A national tour of “Freestyle Love Supreme” will launch at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater on Jan. 21, 2022, producers announced Thursday.
After San Francisco, the production is currently scheduled to play nine cities and then end its run at Pasadena Playhouse in Los Angeles on Aug. 7. Other cities on the tour route include Boston, Washington D.C., Detroit and Philadelphia.
The Broadway production of the improvised, hip-hop show has been running at the Booth Theatre since Oct. 7 and is set to close Jan. 2. The show had an original run at the same theater from October 2019 to January 2020.
Current Broadway cast members Andrew Bancroft, Aneesa Folds, Kaila Mullady, Chris Sullivan and Anthony Veneziale will embark on the tour. They will be joined by Jay C. Ellis and Morgan Reilly.
The production also notes that special guest appearances are scheduled for certain performances. Those guests may include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, Daveed Diggs, James Monroe Iglehart, Wayne Brady, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, Arthur Lewis, Bill Sherman, Utkarsh Ambudkar or Alex Lacamoire.
“Freestyle Love Supreme” was conceived by Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Miranda and Veneziale. The show, which was recently awarded a 2020 Special Tony Award, is produced by Kail, Miranda, Jenny & Jon Steingart and Jill Furman.