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‘Choir Boy’ at TAG — The Actors' Group

‘Choir Boy’ at TAG — The Actors' Group

The Choir Boys l-r: Darian Aquino, Tevan Kakemoto, Jarren Amian, Samuel Tafolo, Dwayne Asiata. Photo courtesy of Laurie Tanoura

The Choir Boys l-r: Darian Aquino, Tevan Kakemoto, Jarren Amian, Samuel Tafolo, Dwayne Asiata. Photo courtesy of Laurie Tanoura

Choir Boy

Brad Powell Theatre

Aug. 18 - Sept. 3, 2017

Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays & Sundays at 2pm

Runs Friday August 18 – Sunday Sept 3, 2017

The Play:
Choir Boy
By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Swaine Kaui
August 18 – Sept 3, 2017

Tarell Alvin McCraney was one of the executive producers of Moonlight, the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, which was adapted from his play In the Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.

The Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys is dedicated to the creation of strong, ethical black men. Pharus wants nothing more than to take his rightful place as leader of the school's legendary gospel choir. Can he find his way inside the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key?

"The sweet harmonies of classic spirituals unite the sometimes-fractious voices of the young men in CHOIR BOY...but when they raise their voices in unison, they offer a glimpse of a world in which the cruelty that can divide and destroy is dissolved in a graceful, embracing order. [An] affecting and honest portrait...of a gay youth tentatively beginning to find the courage to let the truth about himself become known." -The New York Times. "Believe the buzz. CHOIR BOY, the small but mighty coming-of-age play by Tarell Alvin McCraney deserves its kudos. [The play] captures the bristling tensions at a prestigious prep school for African American boys when a flamboyantly gay youth is named leader of their celebrated gospel choir." -Variety. "In his stirring and stylishly told drama, Tarell Alvin McCraney cannily explores race and sexuality and the graces and gravity of history." -NY Daily News.

Ticket Prices:
General Admission- $30
Seniors (62 & Over) - $25
Students & Military - $20
Groups of 10 or more $20 per person – payment must be made in advance

Performance times: 
Thu - Fri at 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday at 2:00pm

The cast
Samuel Tafolo: Pharus
Jarren Amian: Bobby
Darian Aquino: David
Dwayne Asiata: AJ
James C. Roberts: Headmaster Marrow
Alan Picard: Mr. Pendleton
Tevan Kakemoto: Junior

Please note NEW SHOWTIMES!!
Thursday & Friday 7:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 2pm

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TAG-The Actors' Group
The Brad Powell Theatre
The Shops at Dole Cannery
650 Iwilei Road, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96817
Information: 808-741-4699/tag@hawaii.rr.com
Reservations: 808-722-6941/tagtickets@hawaii.rr.com

Order tickets online: www.taghawaii.net

Validated parking in Regal Theater parking structure.
Bring your ticket!

TAG is honored to be a member of Hawaii State Theatre Council. The mission of HSTC is to promote live theatre in Hawaii and encourage excellence in its management, performance and production.

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