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Edward Nagel as Mark. Photo by Brad Kalbfeld/1st Stage.

‘Altar Boyz’ at 1st Stage by Julia L. Exline

1st Stage presents Altar Boyz, a musical comedy with a book by Kevin Del Aguila and music and lyrics by Gary Adler. Steven Royal directs this hilarious and catchy satire about a Christian boy band who hope to redeem the souls of their audience through the sanctity that is pop music. Director Steven Royal also […]

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The Altar Boyz are jumping for joy beginning November 23 at 1st Stage in Tysons! (L-R) Jonathan Walker (Juan), Ted Nagel (Mark), Zach Powell (Abe), BJ Gruber (Matthew) and Derek Tatum (Luke).

‘The’re the Altar Boyz’: Part One: Steven Royal on Directing ‘Altar Boyz’ at 1st Stage by Steven Royal

In Part One of a Six Part Series of behind-the-scene interviews of First Stage’s upcoming production of the hit musical Altar Boyz, Director/Scenic and Costume Designer Steven Royal tells us how he was hired to direct Altar Boyz and introduces us to his design team, and ‘The Boyz.’ “I was very excited when Mark Krikstan, Artistic Director […]

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