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Jonathan Groff Interviewed for 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Airing Tomorrow Night (Exclusive Pics!)

Jonathan Groff snaps a cute selfie of himself and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda at the Freestyle Love Supreme, a high-energy, live, hip-hop improv show held at Joe’s Pub on Thursday (March 6) in New York City.

The 28-year-old Looking star was joined at the event by the stars of the show including Utkarsh Ambudkar, Anthony Veneziale, Chris Sullivan, Bill Sherman, Chris Jackson and Arthur Lewis for the television taping of the live production.

Jonathan was interviewed on stage to generate material for the performers to improvise off of for the show!

The show was created by Broadway director Thomas Kail and Anthony.

Great news! You can watch Freestyle Love Supreme for the first-ever TV special premiering on Pivot, Participant Media’s TV network tomorrow (March 8) at 10pm EST!

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Jennifer Garner Throws Surprise Concert For Co-Stars

Jennifer Garner surprised her Odd Life of Timothy Green co-stars on Saturday (March 19) with a live performance in Atlanta, Georgia.

The cast and crew rocked out to a live lunch break performance by Fiasco, a local southern rock band, when Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common, two of the movie’s stars, joined the band and freestyle rapped!

On Friday, Jen was spotted chatting with cast and crew members during a break from filming.

Looks like everyone had a blast!

Common & Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyle

'In The Heights' to Close on Broadway

In The Heights will close on Broadway on January 9.

The show, which tells the story of a tightly knit group of friends in NYC’s Washington Heights, began its six-month Off-Broadway run back in 2007 and has been nominated for 13 Tonys since its inception.

Original cast member and co-creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will return to his role of Usnavi beginning on Christmas Day (December 25) through the show’s closing, Playbill reports.

FYI: American Idol winner Jordin Sparks currently stars as Nina in the Broadway production!

Kenny Ortega Will Bring 'In The Heights' To The Big Screen

Kenny Ortega, director of the High School Musical series of films and This Is It, is attached to direct a movie adaptation of the Broadway musical In The Heights, THR reports.

Joining Kenny is Lin-Manuel Miranda, who composed, starred in and wrote the musical. Lin rapped his acceptance speech for Best Original Score when he won a Tony award in 2008!

In The Heights has been nominated for 13 Tonys total, taking home the coveted award for Best Musical. The story spans over three days in New York City’s Washington Heights and features hip-hop, salsa and soul music.

FYI: HSM alum Corbin Bleu will make his Broadway debut on January 25, 2010 as he takes over the lead role as Usnavi in In The Heights!

In other words, In The Heights is going to be EPIC!!!!

'In The Heights' Cast Run This Town

Cast members from the his Tony Award-winning musical In The HeightsKyle Beltran, Karen Olivo and Lin-Manuel Miranda — sing their own rendition of Jay-Z‘s hit song “Run This Town” featuring Rihanna and Kayne West.

The video introduces the first national tour cast of In The Heights, which kicks off on Tuesday (October 27) at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center in Tampa, Fla. Check the official site to see if ITH will be performing in a city near you. Check it out below!

‘In The Heights’ Cast Run This Town
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