Altar Boyz Announces New Dates for U.S. Tour

News   Altar Boyz Announces New Dates for U.S. Tour A tour schedule has been revealed for the upcoming road show of Altar Boyz, the Off-Broadway musical about a fictional Christian boy band.

As previously announced, the multi-city trek will begin on Oct. 10 with a three-week engagement at the LaSalle Theatre in Chicago. Other cities on the tour include Boston, Baltimore, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The complete tour schedule runs as follows (dates cited are each stop's start date. Check local venues for more information):

2006:
10-Oct.: Chicago, The Lasalle
31-Oct.: Boston, Colonial
7-Nov.: Baltimore, Hippodrome
14-Nov.: Birmingham, AL, Theatre
28-Nov.: Philadelphia, PA, The Merriam
5-Dec.: Fort Lauderdale, The Parker
15-Dec.: Sarasota, Van Wezel PAC
19-Dec.: Minneapolis, Pantages

2007:
9-Jan.: Austin TX, Paramount
16-Jan.: Dallas, The Majestic
23-Jan.: Tucson, The Music Hall
30-Jan.: Seattle, The Moore
13-Feb.:Los Angeles, The Wadsworth
6-March: San Diego, Civic
13-March: San Francisco, Golden Gate Theatre
17-April: Washington DC, Warner
24-April: Pittsburgh, The Byham
8-May: Wilmington DE, DuPont

Altar Boyz opened March 1, 2005, Off-Broadway and has proved a solid audience draw ever since. The 90-minute entertainment is directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli. Altar Boyz has music and lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker with book by Kevin Del Aguila, based on a concept by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport.

The Detroit Company of <i>Altar Boyz</i>.
The Detroit Company of Altar Boyz. Photo by Chris Schwegler