Hal Luftig News

Gender: Male
Tony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig Will Receive Honorary Doctorate from SUNY OneontaTony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig Will Receive Honorary Doctorate from SUNY Oneonta
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Hal Luftig will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, SUNY Oneonta, tomorrow, Saturday, May 14, when Luftig will also address the graduating Class of 2016 at Commencement. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Adds One Final Performance at Royal Alexandra TheatreKINKY BOOTS Adds One Final Performance at Royal Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Although the Royal Alexandra Theatre will close for six months for a major renovation as soon as the show closes, the producers of KINKY BOOTS have managed to squeeze in one more final performance of the immensely popular musical.  The extra show, added to keep up with demand, will be performed on Sunday, May 15 at 7PM.  (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Make D.C. Premiere at Kennedy Center This SummerKINKY BOOTS to Make D.C. Premiere at Kennedy Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Kennedy Center presents KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS). The production makes its Washington, D.C. premiere at the Kennedy Center for four weeks from June 14 through July 10, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: Corbin Bleu, Jerry Mitchell & More Celebrate KINKY BOOTS' Opening Night at The Hollywood PantagesPhoto Flash: Corbin Bleu, Jerry Mitchell & More Celebrate KINKY BOOTS' Opening Night at The Hollywood Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

On the high-heels of last season's wildly-successful L.A. Premiere, KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), returns to the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a limited two-week engagement, April 13 - 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW TV: KINKY BOOTS' Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper Celebrate Their New Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!BWW TV: KINKY BOOTS' Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper Celebrate Their New Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 12, 2016

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce celebrated Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, the creators of the hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, with the 2,577th and 2,578th stars, respectively, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the historic Pantages Theatre yesterday, April 11, 2016. Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler emceed, and unveiling the star were guest speakers Sharon Osbourne on behalf of Lauper, and Marissa Jaret Winokur on behalf of Fierstein. KINKY BOOTS producer Hal Luftig and director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell were also on hand to celebrate. Go behind the scenes of the big day below! (more...)

VIDEO: International KINKY BOOTS Family Congratulates Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein For Their Hollywood Walk of Fame StarsVIDEO: International KINKY BOOTS Family Congratulates Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein For Their Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars
by Michael Dale - Apr 11, 2016

The KINKY BOOTS companies from Broadway, The West End, Toronto and the U.S. tour congratulate their authors on their Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars. (more...)

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS' Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein Get Stars on the Hollywood Walk of FamePhoto Flash: KINKY BOOTS' Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein Get Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce celebrated Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, the creators of the hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, with the 2,577th and 2,578th stars, respectively, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the historic Pantages Theatre today, April 11, 2016. Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler emceed, and unveiling the star were guest speakers Sharon Osbourne on behalf of Lauper, and Marissa Jaret Winokur on behalf of Fierstein. KINKY BOOTS producer Hal Luftig and director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell were also on hand to celebrate. Check out photos below! (more...)

West End's KINKY BOOTS Extends Booking Into 2017West End's KINKY BOOTS Extends Booking Into 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Kinky Boots, the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 14 January. Since winning the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Kinky Boots is now the winner of every major Best Musical award. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 11 April 2016. (more...)

Cast Announced for KINKY BOOTS Engagement at 5th Avenue TheatreCast Announced for KINKY BOOTS Engagement at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award -winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award -winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), is back by popular demand! (more...)

Olivier Awards 2016: The Red Carpet Recap!Olivier Awards 2016: The Red Carpet Recap!
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 4, 2016

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue reports on her time on the red carpet for the 2016 Olivier Awards! (more...)

Tickets to KINKY BOOTS at Marcus Center on Sale FridayTickets to KINKY BOOTS at Marcus Center on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winnerHarvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Marcus Center on May 31-June 5 as part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center series. Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 8 at 12:00 pm at the Marcus Center Box Office and can be purchased in person at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Group 10 or more should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210 or x213. (more...)

Everybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Becomes Longest-Running Show at Hirschfeld TheatreEverybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Becomes Longest-Running Show at Hirschfeld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig have announced that the hit musical Kinky Boots celebrates its three-year anniversary on Broadway today, April 4, and is now that the longest running show to ever play the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), a record previously held by the original production of The Man of La Mancha. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Creators Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein to Receive Stars on The Hollywood Walk of Fame!KINKY BOOTS Creators Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein to Receive Stars on The Hollywood Walk of Fame!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, the creators of the hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, will be honored with the 2,577th and 2,578th stars, respectively, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the historic Pantages Theatre (6243 Hollywood Boulevard) on April 11, 2016. Lauper's star will be dedicated in the category of Recording, and Fierstein's star will be dedicated in the category of Live Performance. The event will be live-streamed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Returns to 5th Avenue Theatre This SpringKINKY BOOTS National Tour Returns to 5th Avenue Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Back by popular demand, Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein  (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), returns to The 5th Avenue Theater for two weeks only! (more...)

BWW Blog: DSOA's SHREK THE MUSICAL by Maddy Mackarey (Fiona) and Emily Betts (Shoemaker's Elf) - Opening Weekend!BWW Blog: DSOA's SHREK THE MUSICAL by Maddy Mackarey (Fiona) and Emily Betts (Shoemaker's Elf) - Opening Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

We did it! After two months of long after-school rehearsals and hard work, our amazing cast and crew made it to opening weekend of Shrek the Musical! I'm Maddy Mackarey, a senior at DSOA, and I play Fiona.  (more...)

Original Broadway Cast Member Kyle Taylor Parker to Join Toronto's KINKY BOOTSOriginal Broadway Cast Member Kyle Taylor Parker to Join Toronto's KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth, Hal Luftig and David Mirvish announced today that original Broadway cast member Kyle Taylor Parker will join the Toronto company as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Parker, who played 'Lola' on Broadway and on tour, will take over the role in Toronto, beginning March 15, 2016. (more...)

Toronto KINKY BOOTS Star Alan Mingo Jr. to Succeed Wayne Brady as 'Lola' on BroadwayToronto KINKY BOOTS Star Alan Mingo Jr. to Succeed Wayne Brady as 'Lola' on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Alan Mingo Jr. will play 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), beginning March 29, 2016. Mingo, who comes to Broadway straight from the Toronto production of Kinky Boots, succeeds Emmy Award-winner Wayne Brady in the role. Brady, who took over the coveted part of 'Lola' from Tony Award-winner (and original star) Billy Porter in November 2015, plays his final performance on March 27, 2016. (more...)

West End's KINKY BOOTS Now Booking Through SeptemberWest End's KINKY BOOTS Now Booking Through September
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 24 September 2016. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 1 February 2016. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Extends Toronto Run Through May 2016KINKY BOOTS Extends Toronto Run Through May 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Toronto audiences refuse to let KINKY BOOTS end at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. The show, which had its Canadian debut on June 16, 2015, was originally booked for a 12-week run. The demand from audiences was so strong, it has already been extended three times. In fact, GASLIGHT, which was supposed to play at the Royal Alex was moved to a reconfigured Ed Mirvish Theatre, so that KINKY BOOTS could be extended. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Returning to DPAC This FallKINKY BOOTS Returning to DPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Back by popular demand, Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), will return to DPAC September 13-18 as part of the Encore Broadway at DPAC series. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 34   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

COUNTDOWN CLOCK