Passing Strange

Book and Lyrics by Stew
Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald
Created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen
Directed by Tea Alagić
January 10, 2018February 18, 2018

Meet the Artists

Cast

Taysha Marie Canales • Sheri/Renata/Desi
Kris Coleman • Narrator
Kimberly S. Fairbanks • Mother
Savannah L. Jackson • Edwina/Marianna/Sudabey
Anthony Martinez-Briggs • Terry/Christophe/Venus
Lindsay Smiling • Mr. Franklin/Joop/Hugo
Jamar Williams • Youth
Jake Hager • Guitar/Keyboards
Amanda Morton • Keyboards / Guitar
Ellyn Heald • Bass
Ben Diamond • Drums

Production Team

Stew • Book Writer, Co-Composer and Lyricist
Heidi Rodewald • Co-Composer
Tea Alagic • Director
Scott Pask • Set Designer
Thom Weaver • Lighting Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Nick Kourtides • Sound Designer
Christopher Ash • Co-Projection Designer
Tal Yarden • Co-Projection Designer
Amanda Morton • Music Director
Constantine Baecher • Choreographer
Walter Bilderback • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager
Clayton Tejada • Production Manager
Lindsay Smiling

Lindsay Smiling is thrilled to be back on the Wilma stage where he most recently appeared in Blood Wedding. Mr. Smiling has performed Off-Broadway and at many regional theaters including: InterAct, Arden Theatre Co., Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Theatre Exile, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Milwaukee Rep., Syracuse Stage, Walnut Street Theatre, People’s Light and Theatre Co., Pittsburgh Public, Two River Theatre, Victory Gardens, ACT, Dorset Theater Festival, Human Race Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Mixed Blood Theater, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theater, Lantern Theater Co, and Shakespeare on the Sound. He is a proud Wilma HotHouse Company member. www.lindsaysmiling.net.