STAGE TUBE: Liz McCartney Sings 'Talk Amongst Yourselves' at TABOO Reunion Concert!
Exactly ten years after closing on Broadway, Boy George's TABOO returned to New York for a very special two-night-only engagement benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The concert starred Matthew Rowland (Boy George) and Samuel Buttery (Leigh Bowery), both of whom reprised their performances from the 2012 revival of TABOO at the Brixton Clubhouse in London. Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose, Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar) took on the role of "Philip Sallon."
In the video below, original 'Big Sue' Liz McCartney sings "Talk Amongst Yourselves."
Boy George'S TABOO: TEN YEARS LATER also reunited original Broadway stars Sarah Uriarte Berry (Nicola), Jeffrey Carlson (Marilyn), Liz McCartney (Big Sue) and Cary Shields(Marcus), and ensemble members Jennifer Cody, Lisa Gajda,Bob Gaynor, Curtis Holbrook, Donnie Keshawarz, Jennifer K. Mrozik, Nathan Peck, Alexander Quiroga, Jody Reynard, Asa Somers, Denise Summerford, James Tabeek, and Gregory Treco.
Boy George'S TABOO: TEN YEARS LATER was presented by Grammy and Emmy Award winner John McDaniel and Amanda Sales. McDaniel, who served as musical supervisor and arranger during TABOO's original Broadway run, also acted as music director for the concerts. He played the piano and conducted a band of some of TABOO's original musicians: Kevan Frost on guitar, Chris Jago on drums, and David Kuhn on bass.
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