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Altar Boyz - 2005 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

$25 - $75

An award-winning musical comedy spoof of a fictional Christian pop group (with one nice Jewish boy).

Running Time:

1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

New World Stages Stage IV


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
340 West 50th Street


 

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by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2010
Ken Davenport, producer of the off-Broadway staple Altar Boyz, has announced today that the show will play its final performance on January 10, 2010 at 7:30pm at its home, New World Stages after playing 2023 performances. It is the 9th longest running off-Broadway musical in history.
by Jessica Lewis - December 18, 2009
Reports are circulating that the off-Broadway Hit, ALTAR BOYZ, may be getting big screen treatment and that Tony-winning Avenue Q librettist Jeff Whitty has been tapped by the show's creators to adapt the script for the film.
by Jessica Lewis - December 4, 2009
Ken Davenport, producer of the off-Broadway staple Altar Boyz, has announced today that the show will play its final performance on January 10, 2010 at 7:30pm at its home, New World Stages after playing 2023 performances. It is the 9th longest running off-Broadway musical in history.
by Jessica Lewis - October 29, 2009
Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman have announce that Neil Haskell, featured on Fox's hit reality show 'So You Think You Can Dance,' will return to the cast of Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at New World Stages, reprising the role of Luke, for one week only, beginning tomorrow, Friday October 30th. He replaces Lee Markham who will return Wednesday November 4th.
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2009
The cast of 'Altar Boyz' is set to perform on Fox TV's 'Good Day New York' this Monday, September 21st at 8:50 a.m. 'Good Day New York' airs locally on Fox 5 (WNYW).
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2009
The cast of 'Altar Boyz' is set to perform at 'Broadway in Bryant Park' this Thursday, August 13th. The free lunchtime concert, presented by 106.7 LiteFM, will take place on The Bryant Park Lawn from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Members of the casts of 'Billy Elliot,' 'South Pacific' and 'Mamma Mia!' complete Thursday's lineup.
by Charlie Piane - August 12, 2009
The cast of 'Altar Boyz' is set to perform at 'Broadway in Bryant Park' this Thursday, August 13th. The free lunchtime concert, presented by 106.7 LiteFM, will take place on The Bryant Park Lawn from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Members of the casts of 'Billy Elliot,' 'South Pacific' and 'Mamma Mia!' complete Thursday's lineup.
by Gabrielle Sierra - August 5, 2009
ALTAR BOYZ announced today that it would be changing the lyrics to the song 'The Calling' (the Gary Adler tune that includes the popular lyric 'Jesus Called Me On My Cell Phone'). Long running shows need to keep up with ever changing technology and Altar Boyz is no exception. Beginning this week, Mark will no longer sing of Jesus ?beeping' him, but instead will hear from JC on Twitter! The new lyric is 'I felt a vibrating feeling on the belt loop of my pants. Jesus tweeted on my twitter, a message texted from above.'
by BWW News Desk - July 4, 2009
ALTAR BOYZ announced today that it would be changing its schedule for the summer: beginning Saturday July 4th, the Saturday matinee would be at 4 pm. Beginning Sunday July 12th, the Sunday evening performance will begin at 7:30 pm. Saturday matinees at 2 pm will resume after Labor Day, but the Sunday evening performance will remain at 7:30 pm permanently.
by Gabrielle Sierra - July 1, 2009
ALTAR BOYZ announced today that it would be changing its schedule for the summer: beginning Saturday July 4th, the Saturday matinee would be at 4 pm. Beginning Sunday July 12th, the Sunday evening performance will begin at 7:30 pm. Saturday matinees at 2 pm will resume after Labor Day, but the Sunday evening performance will remain at 7:30 pm permanently.
by Robert Diamond - December 1, 2008
Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman proudly announce that Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at New World Stages, will have a talk back with its creative team on Sunday December 14th, following the matinee performance.
by TJ Fitzgerald - May 1, 2008
Accomplished Dancer from TV show You Think You Can Dance Joins Cast of Altar Boyz
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2008
Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman proudly announce that Neil Haskell, Fox's hit reality show 'So You Think You Can Dance,' will join the cast of Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at New World Stages, taking over the role of LUKE, beginning April 22nd. He replaces Jesse JP Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - March 5, 2008
Michael Kadin Craig will take over the role of Matthew in Altar Boyz, succeeding Chad Doreck.
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2008
Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at New World Stages, will celebrate its third anniversary on Saturday, March 1, 2008.
by BWW News Desk - February 5, 2008
Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman, in association with Walt Grossman, Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Matt Murphy and Mark Shacket, proudly announce that Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at New World Stages, has recouped its investment, making it the first Off-Broadway commercial book musical to recoup in years!
by BWW - January 3, 2008
Chad Doreck - recognized from 'Grease: You're The One That I Want,' and currently starring as Matthew in Altar Boyz, the acclaimed musical comedy at New World Stages - recently appeared as the Celebrity Ringmaster for the Big Apple Circus.

Altar Boyz Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Altar Boyz and what's the order?
Girl, You Make Me Wanna Wait
Jesus Called Me On My Cell Phone

What productions of Altar Boyz have their been?
Altar Boyz has had 4 productions including New York which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and US Tour which opened in 2005.

What awards has Altar Boyz been nominated for?
Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Christopher Gattelli, Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman, in association with Walt Grossman, Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Matt Murphy and Mark ShacketOutstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for Simon Matthews and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Tyler Maynard.

What awards has Altar Boyz won?
Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Christopher Gattelli and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman, in association with Walt Grossman, Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Matt Murphy and Mark Shacket Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for Simon Matthews Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Tyler Maynard.

What productions of Altar Boyz have there been?
Altar Boyz has had 4 productions including New York which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and US Tour which opened in 2005.