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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Black Box Studios to present 'Passing Strange"


     Cockwise: Emily Briggs, Huey Esquire, Haia Bchiri, Daisha Davis, Margaret Leone, Ishmon Brown and Aaron McMillian. Photo by Glenn L. Photography


PASSING STRANGE
Book and Lyrics by STEW
Music by STEW and HEIDI RODEWALD
Created in collaboration with ANNIE DORSEN

Featuring HAIA BCHIRI, EMILY BRIGGS, ISHMON BROWN
DAISHA DAVIS, HUEY ESQUIRE, MARGARET LEONE
and ANTONIO ROWLAND.

Directed by MATT OKIN

3 PERFORMANCES ONLY: THU, FEB 25TH AT 8PM
SAT, FEB 27TH AT 8PM and SUN, FEB 28TH AT 3PM

BLACK BOX PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Tickets on sale at BLACKBOXNYNJ.COM
Teaneck, NJ - February 17, 2016: Black Box Studios proudly presents a benefit concert of the Tony award winning musical PASSING STRANGE, with book by Stew, music and lyrics by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, and created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen. Directed by Matt Okin, with musical direction by Jane Cardona, and Huey Esquire.

PASSING STRANGE will play three performances at Teaneck's new culture hub, the Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Dr. (just off Palisade Ave), Teaneck, NJ 07666): Thursday, February 25th at 8pm; Saturday, February 27th at 8pm; and Sunday, February 28th at 3pm.

Tickets are $18.00 (Students), $30.00 (General Admission) and $50.00 (VIP) available at www.BlackBoxNYNJ.com or by calling 201-357-2221.

PASSING STRANGE is a blues-rock musical that tells the story of a young Black musician growing up in 1970s Los Angeles, who flees to Europe to find himself. It is a ground-breaking, Tony-winning musical that ran on Broadway only briefly in 2008, but with heart and soul like nothing you've seen or heard before.

Featuring Haia Bchiri, Emily Briggs, Ishmon Brown, Daisha Davis,Huey Esquire, Margaret Leone, and AntonioRowland.

With Gio Andollo on drums, Jane Cardona on keyboards, Huey Esquire on guitar,  Brody Greif on bass, and Vita Tanga on lead guitar.

The design consultant is Gerard Bourcier, and the stage managers are Haia Bchiri, and Yonatan Gordon. The production assistant is Sam Cancelarich.

FREE PARKING



PASSING STRANGE will benefit the ongoing development of the new musical romance This Time, by Huey Esquire.


About Black Box Studios:
BLACK BOX STUDIOS (BBS): Based in Teaneck, NJ, BBS offers collaborative theater workshops and performance for adults, teens, and children. Cutting-edge productions and innovative programs for students of all ages, experience levels, and backgrounds run year-round.
BBS teaches using an improv-based method that BBS' founders developed during their years working in theater in New York City. BBS also teaches acting classes and runs drama clubs in private and day schools in Bergen County and the Greater New York area. BBS offers private coaching in acting, singing, and musical theater, and has a popular summer intensive theater programs for kids and teens.
The experience of Black Box's professional teaching artists covers all disciplines- acting, singing, dancing, music performance and composition, directing, producing, writing, managing, and lighting and comes from Broadway, off-Broadway, film, concerts, television, and new media.

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