Passing Strange 2007

Opened: May 14, 2007
Closing: July 01, 2007

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Full Cast & Creative Team Set for The Avett Brothers' SWEPT AWAY at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2023

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has revealed full cast and creative team for Swept Away. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Michael Shannon & Paul Sparks Led WAITING FOR GODOT & More Set for TFANA 2023-24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2023

Discover the exciting lineup for the TFANA 2023-24 season, featuring the talented duo Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks in the iconic play Waiting for Godot. Get all the details on the dates and venue, and make sure not to miss this powerful and highly anticipated production.

Exclusive: Colman Domingo Hosts a PASSING STRANGE Dinner Party Reunion on YOU ARE HERE
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2023

On an upcoming episode of his AMC travel series You Are Here, Colman Domingo reunited the cast of the 2008 Broadway musical, Passing Strange. Watch an exclusive video clip from the episode, which reunites the cast of Passing Strange, which also includes Daniel Breaker, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and more, also featuring Susan Stroman and Mary Zimmerman.

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

Trinity Rep Presents SWEENEY TODD
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

Trinity Repertory Company concludes its 2022-23 Season with the award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Curt Columbus, Sweeney Todd runs at Trinity Rep in the Dowling Theater from May 25 through June 25, 2023.

Complete Cast and Creative Team Set for THE COTILLION World Premiere at A.R.T./New York
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2023

New Georges and The Movement Theatre Company will present The Harriet Holland Social Club Presents The 84th Annual Star-Burst Cotillion in the Grand Ballroom of The Renaissance Hotel written and directed by Colette Robert.

Pamela Sneed to Lead Celebration Of The Juke Joint In Park Avenue Armory's Making Space Public Programming Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2023

Park Avenue Armory's Making Space public programming series will present the second program it its 2023 season, Juke Joint, Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st.

Vanguard Theater Company Presents The Tony Award Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2023

This month, Vanguard Theater Company presents the second show of their second MainStage season with the production of the comedy-drama rock musical, Passing Strange.

Thomas Jay Ryan, Cara Ricketts, Thom Sesma & More to Star in ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023

RED BULL THEATER has announced the cast for the first of its two Off-Broadway productions, Arden of Faversham, opening this Spring at the newly renovated Lucille Lortel Theatre.

Video: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Plus Watch a New Trailer!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 1, 2023

The full cast and creative team has been announced for the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. Plus, check out a new trailer of the cast in action!

Patrick Page to Star in KING LEAR at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of King Lear. STC favorite Patrick Page will star as the titular king. See who else is in the cast, how to purchase tickets, and more!

Who Will Win at the 2022 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Rebecca Naomi Jones!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 4, 2020

Today's episode features Rebecca Naomi Jones- best known for her performances in the Broadway rock musicals Passing Strange, American Idiot, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.Jones was born in New York City, New York, to a musician father. Her mother is Jewish and her father is African-American. Jones performed in the children's chorus of the Metropolitan Opera as a youth and graduated from the Berkeley Carroll School in 1999. 'I did theatre all throughout middle school and high school and was really into it, the same with singing,' she said.

WP Theater Announces World Premiere of WHERE WE STAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

WP Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced that the world premiere of playwright and performer Donnetta Lavinia Grays' Where We Stand, co-presented by WP Theater and Baltimore Center Stage, will star Grays [Men on Boats, In The Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)], who will alternate select performances with David Ryan Smith (One Man, Two Guvnors; Passing Strange) beginning February 15. Directed by Tamilla Woodard (Hadestown Broadway associate director), previews begin Off-Broadway on Friday, January 31 at WP Theater with an opening night of February 11, 2020. The limited engagement at WP Theater will run through March 1, 2020 before playing Baltimore Center Stage April 2-26.

AS STRANGE LOOP IN CONCERT Announced At Joe's Pub
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Live For Five Lottery For A STRANGE LOOP
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Berkeley Rep Celebrates AIN'T TOO PROUD, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, And HADESTOWN Tony Award Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre congratulates three productions that were honored with over 20 nominations in today's 2019 Tony Award announcement.  Two of the shows were part of Berkeley Rep's 2017-18 season: the world premiere of Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations and the West Coast premiere of What the Constitution Means to Me.  The third show, Hadestown, was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work in 2015.

Moliere In The Park Announces Inaugural Season with Samira Wiley & Stew
by Julie Musbach - Apr 25, 2019

Moliere in the Park, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance and the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, has announced its inaugural season.

Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Stage World Premiere of A STRANGE LOOP
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2019

Playwrights Horizons, in association with Page 73, present the world premiere production of A Strange Loop, with book, music, and lyrics by 2017 Jonathan Larson Award and2017 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award-winner Michael R. Jackson, 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).

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Julie Musbach - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

Kim Whitener Steps Down as Executive Director of HERE
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2018

HERE's Board of Directors announces that long-time Producing/Executive Director Kim Whitener will step down from HERE Art Center this fall to return to creative producing and consulting with her company KiWi Productions, where she will work with a range of US artists and companies primarily in the contemporary opera-theater and music-theater worlds.

Stew & Heidi Perform One Night Only Concert June 18 To Launch New CDs
by Julie Musbach - Jun 13, 2018

STEW & THE NEGRO PROBLEM - the powerhouse indie rock band fronted by longtime collaborators Stew and Heidi Rodewald - will perform a one-night-only concert at THE TOTAL BENT/NATIVE SONG DOUBLE RECORD RELEASE PARTY, featuring selections from the duo's two most recent recordings, on Monday, June 18 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St.) in Manhattan.  Doors open at 7 pm for the concert beginning at 8 pm.

Passing Strange FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Passing Strange has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Broadway which opened in 2008 and Broadway which opened in 2008.
Passing Strange has been nominated for several awards. De'Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Stew were all nominated for Performance awards at the Obie Awards. Additionally, Kevin Adams was nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design at The Lortels.
Passing Strange has won several awards. These include Performance (Obie Awards) for De'Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Stew. The show also received the Outstanding Lighting Design award at The Lortels for Kevin Adams.

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