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Taboo - 2001 - London Tickets, News, Info & More

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.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
Members of Playful Substance, one of indie theatre's leading play developers, have joined STILL, BIRTH. - a play about pregnancy loss by Robyne Parrish and Coley Company. Co-Produced by The Chain Theatre as part of the CITY ARTISTS CORPS GRANT FROM NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS (NYFA) AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS (DCLA).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021
In a reimagined iteration of the annual awards, in partnership with ETT (English Touring Theatre), the audio productions will play from free listening stations or via a QR code in theatres across the UK, with copies of the scripts including braille translations available.
by Gil Kaan - Sep 20, 2021
Comedian/actress Sandra Bernhard will be enthralling her adoring audience with A DECADE OF MADNESS AND MAYHEM, a night of her standup comedy, October 8, 2021 at The Wallis. Renown for her outspokenness and outrageousness, the always very candid Sandra will speak her witty mind in her usual laughs-inducing act that only Sandra Bernhard can do. Had the chance to delve a little into Sandra’s always deliberating psyche.
by Rosanna Liuski - Sep 17, 2021
The show is much, but bearable and moreover brings you into the world of a sick person.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021
The Boy George musical, Taboo, has a 20th anniversary approaching and to celebrate, a reunion concert has been announced at the London Palladium this winter!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021
Suicide is an epidemic of epic proportions that steals the people we love and devastates families all over Detroit every single day. The Covid-19 pandemic has only made this epidemic all the more dire as those at risk have become even more isolated and disconnected from the support and help they so desperately need.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Everyman Theatre Productions have announced the full tour dates for Ronald Harwood's highly acclaimed drama The Dresser starring the much loved UK entertainer Julian Clary as 'Norman' and Olivier Award winner Matthew Kelly as 'Sir'. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2021
Elayce Ismail directs Tom Mothersdale (Him/Man) joining the previously announced Richard Katz (Tatte) and Abigail Weinstock (Her/Baba). The production opens on 14 October, with previews from 7 October, and runs until 27 November. Learn about the cast and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021
True Colors Project/My True Colors Festival will honor LGBTQ+ History Month with an online performance of The Man With The Floppy Ears for One Night Only on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 7:30PM ET.
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Oct 15, 2021
Back in September, I saw an announcement on social media that AJ Holmes (apologies, Broadway's AJ Holmes) would be performing a solo show at the SoHo Playhouse. As an admirer of AJ's work who had some time to kill after class one night, I decided to pay the show a visit. After all, the show's blurb claimed that I was going to be hearing about 'the worst, most embarrassing, humiliating, potentially irredeemable parts' of someone I had been a fan of for many years - Who wouldn't want to see something like that? But as I took the subway down to the theater, I couldn't help but wonder what AJ was going to talk about. What had he done? Would I still admire him after the show had ended? Who exactly was AJ Holmes?
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021
The 21st Havana Film Festival New York returns to theaters with a program that celebrates diversity and cultural expressions of Cuban and Ibero American voices.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2021
Decadent Theatre Company is leading the way toward the resumption of live theatre and ambitious touring with a 20-venue national tour of Eugene O'Brien's award-winning drama, Eden. Directed by Andrew Flynn, it comes to The Everyman from October 6th to 8th as part of its journey across Ireland through October and November. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021
The second ACA Cinema Project series will present Flash Forward: Debut Works and Recent Films by Notable Japanese Directors, a hybrid program with 18 films streaming nationwide on Japan Society's Virtual Cinema from December 3-23, 2021 and two in-person screenings in Japan Society's auditorium on December 11 and 17.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced this year's Christmas production, a festive re-imagining of Hans Christian Andersen's The Fir Tree. The Fir Tree promises to be a magical family festive production of storytelling, puppetry, song and hope. Audiences are invited to take part in carol-singing and tree-decorating while enjoying a hot chocolate or mulled wine under the wintry star-lit sky of the Globe Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021
Following its Housewarming programme - open hearted work that celebrated connection and community, This is Now invites artists and audiences to join a yearlong conversation about who we are and who we want to be; to think deeply about the important questions of our time, and to find refuge in coming together to imagine our way through the world we live in, right now.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Forget what you knew. With a bold ambition to reimagine how we experience and interact with the city itself, Sydney Festival's 2022 line-up – the first helmed by artistic director Olivia Ansell – is set to explode onto (and into) the city's parks, pools, streets, stages and screens this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
An HBO documentary following the making of tonight’s sold-out, one-night-only, reunion concert of Spring Awakening benefitting The Actors Fund, is now in production. Produced by RadicalMedia, the documentary will follow the original stars as they come together for the first time in 15 years.
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2021
SAS: Rogue Heroes is developed for television and written by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders, Taboo, A Christmas Carol) and will be directed by Tom Shankland (The Serpent, The Missing), with Stephen Smallwood (The Serpent, Patrick Melrose) as producer. The series stars Connor Swindells, Jack O'Connell, Alfie Allen, Tom Glynn-Carney, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021
Miami New Drama announced the return of the world premiere production  A Wonderful World, a new musical based on the life and songs of jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong. Originally scheduled for the spring of 2020, the production will now play at the Colony Theatre from December 4 - January 16, with opening night set for December 11.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
“Fabulous Fanny Brice” has been touring in theatres and venues across the U.S. for the past 9 years and live-streamed during the pandemic on the STELLAR platform where it was named 'Best To Stream' by Time Out NY, American Theatre Magazine and more. In July The Green Room 42 presented FABULOUS FANNY's first live, in-person performance since the pandemic began.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2021
Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live have announced that due to overwhelming demand, their production of Seven Deadly Sins, which opened last night, is extending by one-week. The sexy outdoor theatrical experience which has been electrifying New York City’s Meatpacking District must end its limited engagement on Sunday, July 25.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 3, 2021
lostboy’s debut EP, ‘Bad News’ is out now via Ditto Music and available on all digital platforms. All proceeds from the release of ‘Self(Ish)’ will be donated to CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021
The Frist Art Museum presents Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, an exhibition that offers a broad overview of the artist’s career and explores racial and gender exploitation, abuse, and inequity.
by Review Roundups - Jun 29, 2021
The Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live production of Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience set in New York City's Meatpacking District opened tonight, Tuesday, June 29.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021
The Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live production of Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District is now in previews ahead of a Tuesday, June 29 official opening night.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021
I'm Yours, Maddy is an original Burlesque Comedy Cabaret that explores modern topics such as woman's rights, sexual health, and taboo social issues; through a vintage lens.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
Performers include Rhiannon Porter (Finalist, Eurovision: You Decide 2018; Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Production, O2 Arena) and JoJo Desmond (Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake; Lead Vocalist, Doctor Who Live, UK Arena Tour). Joining them is Edward Handoll (BIG The Musical, West End; Saturday Night Fever, UK Tour), and Loucas Hajiantoni (One Night of Tina, European Tour).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
The Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live production of Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District begins performances tomorrow, June 22 ahead of a Tuesday, June 29 official opening night. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2021
The Frist Art Museum Presents KARA WALKER: CUT TO THE QUICK, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, an exhibition that offers a broad overview of the artist's career and explores racial and gender exploitation, abuse, and inequity.
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2021
Multi-cast scripted comedy series Fugly, created by Jenny Rachel Weiner, will center on a 20-something researcher for a tech company who goes undercover at a high school to find out what makes today’s teens tick, and finds herself at the center of a gender war.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Drag sensation Shuga Cain, the beloved season 11 contestant of the Emmy Award-winning reality television series, “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” will be the Mistress of Ceremonies in Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
Today, Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live announced casting for Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
The live stream is free to watch, but a donation to The Actors Fund is suggested. Learn more about the production, and how to watch, here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Inspired by memories of working as Donald Wolfit's dresser as a young man, Ronald Harwood's evocative, affectionate and hilarious portrait of backstage life is regarded as one of the most acclaimed dramas of modern theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
“Fabulous Fanny Brice” starring Kimberly Faye Greenberg as legendary singer and actress Fanny Brice, will be presented at THE GREEN ROOM 42 (570 Tenth Avenue inside YOTEL in New York City) on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021
The West Coast Premiere of the off Broadway production, The Wake of Dick Johnson, performed live and in person by writer and director Luke Walker, will be part of the 2021 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Tickets go on sale July 16.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
Over 100 performances, talks, walks and exhibitions unearth the stories of new arrivals, rebels, women, refugees, cultural groups, freethinkers, alongside ground-breaking science, and contributions from artists and scientists working with people with visual impairments, in an outstanding programme which launches in full today.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 20, 2021
The star of Broadway's ON YOUR FEET! returns to Feinstein's with a new show built only around joy, which is something that Mauricio Martinez seems to really understand.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2021
Liverpool Theatre Festival runs between Wednesday 1 September and Sunday 12 September 2021. The 10-day event features mainstream and established acts, artists, and productions. The festival will adhere to all Covid-19 and Government guidelines required at the time.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021
The free stream will take place on Wednesday, July 14th at 8:00pm, benefiting The Actors Fund.  Learn more about how to watch here!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2021
The concert is August 8th at 7:30 p.m. at the DP Culp Student Center at ETSU. General tickets are $35. Premium tickets are $50, which includes a 30-minute talk-back (where Euan will respond to several questions from audience members.)
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has announced the world premiere of BIRDS OF PARADISE, a series of dance-based queer solo portraits and an ensemble piece which explore the themes of agency, survival and transformation.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021
Theater for the New City will present Leaves, a powerful drama written and directed by Victor Vauban Jr. about assimilation, colorism, the importance of family, love and mental health.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2021
Theater for the New City presents Leaves, a powerful drama written and directed by Victor Vauban Jr. about assimilation, colorism, the importance of family, love and mental health.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021
Directed by Olivier Award-winning Terry Johnson, The Dresser will run at Theatre Royal Bath from 9 September 2021, before dates at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Theatre Royal Brighton, Norwich Theatre Royal, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Richmond Theatre, Malvern Festival Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and newly announced– the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford and the King's Theatre in Edinburgh where the tour finishes in February 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021
STILL, BIRTH. - a play about pregnancy loss by Robyne Parrish and Coley Company is one of 500 New York City-based artists to receive $5,000 through the City Artist Corps Grants program.
by Student Blogger: MaryRose Jones - Aug 23, 2021
'Going in, I didn’t know what to expect. I was very nervous that I was not going to be able to make much progress in such a short time. However, I was able to learn about my voice and how to take care of it. This has allowed me to be way more confident in my voice.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 2, 2021
City Weezle was founded in Paris back in 2005 by potato lovin’ Irishman Simon Fleury. After stringing together two demos, “City Weezle” (in 2006) and “The Leprechaun” (in 2008), City Weezle became a prominent member of the European underground fusion scene.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 18, 2021
The single delves deep into widely conflicting emotions which can overtake your ability to think straight. Lhēon showcases that we are all human and we're all capable of making mistakes.