IT’S ALRIGHT! The acclaimed Tony winning coming of age musical Passing Strange is eyeing it’s possible way back to Broadway Spring 2018. This new production will be produced by The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia featuring Stew and Heidi Rodewald overlooking it. No word has been announced on when the show will actually it.
PASSING STRANGE tells the story of a young African American on a journey pf self discovery about family, cultures, spirituality, love, drugs, sex and music in Europe. The show originally premiered at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2006. It later moved on to an Off Broadway run at The Public Theater in May 2007. Following it’s acclaimed sold out run, the show moved on to Broadway’s Belasco Theatre in 2008 winning 1 Tony Award for Best Book a Musical (for Stew) in 2008.
The final 3 performance of the original Broadway production were captured on film by Spike Lee. It played selected movie Theaters before later airing on Great Performances l PBS.
Who is excited if this is true?!!
A revival of the Real: Passing Strange may be making a Broadway comeback in spring 2018.
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