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The Resource Choir boy, Tarell Alvin McCraney

Choir boy, Tarell Alvin McCraney

Label
Choir boy
Title
Choir boy
Statement of responsibility
Tarell Alvin McCraney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""An exhilarating, multi-layered new play."--The Guardian"Stirring and stylishly told. McCraney's crispest and most confident work."-Daily News"Greatly affecting. It takes a brave writer to set his language against the plaintive beauty of the hymns and spirituals. but McCraney's speech holds its own, locating poetry even in casual vernacular and again demonstrating his gift for simile and metaphor."-The Village Voice. 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, but can he find his way inside the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key? Known for his unique brand of urban lyricism, Tarrell Alvin McCraney follows up his acclaimed trilogy The Brother/Sister Plays with this affecting portrait of a gay youth trying to find the courage to let the truth about himself be known. Set against the sorrowful sounds of hymns and spirituals, Choir Boy premiered at the Royal Court in London before receiving its Off-Broadway premiere in summer 2013 to critical and popular acclaim. Tarell Alvin McCraney is author of The Brother/Sister Plays: The Brothers Size, In the Red and Brown Water, and Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet. Other works include Wig Out!, set in New York's drag clubs, and The Breach, which deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. His awards include the 2009 Steinberg Playwrights Award and the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award."--
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DLC
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McCraney, Tarell Alvin
Dewey number
812/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C38625
LC item number
C48 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay men
  • Choirboys
  • Choral conductors
  • African American boys
Target audience
adult
Label
Choir boy, Tarell Alvin McCraney
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9781559364683
Lccn
2015034032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn921141404
  • (Sirsi) o921141404
  • (OCoLC)921141404
  • 4042678
Label
Choir boy, Tarell Alvin McCraney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9781559364683
Lccn
2015034032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn921141404
  • (Sirsi) o921141404
  • (OCoLC)921141404
  • 4042678

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