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 …

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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.

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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…

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

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…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
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 Broadwayandme

  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.…

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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 …

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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…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:13PM
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.”

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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…

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.

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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…

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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!

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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

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