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Spike Lee’s Passing Strange Documentary Hits Theaters Aug 21

A documentary of Passing Strange by Academy Award winner Spike Lee and Annie Dorsen hits movie theaters on Aug 21. , Filmed during one the Broadway production’s final performances, the multicamera coverage of the on and off-stage action “involves the audience in not only the text but the electricity of the ensemble’s onstage adventure.” 

With book/music/lyrics by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the film features performances by original cast members Stew and Rodewald, as well as de’Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge and Rebecca Naomi Jones.

The documentary will also air on PBS’ Great Performances series in 2010.

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