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'Choir Boy' playwright shares a story 'full of questions'

Clip: 02/23/2019 | 6m 23s

The hit Broadway play “Choir Boy” chronicles an African-American prep school and its star pupil, the choir boy, who happens to be gay. Written by Tarell McCraney, a MacArthur Fellowship recipient, the play explores themes not often addressed publicly within the black community or outside it. Jeffrey Brown sits down with McCraney to discuss what it means to bring important voices to the stage.

Aired: 02/23/19

Rating: NR

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