Euan Morton Performs and Signs CDs at Tower Records, 5/24

Euan Morton will give a free performance at Tower Records (66th Street & Broadway) on Wednesday, May 24th at 6 PM as part of the weekly "Any Wednesday at Tower" series. Morton will perform selections from his acclaimed debut CD, "NewClear" (available at the Tower location), and will greet fans and sign CDs after the performance.

Morton received Tony and Olivier Award nominations and a Theatre World Award for originating the role of Boy George in the musical Taboo, both on Broadway and in The West End. Recently, he received critical acclaim for appearing in the title role of Tony Kushner's adaptation of Brundibar at The New Victory Theatre, and won an Obie Award for his appearing in Measure For Pleasure at The Public Theater. His other New York credits include the title role of the musical Caligula for the inaugural season of the acclaimed New York Musical Theatre Festival (who which he received a NYMF Best Actor Award). He will soon be seen in The Who's Tommy at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Morton has appeared in concert in New York City at Town Hall, The Zipper Theatre, Joe's Pub and Birdland, as well as at The Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA.

This past March, independent recording label Lyric Partners released Morton's debut solo album, "NewClear." Co-produced by Morton along with David Nehls and Mae Robertson, NewClear contains 10 tracks consisting of both new songs and covers of some of Morton's favorite tunes.

The track listing for "NewClear" is:

1. "NewClear" (Mark Underwood)
2. 'Closer and Closer" (Chris Judge and Greg Friel)
3. "Chelsea Hotel" (Dan Bern)
4. "Good Time Gone Bad" (David Nehls)
5. "Hallelujah" (Leonard Cohen)
6. "Victims" (Michael Craig, Roy Hay, Jonathan Moss, George O'Dowd)
7. "At This Moment" (William P. McCord)
8. "As It Began" (a Lullaby) (Mark Underwood)
9. "Pie in the Sky" (Kevan Frost and George O'Dowd)
10. "At This Moment" (Watch Out For That Tree Mix) (William P. McCord)


For more information on Morton and "NewClear," visit www.officiallyeuanmorton.com.

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