Spike Lee’s documentary film of the musical Passing Strange makes its national debut on PBS, this Wednesday, January 13, 2010. Lee’s 135-minute documentary records some of the show’s final performances before it closed in 2008.
Passing Strange features a Tony Award-winning book by Stew, lyrics by Stew, and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald.
The film stars original cast members Stew, Rodewald, de’Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge and Rebecca Naomi Jones.
Locally there will be multiple airings, so set your PVRS. It plays at 6 pm and then repeats at 11:30 pm on Shaw 87 and also at 9 pm on Shaw 27. Check your local listings.