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Free Film Series: Passing Strange

June 11

General Admission

Free Film Series: Passing Strange


All movies begin at 8:30 p.m.

A free film series will delight audiences under the stars with some of the greatest movie musicals ever made, as well as recordings of beloved shows from the stage.

Though these movies are free, tickets are required. General-admission tickets will become available for the public on the following dates: June 1 (for Dreamgirls, Cinderella, and West Side Story), June 8 (for Passing Strange, The Wiz, and Allegiance), and June 25 (for Kinky Boots, 1776, and Grease).

Tickets available on the website are limited to two tickets per order, and guests will be seated in the theatre in these groups of two, socially distanced from other groups. For orders of four tickets that can be seated together, please call our Ticket Services Department at (619) 234-5623.

 Full free film series movie schedule below:

  • Friday, June 4: Dreamgirls starring Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, and Eddie Murphy;
  • Saturday, June 5: Wonderful World of Disney’s Cinderella with Brandy and Whitney Houston;
  • Sunday, June 6: The 1961 classic and Best Picture winner West Side Story;
  • Friday, June 11: Passing Strange filmed live on Broadway by Spike Lee;
  • Saturday, June 12: The Wiz starring Diana Ross;
  • Sunday, June 13: George Takei’s Allegiance, the Broadway Musical on the Big Screen, the show that had its world premiere at The Old Globe in 2012;
  • Thursday, July 1: The West End staging of Tony Award–winning Best Musical Kinky Boots;
  • Friday, July 2: The Independence Day musical 1776 with William Daniels, Ken Howard, and Blythe Danner;
  • Saturday, July 3: Grease starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.