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Altar Boyz - Off-Broadway

With angelic voices and sinfully spectacular dancing, this touching story is destined to rock the masses!

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Parting Shot: Altar Boyz Offers a Soulful Farewell

Parting Shot: Altar Boyz Offers a Soulful Farewell
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Altar Boyz, the heavenly off-Broadway musical, is getting ready to end its long run at New World Stages on January 10. Before the show flies to the heavens, the company was thanked by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (which received a generous donation from the show’s fundraising efforts) and a sweet send-off from a few original cast members. In ...

Altar Boyz Says Goodbye

Altar Boyz Says Goodbye
Date
Jan 10, 2010
Where
New World Stages - Stage Four
Show
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The long-running off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz plays its final performance at New World Stages.

Directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Chris Gatelli, Altar Boyz first took the stage March 1, 2005, starring Scott Porter, Tyler Maynard, Andy Karl, Ryan Duncan and David Josefsberg as a hapless, if not earnest, Christian boy band hellbent on saving souls through pop songs ...

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Good God! Long-Running Off-Broadway Hit Altar Boyz to End Run January 10

Good God! Long-Running Off-Broadway Hit Altar Boyz to End Run January 10

Long-running off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz is ending its heavenly run. Producer Ken Davenport broke the news on his blog December 4, explaining that the show will play its final performance at New World Stages on January 10, 2010. Altar Boyz will have played a total of 2032 performances at the time of final curtain, landing it in the top ten ...

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Jesus to Tweet, Not Beep, in Revised Altar Boyz Lyric

Jesus to Tweet, Not Beep, in Revised Altar Boyz Lyric

A lyric in the long-running off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz is being altered to reflect current technology: In the song “The Calling,” a reference to Jesus “beeping” the character of Mark has been changed to one in which JC utilizes Twitter. In the Gary Adler tune that includes the lyric “Jesus called me on my cell phone,” the new lyric is ...

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Dance Star Neil Haskell to Join the Cast of Altar Boyz

Dance Star Neil Haskell to Join the Cast of Altar Boyz
Neil Haskell, runner-up last season on FOX's reality show So You Think You Can Dance, will join the off-Broadway company of Altar Boyz as pious boy-bander Luke on April 22. Haskell will replace Jesse JP Johnson, who is leaving to join the Broadway musical Glory Days.

Haskell made his Broadway debut in The Times They Are a Changin' and ...

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Michael Kadin Craig Headed Into Altar Boyz

Michael Kadin Craig Headed Into Altar Boyz
Michael Kadin Craig will join the off-Broadway company of Altar Boyz on March 31 as Matthew, replacing Chad Doreck. The musical, directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, has just celebrated its third anniversary at New World Stages.

Altar Boyz tells the story of five small-town boys—Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham—who form a band and ...

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Chad Doreck

Age: "I'm over 20!"

Currently: Leading the boyz in the band as Matthew in the long-running off-Broadway musical hit Altar Boyz, after finishing fourth in the reality TV casting show Grease: You're the One That I Want.

Hometown: Long Beach, California. This self-proclaimed "California guy" attended Orange County High School of the Arts, which boasts alums like Stephanie ...

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You're the One That I Want Finalist Chad Doreck to Join Altar Boyz

You're the One That I Want Finalist Chad Doreck to Join Altar Boyz
Yet another contestant from Grease: You're the One That I Want has found a steady gig in New York: Chad Doreck, who was labeled "Ambitious Danny" and finished fourth in the reality show, will join the cast of the off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz on September 3 as Matthew, replacing Matthew Buckner. Altar Boyz is now in its third year ... Read More...

Landon Beard

Age: 27

Currently: Making his New York stage debut as Luke, the self-styled "ghetto" member of off-Broadway's Altar Boyz.

Hometown: San Diego, California

Working for a Living: Given Beard's energetic, endearing portrayal of Luke, it's surprising to learn that he started his career not as an actor but as a studio singer and back-up vocalist. "My first ...

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Jason Celaya Joins the Cast of Off-B'way's Altar Boyz

Jason Celaya Joins the Cast of Off-B'way's Altar Boyz
Altar Boyz has announced its new frontman. New York stage newcomer Jason Celaya will begin performances as Matthew on April 3. "This is such an amazing opportunity to play Matthew and join the talented cast of Altar Boyz," Celaya told Broadway.com. "I am excited to be part of the show, and hope to continue the level of performance that ... Read More...
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