On this week’s episode, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s co-produced hit, Freestyle Love Supreme, is coming to Broadway, Marvel Spotlight releases one-act plays that are sure to save the day, Broadway gets its own museum, and CATS is coming back to Starlight!
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Bring Freestyle Love Supreme to Broadway
You may have heard about the Off Broadway hit “Freestyle Love Supreme” that rocked the box offices this past winter. Well, it’s back again and ready to hit Broadway for a 16-week limited run starting September 13th. Co-founded, produced, and created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show is a mix of audience-inspired improv and witty hip-hop rap performed by a few key cast members. Freestyle Love Supreme is guaranteed to produce a different show every night due to audience involvement, so get ready to become a part of the show and think on your toes.
Marvel Spotlight Announces Loki, Squirrel Girl and Ms. Marvel Plays
From comic books, to the silver screen, and now to theatres across the country—Marvel super-heros are ready to conquer a new realm. Marvel Spotlight, formed out of a partnership between Marvel Entertainment and Samuel French, is an educational series of one-act stage plays revolving around topics such as wrestling with self-image, taking on responsibility, and reacting to change. Soon available for licensing, the world can join Thor and Loki, Squirrel Girl, and Ms. Marvel as they fight crime and inspire teens in a theatre near you.
A Broadway Museum Eyes 2020 Opening in Times Square
Coming in 2020, broadway fans will get the chance to dive into the history and legacy of this iconic industry! A pop-up museum will launch in New York City’s theatre district focusing on Broadway’s transition from lower Manhattan to Times Square, the production behind a Broadway hit, and musicals that defined the Great White Way. In the mean time, make sure to stop by the newly opened Ovation Museum, right here at starlight, which highlights the near seventy years of rich history at this iconic theatre.
Meet the CATS Coming to the Jellicle Ball!
What better way to continue our 2019 Broadway lineup than with the spectacular Broadway crowd pleaser, CATS. Whether it’s your first or fifth time, get ready to enjoy this brand new revival of the 7-time Tony award-winning musical that is sure to get a little hairy. Including the original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and newly adapted choreography by Hamilton’s Andy Blankenbuehler, generations of all ages will be blown away by this production’s return to Starlight, playing under the stars July 9-14.