Passing Strange

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Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theatre

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019
Wit, by Margaret Edson, presented by actor Pamela Vogel, opens for eight performances in a limited run. It is one production in the inaugural year of the Houston Equity Festival, a collection of local professional actors, all members of the union Actors' Equity Association, each of whom is mounting her/his own show during the summer and fall of 2019. Ms. Vogel (Leap and the Net Will Appear / Catastrophic Theatre) plays Vivian Bearing, and Vance Johnson (Bootycandy / Catastrophic Theatre) and (Passing Strange / Standing Room Only Productions) directs.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Actress Crystal Bush explores her personal story of addiction and redemption in her celebrated new original solo show CHRISSY METH - A Dance with the Devil and the Journey Back to Self, at the Santa Monica Playhouse presents The BFF Binge Fringe Festival of Free Theatre Event on October 25th.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Firehouse Theatre presents the Richmond premiere of PASSING STRANGE Firehouse Theatre is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the Richmond premiere of Stew and Heidi Rodewald's award-winning musical PASSING STRANGE.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Clare Barron's ferocious, tender, and raucous comedy Dance Nation takes the stage at the Wilma Theater, October 22 through November 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents the second offering in its 'Stages of Awakening' Season 5 with the American premiere of Theory by Norman Yeung, directed by Associate Artistic Director, Victoria Murray Baatin, making her Mosaic directorial debut.  The play, Winner of Canada's Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition and produced to acclaim at Toronto's Tarragon Theatre last fall, runs at the Atlas Performing Arts Center from October 23 through November 17, 2019.  Opening press night takes place Monday, October 28 at 7:30 pm following 5 preview performances, including a full Pay-What-You- Can performance October 23, with additional Pay-What-You-Can tickets available throughout the preview period. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Kit Ingui, Long Wharf Theatre's current Acting Managing Director, will assume the role of Managing Director of Long Wharf Theatre effective immediately. Ingui, with 20 years of experience in Broadway and Off-Broadway production, has become a highly-regarded and key member of the leadership team since joining Long Wharf Theatre in 2017 and served as Acting Managing Director from July to September 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Seven-time Tony Award winning producers Sue Wagner and John Johnson announced today the formation of their new venture, Wagner Johnson Productions.
by Susan Haubenstock - Sep 16, 2019
A rocking, lively, faithful rendition of 'Passing Strange,' the unique musical by Stew and Heide Rodewald, created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen, features a flawless ensemble of performers in Firehouse's production, directed by Tawnya Pettiford-Wates.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Matt Williams' play FEAR will receive its World Premiere beginning Tuesday, October 15 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), directed by Tea Alagić. A limited run, FEAR will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24 and run through December 8, 2019. Tickets are $65- $89 and can be purchased by visiting FearthePlay.com or by calling (866) 811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
A Strange Loop in Concert, a performance celebrating the release of the original cast recording of Michael R. Jackson's immensely acclaimed musical, will come to Joe's Pub at the Public on Monday, October 14.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2019
Today's top stories: the national tour of Bandstand officially opens today, and more!
by Ben Rimalower - Oct 28, 2019
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to playwright, composer, and lyricist Michael R. Jackson about Tori Amos's 1994 album 'Under the Pink.' They also discuss Liz Phair, Joni Mitchell, Mariah Carey, alt rock, Fiona Apple, 'Show Boat,' William Finn, 'In Trousers,' 'Raisin,' Sondheim, 'Company,' 'Rent,' and 'Passing Strange.' Michael talks about how he discovered his favorite songwriters and how they influenced his own writing process. Michael's acclaimed new musical 'A Strange Loop' recently played to sold-out audiences, and the cast recording is now available from Broadway Records.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
 Founding Artistic Director Patrick Dooley has this to say about Shotgun's latest lineup: a?oeFor 2020 we selected a season of plays with writing that leaped off the page. Words so good that you want to hear them every night. And we found plays with characters that intrigue us a?" not necessarily because they're so honorable that we want to be like them a?" but because we might have something to learn from their all too familiar shortcomings. We hope you'll be as inspired (and hopeful!) as we are for our 2020 season.a??
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the five award-winning artists who will lead the creative team for the world premiere of Swept Away.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Rehearsals have begun and it feels like sha la la for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed by John Simpkins.
by Monroe George - Oct 11, 2019
Rebecca Naomi Jones was recently honored with a portrait at Sardi's! BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Sundance Institute's Theatre Program will support three ambitious new works for the stage, and their four women creators, at this year's two-week Theatre Lab at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). The Lab, which runs from November 10 to November 24th, will feature the concentrated and abundant time and resources, including individual casting from a dedicated acting company and daily rehearsals, that has long been a signature of Sundance's Labs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
City Theater Company blasts through Wilmington this December with Passing Strange, the powerful rock musical by Stew. This coming-of-age story follows a young black musician's search for 'The Real' -- meaning and purpose through the creation of his art.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
A new wave of African American Theatre is sweeping through mid-Michigan with Passing Strange. That's right, the electrifying rock and roll musical that took Broadway by storm in 2008- winning multiple Drama Desk Awards and the 2008 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical-will find a home in Flint, MI at Flint Local 432 for three nights December 6, 7, & 8, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Put Your House in Order, by acclaimed Chicago playwright Ike Holter (Lottery Day), directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The show kicks off the Playhouse's 2019/2020 season, running in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum June 2 - 30.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces three winning plays for the The 2019 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series: Passing Parades by Fengar Gael, The New Galileos by Amy Berryman, and Three Months with Pook by Jack Feldstein on Mondays, June 17- July 22, 2019 at 7pm at The Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus), will, from today, May 13, through Thursday, May 16, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the world premiere production of 2019 Whiting Award Winner Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, (May 24-July 7), presented in association with Page 73 (Producing Artistic Director Michael Walkup, Managing Director Amanda Feldman). Directed by Stephen Brackett (Be More Chill, Buyer and Cellar) and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly (Playwrights: If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka; Ugly (Black Queer Zoo), Fairview), A Strange Loop explores the thoughts of Usher, a black, queer writer working a job he hates while writing his original musical: a piece about a black, queer writer, working a job he hates while writing his original musical. Michael R. Jackson's blistering, momentous new musical (and his professional debut) follows a young artist at war with a host of demons-not least of which are the punishing thoughts in his own head-in an attempt to capture and understand his own strange loop.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize...
by Dan Dwyer - Jun 27, 2019
Stew and Heidi Rodewald of the band The Negro Problem and the songwriter team who created the Tony, Drama Desk and Obie-winning musical Passing Strange are hitting the road with a new act called Staged Dives, which they're previewing at the Ancram Opera House in Columbia County, New York June 28 and 29 before bringing it to Joe's Pub in August. They talked with Dan Dwyer of Off Script about the new show and their twenty-year collaboration.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
"Complicated," "Sk8er Boi," "When You're Gone," "Girlfriend," "My Happy Ending" - the music of eight-time Grammy Award-nominated singersongwriter and Rolling Stone's 2002 Influential Woman of the Year, Avril Lavigne, comes to Feinstein's54 Below for one night only!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Moonbox Productions announces its theatrical line up for the 2019-2020 season. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Wit, by Margaret Edson, presented by actor Pamela Vogel opens for eight performances in a limited run; a production in the inaugural year of the Houston Equity Festival a collection of local professional actors, all members of the union Actors' Equity Association, each of whom is mounting herhis own show during the summer and fall of 2019. Ms. Vogel (Leap and the Net Will Appear Catastrophic Theatre) plays Vivian Bearing, and Vance Johnson (Bootycandy Theatre) and (Passing Strange Standing Room Only Productions) directs.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of the Tony, Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning rock musical Passing Strange, will open the Ancram Opera House 2019 summer season with the world premiere of their new musical Staged Dives in two performances on June 28 and 29 at 8:30pm. Tickets are $35 and available at ancramoperahouse.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company announces a one week extension of the world premiere production of The Secret Life of Bees.
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 17, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold, choreographed by Chris Walker and based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd, just opened at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). The production is a limited run through July 14, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Review Roundups - Jun 13, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company' presents the world premiere of the new musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold, choreographed by Chris Walkerand based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold, choreographed by Chris Walker and based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Kerstin Anderson (My Fair Lady), Diana Huey (The Little Mermaid), Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland), Jenna Najjar (The Three Musketeers), Megan Reinking (Hair), and Alyah Chanelle Scott (Passing Strange) round off the cast of 54 CELEBRATES AMY WINEHOUSE at Feinstein's/54 Below, Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 at 9:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Based on the Book "We're All Bad in Bed," Bad in Bed Live has announced a Denver stop on its regional tour. The production will run August 15 - 17 at the Byron Theatre at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, University of Denver. 2344 East Iliff Ave, Denver 80210.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Joshua Borenstein, who has served at Long Wharf Theatre for 13 years, including as its Managing Director since 2011, will leave the organization at the end of July.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is currently in its third record-smashing year at the Music Box Theatre. Following the success of the Broadway production, a national tour launched soon after, bringing the story across North America. A sit-down production made its way to Toronto earlier this year, and will be followed by a West End production set to debut in October 2019 at the Noel Coward Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
We cut loose this past weekend as Mason Reeves took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for a behind-the-scenes look at The Muny's production of Footloose! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by Paul Smith - Jul 20, 2019
Hamilton is ready to blow us all away as they enter their fourth year of their monumental Broadway run! Take a look at the current cast that is burning up the Richard Rodgers stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Sundance Institute's 2019 Theatre Lab convenes Monday, July 8; the Institute announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors today.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 19, 2019
It's time to cut loose because Mason Reeves is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Saturday July 20th at The Muny's production of Footloose! Be sure to tune in and kick off your Sunday shoes to get a behind-the-scenes look at this 80s favorite! Let's hear it for the boy and for this takeover!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Danielle Wade (Mean Girls), known for winning CBC's Over The Rainbow, the nationwide search Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard of Oz,joins 54 Sings Avril Lavigne at Feinstein's54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2019
Wit, by Margaret Edson, presented by actor Pamela Vogel, opens for eight performances in a limited run. It is one production in the inaugural year of the Houston Equity Festival, a collection of local professional actors, all members of the union Actors' Equity Association, each of whom is mounting her/his own show during the summer and fall of 2019. Ms. Vogel (Leap and the Net Will Appear / Catastrophic Theatre) plays Vivian Bearing, and Vance Johnson (Bootycandy / Catastrophic Theatre) and (Passing Strange / Standing Room Only Productions) directs.
by Fred Kaufman - Aug 3, 2019
Announced Richmond Theatre season 2019-2020
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Stage and screen actress Karen Pittman, who starred in the off-Broadway production of Pipeline, has joined the cast of Paramount Network's Yellowstone in a recurring role opposite Kevin Costner, according to Deadline.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Firehouse Theatre announces cast and creative team for Richmond premiere of PASSING STRANGE Firehouse Theatre is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the Richmond premiere of Stew and Heidi Rodewald's award-winning musical PASSING STRANGE.