Boy George musical Broadway-bound

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com February 28 2003 1:00 AM ET

Boy George's autobiographical musical, Taboo, is set to open on Broadway in the fall, according to BBC News. The show, which has yet to secure a venue, tells the story of the larger-than-life star, including his rise to the top of the charts and his decline into heroin addiction. Parts of the show are being rewritten for its American debut.

Taboo shows the glamour of show business as well as its backstabbing and vanity. It features a host of songs written by Boy George as well as Culture Club's chart-topping singles "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" and "Karma Chameleon."