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Photo Coverage: The Cast of CHOIR BOY Celebrates Opening Night

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 of the cast taking their bows, on the red carpet, and more 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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Daniel Bellomy, Marcus Gladney, Gerald Caesar, Jonathan Burke

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Austin Pendleton

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Chuck Cooper

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Caleb Eberhardt, J. Quinton Johnson, John Clay III, Nicolas L. Ashe

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Jeremy Pope

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Caleb Eberhardt, J. Quinton Johnson, Jeremy Pope, John Clay III, Nicolas L. Ashe

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The cast of CHOIR BOY

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Caleb Eberhardt, J. Quinton Johnson, Jeremy Pope, John Clay III, Nicolas L. Ashe

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Camille A. Brown

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Camille A. Brown

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Trip Cullman

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Trip Cullman

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Chuck Cooper

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Chuck Cooper

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Marcus Gladney

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Marcus Gladney

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Austin Pendleton

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Austin Pendleton

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Jason Michael Webb

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Jason Michael Webb

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Daniel Bellomy

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Daniel Bellomy

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Gerald Caesar

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Gerald Caesar

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John Clay III

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John Clay III

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Jonathan Burke

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Jonathan Burke

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J. Quinton Johnson

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J. Quinton Johnson

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Caleb Eberhardt

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Caleb Eberhardt

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Jeremy Pope

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Jeremy Pope

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The cast and creative team of CHOIR BOY

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The cast of CHOIR BOY

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Nicolas L. Ashe

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Nicolas L. Ashe

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Trip Cullman, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Jeremy Pope

Choir Boy
Trip Cullman, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Jeremy Pope

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