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Taboo - 2003 - Broadway

Taboo is a stage musical with a book by Mark Davies Markham (extensively rewritten for the Broadway production by Charles Busch), lyrics by Boy George, and music by George, John Themis, Richie Stevens and Kevan Frost.

Set in an abandoned London warehouse, the partly imagined story of a group of club 'names' set in the location of what was the city's most fashionable nightclub, the now-legendary Taboo (1985–87) of the title, which was the creation of Leigh Bowery. Boy George is featured as one of the club's regulars, but in reality, George rarely attended. The show also focuses on George's life prior to and after achieving fame.


Plymouth Theatre

(New York, NY)
236 W. 45th St. Seating Chart


by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 29, 2004
On May 27th the cast of Taboo descended on the Virgin Megastore in Times Square to celebrate the release of their cast album on DRG Records with a CD signing and performance.
by Lilian Barbuti - October 3, 2003
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.