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Choir Boy - Off-Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club presents Tarell Alvin McCraney's new gospel-centric play.

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Amen! Final Extension Announced for MTC Hit Choir Boy, Starring Jeremy Pope & Chuck Cooper

Amen! Final Extension Announced for MTC Hit Choir Boy, Starring Jeremy Pope & Chuck Cooper

Choir Boy, a play with gospel music, will extend at Manhattan Theatre Club's New York City Center — Stage II through August 11. Directed by Trip Cullman, Choir Boy was originally scheduled to run through July 21 at the off-Broadway theater. The Tarell Alvin McCraney-penned play opened on July 2.

Set at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys ...

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Hallelujah! The Cast of Choir Boy Sings to the Heavens on Opening Night

Hallelujah! The Cast of Choir Boy Sings to the Heavens on Opening Night
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The cast of the Manhattan Theatre Club’s heartbreaking gospel drama Choir Boy had plenty of reasons to rejoice as they celebrated their big opening night at New York City Center on July 2. Led by Jeremy Pope, Austin Pendleton and Tony winner Chuck Cooper, the show is a gospel-infused play with music that has been filling audience members with ...

Preach! Gospel Drama Choir Boy Opens Off-Broadway, Starring Jeremy Pope & Chuck Cooper

Preach! Gospel Drama Choir Boy Opens Off-Broadway, Starring Jeremy Pope & Chuck Cooper

Choir Boy, a play with gospel music by Tarell Alvin McCraney, opens July 2. Directed by Trip Cullman, Choir Boy stars Tony winner Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton and Jeremy Pope. The Manhattan Theatre Club production will run through July 21 at New York City Center.

Set at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, Choir Boy tells the story ...

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Jeremy Pope Sings the Praises of the ‘Miraculous’ New Drama Choir Boy

Jeremy Pope Sings the Praises of the ‘Miraculous’ New Drama Choir Boy

Choir Boy star Jeremy Pope sounds off on the new off-Broadway drama about a high school student who longs to lead his school’s gospel choir. Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play tackles “bullying, sexual identity” and more.

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Get a Righteous First Look at the Off-Broadway Gospel-Infused Drama Choir Boy, Starring Chuck Cooper

Get a Righteous First Look at the Off-Broadway Gospel-Infused Drama Choir Boy, Starring Chuck Cooper
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Choir Boy, Tarell Alvin McCraney's moving play with gospel music, has arrived at off-Broadway’s New York City Center Stage II. We've got a first look at stars Tony winner Chuck Cooper, Wallace Smith, Jeremy Pope, Nicholas L. Ashe, Kyle Beltran, Grantham Coleman and Austin Pendleton in the powerful new play. Directed by Trip Cullman, Choir Boy centers ...

Choir Boy Scribe Tarell Alvin McCraney on the Untold Story of African-American Gospel Singers

Choir Boy Scribe Tarell Alvin McCraney on the Untold Story of African-American Gospel Singers

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Best known for his acclaimed trilogy The Brother/Sister Plays, Tarell Alvin McCraney has been described as the heir to August Wilson's legacy and “without question, the hottest young playwright in America” by the Chicago Tribune. His play Head of Passes recently premiered at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where he is a member of the ensemble, and ...

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Choir Boy’s Chuck Cooper on August Wilson, Tony Kushner & His Regrets About His Tony-Winning Role

Choir Boy’s Chuck Cooper on August Wilson, Tony Kushner & His Regrets About His Tony-Winning Role

Chuck Cooper exudes power on stage, both as a singer and a dramatic actor. His charismatic performance as a pimp named Memphis in Cy Coleman’s 1997 musical The Life earned the Ohio-born actor a Tony Award. Cooper has done tons of Shakespeare (including Othello) in regional theater, and he shared his passion for the plays of August Wilson during ...

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MTC's Gospel-Infused Play Choir Boy, Starring Chuck Cooper, Begins Previews Off-Broadway

MTC's Gospel-Infused Play Choir Boy, Starring Chuck Cooper, Begins Previews Off-Broadway

The American premiere of Manhattan Theatre Club's gospel-infused show Choir Boy, directed by Trip Cullman and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, begins previews on June 18 as part of The Studio at Stage II — Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series. The play officially opens at the off-Broadway theatre at New York City Center on July 2, and will ...

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Tickets Now On Sale for Manhattan Theatre Club's Gospel-Infused Play Choir Boy

Tickets Now On Sale for Manhattan Theatre Club's Gospel-Infused Play Choir Boy

Tickets are now on sale for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming gospel-infused play Choir Boy. The show, directed by Trip Cullman and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, begins previews on June 18 and opens on July 2 as part of The Studio at Stage II — Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series.

The cast will include Austin Pendleton (Ivanov) as ...

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Complete Cast Announced for World Premiere of Choir Boy at Manhattan Theatre Club

Complete Cast Announced for World Premiere of Choir Boy at Manhattan Theatre Club

The complete cast is set for the upcoming world premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy, a gospel-infused play that will run at New York City Center’s Stage II. The show, directed by Trip Cullman, begins previews on June 18 and opens on July 2 as part of The Studio at Stage II — Harold and Mimi Steinberg New ...

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