MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 13, 2003
Closing Date
Feb 08, 2004
1st Preview
Oct 28, 2003
1st Preview
Oct 28, 2003
Previews
16
Performances
100
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Plymouth Theatre
(Nov 13, 2003 - Feb 08, 2004)

Setting
An abandoned London warehouse, which formerly was the location of the hottest club of the '80s, Taboo, and a great variety of places in and about London.

Produced by Rosie O'Donnell and Adam Kenwright; Associate Producer: Daniel MacDonald, Lori E. Seid and Michael Fuchs
"Il Adore" produced and footage edited by Jennifer LeBeau
Music by Boy George; Lyrics by Boy George; Co-Composer: Kevan Frost; Music Co-Writer: John Themis and Richie Stevens; Book by Charles Busch; Adapted from the original book by Mark Davies; Musical Director: Jason Howland; Vocal, dance and incidental arrangements by John McDaniel; Music orchestrated by Steve Margoshes; Original concept by Boy George and Christopher Renshaw
Directed by Christopher Renshaw; Choreographed by Mark Dendy; (Unbilled) Choreographic Consultant: Jeff Calhoun; Associate Choreographer: Madeleine Ehlert
Scenic Design by Tim Goodchild; Costume Design by Mike Nicholls and Bobby Pearce; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Hair Design by Christine Bateman; Make-Up Design by Christine Bateman; Associate Scenic Design: Nancy Thun; Assistant Scenic Design: Zhanna Gurvich; Assistant Lighting Design: Jeffrey M. Whitsett and Lara Dubin; Assistant Costume Design: Jennifer Arnold and Lee Austin; Associate Sound Design: Peter Hylenski
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: Rob Wallner; Assistant Co. Mgr: Dina Steinberg; General Management Associate: Susan Bell
Production Stage Manager: Peter Wolf; Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Stage Manager: Karen Moore; Assistant Stage Mgr: Andrea O. Saraffian
Musical Supervisor: John McDaniel; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Jason Howland; Associate Conductor: Daniel A. Weiss; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Assistant Musical Supervisor: Justin A. Malakhow; Keyboard 1: Jason Howland; Keyboard 2/Guitar 2: Daniel A. Weiss; Guitars: Kevan Frost; Drums: Chris Jago ; Bass: David Kuhn; Reeds: Charles Pillow; Violin: Sean Carney; Viola: Arthur Dibble; Cello: Ted Mook
Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Dialect Coach: Stephen Gabis; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Dance Captain: James Tabeek; Fight Captain: Asa Somers; Acting Coach: Candy Trabucco; Assistant to the Director: Stephen Donovan; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Artwork Photography: Francois Nars; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Associate: Bill Coyle
"Il Adore" footage taken from the documentary "The Legend of Leigh Bowery" by Charles Atlas; "Il Adore" footage edited by Rosie O'Donnell and Wyatt Smith
Marilyn
Philip Sallon
Big Sue
Oct 28, 2003 - Dec 01, 2003
Euan Morton
Broadway debut
George
George O'Dowd
Broadway debut
Leigh Bowery
Marcus
Ensemble
Brooke Elliott
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Editor
Ensemble
 
Joey
 
Deirdre
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Announcer
 
Mummy
Ensemble
 
Producer
Standby: Donnie R. Keshawarz (Philip Sallon, Leigh Bowery)
Understudies: Dioni Michelle Collins (Big Sue), Brooke Elliott (Big Sue), William Robert Gaynor (Marcus), Lori Holmes (Nicola), Jennifer K. Mrozik (Nicola), Alexander Quiroga (Marilyn), Asa Somers (George), Denise Summerford (Nicola) and Gregory Treco (George, Marilyn)

Plymouth Theatre (Nov 13, 2003 - Feb 08, 2004)

Cast

Brooke Elliott
During Liz McCartney's maternity leave
Big Sue
Dec 03, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004
Liz McCartney
Return from one-month maternity leave:
Big Sue
Jan 06, 2004 - Feb 08, 2004
Ensemble
 
Makeup Artist
Understudies: William Robert Gaynor (Leigh Bowery), Curtis Holbrook (Marcus), Kimberly Rehfuss (Big Sue) and Asa Somers (Philip Sallon)
music by Boy George; lyrics by Boy George
Act 1
Sung By
Freak/Ode to Attention Seekers
Philip Sallon and Ensemble
Stranger in This World
George, Big Sue, Philip Sallon and Ensemble
Safe in the City
Nicola and Ensemble
Dress to Kill
Ensemble
Genocide Peroxide
Marilyn and Ensemble
I'll Have You All
Leigh Bowery and Men
Sexual Confusion
Big Sue, Philip Sallon, George and Marcus
Pretty Lies
George
Guttersnipe
George, Marilyn and Ensemble
Love Is a Question Mark
Marcus, George, Leigh Bowery and Nicola
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
George and Ensemble
Church of the Poison Mind/Karma Chameleon
George and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Everything Taboo
Leigh Bowery and Ensemble
Talk Amongst Yourselves
Big Sue
The Fame Game
George and Ensemble
I See Through You
Marcus
Ich Bin Kunst
Leigh Bowery
Petrified
Philip Sallon
Out of Fashion
George, Marilyn, Philip Sallon, Marcus and Leigh Bowery
Il Adore
Nicola and Ensemble
Come on in From the Outside
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

2004 Nominee
Music by Boy George
Lyrics by Boy George
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Euan Morton
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Raúl Esparza
 

Best Costume Design

2004 Nominee
Costume Design by Mike Nicholls and Bobby Pearce

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Euan Morton

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2004 Winner
Raúl Esparza
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Jeffrey Carlson
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2004 Nominee
Lyrics by Boy George
 

Outstanding Music

2004 Nominee
Music by Boy George

Theatre World

Award

2004 Recipient
Euan Morton
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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