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
Tal Yarden

Tal Yarden has recently designed video for Network (National Theatre) and Les Damnes (Comedie Francaise); Broadway: Sunday in the Park with George (with Christopher Ash), Indecent, The Crucible; Off-Broadway: King Lear, Distracted, Little Foxes, Liberty City, Beast, The Misanthrope, Kaos, Lush Valley, Sounding, Futura; Regional: Pop! and Indecent. Notable international productions include David Bowie’s Lazarus, The Fountainhead, Kings Of War, Antigone, Cries & Whispers, and Roman Tragedies. Video design for opera: The Exterminating Angel (Royal Opera/Metropolitan), Between Worlds (English National Opera), Brokeback Mountain (Teatro Real), Salome, Der Schatzgräber (De Nederlandse Opera), La Clemenza De Tito, Idomeneo (Monnaie).