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American press

"Euan Morton, who portrayed Boy George in the short-lived "Taboo,'' is sensational in the title role [...]" (Neil Genzlinger, New York Times)

"O'Dowd, who co-conceived Taboo, also wrote some lovely songs for the show, particularly for Euan Morton, the honey-voiced actor who plays Boy George." (Elysa Gardner, USA Today)

"Morton gave a spiritedly intense performance that positively smoked. Rosie O’Donnell and partner Kelli Carpenter looked on, like very fond mother hens, as Morton worked his astonishingly versatile voice—one of the greatest around today—six ways from Sunday, especially on a triumphant version of, of all things, Neil Diamond’s “America.” Morton has the imperially easy stage presence of a true star" (David Noh,

"He is a revelation. Morton, a small guy with a distinct, haunting voice, quietly anchors the production..." (Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press)

"Euan Morton’s voice is world class [...]" (David Noh, New York Blade)

" 'Stranger in This World' may be [Boy George's] finest ballad ever, perfected by the croon of Morton. What a sublime instrument Morton has - more fluid and flexible than the original. (Jim Farber, New York Daily News)

"Morton is brilliant. His voice is sweet: beautiful and melodic yet commanding and strong. [...] The challenge of playing a living icon, especially one performing on the same stage, must be unnerving on some level and Morton's depiction is flawless." (Christine Connallon, Good Times Magazine)

"Euan Morton, the brilliant star of the brilliant-but-short- lived 'Taboo' [...]" (Liz Smith,

"[Boy] George himself is enchantingly portrayed by the much younger Euan Morton [...]" (Linda Winer,

"Young Morton is brilliant [...]. No wonder he was nominated for an Olivier Award when he played this part in London. He is amazing!" (Liz Smith,

"[...] Morton - a sex symbol along the Rialto. All the girls are crazy about him." (Liz Smith,

"Then there's the charming and well-reviewed Euan Morton, who, until "Taboo" closed, had spent four years playing the young Boy George, in New York and London, opposite the genuine article." (Robert Kahn,

"[...] the cast is superb, especially Morton [...]" (Richard Zoglin, Time)

"Morton's heartfelt performance of "Stranger in this World" or perfect rendition of "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?" became the reasons to see this show [Taboo], despite its troubles. New York is lucky that the talented young Scottish star plans to stay here after the show closes on Feb. 8." (Meredith Lee, Washington Square News)

"[...] Euan has a much better voice than I do." (Boy George, talking to

"[...] Euan Morton is captivating. [...] From the moment he sings that first beautiful number, we are hooked." (Roma Torre, NY1)

"[...] Morton shines as the title character [...]" (Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle)

"[...] a delicious Morton [...]" (Dennis Harvey, Variety)

"Euan Morton [...] commands the stage as the stilt-walking organ grinder in Brundibár, providing a deliciously comic performance as a fussy bully." (Richard Dodds, Bay Area Reporter)

"Happily for this production, Mr. Morton [...] manages to embrace home and hearth without sacrificing his free spirit. What he accomplishes isn't easy for any actor [...]" (Anita Gates, New York Times)

"[...] the dynamic Euan Morton plays the grown Tommy to perfection." (Annette Hinkle, The Sag Harbor Express)

"Morton’s childlike innocence combined with his biting sense of irony to create a pitch-perfect Tommy—his soaring tenor tore into songs such as “Sensation,” “I’m Free” and “Listening to You” with jaw-dropping ferocity." (David Hurst, Next Magazine)

"[Howard Katz] He is propositioned by a male hustler, oddly enough: this season's most familiar stage device. The fellow (played with graceful edge by the gifted Euan Morton) takes his wallet and his wristwatch [...]" (Linda Winer,

"Besides Molina's compelling turn, there's also terrific work from [...] Euan Morton [...]" (Frank Scheck, NY Post)

"Euan Morton, as a hustler Katz meets when at the depths of despair, is the standout among the very strong supporting cast [...]" (Judd Hollander, The Epoch Times)

"[...] an amazing show by the charismatic Euan Morton [...]" (Cheryl Kain, Cap Cod Times)

"A jack-in-the-box-of-all trades. He has a voice that can make stones weep, and Morton can be instantly funny as well. The vocal range is wide, and so's the material chosen." (David Finkle, Village Voice)

"Sweetness and good humor waft like a fresh breeze from the Scottish singer and actor Euan Morton in his show “Caledonia: Songs for the Homecoming” at the Metropolitan Room." (Stephen Holden, The New York Times)

"I knew he was a gifted performer but what a surprise it was to see his natural comedic talent on display as well. [...] The word entertainer surely fits Morton. He really wowed the Center Stage audience." (Charles Shubow,

"Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams and Euan Morton are a few of the luminaries starring in a revue and portrait of this Broadway legend." (The New York Times)

"Norm Lewis' soaring Being Alive is a highlight, as is the more fragile Beautiful, a duet for Cook and Euan Morton." (Elysa Gardner, USA Today)

"Euan Morton [...] is the one who really wakes the place up, furiously pacing the set during the maddening-to-sing “Franklin Shepard, Inc.” from Merrily We Roll Along [...]" (Christopher Bonanos, New York Magazine)

"[...] the supporting performers (especially Morton and [...] Erin Mackey) are excellent." (Christopher Bonanos, New York Magazine)

"[...] the compulsively original Euan Morton (“Taboo”) teams up with relative newcomer Matthew Scott for a sprightly go at “Franklin Shepard, Inc.,” [...]" (Charles McNulty, L.A. Times)

"[...] Euan Morton makes "Beautiful," from "Sunday in the Park With George," just that [...]" (Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News)

"[...] I’m not surprised that Leslie Kritzer and Euan Morton have the lion’s share of great moments — you’d have to be nuts to deny that these two are among the very best young musical theatre performers anywhere." (Jonathan Warman,

"A real treat is Morton doing "Franklin Shepard, Inc." from "Merrily We Roll Along," [...]" (Bill Canacci,

"Euan Morton who was the best part of "Taboo" several years back does a bang up job with the very difficult "Franklin Shepard, Inc." I never thought that this song could stand on its own, but Morton is quite amazing." (Joseph Cervelli,

"Thanks to the show's three dynamite leads -- silky Euan Morton, slithery Jeremy Kushnier, slinky Jill Paice -- [...] this '80s rock musical fills Signature Theatre's main stage with a soul-satisfying melodic energy. " (Peter Marks, The Washington Post)

"And all of the time, Morton's glorious vocalizing makes you happy to be alive. In "Anthem" and "Where I Want to Be" and his final duet with Paice, "You and I," he lets us hear his rich, natural gift." (Peter Marks, The Washington Post)

"Euan Morton can sure as hell sing." (Trey Graham, Washington City Paper)

"In terms of the cast, Morton is particularly outstanding, with a perfect sense for the scale of Signature's MAX Theatre. His performance of ''Anthem'' is brilliant and engaging while his duet work with Paice showcases the pair's arresting chemistry." (Tom Avila, Metro Weekly Magazine)

"Euan Morton shines as Anatoly, finding a good deal of nuance and depth in the character. [...] he's such an effective vocalist [...]" (Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun)

"It is impossible to say enough about Euan Morton as Anatoly Sergievsky. [...] Morton’s voice stuns the audience [...]" (Lauren Frantz, Alexandria Times)

"Morton did a fabulous job [...], sang with every fiber of his being. The audience was left with the sensation that they had received the gift of a human soul, filling the room as sound. [...]" (Lauren Frantz, Alexandria Times)

"Morton’s rendition nearly brought the audience to tears. He made the song breathtaking, [...]" (Lauren Frantz, Alexandria Times)

"As the deeper, moodier, more complex Anatoly, Euan Morton is sensational as he evolves into the show's unexpectedly passionate romantic lead." (Terry Ponick, The Washington Times)

"[...] Morton's tenor gets us every time: he's got gorgeous pipes, his technique's flawless [...] and it's all, clearly, from the heart." (Manhattan Users Guide)

"Morton beams as Launce" (Nelson Pressley, The Washington Post) new

"The actors are all extraordinary, particularly Morton in his comic role [...]" (Barbara Mackay, The Washington Examiner) new

British press

" [...] the star of the evening remains Euan Morton." (Charles Spencer,

"[...] Euan Morton, very good and much prettier than the real George ever was." (Lyn Gardner, The Guardian)

"[...] the biggest plaudits will probably go to Euan Morton in his West End debut, for his effortless, natural and understated transformation - appearance, voice and manner - into the young Boy George." (Adrian Gillan,

"[..] mesmerizing [...] his fabulous voice." (


"Whether he’s a king of pop in 'Taboo' or a Roman emperor in 'Caligula', Euan Morton rules." (Wayman Wong,

"[...] the excellent Euan Morton." (Ken Mandelbaum,

"[...] Morton is a solid actor who goes through the Karma Chameleon's travails with assurance." (Michael Sommers, The Star Ledger)

"With the charismatic Euan Morton, last seen in Taboo, as the title character in Caligula, An Ancient Glam Epic this was probably the show with the biggest buzz, so that its six-performance schedule had to be extended.]" (Elyse Sommer,

"The show is essentially a nostalgic look at the London club life of the '80s that spawned such over-the-top personalities as Boy George (played on both continents by the incredible Euan Morton) and Leigh Bowery (played by the show's musical creator, George O'Dowd, aka Boy George).." (Jonathan Frank,

"Taboo was certainly problematic, but it was also unfairly criticized with many in the press simply dismissing Boy George’s hauntingly beautiful score. Wisely, the excellent Broadway cast was captured for posterity preserving Euan Morton’s transcendent singing on such beautiful songs as "Stranger in This World" and "Pretty Lies." (David Hurst,

"We’ve also got Euan Morton who I believe in a trillion dollars worth." (Rosie O'Donnell talking about the performers at Broadway Belters,

"Most of all, the true heart and soul of the show is Euan Morton, who plays the young Boy George. With a pure voice [...], he perfectly captures what made us all fall in love with Boy George in the first place [...]" (Matthew Link,

"As he proved earlier this year with his Tony-nominated performance in Taboo, Morton is a major talent. He bravely looks at Caligula's complexities, showing us the wounded child inside this tyrant. His performance is the linchpin the show is built on, and he more than meets the challenge. [...] Cooing like a child one moment, growling out of his lowest vocal register the next, Morton always keeps the audience riveted. It's an outstanding star turn." (Kevin Manganaro,

"The young actor has an easygoing, impish stage manner, is quite funny between songs and boasts a unique voice that is especially beautiful in quieter moments. [...] His finale, an a capella rendition of "American Tune," brought the audience to its feet, and the 45-minute set also included impressive renditions of "If I Loved You," "They Can't Take That Away From Me," "I Won't Dance," "Not While I'm Around" and a Medley for Loiterers [...]" (Andrew Gans,

"[...] the charming, silvery-voiced Euan Morton [...]" (Brian Scott Lipton,

"The Scottish-born Mr. Morton [...] displays talents for comic acting [...]" (Charles Isherwood, The New York Times)

"[...] Morton and Stuhlbarg are both excellent, endowing their roles with humor and charm." (Dan Bacalzo,

"Morton has become quite a good actor, at ease with the verbal and physical demands of Grimm's play [...]" (Michael Kuchwara, Washington Post)

"Will Blunt (Michael Stuhlbarg) and Molly Tawdry (Euan Morton) [...] are [...] the show's stars." "Morton, even without singing, is fun to watch." (Elyse Sommer,

"Best of all are Stuhlbarg and Morton [...]. The two actors wring every ounce of humor and pathos from Grimm's script." (William Stevenson,

"The director, Peter DuBois, has a likable cast at his disposal, particularly Euan Morton [...]" (The New Yorker)

"[...] Scottish actor Morton proves even more versatile and compulsively watchable than he was in Taboo." (Linda Winer,

"Morton, [...] is particularly appealing, capturing both his character’s innocence and precociousness." (Sean Kennedy, HX)

"[...] so incredibly charismatic and convincing [...]" " [...] his debut solo CD, "NewClear," [is a] stellar showcase of his soaring vocals and versatility [...]" (Wayman Wong,

"Euan Morton is the real thing: talented and charismatic. [...] The album is exciting, sensual, emotional and energizing." (Rob Lester,

"[...] the unfailingly terrific Euan Morton [...]" (Elyse Sommer,

"The first-rate cast includes [...] Euan Morton -- who impresses anew with every role [...]. (Harry Forbes,

"Euan Morton, of "Taboo" fame, tears into the tasty role of Brundibár with infectious relish, capering across the stage in his cartoonish costume like a giant toy battery-powered by malice." (Charles Isherwood, New York Times)

"[...] Brundibár, depicted with mischievous relish by Euan Morton [...]" (Michael Sommers, The Star-Ledger)

"The title character, brilliantly played by Euan Morton [...]" (The New Yorker)

"Euan Morton plays Tommy, a traumatized child trapped in a young man's body, with gentle intensity and luminosity. He is a center of light in this very busy production." (Jan Silver,

"[...] he’s energetic and taking the theatre world by storm. A long way from his native home, Euan Morton has made a name for himself in the United States as an actor and singer extraordinaire." (TJ Fitzgerald,

"[...] the fabulous Euan Morton [...]" (Brian Scott Lipton,

"Euan Morton once again shows that he will shine in anything he tackles. In several short scenes he is comfortable, confident, and charming." (Christopher Byrne,

"[...] his perfectly charming evening called Art In Music is another happy highlight in the career of the adventurous young actor who has become one of New York theatre's most interesting performers [...]" "Morton's vocals are uncomplicated and melodic with a pleasingly simple tenor and gift for lyric interpretation that is completely captivating." (Michael Dale,

"Euan Morton did a fabulous concert. He has 1,000 megawatts of stage presence and a glorious voice. I always think he sounds like the male Karen Carpenter." (Seth Rudetsky,

"There are good supporting turns, especially from the always interesting Euan Morton as the drunken poet Cyrano defends against 100 swordsmen [...]" (Michael Dale,

"Euan Morton unravels with flair as Charley Kringas in "Franklin Shepard, Inc." and supplies a luminous "Beautiful," in tandem with Cook. [...] Scott, Morton, Kritzer, Mackey, and a very funny Wopat turn the "Opening Doors" sequence from "Merrily" into a highpoint of the evening." (Erik Haagensen,

"[...] the charming and funny Euan Morton" (David Cote,

"David Nehls's opening number for this year's Broadway Bares STRIP-O-POLY is sung with passion and enthusiasm by Euan Morton who has been seen on Broadway far too little since his magnetic and unforgettable performance in TABOO [...]" (Pat Cerasaro,

"Scotland's gift to Broadway, Euan Morton, so incredible starring in Taboo, plays Anatoly with the requisite grace necessary for the role but when he belts the finale of Act I "Anthem", it's goose bump city. What a performance!" (Charles Shubow,

"Morton has done a masterful job in the role of Frank.  He combines Frank's naiveté, obstinacy (I'll be out of jail shortly he promised), tenderness and power...not too easy to accomplish .[...] Morton brings down the house during his vaudeville style song and dance "Come Up to My Office" [...]" (Charles Shubow,

"Parade's talent-stocked cast is led by Morton as the tightly wound Leo Frank. The role allows Morton to show great range. He's transfixing during the musical number "Come Up To My Office" [...]" (Missy Frederick,

"Euan Morton's breathtaking "Leo Frank" in The Ford's Theatre production of Parade.[...] Morton was flawless both in voice and character. His Act One solo "It's Hard to Speak My Heart" stands out in particular." (Adam Hetrick, new

International press

"[...] [Boy George], interprété par l'époustouflant Euan Morton [...]" (1) (Marc Roche, Le Monde)

"A interpretare Boy George è un giovanissimo Euan Morton, molto somigliante e soprattutto bravissimo" (2) (Ernesto Assante, La Repubblica)


Please note that the translations below are our own:
(1) "[Boy George] is played by the breathtaking Euan Morton [...]"

(2) "Boy George is played by Euan Morton, a very young [actor] who looks a lot like him and is most of all excellent"

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