Book and lyrics by Stew
Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald
Directed by Derrick Sanders
Music Director, Codrut Birsan
This rowdy rock musical follows a rebellious black youth seeking meaning in a series of (mis)adventures with sex, drugs, and art. In his European quest to find the ever-elusive “real” he find his American middle-class background at odds with racial stereotypes he both embraces and rejects. Directed by Jeff award-winner Derrick Sanders.
April 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16 at 7:30PM
April 10, 17 at 2PM
Join us for a post-show discussion on Thursday, Apr 14, led by theatre critic Jonathan Abarbanel.
Audience for the UIC production of the rock musical PASSING STRANGE will become immersed in the world of the play as they stand and walk amongst the set and cast as the story unfolds. The play is approximately 100 minutes, with one ten-minute intermission. For those who are unable to stand during the performance, a limited number of seated tickets will be available. Seats will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. If you or one of your guests are unable to stand and must reserve a seat, please contact our box office at 312.996.2939.
Production contains adult language and situations.
1044 W Harrison St