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McCraney’s Choir Boy Examines Individual Struggling With A Conformist Society
A gay teenager leading a religious choir at a regimented prep school for African-Americans is a perfect theatrical metaphor for an individualist struggling to square his uncompromising self into a society built upon conformity. Elevated by thrilling music performed in five-part harmony, a depiction of this difficult dance is the premise of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy in GableStage’s intriguing production.
Posted in Performances, Reviews Tagged Choir Boy, Datus Puryear, Din Griffin, James Randolph, Joseph Adler, Melvin Cox, Peter Haig, Samuel Enmand, Tarell Alvin McCraney Leave a comment