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VIDEO: First Look at CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Choir Boy – threaded throughout with soul-stirring a cappella gospel hymns – is the story of a young gay Black man and his battle between identity and community.

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new staging of the Tony Award-nominated play Choir Boy by Oscar-winning Steppenwolf ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight), is now running in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theater now through July 24, 2022. Directed by Kent Gash, the production features La Shawn Banks, Sheldon D. Brown, Richard David, William Dick, Gilbert Domally, Tyler Hardwick and Samuel B. Jackson.

Get a first look at footage from the production below!

Choir Boy - threaded throughout with soul-stirring a cappella gospel hymns - is the story of a young gay Black man and his battle between identity and community. Pharus Young is a senior at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, an institution committed to building "strong, ethical Black men," where he endeavors to be the best leader of the school's prestigious choir in its 50-year history. But in a world built on rites and rituals, should he conform to the expectations of his peers in order to gain the respect he desperately seeks? This Tony-nominated play is an elegy to quiet rebellion, filled with the sound of longing and aspiration.

Single tickets for Choir Boy ($20 - $98) are on sale now at steppenwolf.org and the Box Office at (312) 335-1650.





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