Passage is thrilled to announce its 2017-2018 season! Three new and daring plays will transport audiences into the mysteries of love, the highs and lows of self-discovery, and the unflinching reality of our prison system.
Written by Laura Maria Censabella
Directed by Kel Haney
October 5 – 22
Two outsiders – a gifted Muslim-American teenager and her disgraced biology teacher – form an unlikely partnership to research first love. Science, religion, and exploitation are all fair game as both lives change forever.
Solo Flights: I of the Storm
Written by RJ Bartholomew
March 9 – 18
Outside a city park, a homeless man holds forth – musing, ranting, singing, dancing, spitting poems with cool poise. From riches to rags, I of the Storm tells an unlikely success story about finding that peace of mind is an inside job.
Written by the New Jersey Prison Cooperative
May 3 – 20
The voices of incarcerated men of color speak out in writings by current and former inmates. Tackling the prison-industrial complex, assumptions about prison life, and the challenges faced after release, Caged lays bare the human costs of a for-profit justice system.