'Altar Boyz' is now booking to the 4 Sep 2005
Altar Boyz extends for a second time, it is currently booking to the 4 Sep 2005 at Dodger's Stage 4, where it opened on the 1 Mar 2005, following previews from the 15 Feb.
Altar Boyz is the new musical comedy about a struggling Christian boy-band riding the wave of America's latest fascination with religion. Armed with catchy melodies, freaky moves and product in their hair, the self-anointed apostles of pop (Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan . . . and Abraham (He's Jewish) bring their soul-saving tour to New York City, with their heavenly hits like ï¿½Girl, You Make Me Wanna Waitï¿½ and ï¿½Jesus Called Me On My Cell Phoneï¿½.
Starring in the show are Ryan Duncan (Juan), David Josefsberg (Abraham), Andy Karl (Luke), Tyler Maynard (Mark), Scott Porter (Matthew).
Conceived by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport, Altar Boyz has a score by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker with book by Kevin Del Aguila.
The musical is directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, with set designs by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, and sound design by Peter Hylenski. Lynne Shankel is the music director and Co-Orchestrator.
The show received mostly Good to luke-warm notices from the popular press. Click Here to read Polly Wittenberg's review and what the critcs said about the musical.
Altar Boyz has been nominated four 2005 Lucille Lortel Awards:
- Outstanding Musical
- Outstanding Choreographer: Christopher Gattelli
- Outstanding Featured Actor: Tyler Maynard
- Outstanding Sound Design: Simon Matthews
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