BRUNSWICK — Multiaward-winning and Tony-nominated actor and singer Euan Morton will return to Maine State Music Theatre to perform in concert on Monday, Aug.16.

Morton is best known for his portrayal of 1980s icon Boy George in the musical “Taboo,” which opened in London and moved to Broadway, gaining Morton nominations for both Lawrence Olivier and Tony awards. He also won a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performer on Broadway for that role.

More recently, Morton received the coveted Obie Award for starring in “Measure for Pleasure” at The Public Theater in New York City and starred in the title role in Tony Kushner’s “Brundibár” at The New Victory Theatre.

He recently appeared with Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams and Leslie Kritzer in “Sondheim on Sondheim,” a Broadway show conceived and directed by James Lapine. He also will star in director Eric Schaeffer’s production of “Chess” this fall at Signature Theatre in Virginia.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Pickard Theatre on the Bowdoin College campus. Tickets range from $17 to $30. For more information, call 725-8769 or visit

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