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Broadway’s Choir Boy contains more music than most plays. But Oscar winner and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney uses music—some written by Jason Michael Webb and Fitz Patton and some arranged by Webb—as a framing device. With traditional spirituals and church hymns, the play showcases the integral space music holds in African-American culture. READ: What to Expect From Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy on Broadway. Directed by Trip Cullman with choreography by Camille A. Brown, Choir Boy follows the students at Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, an institution committed to building "strong, ethical black men.” One student has been waiting for his senior year when he can finally lead t... Full story

18 February