The Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Stratford East present

Choir Boy: Pay What You Can Performance

By Tarell Alvin McCraney

Wednesday 17 February, 7.30pm

Theatre - Pay What You Can



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A Pay What You Can Performance of Choir Boy

Live entertainment doesn’t have to cost a fortune. See world-class theatre for the price you can afford with Pay What You Can.

Join us for Choir Boy on Wednesday 17 February 2021 and pay… whatever you can. 50p, £1, £5 – whatever you can afford to give us, that’s what the tickets cost for that performance.

How does it work?

Tickets will only be available to purchase on the day of the performance in person from Box Office; they cannot be bought online or over the telephone. You can buy your Pay What You Can tickets at Box Office from 10am. Tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis and issued in sequence until the specified time.

You will need to fill out a Pay What You Can form at the Box Office on the day, and bring along however much money you want to pay for your ticket, which you privately place in an envelope. You can also download and print out the Pay What You Can form in advance here.

Please note:

  • queuing may begin outside Box Office before 10am
  • holding space in the queue for others is not permitted
  • two tickets will be allocated per form only
  • filling forms for people who are not present is not permitted
  • tickets are subject to availability
  • no choice of ticket is possible
  • payments must be made in cash only
  • tickets cannot be exchanged to other performances or refunded
  • as we are unable to reprint tickets, please remember to bring your tickets to the performance

If you have mobility requirements or use a wheelchair please contact Nottingham Playhouse Box Office on 0115 941 9419 on the date of the Pay What You Can performance only.

Choir Boy

The UK regional premiere of the recent Broadway hit, written by the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Moonlight, Tarell Alvin McCraney.

Scholarship pupil Pharus isn’t like the other boys at the prestigious Charles R Drew Prep School. He’s outspoken, flamboyant and relentless in his pursuit of becoming the best choir leader in the school’s history. But with resentment brewing in his classmates and Pharus continuing to push the boundaries, can he stay true to himself within the confines of school life?

A poignant and arresting coming-of-age story, Choir Boy is an exploration of class, sexuality, race and the determination of a young man trying to find his voice.

Directed by Nancy Medina (Two Trains Running), this stunning play is brought to life with a score of soaring gospel music.

Find out about performance content, triggers and advisories here.

Dates & Times

Choir Boy: Pay What You Can Performance - Wed 17 Feb 7:30pm Wed 17 Feb Theatre 7:30pm Pay What You Can


Praise for previous productions:

★★★★★ The Stage (Broadway)

★★★★★ The Guardian

★★★★ Financial Times

★★★★ What’sOnStage (Upstairs at the Royal Court)

Cast and Crew

Name Role
Nancy Medina Director

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