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Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s Acclaimed ‘Pass Over’ Heading To Broadway

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Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s play Pass Over, which received the 2019 Lortel Award for Outstanding Play for its Off Broadway run, will open at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre for a limited engagement.

Dates and cast have not been announced.The play will be directed by Obie Award winner Danya Taymor.The 2017 play, which was filmed at Chicago’s Steppenwolf theater by Spike Lee for a 2018 adaptation that debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, will be updated and revised for its Broadway debut.

The Broadway production will be “a new version that centers the health, hope and joy of our audiences, especially Black people,” said the playwright in a statement.Pass Over, drawing inspiration from Waiting for Godot and the Exodus story, is set on a

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