Not Safe in the City: Taboo Will Close on February 8
Produced by Rosie O'Donnell and directed by Christopher Renshaw, Taboo chronicles the London club scene in the early 1980s and focuses on the intertwining stories of pop icon Boy George's rise to popularity and the life and death of performance artist Leigh Bowery. The musical features a score by Boy George, who also stars as Bowery. The cast includes Euan Morton (playing the young Boy George), Raúl Esparza, Liz McCartney, Jeffrey Carlson, Sarah Uriarte Berry, and Cary Shields.
A press release concerning the show's closing contained the following quote from O'Donnell: "Taboo was by far the most fulfilling experience of my career. Many lessons were learned, and so it goes. For this experience I am profoundly grateful and have no regrets."