Lincoln Center presents this provocative mashup of 'Waiting for Godot' and the Exodus saga, which exposes the unquestionable human spirit of young black men who dream about a promised land they've yet to find. More…
In 'Pass Over' Moses and Kitch stand around on the corner - talking smack, passing the time, and hoping that today a miracle will come. The film version of 'Pass Over,' directed by Spike Lee, will premiere at this winter’s Sundance Film Festival.
See it if You appreciate awesome acting ,a smart script on a sparse stage. Bitter sweet and very sad
Don't see it if You want a straight forward plot w a happy ending
See it if Waiting for Godot influence is clever and apt as structure; all three actors are superb
Don't see it if WFG structure and necessary preshow warnings essentially spoils direction and seemingly necessary lesson for real-life reflection
See it if You want to see great actors in a play about what many Afro Americans face in this country.
Don't see it if You like light fluffy plays.
See it if you want to experience new, edgy writing on an important topic; the lead actors are beautiful in their roles, with great rapport
Don't see it if you want a consistent tone and clear message; the play is full of metaphor and references to other texts; the white characters 1-dimensional
See it if You want to see masterful acting, spectacular writing and staging. The message is profound and clever in it's depiction.
Don't see it if You want a light hearted musical.
See it if you're open to a poignant, touching view into the lives of young black men, the futility, the hopelessness, the dreams.
Don't see it if you're racist and are unwilling to open your mind to the experiences of disadvantaged groups.
See it if Every one of the 75 intermissionless minutes is taught and compelling. Great performances. Boundary pushing writing delivers.
Don't see it if Raw and disturbing, with enough n-word usage to render it meaningless (which is, of course, the idea). Not for the faint of heart
See it if it's an incredibly gripping story that presents the current lives of young black men in an absurdist fashion à la Waiting for Godot
Don't see it if you can't handle strong language, violence, or are simply someone who is racist
See it if you enjoy very thought-provoking existential plays about very current and relevant subject matter expertly performed.
Don't see it if you want conventional plot driven theater and you don't want to be challenged and provoked.
See it if You want to see a brilliant, powerful, timely play that will leave devastated, yet hopeful for the theatre.
Don't see it if You want a light entertainment, or you can't handle a challenge.
See it if you care about politics, humanity, America's history of violence toward black men. You want to see how political theatre can work.
Don't see it if you can't bear violence onstage, even with great artistic value.
See it if You what to see what real theater is supposed to be. Intimate, intense, edgy, confronting you with an issue, making you face truth.
Don't see it if You don't like edgy, very relevant, works that confront the status quo.
See it if A reflection on racial injustice and police brutality in America, this play will haunt you for days. Waiting for Godot in the ghetto.
Don't see it if You feel uncomfortable hearing the n-word for fifty times. You expect a realistic play.
See it if You like to be challenged by new work, like great writing and acting, are interested in theatre which is relevant to now.
Don't see it if You can't handle plots which traverse timelines, are offended by strong language or want to see something light and carefree and fun.
See it if You're a socially conscientious person, aware of and interested in the social fiber of our times - and the ramifications thereof
Don't see it if you're not interested in intense super serious plays that tell it how it is today
See it if You are interested in intense and thought provoking plays that touch upon classism, prejudice, violence, police brutality and injustice
Don't see it if you want a lighthearted or comedic play
See it if you want to see a different "waiting for Godot" style take on racism in America.
Don't see it if You don't like strong language or searing satire.
See it if you can handle discomfort and want to see perfect beat work by three physically engaged and emotionally honest actors.
Don't see it if you are going to dispute the premise as a way to avoid dealing with all that the play explores.
See it if You want to see a brilliant, refreshing new voice in Antoinette Nwandu, who channels Beckett and the Bible into a powerful evening.
Don't see it if You only want to be entertained.
See it if You're invested in stories about black men being seen as human. If you want a real show about race in America.
Don't see it if You're going to leave reviews talking about "ghetto talk" that ain't got shit to do with the show.