Music Theatre International Secures Licensing Rights to KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2014
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI), has secured worldwide licensing rights to the Tony Award winning, Broadway musical sensation Kinky Boots. (more...)
Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Aim to Showcase 'Older Female Entertainers' in Next Stage Project
by BWW News Desk - November 8, 2014
Kinky Boots collaborators Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein recently revealed that they are looking forward to working together on another musical. Their chief aim for this upcoming project is to showcase 'older female entertainers.' (more...)
Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Tells All in Reddit AMA; Singer to Re-Issue SHE'S SO UNUSUAL
by BWW News Desk - November 4, 2014
Tony-winning Kinky Boots composer Cyndi Lauper just hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on reddit this evening, during which she revealed she will be celebrating 30 years of 'She's So Unusual' with a vinyl, CD box set and remix EP re-issue. Plus, her 4th annual HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS benefit concert is set for December 6th at NYC's Beacon Theatre. Now scroll down for some fun Q&As from Lauper's AMA, including her Hogwarts house, her experience creating Kinky Boots onstage, her favorite superhero and more! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Star Andy Kelso Talks Broncos, Hometown and More
by Stage Tube - November 3, 2014
This week, 'In Focus' host Eden Lane met with Broadway star and Colorado native Andy Kelso. Click below to watch their interview! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Opens Tonight at Denver Center's Buell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014
Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of 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), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour including two Colorado natives. Kinky Boots plays The Buell Theatre today, October 29-November 9 only. (more...)
Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Is Heading to Seoul; Sneak Peek at the Korean Cast!
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014
Kinky Boots is heading to South Korea! This will be the first international production of the Tony-winning musical. The show is set to run December 1, 2014 through February 22, 2015 in Seoul at the Chungmu Art Hall Grand Theatre. Opening night is December 5. Scroll down for photos of the Korean principal cast! (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - National Tour of the Tony Winning Musical KINKY BOOTS
by Stage Tube - October 17, 2014
Kinky Boots, the exhilarating Broadway musical, is now on tour! Below, check out a first look at the production starring Kyle Taylor Parker and Steven Booth. (more...)
KINKY BOOTS to Play Denver Center's Buell Theatre, 10/29-11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2014
Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of 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), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour including two Colorado natives. Kinky Boots plays The Buell Theatre October 29-November 9 only. (more...)
Tony Winner Billy Porter & KINKY BOOTS Cast Set for 15th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2014
The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) has announced that Tony Award winner Billy Porter, star of the hit Broadway show Kinky Boots, will join as the emcee for the 15th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square, New York's largest outdoor holiday festival, which is set for Monday, December 1st from 5:30PM - 9:00PM! The night will kick-off with a special performance from Kinky Boots on the main stage at Dante Park (Broadway & 63rd Street). Headlining the main stage this year is a Winter's Eve favorite, folk legend Arlo Guthrie. This annual holiday festival will feature 20 live performance areas and over 30 restaurants offering savory samples of signature dishes. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Likable KINKY BOOTS Inaugurates Gammage Auditorium's 50th Anniversary Season
by Tim Shawver - September 29, 2014
Like its composer, Kinky Boots is so unusual. Meticulously derivative, yet passingly original. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at KINKY BOOTS National Tour, Starring Kyle Taylor Parker, Steven Booth & More!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2014
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)
Theater People Podcast Welcomes KINKY BOOTS' Ellyn Marie Marsh
by Matt Tamanini - September 7, 2014
On Monday, September 8th the Theater People Podcast welcomes the multi-talented Ellyn Marie Marsh. Topics discussed include her two Broadway heartbreaks: being cast as a replacement in the role of Hatchet Face Mona in CRY BABY, but never even making it into rehearsal because the show closed just after previews; and being cast as an understudy in ENRON, but never making it to the stage because the show suffered a similar fate. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Kyle Taylor Parker in KINKY BOOTS Tour - Kicks Off Tonight in Las Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2014
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), kicks off a national tour tonight in Las Vegas, running through September 14, 2014, and followed by other United States west coast stops in Tempe, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Costa Mesa before heading east in 2015. The full tour route can be found at www.kinkybootsthemusical.com. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at Kyle Taylor Parker as 'Lola.' (more...)
Smash-Hit Musical KINKY BOOTS Kicks Off National Tour at The Smith Center in Las Vegas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2014
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), opens at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, tonight, September 4 and runs through the 14th. The 11-day run marks the launch of the musical's national tour. A hit on Broadway, the highly popular show has created much anticipation for a touring production. Kinky Boots will be the first Broadway show to launch a national tour in Las Vegas, which is a dazzling fit. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein is Too Cool for the Ice Bucket Challenge... Or is He?
by Stage Tube - August 31, 2014
Kinky Boots book-writer Harvey Fierstein was recently challenged to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Kinky Boots composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper. Not surprisingly, he received a cold surprise when trying to respectfully decline. (more...)
Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 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...)
BWW TV: Cast of KINKY BOOTS First at Bat; Sings National Anthem at the Mets Game!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 10, 2014
The cast of Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots sang the National Anthem at the Mets game on Monday, July 7. Click below to watch them perform! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS to Open at London's Palace Theatre in Spring 2015?
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2014
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kinky Boots will soon be strutting its high-heeled stuff in the West End. Now, the Daily Mail writes that the musical's producers are in talks with the Palace Theatre for an opening in late spring 2015. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: The Ladies of KINKY BOOTS Send Some 4th of July Love
by Stage Tube - July 3, 2014
Here's a little patriotic love from Anna Eilinsfeld, Lauren Nicole Chapman, Jennifer Perry, and Natalie Johnson. Check out the ladies of Kinky Boots singing a four part arrangement of 'America the Beautiful,' arranged by fellow cast member Jake Odmark. (more...)
KINKY BOOTS, Starring Kyle Taylor Parker, Steven Booth and Lindsay Nicole Chambers, to Return to Chicago, July 14-26, 2015
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce 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 Chicago for a limited two-week engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph) July 14 - 26, 2015. (more...)
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