Nicholas L. Ashe, J. Quinton Johnson, Jeremy Pope, Caleb Eberhardt and John Clay III in 'Choir Boy.' (Photo: Matthew Murphy)
Spiraling in the light, fog stealthily transforms schoolboys in their locker room into living sculptures, accompanied only by the insistent atonal plinking of dripping taps in the offstage shower. In the theater, moments like these ravish our senses and happily “Choir Boy” is filled with an arrestingly indelible array. Since premiering off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Studio at Stage II in 2013, Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play has been tightened and has evolved to include topical references — though some key cast members remain the same. Set at an exclusive all-boys prep school for African-Americans, The Charles R. Drew Prep…

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