Euan Douglas George Morton (born Iain Middleton; 13 August 1977) is a Scottish actor and singer. He is known for his role as Boy George in the musical Taboo, receiving nominations for the Laurence Olivier Award and Tony Award for his performance.
13 August 1977
|Education||Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts|
Morton was born in Bo'ness, Scotland. He began acting in his local children's theatre. After graduating from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, Morton worked for Profit Share Theatre and for film and television in the UK.
Morton appeared in The Silent Treatment at the Finborough Theatre, London, in 2001. Immediately following, he played the role of Boy George in the West End musical Taboo in 2002, and also played the role on Broadway in 2003.
He received a Whatsonstage and a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for the role of Boy George in the UK and earned Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations, as well as the Theatre World Award (for Outstanding Broadway Debut) in the US. He played the role of Ligniere in the play "Cyrano de Bergerac" from 12 October 2007 to 6 January 2008 on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Morton performed in the musical revue Sondheim on Sondheim, conceived and directed by James Lapine in 2010, which premiered on Broadway at Studio 54 and was presented by the Roundabout Theatre.
Off-Broadway, he appeared in the title role of Tony Kushner's adaptation of Brundibar at The New Victory Theater in 2006. He won the 2006 Obie Award for his appearared in Measure For Pleasure at The Public Theater. He played the title role in the musical Caligula: An Ancient Glam Epic at the inaugural New York Musical Theatre Festival in September 2004. He appeared, along with Alfred Molina, in the Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of Howard Katz by Patrick Marber, which ran Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theater from 1 March 2007 to 6 May 2007. He appeared in the musical Atomic which ran at the Acorn Theatre from 13 July 2014 to 16 August 2014, in the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
In regional theatre, he played the title role in The Who's Tommy at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, New York in the year 2006.  In 2010, he played Anatoly Sergievsky in the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) production of Chess. In 2011, he played the role of Launce in Two Gentlemen of Verona at Shakespeare Theatre Company. He appeared in the play Heart of Robin Hood, written by David Farr, which played in Winnipeg and Toronto in December 2014 through March 2015, in the role of Prince John.
Morton is also credited with performing as Renfield in the 2011 Studio Recording of Frank Wildhorn's Dracula, the Musical, singing "Master's Song" and "Master's Song (Reprise)".
On 12 July 2017, Euan's son Iain Armitage announced via Facebook video on his Facebook page Iain Armitage: Iain Loves Theater that his father would be taking over the role of King George in Hamilton on Broadway sometime in the coming future. Morton arrived in Hamilton 28 July 28, 2017.
Morton has performed numerous audio books, including among others, Fool (2009), Sacré Bleu (2012), and The Serpent of Venice (2014), all written by Christopher Moore, in addition to the Kilo Five trilogy by Karen Traviss and Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (2015). He also did voice work in the 2009 animated movie My Dog Tulip, and voices the male Sith Inquisitor in the MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic, created by BioWare and LucasArts.
In March 2006, he released his debut solo CD, NewClear, for which he toured in the US in May 2011, he released his second solo studio album Caledonia – The Homecoming.
He has been married to producer Lee Armitage, daughter of political figure Richard L. Armitage, since 2004. Their son Iain got his start as an internet theatre critic. He discussed Broadway shows on television talk shows and conducted Red Carpet interviews for SiriusXM radio before the 2015 Tony Awards. Iain is currently playing the title character in the television show Young Sheldon. Morton and his family maintain homes in Manhattan and Arlington, Virginia.
He doesn't identify with any particular label on his sexuality, saying "I wouldn't label myself any sexuality and I would prefer if you didn't. If I call myself straight then it turns into me being straight, or gay makes me gay, or transgender then transgender." 
|1999||Captain Jack||1st Reporter|
|2007||ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway||Himself|
|2009||My Dog Tulip||Bicyclist / Rude Veterinarian||Voice role|
|2015||The Night Before||Coat Check Patron|
|2000||London's Burning||Davie||2 episodes|
|2000||The Knock||Colin Hunter||1 episode|
|2000||The Bill||Fraser||2 episodes|
|2000–01||Something in the Air||Swampy||2 episodes|
|2008||Great Performances||Lingniere||Episode: "Cyrano de Bergerac"|
|2012||Outside the Box||Travis Bickle||Episode: "Taxi Driver"|
|2016||The Good Wife||Ivr Bircher||Episode: "Verdict"|
|2011||Star Wars: The Old Republic||Sith Inquisitor Male / Additional Voices|
|2013||Star Wars: The Old Republic||Sith Inquisitor Male||Expansion: "Rise of the Hutt Cartel"|
|2014||Star Wars: The Old Republic||Sith Inquisitor Male||Expansion: "Shadow of Revan"|
|2015||Star Wars: The Old Republic||Sith Inquisitor Male||Expansion: "Knights of the Fallen Empire"|
- Dalglish, Darren. "Reviews, 'Taboo'" londontheatre.co.uk, 2 February 2002
- Brantley, Ben."Theater Review; Flagrantly Stylish, Outrageously Sexy" The New York Times, 14 November 2003
- Brantley, Ben."Theater Review: 'Cyrano De Bergerac'", The New York Times, 2 November 2007
- Jones, Kenneth."'Sondheim on Sondheim', a New Musical Reflection of a Life in Art, Begins on Broadway" Archived 1 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine, Playbill, 19 March 2010. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- Isherwood, Charles."Tony Kushner and Maurice Sendak Adapt 'Brundibar,' a Czech Children's Opera" The New York Times, 9 May 2006. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- "Measure for Pleasure". Lortel Archives. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
- Jones, Kenneth. "Euan Morton Stars in 'Caligula', Ancient Rome's Answer to Taboo, in NY Musical Festival Sept. 14–28" Playbill, 8 September 2004
- Hernandez, Ernio. "Alfred Molina Is Agent to the Stars in Marber's 'Howard Katz' Off-Broadway" Playbill, 1 March 2007
- "'Atomic' Listing" Archived 23 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine lortel.org. Retrieved 23 September 2015
- Simonson, Robert. "Bay Street Theatre The Who's Tommy, With Euan Morton" Archived 20 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Playbill, 13 June 2006. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- Marks, Peter (30 August 2010). "'Chess' at Signature Theatre: musical theater more musical than theatrical". The Washington Post. Retrieved 1 February 2019. (Subscription required (help)).
- Blank, Matthew. "PHOTO CALL: A First Look at the Broadway-Aimed 'Heart of Robin Hood', Starring Gabriel Ebert and Euan Morton" Playbill, 20 January 2015
- Jones, Kenneth."Euan Morton Will Play Leo Frank in 'Parade' for Ford's Theatre in DC; Season Announced" Archived 3 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine Playbill, 16 March 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- Verini, Bob (August 3, 2015). "Regional Theater Review: 'Baskerville,' Ken Ludwig's Sherlock Tale". Variety. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
- "Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ewuan Morton to star as Hedwig and Hannah Corneau to play Yitzhak" (Press release). Hedwig and the Angry Inch. 13 October 2016.
- Treanor, Lorraine. "Six year old theatre critic Iain Armitage goes viral on YouTube" dctheatrescene.com, 22 August 2014
- Nunn, Jerry (8 March 2017). "NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Euan Morton takes the lead in 'Hedwig'". Windy City Times. Retrieved 1 February 2019.