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Pass Over

Written by Antoinette Nwandu
Directed by Ozzie Jones
June 10, 2021 — June 27, 2021

Hawthorne Park

80 minutes

Pass Over is a co-production between
Theatre Exile and Theatre in the X
Directed by Ozzie Jones
Featuring Jared Chichester, Davon Johnson, and David Pica


Pass Over tells the story of two Black men, Moses and Kitch – friends hanging out on a city street corner, sharing dreams of an escape from their circumstances. When a stranger wanders onto their corner with his own agenda, he derails their plans of finding their promised land.

Written by award-winning playwright Antoinette Nwandu, Pass Over is a provocative riff of Waiting for Godot and the biblical Exodus story – a timely take told by a bold American voice. Nwandu purposely crafted language that some deem “profane” into poetic and humorous conversation, exposing the enduring spirit of two young men seeking a way out of a never-ending cycle.

Theatre Exile and Theatre in the X will present Pass Over as an outdoor, socially distanced performance before it makes its Broadway debut in fall 2021. 

Pass Over is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

Content Warning: Pass Over contains frequent and extreme profanity, loud gunshots, and flashing lights, and is intended for mature audiences.


Honorary Producer: Gayle & David Smith

Associate Producer: The Brothers’ Network

Community Partner: Friends of Hawthorne Park


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Show Dates & Times

Thursday, June 10, 7 PM – $15 (Preview)

Friday, June 11, 7 PM – $15 (Preview)

Saturday, June 12, 7 PM – $15 (Preview)

Sunday, June 13, 5 PM – $15 (Preview)

Wednesday, June 16, 7 PM – $15 (Preview)

Thursday, June 17, 7 PM – $45 (Opening Night)

Friday, June 18, 7 PM – $25

Saturday, June 19, 7 PM – $25 (Pay What You Wish)

Sunday, June 20, 5 PM – $25 (Post-Show Discussion)

Wednesday, June 23, 7 PM – $25

Thursday, June 24, 7 PM – $25 (Post-Show Discussion)

Friday, June 25, 7 PM – $25 (*ASL Interpreter)

Saturday, June 26,7 PM – $25

Sunday, June 27, 5 PM – $25

Monday, June 28, 7 PM – $25 (New Date Added!)


* For the performance on Friday, June 25, there will be an American Sign Language Interpreter translating the show to further accommodate our guests.




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