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Season 37, Episode 9 Passing Strange

First Aired: January 13, 2010

Spike Lee documents a performance of the Tony-winning musical "Passing Strange," which centers on a young black man who flees his strict religious upbringing by traveling to Europe in the mid-1970s.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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