Altar Boyz Stars and Creative Team Sign on for Online Chats, Oct. 23-Jan. 15

Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman, in association with Walt Grossman, Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Matt Murphy and Mark Shacket, have announced that Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at Dodger Stages, will begin a series of online chats with the cast and creative team every Sunday evening beginning October 23rd (from 5 to 6 PM EST).

The list of chats is as follows:

Sun. Oct. 23: Scott Porter
Sun. Oct. 30: Nick Sanchez
Sun. Nov. 6: Danny Calvert
Sun. Nov. 13: Dennis Moench
Sun. Nov. 20: James Royce Edwards
Sun. Nov. 27: Kevin Del Aguila
Sun. Dec. 4: Michael Patrick Walker
Sun. Dec. 11: Christopher Gattelli
Sun. Dec. 18: Gary Adler
Sun. Jan 8: to be announced
Sun. Jan 15: Stafford Arima

Altar Boyz, which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Off-Broadway, "is the new musical comedy spoof of a fictional Christian pop group (with one nice Jewish boy), questioning their faith – in each other! When their soul-saving tour is interrupted by soul-wrenching secrets, hilarity ensues, as the Boyz learn where its fate holding them together, or just extra firm hair gel.  With sweet harmonies, sinfully spectacular choreography, and an unnerving sense of fashion, the Altar Boyz are destined to delight the whole family," according to press notes.

Featured in the cast are Scott Porter as Matthew; Nick Sanchez as Juan; Dennis Moench as Abraham; James Royce Edwards takes on Luke, and Danny Calvert as Mark, the youngest of the Altar Boyz; with Shadoe Stevens as the voice of "G.O.D."  

Altar Boyz
is directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli.  The show has music and lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker with book by Kevin Del Aguila, based on a concept by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport. The creative team includes scene design by Anna Louizos, costume design by Gail Brassard, lighting design by Natasha Katz and sound design by Simon Matthews.  Lynne Shankel serves as Music Director and Co-Orchestrator with Doug Katsaros.

Performances are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday at 3pm and 7 pm, at Dodger Stages, Stage 4 (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are $69.99 for all performances. ($1 Restoration charge included). Dodger Stages, Stage 4 is located at 340 West 50th Street, just west of Eighth Avenue. Tickets may be ordered online at www.telecharge.com  or by phone at 212/239-6200. 

To join the chats, visit www.AltarBoyz.com
 


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