Tarell Alvin McCraney

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I felt as if I had landed in a science fiction film. There I was (just like Keir Dullea in 2001: A Space Odyssey), propped up in a sitting position, surrounded by silence and staring at a soothing green wall with a sense of idiotic wonderment.
An all-male boarding school serves as the starting point for Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy. During a school ceremony, tenor Pharus Jonathan Young is interrupted -- mid-solo -- by a homophobic slur.