The wait is over!!! For the first time in 17 MONTHS, Broadway’s long-running intermission is over!!! Tonight is a history making evening as Lincoln Center Theater / LCT3‘s critically acclaimed production of Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s play Pass Over begins preview performances at the August Wilson Theatre. It also becomes the first straight play (and new work) to open on the Great Bright Way since the shutdown.
Under the direction of Obie Award winner Danya Taymor, the 3-person cast is led by…..
Jeff Award nominee Namir Smallwood (Off Broadway’s Pipeline and BLKS) in his ON Broadway debut as “Kitch”,
We are so happy to be celebrating the Great Bright Way’s triumphant comeback this year after over 17 months of hell. We are strong. We are inspiring. We are starting to see the light once again.
For a reminder since COVID-19 / Delta Variant cases are still happening, there production will be following extreme safety guidelines for everyone’s safe and health. It consists of….
showing proof that you’ve taken the COVID-19 vaccination with an FDA or WHO-authorized vaccine,
Guests under the age of 16 that have NOT been vaccinated or those who are unable due to a disability or religious belief will be required to take a NEGATIVE result from either a COVID-19 PCR test (at least 72 hours prior to showtime) or a COVID-19 antigen test taken (within 6 hours prior to the performance),
Face Masks must been worn when moving around the Theater, being in the lobby, or using the restrooms. However, you will have the optional opportunity to take it off is at your seat.
Currently, there have been reports of COVID-19 positive rates going up once again. This is all for everyone’s continue safety and health.
PLEASE NOTE: These policies will be in place till the possibility of it changing either in September or sooner.
In addition for anyone attending tonight’s first preview performance, the company of PASS OVER will be celebrating the return of Broadway with a post-show BLOCK PARTY outside the August Wilson Theatre. This evening, West 52nd Street between 8th Avenue and Broadway will be shutdown from 8pm-11am. The party is FREE!!! As soon as the 90 minute play performance, Theatergoers and fans will get to party it up with the company. There will be Live Music by S.N.O.B. (DJ Duggz, DJ Ari Grooves, and Emily McGill). In addition, it will also have special to-go menus for purchase from the block’s vendors including Haswell Green’s, Victor’s Cafe, and the M Social Hotel.
PASS OVER will run for a 9 WEEK LIMITED ENGAGEMENT on Broadway. Its official Opening Night is set for September 20th, 2021 and will run through October 10th, 2021.
WELCOME BACK BROADWAY!!!
HAPPY 1ST PERFORMANCE PASS OVER!!
Break legs to the cast, crew, and creative team!!
Have a happy, healthy, and safe run!!
Who is excited?!!!!