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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 "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.

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Boy George STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Harold Zidler [Replacement]

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


Boy George Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

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Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lyrics

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Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Music

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Olivier Awards - 2003 - The Hilton Award for Best New Musical

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ELF THE MUSICAL Will Embark on 2024 UK Theatre Tour

After sell-out arena tours and a record breaking two West End seasons at The Dominion, the musical theatre version of the hilarious hit movie ELF will be hitting the road in a handful of the UK's most prestigious theatres. 
Pride Month at the King's Head Theatre Includes OUTINGS and More

The King’s Head Theatre has announced the shows that will be playing at the theatre this June during Pride month 2024, both at the venue’s new purpose built 200-seat Main House, and the intimate and versatile 50-seat 4Below space.
Video: Austin Durant Makes Triumphant Return as Harold Zilger in MOULIN ROUGE

Last night, Moulin Rouge! The Musical welcomed Austin Durant back as Harold Zidler; Durant originated the character for the North American Tour and performed the role on Broadway in 2019. Watch a video of his first curtain call since being back!
Skinny Lister Reveals New UK Headline Tour for Winter 2024

Plotting another end-of-year bonanza, Skinny Lister will be back for a fresh stretch of UK shows in Winter 2024. Regularly cited as one of the best live bands in the biz, the Skinnies’ annual live pilgrimage around the UK has become the stuff of gig circuit legend in recent years. And already champing at the bit to go again, the band will be hitting the road for a run of unmissable fixtures from Newcastle to Nottingham, Bristol to Birmingham.
Austin Durant Will Return to MOULIN ROUGE! With Hailee Kaleem Wright Joining the Cast

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will welcome Austin Durant as Harold Zidler beginning Tuesday, May 14 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
Patti LuPone & More to Join Atlantic Theater Company 2024 Gala

Atlantic Theater Company will present their 2024 Gala on Monday, April 29, 2024 at The Plaza. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Ricky Rojas Will Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, Plus New Tickets Released

Original Broadway cast member Ricky Rojas will return to the role of Santiago in Moulin Rouge! The Musical beginning Tuesday, March 26 at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Plus a new block of tickets will be released.
LITTLE BOXES Comes to New Wimbledon Theatre

Little Boxes comes to New Wimbledon Theatre in April.  Performances run 18 – 27 April.
James Monroe Iglehart Will Lead A WONDERFUL WORLD on Broadway

Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart will star as jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong in A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical on Broadway in Fall 2024. We have all the details!
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 21, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 21, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Photos: See New Images of Boy George, Courtney Reed and Derek Klena in MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

Get a first look at new images of the current cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway. 
Hollywood Bowl Named Outdoor Concert Venue Of The Year At 35th Annual Pollstar Awards

The Hollywood Bowl was honored last night as the Outdoor Concert Venue of the Year (Red Rocks Award) at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
Video: Boy George Sings Culture Club Songs as Part of MOULIN ROUGE! MegaMix

Boy George joined the cast of Moulin Rouge! on Broadway, beginning earlier this week. Some of the iconic songs of Culture Club were added to the show's curtain call MegaMix! Check out the video here!
Photos: Boy George Takes His First Bows in MOULIN ROUGE! On Broadway

Yes he can can can! Pop icon Boy George has officially joined the cast of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Moulin Rouge! on Broadway! Go inside George's first Broadway bows in the production in the photos from inside curtain calls!
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 7, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 7, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Video: Boy George Talks Rehearsing For MOULIN ROUGE! and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Boy George recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about his upcoming role as Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway, and more. Watch the full video here.
Interview: 'He's Terminally Delightful!' Sam Buttery on Playing Uncle Fester in THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL

Recently, we had the chance to talk with Sam Buttery, who is taking on the role of Uncle Fester. We discussed how they first got started in the world of theatre, why they are a fan of The Addams Family and even how rehearsals have been going!
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 29, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 29, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Video: Ariana DeBose & Boy George Team Up For 'Electric Energy' Single From ARGYLLE

Listen to Ariana DeBose's new single with Boy George and Nile Rodgers, 'Electric Energy.' The song is from the upcoming action film Argylle. Watch the music video, featuring the West Side Story Oscar winner and the upcoming Moulin Rouge! star, along with Argylle's star-studded cast.
Coventry Born West End Star Declan Bennet Returns To Hometown With Playwriting Debut BOY OUT THE CITY

Coventry born Declan Bennet (EastEnders' Charlie Cotton) will bring his one person show to Belgrade Theatre this spring after a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a successful week on London's West End.

Boy George FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Boy George been in?

Boy George has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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?

Boy George has been nominated for several awards for his work on the Broadway show Taboo, including Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards, Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards, and The Hilton Award for Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards.

What awards has Boy George won?

Boy George has won Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards for "Taboo" and Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for "Taboo."

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