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Choir Boy

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Choir Boy, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Manhattan Theatre Club

131 West 55th Street
New York, NY

Duration
1hr. 30mins
0 Intermissions
Important Dates
Preview
Jun 18, 2013
Opening
Jul 02, 2013
Closing
Aug 11, 2013
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OverviewStory

Story

What Is the Story of Choir Boy?
Set at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, an elite academy for African-American youth, Choir Boy centers on five members of the school's celebrated choir. The choir’s gifted leader, Pharus, is effeminate, but whether or not he is actually gay is initially unclear. However, his fellow singers have made their minds up and verbally abuse him. The headmaster and a teacher on the verge of retirement try to intervene and confront the tensions surrounding adolescent feelings. Will Pharus conform to expectations and gain the respect he needs?