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Photo Flash: BC/EFA, KINKY BOOTS Cast Presents $150K to Cyndi Lauper and the True Colors FundPhoto Flash: BC/EFA, KINKY BOOTS Cast Presents $150K to Cyndi Lauper and the True Colors Fund
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Tom Viola, Executive Director of BC/EFA, recently joined the cast of KINKY BOOTS in presenting Cyndi Lauper with a "big check" representing the $150,000 donated to TRUE COLORS FUND by BC/EFA from over $1.2 million in resources raised by the show since opening in April 2013. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Tony Winner Billy Porter Returns to Broadway's KINKY BOOTS TonightTony Winner Billy Porter Returns to Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig welcome back Tony Award-winner Billy Porter to Kinky Boots tonight, April 28. Porter will step back into the heels of 'Lola' after a three month hiatus. Kyle Taylor Parker, who took over the role in Porter's absence, will head back on the road to continue strutting his stuff as Lola in the First National Touring Production of Kinky Boots. (more...)

Tony Winner Billy Porter Returns to Broadway's KINKY BOOTS TomorrowTony Winner Billy Porter Returns to Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig will welcome back Tony Award-winner Billy Porter to Kinky Boots tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 28. Porter will step back into the heels of 'Lola' after a three month hiatus. Kyle Taylor Parker, who took over the role in Porter's absence, will head back on the road to continue strutting his stuff as Lola in the First National Touring Production of Kinky Boots. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Launches New Promo Campaign for Second Year on BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Launches New Promo Campaign for Second Year on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2015

Kinky Boots, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical, celebrated two-year anniversary on Broadway on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Featuring a Tony Award-winning score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, opened to rave reviews on April 4, 2013, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St), where it's played 835 performances for over a million people... and counting! KINKY BOOTS just launched a new ad campaign for year two -- scroll down to watch the new promo video, plus check out two new ads and pics from the photo shoot! (more...)

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates 2 Years on Broadway!Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates 2 Years on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Kinky Boots, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical, just celebrated two-year anniversary on Broadway on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Featuring a Tony Award-winning score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, opened to rave reviews on April 4, 2013, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St), where it's played 835 performances for over a million people... and counting! Check out photos from inside the celebration below! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Celebrate Second Anniversary on Broadway Tomorrow!KINKY BOOTS to Celebrate Second Anniversary on Broadway Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Kinky Boots, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical, celebrates two-year anniversary on Broadway this Saturday, April 4, 2015, producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig have announced. Kinky Boots, featuring a Tony Award-winning score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, opened to rave reviews on April 4, 2013, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St), where it's played 835 performances for over a million people… and counting! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Iain Armitage Explains Why Kids Love KINKY BOOTS!STAGE TUBE: Iain Armitage Explains Why Kids Love KINKY BOOTS!
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2015

The Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots is still bringing audiences to their feet nightly at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). The show has enlisted the help of Broadway's favorite pint-sized critic, Iain Armitage, to spread the message of the musical to kids everywhere. Check out what he and some of the show's tiniest guests had to say below! (more...)

Photos and Video: Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Welcomes National Tour Star Kyle Taylor Parker as 'Lola' TonightPhotos and Video: Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Welcomes National Tour Star Kyle Taylor Parker as 'Lola' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Kyle Taylor Parker, who has been starring as 'Lola' in the National Tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, steps into the role on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) for three months, taking over for Tony Award-winner Billy Porter. Parker makes his debut tonight, January 29, instead. Scroll down for a look at Parker in action! (more...)

Photos and Video: Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Welcomes National Tour Star Kyle Taylor Parker as 'Lola' This WeekPhotos and Video: Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Welcomes National Tour Star Kyle Taylor Parker as 'Lola' This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Kyle Taylor Parker, who has been starring as 'Lola' in the National Tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, steps into the role on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) for three months, taking over for Tony Award-winner Billy Porter. Parker was originally slated to begin performances tonight, January 27, but due to Winter Storm Juno, the actor will make his debut on Thursday, January 29, instead. In the meantime, scroll down for a look at Parker in action! (more...)

Kyle Taylor Parker to Temporarily Take Over as 'Lola' in KINKY BOOTS on Broadway; Billy Porter Extends into 2016!Kyle Taylor Parker to Temporarily Take Over as 'Lola' in KINKY BOOTS on Broadway; Billy Porter Extends into 2016!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Kyle Taylor Parker, who is currently earning raves as 'Lola' in the National Tour of the Tony Award®-winning musical Kinky Boots, will step into the role on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) for three months, taking over for Tony® Award-winner Billy Porter from January 27 – April 26, 2015. Porter will return toKinky Boots on April 28, 2015, and has extended his contract through January 2016. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- KINKY BOOTS!Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's KINKY BOOTS below! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway TonightKINKY BOOTS Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots celebrates its 500th Performance tonight, June 19th, at the Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway With Social Media Contest, 6/19KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway With Social Media Contest, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots will celebrate its 500th Performance on Thursday, June 19th with a social media contest for fans. Beginning today, fans can enter to win tickets to the 500th Performance by using a Do-It-Yourself Kinky Boots Card to add the show's iconic red boots to their photos, and sharing those photos online using hashtag #Kinky500.. On Tuesday, June 17th, the five most creative photos will be selected, and the winners will be given a pair of tickets to celebrate with the cast on June 19th at the Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Company Takes a #Selfie to Honor One Year AnniversarySTAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Company Takes a #Selfie to Honor One Year Anniversary
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2014

The cast and crew of Kinky Boots celebrated the show's one year anniversary on Broadway by filming their own music video for the hit song #Selfie by The Chainsmokers. Check it out here! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 100,000 'Likes' on Facebook with Free Lottery, 3/18-23KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 100,000 'Likes' on Facebook with Free Lottery, 3/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Kinky Boots, the Tony Award-winning musical, will celebrate its 100,000th fan 'Like' on Facebook by offering free tickets to lottery entrants for the week of March 18-23, 2014. For this week only, the production will offer 10 pairs of free tickets to each performance, in place of the regular $37 lottery price. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of KINKY BOOTS- Andy Kelso, Jeanna de Waal, Cortney Wolfson & More!Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of KINKY BOOTS- Andy Kelso, Jeanna de Waal, Cortney Wolfson & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Broadway's smash hit musical Kinky Boots has a new cast treading the boards at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre: Andy Kelso, who previously played 'Harry', takes over the role of 'Charlie Price', Jeanna de Waal joins the cast as 'Lauren'; Jake Odmark is now playing the ensemble in the roles previously played by Andy Kelso; and Cortney Wolfson has taken over as 'Nicola.' BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the new cast in action below! (more...)

Jeanna de Waal & Cortney Wolfson Join Cast of KINKY BOOTS as 'Lauren' and 'Nicola' TonightJeanna de Waal & Cortney Wolfson Join Cast of KINKY BOOTS as 'Lauren' and 'Nicola' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kinky Boots will welcome new cast members beginning tonight, March 4, 2014. Jeanna de Waal joins the cast as 'Lauren' (replacing Annaleigh Ashford, who leaves to join the cast of Showtime's 'Masters of Sex'), and Cortney Wolfson, who was previously in the ensemble, moves up to the role of 'Nicola' (replacing Lena Hall, who leaves to join the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch). Anna Eilinsfeld takes over Wolfson's role in the cast. (more...)

Stark Sands Exits Broadway's KINKY BOOTS TodayStark Sands Exits Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

Original KINKY BOOTS cast member and two-time Tony nominee Stark Sands gives his final performance in the Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein, and Jerry Mitchell's Broadway hit, today, Jan. 26. Sands will be suceeded by Andy Kelso as 'Charlie Price' on Jan. 28. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Announces New Cast for the New Year - Andy Kelso as 'Charlie Price', Jeanna de Waal as 'Lauren' and More!KINKY BOOTS Announces New Cast for the New Year - Andy Kelso as 'Charlie Price', Jeanna de Waal as 'Lauren' and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig have announced new leads for their smash hit musical Kinky Boots; Andy Kelso, who currently plays 'Harry', will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' on January 28, 2014 following Stark Sands' January 26 departure. Jeanna de Waal will join the cast as 'Lauren,' beginning March 4, 2014 (replacing Annaleigh Ashford, who leaves to join the cast of Showtime's 'Masters of Sex'), and Jake Odmark joins the ensemble in the roles previously played by Andy Kelso. As previously announced, Billy Porter, this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Actor in a Musical, will remain with Kinky Boots. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Harvey Fierstein, Annaleigh Ashford and KINKY BOOTS Cast Sing Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: Harvey Fierstein, Annaleigh Ashford and KINKY BOOTS Cast Sing Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 7, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Kinky Boots' recording session for 'Carol of the Boots' with castmembers Robert Pendilla, Kyle Post, Paul Canaan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Joey Taranto, Lucia Spina, Annaleigh Ashford, Cortney Wolfson, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Tory Ross, Adinah Alexander, Jennifer Perry and Harvey Fierstein. (more...)

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