Passing Strange
Theatre: Belasco
Status: Closed
(February 08, 2008 - July 20, 2008 )
  • Preview: February 8, 2008
  • Open: February 28, 2008
  • Close: July 20, 2008
Musical - Broadway Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins

“Passing Strange” is the story of a young black bohemian on a journey of escape and exploration that takes him from his middle-class, church-reared youth in South Central L.A. to the drug-laced world of sex in Amsterdam to the art and anarchism of Berlin -- with a bevy of eye-opening experiences and life lessons along the way.

For The Record:

“Passing Strange” had its World Premiere under the auspices of The Public Theater in collaboration w/Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It opened at The Public on May 14, 2007 with the above cast.

Total Gross: $5,161,374
Average Weekly Gross: $215,057
Total Gross Potential: 32%
Total Attendance: 97,370
Average Weekly Attendance: 52%

Staff & Creative Team

Book, Music & Lyrics:

Stew

Director:

Annie Dorsen

Choreographer:

Karole Armitage

Settings:

David Korins

Lighting:

Kevin Adams

Sound:

Tom Morse

Orchestrations:

Stew
Heidi Rodewald

Cast

Narrator 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008
Mother 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008
Youth 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008
Edwina/Marianna/Sudabey 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008
Franklin/Joop/Mr Venus 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008
Terry/Christophe/Hugo 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008
Sherry/Renata/Desi 02/08/2008 - 07/20/2008