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Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu

 
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Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu is a New York-based playwright and TV writer. A filmed version of the Jeff-award winning Steppenwolf production of her play Pass Over, directed by Spike Lee, was filmed by Amazon Studios. Last February, Victory Gardens produced the world premiere of her play Breach: a ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu is a New York-based playwright and TV writer. A filmed version of the Jeff-award winning Steppenwolf production of her play Pass Over, directed by Spike Lee, was filmed by Amazon Studios. Last February, Victory Gardens produced the world premiere of her play Breach: a ... (read complete bio)

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Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu Biography

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu is a New York-based playwright and TV writer. A filmed version of the Jeff-award winning Steppenwolf production of her play Pass Over, directed by Spike Lee, was filmed by Amazon Studios. Last February, Victory Gardens produced the world premiere of her play Breach: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate. Antoinette is a MacDowell Fellow, a Dramatists Guild Fellow, and an Ars Nova Play Group alum. Supporters of her work include The Sundance Theatre Lab, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Ignition Fest, The Cherry Lane Mentor Project, Page73, and PlayPenn. Honors include the 2018 Whiting Award, the 2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, and spots on the 2016 and 2017 Kilroys lists. Antoinette writes for Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” (Netflix), and is under commission from Echo Theater Company, Colt Coeur, Ars Nova, and Audible.






Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu News

Where Are All of the Female Theatre Critics? Photo Where Are All of the Female Theatre Critics?
by Cara Joy David - Nov 11, 2022

In this, the second installment in our series on women playwrights, the playwrights speak about critical interpretation of their work and the lack of powerful female critics. Please read Part I here, which discusses the more general issues female playwrights face.

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Jeb Kreager & More to Star in Will Arbery's EVANSTON SALT COS Photo Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Jeb Kreager & More to Star in Will Arbery's EVANSTON SALT COSTS CLIMBING Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

The New Group has announced complete casting and dates for the company’s 2022-23 Season opener: Evanston Salt Costs Climbing, by Will Arbery and directed by Danya Taymor. The New York premiere of this play about climate and change will feature Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Jeb Kreager, Ken Leung, and Rachel Sachnoff.

Cast Announced For UK and Ireland Tour of MY FAIR LADY Photo Cast Announced For UK and Ireland Tour of MY FAIR LADY
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

Casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Bartlett Sher's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY, which comes to Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday 8 March – Sunday 26 March 2023.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Dominique Morisseau, Vivian Reed, Black Theatre United & More  Photo Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Dominique Morisseau, Vivian Reed, Black Theatre United & More to be Honored by Project1VOICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Project1VOICE, a New York-based organization dedicated to supporting theatre and the performing arts by people of African descent, has announced the esteemed recipients for their upcoming Project1VOICE Honors. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees will include Vivian Reed, two-time Tony-nominated veteran of five Broadway shows and more.

Photos: First Look at PASS OVER at Theatre NOVA Photo Photos: First Look at PASS OVER at Theatre NOVA
by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2022

Theatre NOVA returns to in-person productions with “Pass Over” by Antoinette Nwandu, which runs March 25 through April 17, 2022.

Rachel Chavkin & More to Join Nikki Bedi for BBC's THE ARTS ON TOUR IN NEW YORK Photo Rachel Chavkin & More to Join Nikki Bedi for BBC's THE ARTS ON TOUR IN NEW YORK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022

Nikki is joined on stage by Robert Battle, artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre; Rachel Chavkin, director of Tony and Grammy-winning Broadway musical Hadestown; and playwright Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu, author of Pass Over, the first Broadway play to open after the pandemic.

PASS OVER Comes to Theatre NOVA in March Photo PASS OVER Comes to Theatre NOVA in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's resident nonprofit professional theatre, will make a return to in-person productions with “Pass Over” by Antoinette Nwandu, which runs March 25 through April 17, 2022.

BWW Review: PASS OVER at Marin Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: PASS OVER at Marin Theatre Company
by Steve Murray - Feb 9, 2022

Two bros hanging on their street corner shooting the shit opens Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over, their streetwise banter peppered with hundreds of n-words is a fascinating insight into their relationship, its pecking order, and their determination to move on from the fear and scarcity of their lives.

BWW Previews: OUTCAST THEATRE COLLECTIVE'S PASSOVER  at thestudio@620 Photo BWW Previews: OUTCAST THEATRE COLLECTIVE'S PASSOVER at thestudio@620
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 4, 2022

In PASSOVER, Tron Montgomery plays Moses, while Lance Felton and Joshua Dupree play Kitch. Michael Menszycki portrays both Mister and Ossifer.

Ars Nova Announces 17 New Artist Residencies and Commissions Photo Ars Nova Announces 17 New Artist Residencies and Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

 Ars Nova has announced 17 new artists and groups selected in 2022 for residencies and commissions at Ars Nova. The Company’s dynamic slate of artist residencies and commissions supports outside-the-box thinking and encourages innovative, genre-bending work.

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu Videos

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER Videoplay
VIDEO: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2021

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out video from the star-studded red carpet!

VIDEO: PASS OVER Takes Its First Broadway Bow at the August Wilson Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: PASS OVER Takes Its First Broadway Bow at the August Wilson Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2021

Pass Over, the first Broadway show to begin performances since the start of the pandemic, took its first bow at the August Wilson Theatre tonight, heralding Broadway's return after a year and a half away!


Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu written?
Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu has written 2 shows including Pass Over (Playwright), Tuvalu Or, The Saddest Song (Playwright).