Turn Me Loose Tickets

John Legend and Get Lifted Film Co. present a new comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory--starring Scandal's Joe Morton--that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy.

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Now extended through July 17!

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About Turn Me Loose - Off Broadway

Show Info

Running Time
90 (no intermission)
Audience
May be inappropriate for 16 and under
Previewed
May 3, 2016
Opened
May 19, 2016
Closed
Jul 17, 2016

Turn Me Loose Reviews

Better than almost anything in any theatre!
WABC-TV
A brilliant Joe Morton TAKES YOUR BREATH AWAY in the SCORCHINGLY FUNNY Turn Me Loose.
Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
One of the most ASTONISHING performances OF ANY SEASON” by “One of the BEST STAGE ACTORS of his generation“ giving “an UNFORGETTABLE PORTRAYAL of an UNFORGETTABLE MAN.”
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Summary

John Legend and Get Lifted Film Co. present a new comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory--starring Scandal's Joe Morton--that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy.

Gregory confronted bigotry with shockingly disarming humor, marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., and deeply influenced comics from Richard Pryor to Chris Rock. He’s been a prolific writer, muckraker, provocateur, candidate for mayor of Chicago and for president of the United States. He was singled out by President Obama as one of his all-time favorite comedians. Experience the comic genius of Dick Gregory and the poetic final words of his mentor, slain civil rights activist, Medgar Evers: “Turn Me Loose.
Extended by Popular Demand Through July 17!