Caligula Star Morton to Take Part in Lafayette College's Development Series

News   Caligula Star Morton to Take Part in Lafayette College's Development Series Lafayette College will offer a series of script development sessions with the creators of the musical Caligula Nov. 5-17 at the Easton, PA, campus.

Caligula director Christopher Presley and the show's author-composer-lyricist, Eric Svejcar, will lead the sessions, which are open to Lafayette students. Euan Morton, who played the title role in the musical during its run at the 2004 New York Musical Theatre Festival, will take part in the program.

Presley and Svejcar will also lead master classes during the two-week period.

Caligula, which is aiming for a Broadway run, tells the story of the famed Roman Emperor. Prior to its NYMF run, the musical was presented in concert at the Zipper Theatre in Manhattan.

The musical's producers are Rich Affannato/Tower Of Quarters, Inc.

Euan Morton received an Olivier Award nomination for his performance in the London company of Taboo. His other theatre credits include Cyrano de Bergerac, Howard Katz, The Who's Tommy, Measure for Pleasure, Brundibar, Caligula, We Will Rock You, The Silent Treatment, The Matchstalk Man, The Sexual Life of the Camel, Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf and Approaching Zanzibar as well as the Actors' Fund of America's Hair concert. Morton's debut solo recording is titled "NewClear" and is available on the Lyric Partners label.

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