestyle Love Supreme