Gloria Hendry

1949 – present Actor In her 1973 role as Bond Girl Rosie Carver in “Live and Let Die,” Hendry became the first Black American woman romantically involved with Agent 007. When “Live and Let Die” was released in South Africa, her love scenes with Roger Moore were censored out  by the apartheid government.  Hendry went on to […]

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Summer Youth Performing Arts Program

Young and Gifted In 1996, PassinArt merged with Inner City Youth Company to provide opportunities for children and youth within the North/Northeast community. PassinArt’s Youth Summer Arts Program will give youth opportunities to: Meet and work with industry professionals Learn the history of the Black theatre movement Thrive in a positive environment to practice the […]

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Black History Did You Know? Moment: Glynn Turman

Did You Know? Glynn Turman co-starred at age 12 as Travis Younger in the original 1959 Broadway stage production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. The classic stars Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett Jr., Lonnie Elder III, and John Fiedler. Today, Glynn Turman is an actor, writer, […]

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Joyful Sounds

PassinArt: A Theatre Company presents Joyful Sounds, a virtual holiday concert on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 5:30 pm, featuring holiday favorites and soul-stirring gospel songs with an inspiring, uplifting, and peace-filled message featuring Alonzo Chadwick, Haneefah Dudley, Alea Johnson, Tanetta Pike, Lashell Harris, Jahanna McCoy, JerMichael Riley, Latitia McFarland and CJ Wells. Music Director, […]

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A Letter to Our Community

Dear Supporters, PassinArt: A Theatre Company extends the utmost sincere appreciation to our community supporters, donors, and sponsors for your ongoing contributions and encouragement this season, especially during the past few weeks with the cancellation of Seven Guitars by August Wilson scheduled March 13-April 12, 2020. The company has continued to follow the guidelines of […]

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