Sunday, September 26, 2021

Are we all ready for the show to go on? by Victoria Cairl

5 things theatre must do as we move on to a new stage photo by Playbill“Curtain up. Light the lights. We’ve got nothing to hit but the heights. Starting here, starting now. Honey every…

SOURCE: victoriacairl.medium.com at 09:11AM
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Finding Redemption and Rebirth on the Road to Broadway by Salamishah Tillet

The “Pass Over” playwright’s bold decision to alter her play’s ending was essential, she said, to convey the message that “we as a people need to heal.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 06:32PM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

PASS OVER: Hardly a Religious Ceremony by Peter Filichia

As soon as the curtain rises on PASS OVER, we immediately have two questions. What is there at the bottom...Continue Reading The post PASS OVER: Hardly a Religious Ceremony appeared first on…

SOURCE: broadwayselect.com at 04:55AM
Monday, September 20, 2021

Curtain Up! Live From Duffy Square by TDF

September 19, 2021: Right next to the TKTS booth, we went live at the Curtain Up! finale in Duffy Square! Watch performances of shows currently on or returning to Broadway: Ain’t Too Pro…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM
Sunday, September 19, 2021

Pass Over by David Kaufman

The spartan set design by Wilson Chin features a large tin can, a tall streetlamp, a very large tire, a milk crate, and a high basketball net. The first two actors, Jon Michael Hill (as Mose…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:51PM

Pass Over Playwright Antoinette Nwandu: From George Floyd to a Vision of Hope and Forgiveness by NewYorkTheater

After an introduction by Jelani Aladdin, Nwandu Antoinette speaks about her play "Pass Over" to the crowd on the Curtain Up Broadway concert finale, September 19, 2021

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:31PM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Broadway Review: “Pass Over” at the August Wilson Theatre (Through Sunday October 10, 2021) by David Roberts

In Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s most recent iteration of “Pass Over,” two “brothers” Moses (Jon Michael Hill) and Kitch (Namir Smallwood) engage in an interminable exchange of esca…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:13AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Broadway Returns with “PASS OVER” by Richard Seff

A playwright with a powerful voice and a director of taste and imagination have joined forces to end the 18 month drought on Broadway of plays, musicals, revues, and other forms of live enli…

SOURCE: onandoffbroadwaytheaterreviews.com at 08:35PM

Go Inside Opening Night of Broadway's Pass Over by Caitlin Moynihan

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over celebrated its opening night on September 12. Although the play moved up its opening night date to August 22, the production celebrated the originall…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:06PM

The Broadway Company of Pass Over Celebrates Opening Night

The reviews came out weeks ago, so Sunday was a night to party.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:42AM

PASS OVER – reopens on Broadway – Proceed with caution by Oscar E Moore

Going to see this production at the August Wilson Theatre on September 11 – a day of remembrance was eerily strange.  It was a beautiful day.  PASS OVER was to be my first show since my …

SOURCE: Oscar E. Moore at 09:06AM

Pass Over - Reopens on Broadway - Be Forewarned by Oscar E. Moore

PASS OVER is ultimately unsatisfying despite the excellent acting.

SOURCE: Talk Entertainment at 06:54AM
Monday, September 13, 2021

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu, Namir Smallwood, and More Talk PASS OVER on the Red Carpet by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/PassOverRedCarpet Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can c…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out video from the star-studded red carpet!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:05PM

Go Inside the Opening Celebration of Pass Over on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Dyllón Burnside, Blair Underwood, and more came out to celebrate Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s acclaimed drama September 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM

Review — Pass Over Considers Black Liberation by Toussaint Jeanlouis

Pass Over, written by Antoinette Nwandu, is a message about the Black Liberation Movement. The first work by a Black playwright at the August Wilson Theatre is an Afro-Surrealist play that o…

SOURCE: BroadwayBlack at 11:00AM

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:58AM

Photos: Inside the PASS OVER Opening Night Celebration

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the opening night celebration here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

Photos: PASS OVER Officially Opens on Broadway; The Cast Takes Their Opening Night Bows

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:47AM
Sunday, September 12, 2021

This Week on Broadway for September 12, 2021: Jim Caruso and Pass Over by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Jim Caruso. We also review the first play to open on Broadway in 18 months, Pass Over. This Week on Broadway h…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, September 11, 2021

A stellar reopening of Broadway with ‘Pass Over’ at the August Wilson Theatre by Deb Miller

Under a stark city streetlight, two homeless men, Moses and Kitch, are stuck in the same spot, in the same worn and dirty clothing, repeating the same routine, day after day. While dreaming …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:06PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

[HD] York Theatre's UNSUNG with Sarafina Bush and Gerry McIntyre by York Theatre Company

UNSUNG is created by The York Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director, Gerry McIntyre, as a way to meet BIPOC artists working behind the scenes in theater. Join Gerry as he interviews …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:39AM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Broadway Reopens With ‘Pass Over,’ An Absurdist Examination of Racism by Matthew Wexler

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's "Pass Over" reopens Broadway with a visceral and poignant examination of heartbreak, hope and joy. The post Broadway Reopens With ‘Pass Over,’ An Absurdist…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:06PM

Pass Over ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg September 9, 2021: In Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s “Pass Over” a couple of tramps - homeless black guys - dream about getting off the block,” getting some food a…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 05:34PM
Saturday, September 4, 2021

B&Me's Annual Labor Day Salute This Year Goes to Theater's Frontline Workers: Ushers by Broadwayandme

What a difference a year makes.                   Or doesn’t.  During the spring and summer evenings of 2020 we New Yorkers stood at our windows or out on the sidewalks to appla…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:24AM

Why Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu Rewrote Pass Over’s Ending for Broadway by Felicia Fitzpatrick

With this new version, the playwright offers a glimpse of a better world.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, September 3, 2021

Labor Day Weekend 2021 Theater to Catch Up On by New York Theater

Here are shows you can still see either on stage, or online, or both, during Labor Day weekend, with links to my reviews. Of course, there are now four shows running on Broadway — Springst…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:27PM

‘Pass Over’ Breakout Namir Smallwood on His Long Road to Broadway by Brent Lang

When Namir Smallwood took the stage for the first preview of his first show on Broadway, the audience gave him and his “Pass Over” co-star Jon Michael Hill a thunderous standing ovation.…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:43PM

September 3, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .   1 – Broadway Theater Safety “Our building is the safest building you can walk into.” Read more below about how Pass Ov…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Broadway Comes Together For Concert Capping Off Curtain Up! Times Square Festival: 18 Musicals & 5 Plays Will Participate by Greg Evans

The three-day Curtain Up! festival in Times Square later this month will culminate in a big Sunday concert featuring performers from 18 Broadway musicals and five plays, with shows represent…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:38PM

Broadway Drama Is Back With the Scorching ‘Pass Over’ by David Cote

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's "Pass Over" has the makings of a modern and Black retelling of "Waiting for Godot" yet stands alone, moving.

SOURCE: observer.com at 10:53AM

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