Photo Coverage: Euan Morton Birdland Concert
Euan Morton returned to Birdland on Monday, November 27th, 2006 to perform two concerts at 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Both shows were attended by a multitude of loyal fans.
Morton performed songs from his critically acclaimed debut album "NewClear." He also premiered his own original material, fronting his new band, led by Robbie Roth.
Morton, a native of Scotland, received an Olivier Award nomination for originating the role of Boy George in the musical Taboo. He moved to New York in 2003 to reprise the role on Broadway, earning Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations, as well as the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. He recently earned a 2006 Obie Award for his appearance in Measure For Pleasure at The Public Theater. His other stage appearances include title roles in: Tony Kushner's adaptation of Brundibar at The New Victory Theatre and Berkeley Rep; The Who's Tommy at the Bay Street Theatre; and Caligula for the inaugural season of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (2004 NYMF Award for Outstanding Individual Performance). He will soon be seen opposite Alfred Molina in The Roundabout Theatre production of Howard Katz. Morton has recently released his debut solo CD, NewClear, and has appeared in concert in New York City at Town Hall, The Zipper, Joe's Pub and Birdland, as well as at The Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA.
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Some of Euan Morton's many fans wait outside Birdland