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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet For CHOIR BOY

Make a joyful noise! Last night, January 8, Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, written by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney(Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays) and directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman, officially opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos from the opening night red carpet below!

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

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?

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

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Tarell Alvin McCraney

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Tarell Alvin McCraney

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Jussie Smollett

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Jahvaris Fulton and guest

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Jahvaris Fulton and guest

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Michelle Wilson, Carla Hall

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Michelle Wilson, Carla Hall

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Derrick Baskin

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Derrick Baskin

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Rema Webb

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Rema Webb

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Phylicia Rashad

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Jonny Lee Miller

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Jonny Lee Miller

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Jawan Jackson

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Jawan Jackson

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Bryan Terrell Clark

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Bryan Terrell Clark

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Laura Dreyfuss

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Jelani Alladin

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Jelani Alladin

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Becky Ann Baker, Dylan Baker

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Becky Ann Baker, Dylan Baker

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Lilli Cooper

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Lilli Cooper

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Alex Cooper, Lilli Cooper, Eddie Cooper

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Theo Stockman

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Theo Stockman

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Ryan Jamaal Swain

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Ryan Jamaal Swain

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Danielle Brooks

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Danielle Brooks

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Barry Grove, Lynne Meadow

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Tina Landau and guest

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Tina Landau and guest

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger

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Dyllon Burnside

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Dyllon Burnside

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Noma Dumezweni

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Debra Messing

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Dawn-Lyen Gardner

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Dawn-Lyen Gardner

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Lileana Blain-Cruz, Raja Feather Kelly

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Patricia Kalember, Daniel Gerroll

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Patricia Kalember, Daniel Gerroll

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Lindsay Mendez, Trip Cullman

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Lindsay Mendez, Trip Cullman

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Kate Whoriskey

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Jocelyn Bioh

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Jocelyn Bioh

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Omar J. Dorsey

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Omar J. Dorsey

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Tina Lifford

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Tina Lifford

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Lynn Nottage

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Lynn Nottage

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Cynthia Erivo

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Cynthia Erivo

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Jasmine Cephas Jones, Anthony Ramos

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Jasmine Cephas Jones, Anthony Ramos

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Bess Wohl

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Bess Wohl

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Condola Rashad

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Ephraim Sykes

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Ephraim Sykes

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Leslie Odom, Jr., Nicolette Robinson

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Leslie Odom, Jr., Nicolette Robinson

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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Joshua Boone

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Patina Miller

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Andre Holland

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Andre Holland

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Alysha Deslorieux

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Alysha Deslorieux

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Jon Michael Hill

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Jon Michael Hill

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