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


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
Nick Kourtides

Nick Kourtides designs for musical theatre, and creates sound environments for devised ensemble works and site-specific performances. Previously at the Wilma: The Real Thing, Assistance.  New York: NYTW, The Joyce, BAM, St. Ann’s, Rattlestick, Soho Rep. International: Paris Quartier d’Ete, London Barbican, Edinburgh Fringe, Sydney Festival. Regional: McCarter Theatre, Studio Theatre, CTG, Folger, Milwaukee Rep, La Jolla Playhouse. Philadelphia: Prince Music Theatre, Arden, PTC, Walnut Street, and many others. Las Vegas: Magic Mike Live, Mat Franco. With Pig Iron Theatre Company: A Period of Animate Existence, Cankerblossom, Isabella, Chekhov Lizardbrain, Mission to Mercury. With Rainpan43: The Object Lesson, Elephant Room, Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl. Upcoming: The Lucky Ones at Ars Nova, Rocktopia on Broadway, The Voice in Las Vegas. 2006 Barrymore; 2015 Bessie.