'Pass Over' To Host Block Party To Celebrate First Broadway Performance


PASS OVER will hold a free block party on West 52nd Street in celebration of its first preview, and the first performance of a play on Broadway since March 2020, on Wednesday August 4 outside of the August Wilson Theatre.

West 52 Street between 8 Avenue and Broadway will be closed to traffic on Wednesday August 4 from 8pm – 11pm. After the performance ends, audiences will be able to exit the theatre and enjoy music provided by S.N.O.B.(DJ Duggz, DJ Ari Grooves and Emily McGill) as well as special to-go menus available for purchase from local vendors including Haswell Green’s, Victor’s Café and M Social Hotel on the block outside the theatre.

The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s acclaimed, award-winning play PASS OVER, directed by Obie Award winner Danya Taymor will begin performances Wednesday August 4th, 2021, with opening night scheduled for Sunday, September 12, 2021. PASS OVER will feature the full original cast from the Lincoln Center Theater production: Tony Award nominee Jon Michael Hill (Superior Donuts, “Elementary”), Jeff Award nominee Namir Smallwood (Pipeline, BLKS) in his Broadway debut, andTony Award winner Gabriel Ebert (Matilda, 4000 Miles). PASS OVER will also mark the Broadway debuts of both Nwandu and Taymor.

Tickets for PASS OVER begin at $39 and are on sale throughSunday October 10, 2021. Tickets are available to purchase through SeatGeek.com.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine will be required for entry. Guests under the age of 16 who are unvaccinated and those guests who are unvaccinated due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time, or a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance start time in order to enter the venue. Additional information on the vaccination requirement and safety protocols may be found at www.jujamcyn.com/pass-over-faqs/.

The performance schedule for PASS OVER is as follows:

August 4 through September 5:

Tuesday at 8pm; Wednesday at 2pm & 8pm; Thursday at 8pm; Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; Sunday at 3pm.*Exceptions: there will be no 2pm performance on Wednesday August 4thor Wednesday August 11th.

Beginning September 7:

Tuesday at 7pm; Wednesday at 2pm & 7pm; Thursday at 7pm; Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; Sunday at 3pm.*Exceptions: there will be no 2pm performance on Wednesday September 29th. There will be an added performance on Thursday September 30that 2pm. The curtain time for the opening night performance on Sunday September 12 will be announced at a later date.