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Boy George is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer, photographer and record producer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" and ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Boy George is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer, photographer and record producer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Leigh Bowery [Replacement]

 

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Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Leigh Bowery [Replacement]

Boy George Biography

Boy George is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer, photographer and record producer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" and "Time (Clock of the Heart)". George is known for his soulful voice and his androgynous appearance. He was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s.

His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, which is influenced by rhythm and blues and reggae. He was the lead singer of Jesus Loves You between 1989 and 1992. His 1990s and 2000s-era solo music has glam influences, such as David Bowie and Iggy Pop. In 2015, Boy George received an Ivor Novello Award from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors for Outstanding Services to British Music.

Boy George Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Boy George, Taboo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Boy George, Taboo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Boy George, Taboo
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - The Hilton Award for Best New Musical
Boy George, Taboo

Boy George News

Sofie Royer Releases New Track & Announces Tour With Toro Y Moi Photo Sofie Royer Releases New Track & Announces Tour With Toro Y Moi
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

With the release of “Baker Miller Pink”, Sofie Royer also shares news of a series of shows with Toro Y Moi on his UK and European tour this Autumn. She will play several UK and Ireland shows including at St John at Hackney Church in London and New Century Hall in Manchester. Sofie features on the track “Clarity” from Toro Y Moi’s new album MAHAL.

Glow Lyric Theatre Announces Return of Summer Festival Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

Glow Lyric Theatre, South Carolina’s only summer opera and musical theatre, has announced the highly anticipated full return of their annual Summer Festival Season.

Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum Releases 'Ketamine (The Remix EP)' Photo Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum Releases 'Ketamine (The Remix EP)'
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

Other contributions come from the band’s longtime mixer, Brandon Bost (HAIM, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga), Finnish electronic duo Pihka Is My Name and Brooklyn’s Lauren Flax; each re-imagining the haunting track to make it their own. The song that started it all, “Ketamine,” was the first release from the band’s debut self-titled EP.

Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum Announces July Tour Dates Photo Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum Announces July Tour Dates
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

On the heels of a successful, sold-out series of spring tour dates, Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum (Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen) have announced a July headline tour. The tour kicks off on July 22 at Soundstage in Baltimore, along with a special appearance in Michael C. Hall’s hometown of Raleigh, NC.

Rosie O'Donnell to Host FRIENDLY HOUSE LA Comedy Benefit Featuring Kathy Griffin & Mo Photo Rosie O'Donnell to Host FRIENDLY HOUSE LA Comedy Benefit Featuring Kathy Griffin & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Rosie O’Donnell is set to host an incredible night of comedy to benefit Friendly House LA on Saturday, July 16th, 2022, at The Fonda Theater. The “Stand Up For Friendly House LA” benefit will also feature an array of amazing fierce and funny women including performances from Atsuko Okatsuka, Beth Lapides, Gina Yashere, and headliner Kathy Griffin.

Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May Photo Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their May line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

2Gorgeous4U Heads To Liverpool's Royal Court Studio This Summer Photo 2Gorgeous4U Heads To Liverpool's Royal Court Studio This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

An unmissable one-woman show by acclaimed playwright Mark Davies Markham is returning to the Liverpool stage this summer after winning rave reviews from audiences and critics alike.

Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Lead the Cast of SKATES in Chicago Photo Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Lead the Cast of SKATES in Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

America’s next big musical sensation has its cast! American Idol favorites Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young will lead the incredible cast of the new musical, Skates.

Jamie Hannah Set To Release New Song 'Flowers' Photo Jamie Hannah Set To Release New Song 'Flowers'
by Michael Major - Apr 4, 2022

During the global pandemic, Jamie Hannah went back to his classical musical roots and delivered what he is best known for, writing a catalogue of haunting, yet uplifting melodies that are now ready to be released. ‘FLOWERS’ is the first song for his forthcoming EP.

Goodspeed Musicals Announces World Premiere of CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT Photo Goodspeed Musicals Announces World Premiere of CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Goodspeed Musicals announced today that it will produce the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut – A New Musical this holiday season at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.

Boy George Videos

VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Discusses 'Road Trip Elegies', Wanting to Star in ANNIE, and  VideoVIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Discusses 'Road Trip Elegies', Wanting to Star in ANNIE, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2021

Wainwright’s latest album, “Unfollow The Rules” is nominated for a Grammy but it’s his unique audio autobiography, “Road Trip Elegies,” a conversation with his therapist on a road trip from Montreal to New York City, that delivers insight about his musical journey and the relationships that shaped him and his music. 

VIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Catches Up With Boy George VideoVIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Catches Up With Boy George
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2020

The 80’s icon and Culture Club lead singer talks about quarantine life and the group’s upcoming livestream.

VIDEO: Mason Alexander Park Sings 'Wicked Little Town' From HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH VideoVIDEO: Mason Alexander Park Sings 'Wicked Little Town' From HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

After recently playing Hedwig on the First Broadway National Tour of Hedwig of the Angry Inch, Mason Alexander Park sings Stephen Trask's a?oeWicked Little Towna?? to promote their upcoming solo show a?oeMore Than A Woman Or A Man.a?? The GreenRoom 42 presents Mason's upcoming concert on December 12th at 9:30pm after its Los Angeles premier at the Rockwell Table and Stage. Featuring songs from shows that pushed the boundaries of gender play, expression, and performance like The Rocky Horror Show, La Cage Aux Folles, Hedwig, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, and Boy George's Taboo, this show will deeply explore the importance that music and art has on developing identity from a young age through adulthood. From non-binary German punk rock stars, to sweet transvestites from outer space, this will be an evening of self-exploration through some of the greatest gender bending characters in the Broadway canon. Featuring incredible special guests such as Eden Espinosa(Wicked, Brooklyn), Mimi Imfurst (RuPaul's Drag Race), and more to be announced. Directed by Hunter Bird and featuring members from the Hedwig National Tour band, this is a night not to be missed!

Rufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day VideoRufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 27, 2019

Rufus Wainwright is set to release an A/B side 7' EP, Come A Little Bit Closer, on November 29, Record Store Day Black Friday. The limited edition EP arrives ahead of Wainwright's forthcoming 2020 album via BMG, and consists of two live performances of Neil Young's 'Harvest Moon' and Arcade Fire's 'Crown of Love.' Come A Little Bit Closer will be available exclusively at participating RSD Black Friday record stores, found here.

Sam Williams Shares Music Video for 'Weatherman' Cover VideoSam Williams Shares Music Video for 'Weatherman' Cover
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 28, 2019

Nashville singer/songwriter Sam Williams has shared the video for his latest single 'Weatherman', a cover of his father Hank Williams Jr.'s 1981 hit. The visual, which features footage from Williams' show in London as direct support for country star Cam's OH, THE PLACES WE'LL GO Tour, premiered with CMT Music - who claimed the track just may evoke 'chills'.

VIDEO:  On This Day, October 24 - Happy Birthday, Raul Esparza! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, October 24 - Happy Birthday, Raul Esparza!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

On this day, we're wishing a Happy Birthday to Raul Esparza, who can currently be seen cooking up some kitchen comedy in the new play, Seared, at MCC Theater!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs MY SHOT on THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs MY SHOT on THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2018

Graham Norton is joined by the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer on the newest episode of 'The Graham Norton Show.' 

VIDEO: Bastian Baker Honors Leonard Cohen with Exclusive Performance of 'Hallelujah' VideoVIDEO: Bastian Baker Honors Leonard Cohen with Exclusive Performance of 'Hallelujah'
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2018

Sounds Like Nashville said it best: “Switzerland may be neutral but one of their most talented exports is about to invade America.” Singer/songwriter Bastian Baker honored the late Leonard Cohen on his birthday with a 'stunning' (HuffPost) performance of “Hallelujah” during a stop on Shania Twain's Now World Tour exclusively on HuffPost. The tour, recently nominated for Concert Tour of 2018 at the “E! People's Choice Awards,” kicked off its trek of the U.K. on Wednesday night (9/19).

VIDEO: Rita Ora Performs I'M TOO SEXY In This LIP SYNC BATTLE Sneak Peak VideoVIDEO: Rita Ora Performs I'M TOO SEXY In This LIP SYNC BATTLE Sneak Peak
by Macon Prickett - Mar 28, 2018

Rita Ora performs Right Said Fred's “I'm Too Sexy” and gets some major props from guest DJ Boy George. Lip Sync Battle airs at a special time this Thursday at 9:30/8:30c on Paramount Network.

VIDEO: He Knows Him! Iain Armitage Announces Euan Morton as HAMILTON'S Next King George III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

He knows him, that's his dad! Iain Armitage, also known as Iain Loves Theatre, sang a rendition of 'I Know Him' from Hamilton announcing that his dad, Euan Morton will be joining the Broadway cast later this month as the next King George III.


Boy George Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Boy George been in?
Boy George has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Boy George been in?
Boy George has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Boy George's first West End show?
Boy George's first West End show was Taboo which opened in 2002

What awards has Boy George been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Taboo , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Taboo Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Taboo and The Hilton Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Taboo .

What awards has Boy George won?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Tabooand Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Taboo.