Monday, February 18, 2019

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes CHOIR BOY's Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton by Keith Price's Curtain Call

Since I have already told you how much I LOVE the current Broadway Limited-Run Hit, CHOIR BOY, it stands to reason that with a little artful requesting, I would be able to wrangle an intervi…

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Understanding the Music Behind Broadway’s Choir Boy by Ruthie Fierberg

Jeremy Pope, Caleb Eberhardt, and the cast of the Tarell Alvin McCraney play recall the church songs that impacted their lives.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Odds & Ends: Hamish Linklater Signs On for Halley Feiffer's The Pain of My Belligerence & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Hamish Linklater Signs On for Halley Feiffer's The Pain of My Belligerence New York stage alums Hamish Linklater (Sem…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

#SpeakingInDance: The Heartbeat of ‘Choir Boy’ by Gia Kourlas

The choreographer Camille A. Brown deftly uses the tradition of step to add “a heartbeat to the story” of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s musical play, now on Broadway.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Choir Boy Star Caleb Eberhardt

Caleb Eberhardt talks about making his Broadway debut in Choir Boy, working with Tarell Alvin McCraney on the piece, and creating his own music.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Spotlight: Chuck Cooper by James Marino

The Spotlight podcast is hosted by Jena Tesse Fox.   Guest: Chuck Cooper Chuck Cooper: Facebook | Twitter | Website | IBDB Choir Boy Chuck Cooper, Headmaster Marrow Chu…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Choir Boy’s Jeremy Pope on Pulling Double Duty in Ain’t Too Proud, His Dream Biscuits & Butterbeer Diet & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Jeremy Pope (Photos: Caitlin McNaney for Broadway.com) Jeremy Pope in Choir Boy (Photo by Joan Marcus) Get ready, ‘cause here he comes! Rising star Jeremy Pope is making his Broad…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ryan Jamaal Swain to Join Choir Boy by Broadwaydirect

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy will welcome a new cast member. Ryan Jamaal Swain of the FX series Pose, will make his Broadway debut in the play…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Pose Star Ryan Jamaal Swain Will Make Broadway Debut in Choir Boy by Andrew Gans

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s music-filled play was recently extended through March 10.

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Pose Star Ryan Jamaal Swain to Join Cast of Broadway's Choir Boy by Andy Lefkowitz

Ryan Jamaal Swain, the standout actor known for his turn as Damon Richards on FX's Pose, will make his Broadway debut in Choir Boy at the Friedman Theatre on February 26. Swain will…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

‘Pose’ Star Ryan Jamaal Swain Will Make His Broadway Debut in Choir Boy by Drew Shade

Standout star of FX’s ‘Pose” has joined the cast of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy. He will be stepping in as the cover of the lead role Pharus. This will mark his…

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BWW Interview: Chuck Cooper Preaches to the CHOIR BOY by Naomi Serviss

The Tony Award winner has found a provocative story in Tarell Alvin McCraney's passionate play about outsiders' struggle for acceptance.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by Broadway.com

A celebrated new Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 24. Buoyed by strong reception and electrifying lead performances from Eth…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Top New York Stage This Week: Philip Glass’s Cool School, Chill Pills by Mark Beech

This week in New York performing arts, the composer Philip Glass brings Laurie Anderson and Bernard Sumner of the band New Order to Carnegie Hall, while Sharon Van Etten plays the Beacon The…

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Camille A. Brown Is an Unstoppable New Voice in Broadway Dance—Here’s Why by Ruthie Fierberg

How the choreographic chameleon brings authenticity and excitement to Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Choir Boy, and more.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Here, Queer and Singing Out on Broadway: Tarell Alvin McCraney and Jeremy Pope Talk Choir Boy by Paul Wontorek

With rousing gospel songs and a talented cast of newcomers, the acclaimed new play Choir Boy tells of the students in a prep school struggling with the institution’s deep roots in trad…

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Debut of the Month: CHOIR BOY's Jeremy Pope Rejoices In His Broadway Debut by Caryn Robbins

Today CHOIR BOY's Jeremy Pope speaks to BroadwayWorld about making his Broadway debut in a play that celebrates the power of storytelling.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Netflix Premiere, Audiences Flock to See American Son by Broadway.com

Christopher Demos-Brown's acclaimed Broadway-debut play, American Son, concluded its run at the Booth Theatre this weekend to strong box office receipts and SRO crowds. In its final week…

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Choir Boy, Ain’t Too Proud, and More to Be Featured in January 28 Theater Talks: Black Theater Winter Preview by Dan Meyer

The showcase will be hosted by four-time Tony-winning producer Ron Simons at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

This Week on Broadway for January 27, 2019: True West by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss True West, I Want My Playbill, Spring Awakening @ Argyle Theatre, Choir Boy, Ever After @ Coca-Cola Stage, Alliance Theatre, T…

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B’way Update: McDonald and Shannon in Frankie and Johnny by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward January 26, 2019: January and February are traditionally slow months in the New York theater with few openings, especially on Broadway--only Choir Boy and True West dur…

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

“Choir Boy” at Manhattan Theatre Club by Richard Seff

The  Manhattan Theatre Club has dusted off Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play which it first presented off Broadway in 2013, and it is now creating buzz on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedma…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Front Row: Waitress' Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel, Choir Boy's Tarell Alvin McCraney & The Prom by Broadway.com

A chat with Tarell Alvin McCraney and Jeremy Pope about Choir Boy, a look at composer Matthew Sklar and lyricist/co-librettist Chad Beguelin's collaboration on The Prom and a fun catch-u…

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Choir Boy Extends Again; Jonathan Burke to Replace Ain't Too Proud-Bound Jeremy Pope by Andy Lefkowitz

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced an additional extension to Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Broadway-debut play Choir Boy. Recently extended to February 24, the play will now co…

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - CHOIR BOY by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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‘Choir Boy’ announces second extension, departure of Jeremy Pope by Caitlin Huston

“Choir Boy” announced a second extension Friday, now bringing its run to a close on March 10. Jeremy Pope, who plays lead, Pharus Young, will leave the production on Feb. 24 to join the …

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CHOIR BOY Extends Broadway Run Through March 10th by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Trip Cullman, will extend for two additional weeks, now playing through Sunday, March 10 at …

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Choir Boy Gets Extends Again; Jonathan Burke to Replace Ain't Too Proud-Bound Jeremy Pope by Andy Lefkowitz

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced an additional extension to Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Broadway-debut play Choir Boy. Recently extended to February 24, the play will now co…

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