Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jeremy Pope is Broadway's MVP this season, and that's an amazing thing by David Canfield

It’s been a remarkable year so far for Jeremy Pope. The 26-year-old actor made his resounding Broadway debut to kick off 2019 with the Jan. 8 opening of Choir Boy, written by Oscar winner…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

MTC Gala to Feature Performances From the Casts of Choir Boy, Hadestown, and More by Olivia Clement

The spring benefit will honor Serino Coyne Founder and Chairman Nancy Coyne.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tony Awards' Third Set of Rulings: Harvey Fierstein Eligible for Torch Song Revisions & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on April 11 for the third time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2019 …

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Monday, March 25, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Temptations' Legendary Sound Takes Broadway as Ain't Too Proud Opens by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready! The new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations officially opens on March 21. The production began previews at the Imperial Theatre on February 28…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tarell Alvin McCraney to Star as First Black Drag Queen Presidential Candidate in Steppenwolf World Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Tarell Alvin McCraney, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Moonlight and acclaimed playwright of Choir Boy, has been announced to star in the world premiere production of Ms. Blakk for Preside…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Network Proves Its Hit Status with Another Million-Dollar Week by Broadway.com

It was a week of celebration for the acclaimed play Network, Lee Hall and Ivo van Hove's acclaimed adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's iconic film. As the show announced its recoupment, audienc…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

CHOIR BOY Plays Its Final Performance Today by Stephanie Wild

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy plays its final performance today, March 10. Choir Boy is written by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney Moonlight, The Brother…

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Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy Ends on Broadway March 10 by Olivia Clement

The acclaimed Broadway production from Manhattan Theatre Club wraps up its extended run at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Jonathan Burke of MTC's Choir Boy by Broadway.com

Jonathan Burke stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about MTC's Choir Boy and more with Beth Stevens.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

'Moonlight' Writer's Broadway Debut Stars A Queer, Black 'Choir Boy' by Michel Martin

Like many teenage dramas. Tarell Alvin McCraney's play is set in a prep school. But this one, populated by African-American boys and infused with spirituals and step routines, is a specific …

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April Matthis Replaces Uzo Aduba in Toni Stone; Jonathan Burke & More Join Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Obie winner April Matthis has been newly announced to assume the title role in Toni Stone, a new play by Lydia R. Diamond making its world premiere at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre this sp…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Temptations Heat Up the Stage with Ain't Too Proud Off to a Strong Start by Broadway.com

The Temptations are taking Broadway, and audiences couldn't be more on board. The hotly anticipated new musical Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations reported solid numbers…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

In 'Choir Boy,' 'Moonlight' Writer Brings Prep School Coming-Of-Age Story To Broadway

Award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney has a fresh take on the prep school experience in his new play, Choir Boy. He tells NPR's Michel Martin about making his Broadway debut.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Anastasia, Choir Boy, Mean Girls' Ashley Park & More by Eric King

New York theater is hurtling toward a busy spring season, but before you get excited about what's coming, make sure you didn't miss what's going. In March, we're saying goodbye to three Broa…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Exit Interview: Jeremy Pope Says Goodbye to ‘Choir Boy,’ and Hello to the Temptations by Joshua Barone

Without missing a beat, the 26-year-old actor is moving from one Broadway show to another — and leaving behind a role he has owned since 2013.

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Jonathan Burke Takes Over Lead Role in Choir Boy — Final Two Weeks! by Drew Shade

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays, High Flying Bird) will begin its final two…

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Jonathan Burke & Ryan Jamaal Swain Step Up in Final Two Weeks of Choir Boy on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Original cast member Jonathan Burke graduates to the central role of Pharus in Tarell Alvin McCraney's acclaimed Broadway play Choir Boy beginning on February 26. Burke replaces Jeremy Pope…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Trip Cullman Takes on Seven Questions About Directing Choir Boy, Discovering New Talent, Working with Mike Nichols, & Magic Mike the Musical

Trip Cullman talks about finding representation in theatre, casting Choir Boy star Jeremy Pope, and the biggest challenge facing theatre directors today.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Be More Chill Breaks House Record in First Week on the Great White Way by Broadway.com

The fan-favorite musical Be More Chill had a strong start in its first week on Broadway, setting a new house record at the Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, the show set a new rec…

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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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