As now planned, Pass Over will begin preview performances nearly a full month before the previous front-runner, Hadestown, returns on Sept. 2. The official opening night for Pass Over will be Sunday, Sept. 12; tickets go on sale Friday for performances through Oct. 10.
Directed by Obie Award winner Danya Taymor, Pass Over will star Jon Michael Hill, Namir Smallwood in his Broadway debut, and Tony Award winner Gabriel Ebert (Matilda). Pass Over will mark the Broadway debuts of writer Nwandu and director Taymor.
The play’s world premiere was produced and presented at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and was filmed by director Spike Lee for a film