Taboo: Musical Info & Synopsis


Taboo is set in the vibrant underground club scene of London in the 1980s. The story follows the intersecting lives of a diverse group of characters, including Boy George, the iconic singer-songwriter who challenged societal norms with his bold self-expression. Through its exploration of identity, acceptance, and the power of individuality, Taboo invites audiences to embrace authenticity and celebrate the richness of human diversity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2002)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1980s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Boy George

Music: Kevan Frost, John Themis, Richie Stevens

Book: Mark Davies Markham, Charles Busch

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (2002)➝

Original Broadway Cast (2004)➝


2000s, British, Dramatic, LGBTQ+, One Word, Pop, Pop/Rock, Rock

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