Off-Broadway's Altar Boyz Celebrates Milestone Performance July 22

News   Off-Broadway's Altar Boyz Celebrates Milestone Performance July 22 Altar Boyz, the pop sensation about a fictional Christian boy band, celebrates its 1,000th performance at Off-Broadway's New World Stages July 22.
Scott Porter in Altar Boyz.
Scott Porter in Altar Boyz. Photo by Carol Rosegg

Altar Boyz composer Gary Adler conducts the milestone performance, featuring current Altar Boyz stars Landon Beard, Matthew Buckner, Jay Garcia, Ryan J. Ratliff and Ryan Strand. A 2005 Outer Critics Circle winner, Altar Boyz is directed by Stafford Arima with choreography by Christopher Gattelli. Music and lyrics are by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker with book by Kevin Del Aguila, based on a concept by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport.

In addition to the successful Off-Broadway production, Altar Boyz recently completed a national tour and also premiered worldwide productions in South Korea, Hungary, Brazil, Sweden, Finland, Australia and Japan.

New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street, just west of Eighth Avenue. Tickets are available at www.telecharge.com or at (212) 239-6200. For more information visit www.altarboyz.com or call (877) ABOYZ-411.

<i>Altar Boyz</i> celebrates its 1,000th performance Off-Broadway.
Altar Boyz celebrates its 1,000th performance Off-Broadway. Photo by Nick Reuchel