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PASS OVER by Antoinette Nwandu
May 1 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am$10 – $30
Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s powerful new play is as if Beckett’s Waiting for Godot meets Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing. In this unforgettable theatrical experience, two young Black men, talk & rap their way through an aimless day, hoping that today may be different.
Periodically ducking bullets and visits from a genial but ominous stranger and an overtly hostile police officer, Moses and Kitch rely on their banter to get them through the day and dream of their promised land. Evoking heartbreak, hope, and joy, PASS OVER crafts everyday profanities into poetic and humorous riffs, illuminating the unquestionable human spirit of young men looking for a way out.
(Warning: Liberal use of profanities and the n-word as key to the play’s linguistical landscape. Gun shots and sounds of car backfires are also present.)
“BLAZINGLY THEATRICAL and THRILLINGLY TENSE.” – The New York Times
Covid Safety Protocols: LNT’s State of the Art Bio-Defense Air Purification “Synexis” System is in service 24/7 keeping everyone as safe as possible. LNT strongly encourages audience members to wear masks which performers deeply appreciate, but masks are not required.
WHEN: Thursday- Sunday, April 13–30th
TIME: 7:30pm Thursday–Saturdays; 2pm Sundays
WHERE: Lost Nation Theater and Online
COST: $10–30 in person (depending on day/ticket type)
LNT SPONSORS: Capitol Copy, The City of Montpelier, National Life Group, Vermont Mutual Insurance, Eternity, The World, Vermont Arts Council/NEA, Montpelier Community Fund, The Estate of Ted Richards
ABOUT LNT: Lost Nation Theater, named “One of the Best Regional Theaters in America” by the New York Drama League, and Best in Vermont – VT Magazine, won Broadway World’s 2020 Theater of the Decade Award, and the 2019’s Regional Theatre of the Year Award, Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England Award, & NETC’s Outstanding Theater Award.Ossifer