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Choir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney
April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The next production in Benson Theatre- Season 1, “Coming Home” Series is “Choir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney directed by Nik Whitcomb. “Choir Boy is a music-filled story of masculinity, tradition, coming of age, and speaking your truth, set in the gospel choir of an elite prep school for young black men. Choir Boy follows a group of young, black students at Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys as they struggle with issues of identity and sexuality.
Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys is dedicated to the creation of strong, ethical black men. Pharus wants nothing more than to take his rightful place as leader of the school’s legendary gospel choir. Can he find his way inside the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key?