Passing Strange

Book and Lyrics by Stew

Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald

Created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen

Directed by William Hodgson

Music Direction by Daniel Alley

In-person performances: March 5 - April 10, 2022

Audio described performance & haptic tour: Sunday, April 3


A young bohemian charts a course for “the real” through sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. Loaded with soulful lyrics and overflowing with passion, this show takes us from Black middle-class America to Amsterdam, Berlin and beyond on a journey towards personal and artistic authenticity. Winner, Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical!

Show sponsors: Joe Kane; Russell Nelson; Michael & Gretchen Schnitzer; Jon Wagner & Lynne Hollingsworth

Season sponsors: Anonymous, Don Kaufman & Carol Amyx; Craig & Kathy Moody; Richard Nelson & Jan Berman

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