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Euan Morton makes Broadway debut in 'Taboo'

...course, I'm not Boy George." The real Boy George - George O'Dowd - plays fashion designer and performance artist Leigh Bowery, at times sharing the stage with Morton as his young self in a bizarre identity swap. For O'Dowd, watching Morton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/24/art_394844.shtml
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Rosie O'Donnell bids tearful farewell to 'Taboo'

...previews and 100 performances before closing, losing its entire investment. Boy George, who played performance artist Leigh Bowery in the show and wrote its mostly original score, made a brief speech after curtain call. He thanked O'Donnell and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/10/art_404019.shtml
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Boy George finally gets respect as a musician

...actor, Euan Morton. Instead, O'Dowd stars as the Australian-born early '80s performance artist and designer Leigh Bowery, who helped launch the London nightclub Taboo, the backdrop for the musical. O'Dowd was the only one in costume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/art_393126.shtml
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A pop tuneful 'Taboo'; Boy George on Broadway

...play Boy George. The pop icon is on tap to portray Leigh Bowery, a flamboyant designer and performance artist who burned...our attention. There's the Boy George saga and the Leigh Bowery tale, and they rarely intersect. It also may be time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/16/art_392218.shtml
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'Taboo,' the Boy George musical, closing on Feb. 8

...George. It tells the story of the 1980s English pop star, played by Euan Morton, as well as that of performance artist Leigh Bowery, portrayed by Boy George himself. During the musical's turbulent preview period, O'Donnell brought in Jeff Calhoun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/15/art_401036.shtml
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People in the news

...creative services department of the Shubert Organization. McCartney, who portrays the best friend of performance artist Leigh Bowery (George's role), left the musical Nov. 25. She'll return Jan. 6, "Taboo" spokesman Bill Coyle said Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/11/ent_390393.shtml
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The sound of music on Broadway

...pop superstar whose real name is George O'Dowd. The composer portrays real-life performance artist and painter Leigh Bowery. The musical, a celebration of 1980s London nightlife, was seen last year in England. The New York production will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/08/art_385675.shtml
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Rosie puts up all the money herself to launch 'Taboo'

...15-month run in England, focuses on two members of the early '80s London club scene: performance artist and designer Leigh Bowery and a young singer-songwriter named George O'Dowd, who became George. O'Donnell saw the show during its London...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/08/ent_385705.shtml
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