“Choir Boy”

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Jeremy Pope and Wallace Smith discuss their roles in “Choir Boy,” a new play with gospel music. Pharus (played by Jeremy Pope) wants nothing more than to take his rightful place as leader of the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys’ legendary gospel choir, but can he find his way at the institution if he sings in his own key? “Choir Boy” is playing at Manhattan Theatre Club through August 11.


Jeremy Pope and Wallace Smith

Comments [2]

Amy from Manhattan

Yes! I loved finding out that "Negro spirituals" were coded instructions to help slaves escape!

Aug. 01 2013 01:19 PM
Joan Rubenstein from Somers, NY

I saw the play on Sat. July 27, the matinee. It was superb---so well acted and moving, and all their voices are amazing. We saw the understudy for the headmaster; he was so good that we couldn't imagine that the actor who usually played that part could be any better! Thank you for your wonderful performances.

Aug. 01 2013 01:11 PM

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