Broadway veteran and Taboo writer Boy George stopped by the GLAAD Media Awards earlier this month, where he confirmed in an interview with Mike Diamond that the show might be heading back to the stage. When asked about the odds of a revival, he commented: 'Very good. We've actually written a new script and we are in talks with people to do a new production. So yeah, it's something I want to happen.' (more...)
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, producers Danielle Tarento and Bronia Buchanan will present a new production of Boy George's Taboo at Brixton Club House following last month's launch of the VIP Gold Room, marking the multi-purpose venue's first foray into theatre.
Today, it has been revealed that the show will star one of its original leading men, Paul Baker, as the club's promoter Philip Sallon. Baker won an Olivier award for the role in 2003. He is additionally known for his performances in the West End productions of Chicago (Amos), Napoleon (Napoleon), the original cast of The Lion King (Zazu, Timon) and Starlight Express (Rusty). (more...)
Producers Danielle Tarento and Bronia Buchanan have announced that this autumn they will stage a new production of Boy George's Taboo at Brixton Club House following last month's sensational launch of the VIP Gold Room, marking the multi-purpose venue's first foray into theatre.
In this exclusive interview with BroadwayWorld, Raul Esparza takes a comprehensive look back at his spectacular rise to fame from this time ten years ago in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW on Broadway, his first New York stage role, to now, with career-defining reviews for the out-of-town tryout of the new Alan Menken musical LEAP OF FAITH - as well as his sold-out American Songbook concerts early next year in New York. What does the future hold for Raul Esparza onscreen and onstage? Will it be Shakespeare or Sondheim or something completely new? Mamet or MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG? You may very well find your answer here.
Boy George has been jailed for 15 months for the false imprisonment of a male escort. George denied the charge and claimed he lawfully detained Carlsen for stealing photos from his laptop. He was sentenced to 15 months behind bars at a hearing at London's Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday. (more...)
The 49th Annual Drama Desk Awards took place on May 16th at Lincoln Center's LaGuardia Concert Hall. Nominees and Broadway stars alike came out in full force and BroadwayWorld was there to capture it all. (more...)
Producer Rosie O'Donnell introduced the press to Taboo this week, a musical based on the colorful and ostentatious characters who influenced music and fashion during the early 1980s in London. (more...)