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On from 06 Sep 2012 till 23 Dec 2012
All Around Town
by Mark Davies Markham
Genre(s): Musical

About: Taboo

6th September 2012 – 23rd December 2012

Evening Performances: Tuesday – Sunday at 7.30pm Matinee Performances: Saturday and Sunday at 3pm

Tickets: £10 Standing; £25 Seating (unallocated) & £30 Premium Table Seating (Reserved). All Plus Booking Fee

Meal deal: £32.50; Premium Meal Deal (Reserved Table Seating) with Meal. £37.50. All Plus Booking Fee

South London venue to stage a site-specific revival of the Olivier Award winning Boy George musical

Taboo will once again be directed by co-creator, Christopher Renshaw and the project is also actively supported by the talents of many of the original creative team including writer Mark Davies Markham and composer/lyricist and star of the original run, Boy George.

A musical portrait of a brief but remarkable era, 1980s London. These gloriously self-indulgent years, played out against a backdrop of mass unemployment and social upheaval, sparked a rebellion among young people which ultimately found its expression in outrageous fashions and a decadent nightlife. These were the "New Romantics" – leaders of a phenomenon which left a lasting influence on both the face and fate of pop, fashion and social culture.

Taboo is a story between a young girl and boy swept up in this exciting artistic climate and also focuses on two other young men – Leigh Bowery, a brilliant, anarchic performance artist and designer, and George O'Dowd, a young, rough-edged boy who arrives in London and, once part of the Eighties club world, becomes the surprising crossover star of the scene, Boy George. From squat to superstardom, from rock to rock bottom, both mens' stories are played out against the fantastic background of Taboo, the nightclub that came to symbolise the excess and decadence of 1980s London and subsequently defined a generation.

We offer a limited number of MEAL DEAL tickets per show at a very special discount rate. These tickets include 2 courses from a pre-theatre set menu, plus your ticket for the performance (a 3rd course is an extra £4).

When you book your Meal Deal tickets, your table is automatically reserved in the restaurant. Service of the Meal Deal begins at 5:30pm for an evening performance or 1pm for a matinee. You must take your table by 6.30pm for an evening performance or 2pm for a matinee to guarantee service. We will reserve your table in the restaurant under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

Please note drinks and service are not included in the Meal Deal.

Olive oil enriched chunky leek & potato soup with artisan bread
Carpaccio of figs & Parma ham with crumbled stilton
Penne Puttanesca with black olives, tomatoes, garlic & capers with parmesan cheese (gluten free pasta available)
Classic shepherd’s pie baked with slow cooked lamb, root vegetables & a mashed potato crown
Selection of fresh fruit sorbets
Warm chocolate brownie with Madagascan vanilla ice cream

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