Passage Theatre develops and produces boundary pushing and stylistically adventurous new works for the theatre that entertain and challenge a diverse audience.
- Values works that testify to the resilience of the human spirit
- Strengthens and supports our artists
- Empowers youth and families in the local community through our State Street Project
- Contributes to the cultural and economic vitality of Trenton
2010 World Premiere production featuring the true stories and words of Trenton residents (A Community Lights Project). Co-created by June Ballinger & David Lee White. Directed by Adam Immerwahr. Photo: Michael Goldstein
Blood: A Comedy
World premiere developed in Passage's Play Lab. Written by Associate Artistic Director David Lee White. The hit of the 2009-10 season. Damon Bonetti, Sean Roach, June Ballinger (L to R).
Cast and crew of the world premiere by Trenton-resident and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa. The play received a reading, a workshop and initial production directed by Kemati Porter at Passage over 3 years.
The Devil's Music
Passage's production, starring Miche Braden and directed by Joe Brancato, went on to play at regional theaters including the George Street Playhouse, and an extended run off-Broadway.
Part of the Theatre's education programs with Trenton youth.
Professional teaching artists acting in plays written by teens and children. The program encourages self esteem and literacy.
Trenton High School Festival
Passage Theatre's teaching artists worked with students at Trenton Central High to create a festival of short plays written and performed by students in the TCH Theatre Troupe.