Sunday, June 12, 2022

Tony Award Winners 2022: Live Updates - Who's taking home prizes by Raven Snook

A constantly updated list of winners --- Time to celebrate Broadway's return season! Produced by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the 75th annual Tony Awards take place at …

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Tony Award Winners 2022: 'The Lehman Trilogy' and 'Company' Dominate - Who took home prizes by Raven Snook

Who took home prizes --- The Lehman Trilogy and Company were the big winners at the 75th annual Tony Awards, which took place at Radio City Music Hall. The Lehman Trilogy won five prizes, in…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Drama Desk Award Winners 2022: Spreading the Love Around - 'Clyde's,' 'Company' and 'SIX' win four awards each by Raven Snook

Clyde's, Company and SIX win four awards each --- Talk about spreading the love! No one production dominated the 2022 Drama Desk Awards, which honor shows on Broadway and beyond in NYC. The …

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Award Nominations 2022: 'A Strange Loop,' 'MJ,' 'Paradise Square' Lead the Pack - The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season by Raven Snook

The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season --- Earlier this morning, Broadway favorites Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry announced the 2022 Tony Award nominees on YouTube, an…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

2022 Tony Awards: Read our review recaps, analyses for all 34 eligible productions of the 2021-2022 season by David Buchanan

Ever since the current Tony Awards season kicked off on August 22, 2021 with the opening of new play “Pass Over,” Gold Derby has been recapping the critical response to each of the 34 el…

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

‘Pass Over’ joins four-play summer season at American Shakespeare Center by News Desk

Antoinette Nwandu’s groundbreaking drama about young Black men looking for a way out will follow 'Every Brilliant Thing,' 'Twelfth Night,' and 'Thrive.'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:25PM
Friday, April 15, 2022

What's It Like Designing Costumes for Three Shows at Once? - Three-time Tony nominee Toni-Leslie James on her very busy return season by Ayanna Prescod

Three-time Tony nominee Toni-Leslie James on her very busy return season --- Toni-Leslie James didn't just make it as a costume designer. The self-taught Broadway vet and Yale School of Dram…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Saturday, February 19, 2022

New Broadway intersection is nearing design in Burlingame | Local News |

Plans to raise the Caltrain tracks to pass over Broadway in Burlingame are nearing their final design phase, but the city still needs to come up ...

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Review: Marin Theatre Company’s ‘Pass Over’ is Black freedom on stage by Lily Janiak

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's play, part of a wave of works by Black writers on Broadway last year, is penetrating in insight.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 01:02PM
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

National Tour of Annie to Hit the Road in the Fall by Lindsey Sullivan

A new national touring production of Annie will hit the road this fall. The tour is directed by Jenn Thompson, who at the age of 10 stepped into the role of Pepper in the original Broadway …

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ANNIE Will Embark on a New National Tour Beginning This Fall

This new tour of the iconic Tony Award-winning production is directed by Jenn Thompson, who at the age of 10 stepped into the role of “Pepper” in the Original Broadway production.  Scen…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:28AM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

What success means on Broadway this year by Caitlin Huston

After an unprecedented shutdown, Broadway theaters reopened this fall.  That, in and of itself, marked one major accomplishment for an industry that had been dark since March 2020. But the …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:00AM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Theater Chicagoan of the Year: Namir Smallwood of Steppenwolf has affected audiences from here to Broadway by Chris Jones

From “Pass Over” to "Bug," it's hard to think of another actor in Chicago who managed to do so much in a terrible theatrical year.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

2022 Tony Awards eligibility rulings, round one: Lead acting races heat up thanks to ‘SIX,’ ‘Chicken & Biscuits,’ ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time during the 2021-2022 Broadway season to discuss eligibility of twelve productions for the 75th Annual Tony Awards in 2022. The…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:00PM

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on December 8 to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the first time the committee met to…

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Broadway Backest It's Ever Backed: What Backness Means for Being You, Being Broadway, & Being Back by Broadway Beat

by Brad Ogden. @plaidbrad1990. NEW YORK, NY - On August 4, the first preview performance of Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over marked...

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

‘Thoughts Of A Colored Man’ Broadway Review: Seven Men And A Neighborhood Brought To Exhilarating Life by Greg Evans

This Broadway season, as stop and start as it has been, has been blessed with some truly stellar moments – and spotted with blessedly fewer disappointments. The vibrant Pass Over was an id…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:30PM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Off Book Talks PASS OVER featuring Namir Smallwood & Jon Michael Hill by Automatic Episode Import

In this special edition of Off Book: The Black Theatre Podcast your host, Drew Shade, sits down with

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over Closes October 10 at August Wilson Theatre by Dan Meyer

It was the first new play to open on Broadway after the COVID-19 shutdown.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Going Back to "Pass Over"—and live theater by Jan Simpson

  I went to see a show this week.  There was a time when that wouldn’t have been a remarkable statement. I routinely saw 150 shows a year and shared my thoughts about many of them here.…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:36AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

WATCH: Off Book Talks PASS OVER with Namir Smallwood & Jon Michael Hill by Broadway Black

Sponsored by REALEMN Productions, In this special edition of Off Book: The Black Theatre Podcast your host, Drew Shade, sits down with leading men, Jon Michael Hill & Namir Smallwood of …

SOURCE: BroadwayBlack at 01:57PM
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Pass Over by Elyse Trevers

Language plays a significant role in “Pass Over,” the play by Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu, whether through repetition, ambiguity or cultural references. It begins with the title referring…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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