Boy George will be a part of the solid of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway in February.
George will play the function of Harold Zidler, the membership proprietor of the Moulin Rouge, beginning Feb. 6 via Might 12. He introduced the information on the Immediately present Monday, saying that he had already seen the present a number of instances and was excited to hitch the present’s ensemble and find out about “becoming in” to the present, which has been operating on Broadway since 2019.
Whereas George is finest often known as the lead singer of Tradition Membership, whose hits embrace “Do You Actually Wish to Damage Me” and “Karma Chameleon,” he has beforehand appeared on Broadway in his 2003 musical, Taboo. The musical, which additionally featured a rating by George, instructed the story of George’s rise to fame via the membership scene of London within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties.
The function of Zidler is at the moment being performed by Tituss Burgess, who is about to finish his run as Zidler on Dec. 17. Eric Anderson is scheduled to return to the function on Dec. 19 and play it via Feb. 4.
Moulin Rouge!, which relies on the Baz Luhrmann movie, started taking part in on the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in July 2019 and gained the 2021 Tony Award for finest musical.
The present options course by Alex Timbers, a e book by John Logan, choreography by Sonya Tayeh, and music supervision, orchestrations and preparations by Justin Levine, with a rating together with many pop hits similar to “Firework,” “Chandelier” and extra.