After staging its US debut in 2015, Manhattan Theater Club brings Oscar-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney's ('Moonlight') music-filled drama, about a gifted member of a school's gospel choir, to Broadway. More…
For half a century, the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys has been dedicated to the education of strong, ethical black men. One talented student has been waiting for years to take his rightful place as the leader of the legendary gospel choir. But can he make his way through the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key?
See it if You like ambitious theater that makes you think and feel. Very few surprises as conclusion is inevitable. But the journey is raw and tragic.
Don't see it if You want to feel joy in the theater. This is a tragic story about the price of having a proud gay identity in a repressive culture.
See it if You like a good story with compelling characters relevant to current social issues well-acted with vigor and heart.
Don't see it if You do not like plays about gay and black cultures.
See it if You enjoy being serenaded by some of the most beautiful voices on Broadway. Relevant topics covered and really wonderfully engaging.
Don't see it if Plays that tackle a LOT of story lines in a short amount of time are not your thing. The effort is applauded, but I felt it tried too hard.
See it if you're interested in plays about race, sexuality, and privilege. Unexpectedly refreshing. Great acting and singing.
Don't see it if you want to see a full scale musical, rather than a play with some singing.
See it if well-written play staged effectively with good performances. viewpoint one does not normally see.
Don't see it if some characters are more types than fleshed-out but still effective
See it if You want to hear stories about pain and marginalization, but also of joy and music. You appreciate EXCELLENT ensemble and solo singing.
Don't see it if ...You do not support hella important stories about queer young men of color...?
See it if McCraney's gay youth in homophobic world succeeds more in style, atmosphere & sharp writing than any new insights Pope's fierce lead shines
Don't see it if Dazzling musical interludes can take us out of dramatic action to its detriment Some characters cliched but well played Rises/falls on Pope
See it if smoldering study of a young gay man struggling with his identity and sexuality in the claustrophobic confines of a religious all boys school
Don't see it if this play has strong themes of sexuality & race against a backdrop of religious morality.
See it if You enjoy an ensemble production featuring fresh new talent with tremendous potential. Great singing with some poignant moments. See it.
Don't see it if You are a stickler for consistency in dialect - I kept asking myself where these boys were from, the 60s,...50s? Anyway you will enjoy it.
See it if you would like to see a coming of age story about a gay high school student with some heavenly singing. it has wonderful performances
Don't see it if this kind of story has been done before many times, so it's not necessarily groundbreaking with its insight
See it if You don’t mind a rather edgy play taking place in a boys’ school dealing with teenage issues and underlying homosexual tensions. Great
Don't see it if You are offended by nudity and homosexual themes and situations. You don’t mind a rather edgy
See it if you like plays that grapple with difficult, thorny issues in a sensitive and thoughtful way
Don't see it if you need a play with a strong, driving plot. If you're not prepared to see something pretty emotionally painful.
See it if Deals with issues of religion, sexuality, race, and class through the story about teenage boys at a Christian boarding school for young men.
Don't see it if You want a traditional musical.
See it if Absorbing story about being a closeted gay boy at an all-boys prep school. If the plot appeals to you, its a serious and timely play.
Don't see it if If you are offended by homosexual themes, don't see this.
See it if You are interested in or open to learning about black/gay/homophobia themes; you appreciate a capella music.
Don't see it if If don’t care about black/gay/homophobia issues; you want to see an uplifting and funny play
See it if you like plays that also have musical numbers (I wouldn't call this one a musical), you liked Moonlight
Don't see it if you don't like racial or gay themes, you are expecting to see a musical (the singing is great though)
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Tuesdays - Thursdays & Sunday Evenings
$109 Front Orchestra & Mezzanine AA - BB
$99 Rear Orchestra & Front Mezzanine A - B
Friday Evenings - Sunday Matinees
$119 Front Orchestra & Mezzanine AA - BB
$99 Rear Orchestra & Front Mezzanine A - B
Offer valid on select seating for all performances through 3/10/19. Additional blackout dates may apply. Regular price for $59 tickets is $79; regular price for $79 tickets is $99; regular price for $89-$99 tickets is $149. Prices subject to change. All prices include a $2 facility fee. Normal service charges apply to phone and internet orders. Limit of 6 tickets per order. Offer subject to availability and prior sale. All sales are final – no refunds or exchanges. Offer may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. Cast subject to change.
Discount good for all performances 12/12-2/17 except 1/8. Additional blackout dates may apply. Limit 6 tickets per order. Prices subject to change. All prices include a $2 facility fee. Normal service charges apply to phone and internet orders. Offer subject to availability and prior sale. All sales are final – no refunds or exchanges. Offer may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. Cast subject to change.
Tuesday-Thursday eves, Wednesday matinees and Sunday eves
Front orchestra/Mezzanine rows AA-BB: $109 (reg. $159)
Rear orchestra/front mezz rows A-B: $99 (reg. $119)
Friday eve, Saturday matinee and eve and Sunday matinee
Front orchestra/Mezzanine rows AA-BB: $119 (reg. $169)
Rear orchestra/front mezz rows A-B: $99 (reg. $129)
Limit 6 tickets per order. Prices subject to change. All prices include a $2 facility fee. Normal service charges apply to phone and internet orders. Offer subject to availability and prior sale. All sales are final – no refunds or exchanges. Offer may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. Cast subject to change.
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