Mon Oct 19 2009
New World Stages 340 W 50th St (between Eighth and Ninth Aves). 212-239-6200.
Tickets $25--$75. Sun 3pm, 7:30pm; Mon 8pm; Wed 8pm; Thu 8pm; Fri 8pm; Sat 4pm, 8pm
The Altar Boyz have their own definition of soul music: They sing about Jesus in the unlikely idiom of boy-band pop. The plot of this well-wrought mock concert is communion-wafer thin, but the show’s young stars really work their crosses off.—Adam Feldman