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

Events

LIVE in the CAFE: The Passing Strange Band, featuring Stew
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 8:00pm

For one night only, the band of PASSING STRANGE will perform songs from the musical with Tony Award-winning creator Stew. A part of the rehearsal process to form the sound of the onstage band, see this sneak peek of the musical that THE NEW YORK TIMES called a “rock concert with a story to tell.” Whether you’ve listened to the PASSING STRANGE album religiously or you’ve never seen the show, this will be an experience you won’t want to miss. #WilmaPassingStrange #PlayAllNight 

This is a pay-what-you-can event in the Wilma's cafe. Tickets will be available at the door. Payment in $5 increments is preferred. 

Cafe Chats: Passing Strange
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 9:30pm

After every performance, join us for an informal discussion about the production with Wilma artists and staff and enjoy a drink fromabout Good Karma Cafe. 

Beer Night at Passing Strange
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Grab a FREE beer from a local craft brewery on the first Friday of every production.

Directors Gathering Dialogue at Passing Strange
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:00pm

In this audience-led post-show discussion, a member of Directors explore the artistic process. Directors Gathering Dialogues are a partGathering sits down with a member of the Passing Strange team to of the first Tuesday performance of every production.

Post-Show Artistic Chats
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 9:30pm

Go behind-the-scenes of the production with the Wilma’s artistic team. The discussions include dramaturgical information about the production and special guests. 

Post-Show Artistic Chats 2
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 9:30pm

Go behind-the-scenes of the production with the Wilma’s artistic team. The discussions include dramaturgical information about the production and special guests. 

Passing Strange Young Friends Night
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join our Young Friends Committee before and after the performance as they serve up the best of Philly bites and drinks. Learn more about The Wilma Theater Young Friends on Facebook @WilmaYF.

Passing Strange in Another Brooklyn
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Through explorations of identity that cross the globe, both Passing Strange and Another Brooklyn shine a light on the complexity of coming-of-age. In this discussion of Stew and Heidi Rodewald’s musical and Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, dive deeper into both protagonists’ stories through a lively discussion, led by the One Book, One Philadelphia and The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio staff in open community discussion about home, the power of music, and self-discovery.