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Stew, Post Passing Strange

February 18, 2010

In an interview with Gothamist, Stew- who wrote Passing Strange with Heidi Rodewald- discussed his rocky relationship with Rodewald and his experiences in Passing Strange.  Though their long-term relationship had ended two years prior to the show’s opening in New York, Stew and Heidi appeared on stage together, night after night. Stew said,  “Our situation […]

Stew and Heidi’s New Show…About Breaking Up

February 11, 2010

We saw them rock the Belasco Theatre in the Tony Award winning musical, Passing Strange.  Now, Stew and Heidi Rodewald have a new show called Making It.  Passing Strange took us on a journey through Stew’s childhood and twenties; their new show is just as personal, as it takes its audience through Stew and Rodewald’s […]

New “Passing Strange Trailer”

August 11, 2009

Check out this new trailer for the upcoming film version of “Passing Strange”! After it’s initial premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this past year, Spike Lee’s film will hit theaters on August 21st. If you like what you see, definitely check out the film and order a copy of the cast album right here […]

Stew and Heidi Rodewald to appear in Lincoln Center Out of Doors

May 7, 2009

This summer as part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Passing Strange creators Stew and Heidi Rodewald will present a special performance. Their concert, The Broadway Problem, will consist of deconstructed popular hits as well as some of their own original music. They will also be featured in the season kick off on August 5th […]

“Passing Strange” to air on PBS

May 5, 2009

After a successful run at the Tribeca film festival, the new Spike Lee adaptation of Stew’s “Passing Strange” will air on PBS next year. The network has successfully acquired the film and it will air as part of the Great Performances series in 2010. More information will be released at a later date, so check here to […]

Passing Strange Next Stop, Tribeca Film Festival!

April 2, 2009

After a successfull showing at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Spike Lee’s film version of “Passing Strange” will make it’s New York debut at the Tribeca Film Festival this summer! Spike Lee, Stew, and co-creator Heidi Rodewald will be on hand after the May 2nd screening to discuss their work on this ground-breaking […]

Robin de Jesus and Kelli O’Hara to perform at MCC MISCAST 2009

March 6, 2009

On March 9th MCC Theater will present its annual Miscast event.  This event features various Broadway stars that come out and sing some classic showtunes.  Sounds pretty simple right? Wrong!  The event has one major catch, the stars will only be singing songs fron roles they would never be cast in! For instance, last year’s event […]

MCC Theater Announces Miscast 2009 Lineup!

February 12, 2009

The MCC Theater Company has announced some of the starry line-up scheduled for this year’s MISCAST to take place on March 9. The performers this year include a whole group of Sh-K-Friends: Daniel Breaker (Passing Strange), Norbert Leo Butz (The Last 5 Years & Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), Kelli O’Hara (Wonder […]

Stew to perform in American Songbook Series

February 5, 2009

Following Sutton Foster’s Feb 19th performance in the Lincoln Center Songbook Series, Passing Strange creater Stew, along with collaborator Heidi Rodewald will make an appearance! The March 6th concert at Alice Tully Hall will feature the singer-songwriter and is considered part of the Alice Tully Hall Opening Nights Festival. Tickets are available through the Lincoln […]

Ghostlight guys make up 8 of “The 37 Hottest Guys in Theater”!

January 29, 2009

A big congratulatory shout out is in order for 8 of our sh-k-friends who were recognized as After Elton’s “37 Hottest Guys in Theater” Will Chase (High Fidelity), Gavin Creel (Hair), Chad Goodridge (Passing Strange), Christopher Jackson (In the Heights), Andy Karl (Legally Blonde), Norm Lewis (Amour), Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) & Patrick Wilson (Bright Lights, […]