Pass Over

NOW - FEB 2, 2020

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Written by Antoinette Nwandu
Directed by Monica White Ndounou

PASS OVER PRODUCERS CIRCLE
Executive Producer
National Endowment for the Arts
Producers
Paul & Jennifer Walsh
Julianne Yazbek
Sam Yin
Associate Producers
Richard Davies & Alexander Albregts
Thomas Foran & Jonathan Dyer
Clea & Neal Winneg

WINNER! 2019 Lortel Award for Outstanding Play! Moses and Kitch chat their way through yet another aimless day on their local street corner in this groundbreaking mash-up of Waiting for Godot and the Exodus saga. Crafting everyday profanity into poetic and humorous riffs, the friends share their dreams of deliverance, until an ominous stranger changes their world forever. Potent, daring, and breathtakingly theatrical, Pass Over unflinchingly exposes the reality of young black men just looking for a way out.

RUN TIME: One hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission.

CONTENT ADVISORY: Pass Over contains depictions of anti-Black racism, police harassment and brutality, strong language, and frequent use of the n-word (both as an expression between two black friends and as a racial epithet used by a white person.)  If you have additional questions about content, age appropriateness, or stage effects, please call Alex Lonati, our Community Programs and Events Manager, at 617-482-3279.

  • Cast

    Kadahj Bennett ….. Moses
    Hubens “Bobby” Cius ….. Kitch
    Lewis D. Wheeler* ….. Mister/Ossifer

    Click here for full cast bios.

  • Production Team

    Scenic Design by Baron E. Pugh
    Costume Design by Chelsea Kerl
    Lighting Design by Kathy A. Perkins**
    Sound Design by Anna Drummond

    John Meredith*, Production Stage Manager
    Kiara Escalera, Assistant Stage Manager

  • Special Events

    Tuesday, January 7, 6-8pm – “Restorative Justice & Healing After Loss” panel at Hibernian Hall
    Join us for a free community event, featuring performances from Pass Over, a specialty panel, and a reception with complimentary concessions. RSVP requested.
    Sunday, January 12 – Post Show Discussion led by Dramaturg Pascale Florestal
    Stay after the 3pm matinee for a special post-show conversation, led by Dramaturg and Front Porch Arts Collective Education Director Pascale Florestal.
    Sunday, January 19th – “2020: Black & Male in America” panel
    Join us after the matinee for a special topic panel, moderated by Gary Bailey and featuring community experts, as they discuss what it means to be a young, black man in America today.
    Thursday, January 23 – Post Show Discussion led by Dramaturg Pascale Florestal
    Stay after the 2pm matinee for a special post-show conversation, led by Dramaturg and Front Porch Arts Collective Education Director Pascale Florestal.
    Thursday, January 23 – Post Show Discussion with Pass Over Playwright Antoinette Nwandu
    Join us after the 7:30pm performance as Pass Over Director Monica White Ndounou hosts a special conversation with the play’s author and learns more about the inspiration for the piece.