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Both performances on Saturday - June 19 will be taped for future distribution.

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Passing Strange the New Musical Tickets & Information

Belasco Theatre

111 West 44th Street

Between Broadway and 6th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

Seating Chart

Passing Strange the New Musical Summary

With a score that has some of the most tuneful, soulful rock songs, and witty, thought-provoking lyrics in recent memory, Passing Strange is the moving and hilarious tale of a young black bohemian on a journey of escape and exploration: leaving the confines of his middle-class, church-reared youth in south central L.A., the further he travels the more he discovers the journey within is the one that counts.

CLICK HERE to hear the music!
Passing Strange Cast Recording on iTunes

Urban Eye: Passing Strange (New York Times)
The new musical (or perhaps opera, or perhaps rock show) Passing Strange opens at the Belasco Theater on Broadway. Melena Ryzik reports.

A Broadway Mother of Many Identities (New York Times)
For anyone who knows Eisa Davis, her life story is a sly wink at the ideas in Passing Strange about identity and art.

Passing Strange the New Musical Cast Members:

De’Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Stew

Passing Strange the New Musical Creative Team

Author: Stew
Music: Stew & Heidi Rodewald
Lyrics: Stew
Director: Annie Dorsen
Choreography: Karole Armitage
Producer: The Passing Strange LLC
Press Agent: Sam Rudy

Passing Strange the New Musical Award Winners/Nominees


Nominated for 7 2008 Tony Awards
  • Best Musical
  • Best Book of a Musical - Stew - Winner
  • Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre - Music: Stew and Heidi Rodewald; Lyrics: Stew
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical - Stew
  • Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical - Daniel Breaker
  • Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical - de’Adre Aziza
  • Best Orchestrations - Stew & Heidi Rodewald
Winner NY Drama Critics Circle Award
  • Best Musical

Nominated for 3 2008 Lucille Lortel Awards:

  • Best Musical
  • Best Director - Annie Dorsen
  • Best Lighting Design - Kevin Adams
Nominated for 1 2008 Outer Critics Circle Awards
  • Outsanding New Score
Nominated for 7 2008 Drama Desk Awards
  • Outstanding Musical - Winner
  • Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Daniel Breaker
  • Outstanding Choreography - Karole Armitage
  • Outstanding Music - Stew and Heidi Rodewald - Winner
  • Outstanding Lyrics - Stew - Winner
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical - Stew
  • Outstanding Orchestrations - Stew and Heidi Rodewald

Passing Strange the New Musical Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and 20 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 14 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
February 8, 2008 February 28, 2008

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.)
Sunday: Closed (beginning May 4: Noon - 6pm (When there is a late performance, open until curtain.))

No Advance Sales 1/2 Hour Before a Performance.

Mail Order

Passing Strange
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P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.