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Chris Sullivan

 
Bio:
Broadway Credits: Jim Taylor in Lombardi, Amos Hart in Chicago the Musical. Sullivan's regional credits include The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Hairy Ape, The Mystery of Irma Vep and Tony Kushner's The Illusion (Chicago). Defending the Caveman (Nat. Tour). He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway Credits: Jim Taylor in Lombardi, Amos Hart in Chicago the Musical. Sullivan's regional credits include The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Hairy Ape, The Mystery of Irma Vep and Tony Kushner's The Illusion (Chicago). Defending the Caveman (Nat. Tour). He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement, 2021
Performer
  [New York]
MasterVoices One Night Production, 2017
Gonzorgo
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2014
Noodler
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Polyte-Le-Mou
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Duke Mahoney
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Jim Taylor
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Amos Hart [Replacement]

Chris Sullivan Biography

Broadway Credits: Jim Taylor in Lombardi, Amos Hart in Chicago the Musical. Sullivan's regional credits include The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Hairy Ape, The Mystery of Irma Vep and Tony Kushner's The Illusion (Chicago). Defending the Caveman (Nat. Tour). He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Sully is also a photographer and a singer/songwriter.

Chris Sullivan Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Chris Sullivan, Hadestown
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Chris Sullivan , Nice Work If You Can Get It

Chris Sullivan News

Review: AMPED UP POETRY IN MOTION - FREESTYLE LOVE REIGNS SUPREME at Pasadena Playhou Photo Review: AMPED UP POETRY IN MOTION - FREESTYLE LOVE REIGNS SUPREME at Pasadena Playhouse
by Evan Henerson - Jul 24, 2022

The work is smart, kinetic, occasionally a bit raunchy and a blast. Basically, this is part of the evolution of improvised comedy, only with better music. The Groundlings should be so cool.

Interview: Anthony Veneziale Talks About How The Love of Improv and Hip Hop Became FR Photo Interview: Anthony Veneziale Talks About How The Love of Improv and Hip Hop Became FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 30, 2022

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME creator Anthony Veneziale (who is part of the FLS founding trio which includes Thomas Kail and  Lin-Manuel Miranda) talks about what makes the hip-hop improv show so unique, and why the audience is such an important part of the show where every performance is different every time.  FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME is playing at The Old Globe Theatre through July 10th.

Christopher Jackson Will Guest Star in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at The Kennedy Center Photo Christopher Jackson Will Guest Star in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at The Kennedy Center
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME founding member and Grammy and Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Christopher Jackson (Hamilton, In the Heights) will join the national tour of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME as a special guest at the 8 p.m. performances May 10-14 and the 2 p.m. matinees on May 14 and 15 in the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater.

BWW Review: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at the Emerson Colonial is a Masterclass in Improv Photo BWW Review: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at the Emerson Colonial is a Masterclass in Improv
by Erik Bailey - Mar 30, 2022

Improv comedy is one of the most underappreciated arts forms. It is seen by a lot of people as corny and hard to watch. However, improv is a skill that requires a lot of training in order to be pulled off seamlessly. The cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME (now playing at the Emerson Colonial Theater until April 2nd, but continuing to tour the country) proves how incredible improv really can be. 

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME to Play Detroit's Music Hall Photo FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME to Play Detroit's Music Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Producers Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jenny and Jon Steingart, Jill Furman and Broadway In Detroit announced that the national tour of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME will play Detroit’s Music Hall, May 31-June 5, 2022.  

Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises $8.6 Million Photo Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises $8.6 Million
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022

The 30th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party was hosted by 12-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter/actress Lady Gaga, Emmy, Tony, and GRAMMY Award-winner Billy Porter and Emmy Award-winning actor Eric McCormack, alongside CEO of Rocket Entertainment and chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation David Furnish.

VIDEO: Mandy Moore Shares Star-Studded Music Video 'In Real Life' Photo VIDEO: Mandy Moore Shares Star-Studded Music Video 'In Real Life'
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

The new music video features co-stars from the beloved NBC drama This Is Us including Chrissy Metz, Susan Kelechi Watson, Sterling K. Brown, Chris Sullivan, Justin Hartley, and Jon Huertas, as well as friends Hilary Duff, Wilmer Valderrama, Tess Holiday, Skylar Astin, Ashley Streicher of longtime hair and makeup team Streicher sisters, and more.

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME is Coming to Portland Center Stage Photo FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME is Coming to Portland Center Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Producers Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jenny and Jon Steingart, Jill Furman, and Portland Center Stage announced that the national tour of¬†Freestyle Love Supreme¬†will play Portland Center Stage‚Äôs U.S. Bank Main Stage from April 8 ‚Äď May 1, 2022.

BWW Review: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at The Seattle Rep Photo BWW Review: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at The Seattle Rep
by Jay Irwin - Feb 17, 2022

Take the genius that is Lin-Manuel Miranda, add in some delicious improv and shake well and you get the absolute joy that is ‚ÄúFreestyle Love Supreme‚ÄĚ currently playing at the Seattle Rep. Think of it like ‚ÄúHamilton‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúWhose Line Is It Anyway?‚ÄĚ had a baby. From the creative minds of Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale comes this 90-minute, made up on the spot, bullet train that will leave you wanting more and more and more.

Photos/Video: First Look at FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME in Seattle Photo Photos/Video: First Look at FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME in Seattle
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

Before¬†Hamilton, before¬†In the Heights, there was¬†Freestyle Love Supreme. Now ‚ÄĒ direct from‚ÄĮBroadway ‚ÄĒ the original hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale arrives in Seattle.‚ÄĮ‚ÄĮ¬†¬† ‚ÄĮ‚ÄĮ¬†¬†

Chris Sullivan Videos

VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2021

Before Hamilton and In The Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme, the highly-acclaimed improv sensation conceived by Anthony Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Lin Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip From the Season Five Premiere of THIS IS US Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Clip From the Season Five Premiere of THIS IS US

by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020

Watch the two-hour premiere event October 27 9/8c on NBC. Kevin (Justin Hartley) shares some socially-distanced, exciting news with Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby (Chris Sullivan).

BWW TV: Christopher Jackson Performs 9/11 Tribute Medley at the US Open Videoplay
BWW TV: Christopher Jackson Performs 9/11 Tribute Medley at the US Open

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2020

Christopher Jackson performed a moving medley for this year's U.S. Open 9/11 tribute.

Broadway Rewind: Sutton Foster is On Her Way to Broadway in VIOLET! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Sutton Foster is On Her Way to Broadway in VIOLET!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, for the Encores! Off-Center production of Violet. Violet, based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, has music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 23: HADESTOWN Debuts Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Worksho Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, May 23: HADESTOWN Debuts Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop

by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

On this day in 2016, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical HADESTOWN celebrated its off-Broadway opening at New York Theatre Workshop.

VIDEO: Utkarsh Ambudkar Recaps the OSCARS with Freestyle Rap Videoplay
VIDEO: Utkarsh Ambudkar Recaps the OSCARS with Freestyle Rap

by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2020

Utkarsh Ambudkar took to the stage during the Oscars to recap some of the things that had happened throughout the night and performed a freestyle rap!

VIDEO: Get a First Look at WE ARE FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Documentary Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at WE ARE FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Documentary

by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Freestyle Love Supreme will be the subject of a new documentary premiering at Sundance, titled We Are Freestyle Love Supreme. Get a first look at the documentary in the new clip!

ADOPT A HIGHWAY on Blu-ray and DVD on Dec. 24 Videoplay
ADOPT A HIGHWAY on Blu-ray and DVD on Dec. 24

by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 15, 2019

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release ADOPT A HIGHWAY on December 24, 2019 on DVD and Blu-ray. ADOPT A HIGHWAY stars Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Elaine Hendrix (‚ÄúSex & Drugs & Rock & Roll‚ÄĚ), Diane Gaeta (Other People's Children), Mo McRae ('Pitch'), Chris Sullivan ('This Is Us'), and Betty Gabriel (Get Out). The film is written and directed by Logan Marshall-Green in his feature filmmaking debut which had its World Premiere at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. RLJE Films will release ADOPT A HIGHWAY on DVD for an SRP of $29.96 and on Blu-ray for an SRP of $29.97.

BWW TV: Hangin' with the Cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME on Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: Hangin' with the Cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME on Opening Night!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 3, 2019

The Booth Theatre was the place to be last night, as a new kind of show improved its way to the Broadway stage. A blend of hip-hop, improvisational theater, music, and vocal stylings, Freestyle Love Supreme celebrated its opening night, joined by special guests Daveed Diggs, Wayne Brady, Christopger Jackson, James Monroe Igleheart, and of course, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

To Write Love on Her Arms Shares Video for World Suicide Prevention Day Videoplay
To Write Love on Her Arms Shares Video for World Suicide Prevention Day

by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 9, 2019

Nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) has shared an inspiring new video as part of its 'You Make Today Better' campaign to honor World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) and National Suicide Prevention Week (September 8 - September 14). The video features appearances from US Women's National Soccer Team stars Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach, actors Chris Sullivan (This Is Us) and Lorenza Izzo (One Upon A Time In Hollywood), Keltie Knight (Entertainment Tonight) basketball player Kyle Korver, country star Hunter Hayes, Jon Foreman of Switchfoot, singer/songwriter Mat Kearney, pro surfer Caroline Marks, and more. 


Chris Sullivan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Chris Sullivan been in?
Chris Sullivan has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Chris Sullivan been in?
Chris Sullivan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Chris Sullivan been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hadestown and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It .