Meet Jeremy Pope and the Cast of Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy
Trip Cullman directs the Broadway premiere of McCraney's 2013 drama.
The cast and creative team of Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy, directed by Trip Cullman, met the press on November 20. Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production begins performances December 12 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, with opening night set for January 8.
In alphabetical order, the company includes Nicholas L. Ashe (Junior Blake), Daniel Bellomy (ensemble), Jonathan Burke (ensemble), Gerald Caesar (ensemble), John Clay III (Anthony Justin "AJ" James), Chuck Cooper (Headmaster Marrow), Caleb Eberhardt (David Heard), Marcus Gladney (ensemble), J. Quinton Johnson (Bobby Marrow), Austin Pendleton (Mr. Pendleton), and Jeremy Pope (Pharus Jonathan Young).
The production will mark McCraney's Broadway debut. The play was first performed at MTC's Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series in summer 2013, extending twice during its run. Choir Boy was commissioned by Manhattan Theatre Club with support from Time Warner Inc.