CUNY TV to Air Encores of KINKY BOOTS - THE ROAD TO BROADWAY this Weekend
Kinky Boots - The Road to Broadway, a presentation of CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, returns for five encore broadcasts over the weekend beginning Friday, Feb. 28 (2014). Hosted by New York entertainment reporter Pat Collins, the popular show will air at 9am, 2pm and 8pm, and will repeat on Saturday 3/1 at 7pm and Sunday 3/2 at 8:30am.
CUNY TV is broadcast in the tri-state area over-the-air on digital Ch. 25.3, and cablecast in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Time Warner and Optimum), Ch. 77 (RCN) and Ch. 30 (Verizon FiOS).
From Sardi's Restaurant in Times Square, the cast and creators responsible for the success of Broadway's musical hit recount the show's genesis from a 2005 indie film to a winner of six Tony Awards, including "Best Musical."
Featured are "Kinky Boots" stars Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford and Billy Porter; the show's librettist Harvey Fierstein; director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell; and the show's lead producers, Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig. Excerpts from the show in performance and from the cast recording session are included.
Kinky Boots - The Road to Broadway is produced by Alex J. Diamond and Graham Douglass. Executives in Charge of Production are Susan Iger and Gail R. Yancosek. Executive Producer is Robert Isaacson.
Photo by Laura Fuchs