BWW TV Exclusive: Passing Strange's Karen Pittman 'FLIPS' for BroadwayWorld
What happens when you give a couple of cast members of Passing Strange the hot new gadget - The Flip - and let them loose on their fellow cast members? Click now to watch Part 2 as Karen Pittman takes you backstage of Passing Strange!
The new musical Passing Strange opened on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on February 28th to rave reviews. With book and lyrics by the popular singer/songwriter Stew, and with music by Stew and his longtime musical partner Heidi Rodewald, Passing Strange is directed by and created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen. Passing Strange is nominated for 7 Awards: Best Musical; Best Book of a Musical: Stew; Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Music: Stew and Heidi Rodewald Lyrics: Stew; Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical: Stew; Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical: Daniel Breaker; Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical: de'Adre Aziza; and Best Orchestrations: Stew & Heidi Rodewald
Passing Strange is the first musical by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, best-known for their rock-and-roll music since 2000 when they formed the band The Negro Problem, also known as STEW, promptly winning two Album of the Year Awards from Entertainment Weekly for their acclaimed works "Guest Host" and "The Naked Dutch Painter." PASSING STRANGE will perform Tuesdays at 7pm; Wednesdays - Saturdays at 8pm; Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm; and Sundays at 3pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Broadway. Tickets are priced $111.50 - $66.50 - $36.50 - $26.50, and are available through Tele-charge at www.TeleCharge.com, or by calling 212-239-6200.