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PASS OVER by Antoinette Nwandu
PASS OVER • co-directed by Savina Barini + Roney Jones
“Moses and Kitch stand around on the corner—talking smack, passing the time, and hoping that maybe today will be different. As they dream of their promised land, a stranger wanders into their space with his own agenda and derails their plans. Emotional and lyrical, Pass Over crafts everyday profanities into poetic and humorous riffs, exposing the unquestionable human spirit of young men stuck in a cycle that they are desperately trying to escape. A provocative riff on the Book of Exodus and Waiting for Godot, Pass Over is a remarkable work of politically-charged theater by a bold new American voice.”
There have been several landmark productions of Pass Over since its premiere. The Spot is proud to share that we will be producing the newest version of the play, revised in 2021 to offer a different ending to this cycle of violence and injustice– one of hope.
“THRILLING, POETICAL, and UNFLINCHING.”- Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
SUITABILITY: PASS OVER is suitable for adults and recommended for audiences 14+ due to strong language, violence, mature themes and brief nudity.
RUN TIME: approx. 95 minutes *NO INTERMISSION*