Super Freak: The Rick James Story

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Opening Performance

The stage bursts to life in the gritty streets of Buffalo, the backdrop for the arrival of the King of Punk Funk, Mr. Rick James.

Standing 5’11” with his iconic braids and leather-clad body, Rick’s flamboyant and unruly stage persona takes center stage. Super Freak: The Rick James Story brings Rick James’ turbulent life to the stage, creating a musical extravaganza that immerses the audience in a vibrant and sensual showcase of his popular hits such as “Give It to Me Baby,” “Mary Jane,” and “Super Freak.”

Beyond the glittering facade, the musical explores the layers of Rick’s internal struggles and insane lifestyle filled with sex, drugs, and music. Super Freak: The Rick James Story captures the essence of a musical icon, leaving audiences with an unforgettable experience and the resounding declaration, “He’s Rick James, Bitch!”

Super Freak: The Rick James Story is based on GLOW by Rick James and David Ritz, and MEMOIRS OF A SUPER FREAK by Rick James.

Event may not be suitable for children under the age of 12. The show runs approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes including one intermission.

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