Altar Boyz

Book by Kevin Del Aguila, Music & Lyrics by Gary Adler & Michael Patrick Walker
February 23, 2012 - March 11, 2012
Preview - February 22, 2012


Full of sharp parody, sinfully delicious songs and irreverent humour, this spoof about a boy-band trying to save souls - one screaming fan at a time - has been a huge hit across North America. Hailed as "high-octane entertainment"(Talkin' Broadway), Altar Boyz is a delightful mix of laughter-inducing lyrics, MTV-style choreography, and lots of lighthearted fun for audiences of all denominations.

A smash-hit at the 2009 Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Altar Boyz is back to rock the PTE Mainstage, complete with the original cast of Boyz.

"A 90-minute tornado of tasty pop tunes and nifty moves." -- Star-Ledger, New York

In association with Winnipeg Studio Theatre

The Trailer-Catch the Fever!      


     Meet the Boyz


See photos of the show          


BOB SAYS -- PTE Artistic Director talks about how Altar Boyz is a cure for the Winnipeg winter blues

"Altar Boyz makes a joyful noise" "The cast...are all ridiculously talented" "...a fun, energetic musical romp" -- CBC Manitoba Scene.

"The 11th commandment: thou shalt have fun" "The boyz...all have the vocal chops to pull off muscular raps, buttery ballads, tight harmonies aned R&B-style vocal runs..." " The five dance up a booty-shaking storm..." "...blessedly silly fun." Four stars -- Winnipeg Free Press

"Last night, I took in the opening performance of PTE’s Altar Boyz and let me tell you, it was a heavenly night full of toe-tapping pop songs, cute twenty-something crooners, and tongue-in-cheek bible thumping."  Kulture by Katherine blog

"The performance itself was so much fun. The boys were hilarious and they played off each other really well." "I brought the mother dear with me to see the show, and we spent much of it laughing along with the rest of the audience." "Ultimately this show is all about having a great time, laughing together and enjoying an immensely fun boy band spoof."  Living Healthy in the Real World blog

Director:  Kayla Gordon
Choreographers:  Sofia Costantini & Brenda Gorlick
Musical Director:  Joseph Tritt
Lighting Designer:  Sean Neville
Set Concept:  Sean Neville, Janelle Regalbutto & Shane Stewart
Costume Designer:  Brenda McLean
Original Costume Design:  Alex Espinosa
Stage Manager:  Karyn Kumhyr
Apprentice Stage Manager:  Matthew Lagacé
Assistant to the Director:  Colin Peterson
Assistant to Ms Gorlick:  Reanna Joseph

Jeremy Walmsley            Matthew – The Leader
Joseph Sevillo                 Mark -- The Sensitive One
Michael Lyons                 Luke – The Bad Boy
Marc Devigne                  Juan – The Latin Lover
Simon Miron                   Abraham – The Gefilte Fish Out of Water

The Band
Daniel Jordan, Drums
Ariel Posen, Guitar    
Joseph Tritt, Keyboard 1
Steven Webb, Keyboard 2
Alan Nagelberg, Guitar sub
Paul De Gurse, Keyboard 2 sub


Altar Boyz is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals:


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