Sunday, January 20, 2019

This Week on Broadway for January 20, 2019: Choir Boy by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino,Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson discuss Choir Boy, Blue Ridge @ Atlantic Theater Company, George / Martha @ Peoples Improv Theater, The Romantic Century p…

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Choir Boy - Religion, repression, resilience and harmony oh my by Oscar E. Moore

First produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club off-Broadway in 2013 CHOIR BOY has had some repair work done. Some further repairs are called for

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CHOIR BOY oh boy oh boy by Oscar E Moore

To snitch or not to snitch?  That is the dilemma facing Pharus Jonathan Young (Jeremy Pope) the flamboyantly gay, smartass, witty, intelligent, Bible quoting, take-no-nonsense crap from any…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Don’t believe everything you read by Terry Teachout

My Wall Street Journal review of the Broadway transfer of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy is now on line. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Careerwise, Tarell Alvin McCran…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Choir Boy **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg January 16, 2019: There is a lot less violence in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy at the Manhattan Theater Club, than there is in the Academy Awarding winning movie, ada…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Choir Boy by David Kaufman

Now playing at the MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway, "Choir Boy" is set at The Charles R Drew Preparatory School for Boys, a Catholic academy for young men of color. Written by…

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Feature: How Tarell Alvin McCraney Moved from ‘Moonlight’ to Broadway — and Beyond by Carvell Wallace

His musical ‘Choir Boy’ just opened. His next film will air on Netflix. What ties his work together? Plumbing the depths of black beauty and grief.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Serve Up a Box Office Boost at Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

It was an exciting week for fans of the beloved Broadway musical Waitress. The show's Tony-nominated composer, Sara Bareilles, returned to the stage in the central role of Jenna, joined …

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CHOIR BOY: Sing Out, Pharus! by Broadway Select

  Sing Out, Pharus! By Peter Filichia   There are more profane six-letter words than four-letter ones in CHOIR BOY....Continue Reading The post CHOIR BOY: Sing Out, Pharus! appeare…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Review: ‘Choir Boy’ at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Deb Miller

Making a soul-stirring Broadway debut with the Manhattan Theatre Club after its Off-Broadway premiere with MTC in 2013, Tarell Alvin McCraney’s revised Choir Boy has already extended its l…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Choir Boy – Joyous by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   Extremely talented Jeremy Pope as Pharus, is a golden voiced tenor whose bright eyes are always facing up to heaven and has much to say as he makes his w…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Choir Boy ****, Slave Play **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward Jan 11, 2019: You can count on the fingers of two hands the number of African-American playwrights who have had more than one financially successful play on Broadway in …

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Choir Boy review. Broadway newcomers in Tarrell Alvin McCraney’s powerful, fresh coming-of-age play by Jonathan Mandell

Pharus Jonathan Young is black, gay and gifted, like the playwright who created him, Tarrell Alvin McCraney, best known for the Oscar winning film Moonlight. McCraney is making his Broadway …

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Choir Boy on Broadway: Pics, Videos, Review by New York Theater

Pharus Jonathan Young is black, gay and gifted, like the playwright who created him, Tarrell Alvin McCraney, best known for the Oscar winning film Moonlight. McCraney is making his Broadway …

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Top Theatre Stories: Thursday, January 10, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about Brian Stokes Mitchell, Josh Groban, Choir Boy and more.

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Wake Up With BWW 1/10: CHOIR BOY Red Carpet, Strike Updates, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories We took you on the red carpet at Choir Boy, an update on the Equity strike, and more

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Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway by Drew Shade

Last night, January 8th, Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney made his Broadway debut and his play Choir Boy officially opened on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. You know …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Preach It! Jeremy Pope and the Cast of Choir Boy Pose in the Portrait Booth by

It's time to make a joyful noise because Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy is officially open on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre five years after an accl…

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Tune Up! Join the Red Carpet Chorale on Opening Night of Choir Boy by

On opening night of Choir Boy the cast and friends join Matt Rodin in a tuneful Red Carpet Challenge

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Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy Gets One Week Extension on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a weeklong extension to Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Broadway-debut play Choir Boy. Originally announced to run through February 17, the play…

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Choir Boy announces one-week extension by Caitlin Huston

“Choir Boy” announced a one-week extension Wednesday, after receiving positive reviews following its opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The Tarell Alvin McCraney play wil…

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Watch Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney and the Company of His Choir Boy Talk Opening Night on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

J. Quinton Johnson, John Clay III, and more greet Playbill live on the red carpet.

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MTC Extends CHOIR BOY Through Feb. 24th by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere ofChoir Boy, by Academy Award winnerTarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Drama Desk Award nomineeTrip Cullman, will extend for one additional week…

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Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy Extends on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed production from Manhattan Theatre Club will play an additional week.

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BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with the Company of CHOIR BOY by BroadwayWorld TV

Make a joyful noise Last night, January 8, Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere ofChoir Boy. BroadwayWorld was there catching up with the company as they celebrated the big night. See …

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