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The Stars Come Out For Rose Opening Night at Choir Boy

The Stars Come Out For Rose Opening Night at Choir Boy

Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated the official opening of the Broadway premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy January 8. The music-filled play, which debuted to critical acclaim Off-Broadway in 2013, follows the hopes and dreams of the young singers at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, an institution dedicated to the education of strong, ethical black men.

Jeremy Pope

Jeremy Pope and his lovely family

The cast features Nicholas L. Ashe as Junior Blake, Daniel Bellomy (Ensemble), Jonathan Burke (Ensemble), Gerald Caesar (Ensemble), John Clay III as Anthony Justin “AJ” James, Chuck Cooper as Headmaster Marrow, Caleb Eberhardt as David Heard, Marcus Gladney (Ensemble), J. Quinton Johnson as Bobby Marrow, Austin Pendleton as Mr. Pendleton, and Jeremy Pope as Pharus Jonathan Young.

I Colette, Leslie Odom Jr.

Nicolette Robinson and Leslie Odom Jr.

Ashe, Cooper, Pendleton, and Pope were all in the  2013 Off-Broadway production at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series.

John Clay 111

John Clay 111

Caleb Eberhardt

Caleb Eberhardt

Jeremy Pope

Jeremy Pope

Austin Pendleton

Austin Pendleton

Marcus Gladney

Marcus Gladney

Nicholas L Ashe, Jonathan Burke

Nicholas L Ashe, Jonathan Burke

Richard Kind

Richard Kind

Jonathan Burke

Jonathan Burke

 

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