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West End's Callum Francis to Lead KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne; Australian Cast Announced!West End's Callum Francis to Lead KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne; Australian Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2016

A sensational cast of Australian and international performers has been announced to star in the premiere season of multi award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 12 October 2016. (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 - April 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 - April 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 - April 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...)
Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates Three Fabulous Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates Three Fabulous Years on Broadway!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - April 7, 2016

Earlier this week, the hit musical Kinky Boots celebrated its three-year anniversary on Broadway, making it 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...)
BWW Flashback: Say Yeah and Celebrate KINKY BOOTS' Third Anniversary!BWW Flashback: Say Yeah and Celebrate KINKY BOOTS' Third Anniversary!
by Marissa Sblendorio - April 5, 2016

It's been three years of Lola and she still reigns supreme at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Kinky Boots tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family's struggling business. Charlie meets and finds inspiration in Lola and together, the unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible... and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. (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 - April 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...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Wayne Brady's Moving Final Bow and Speech at KINKY BOOTSSTAGE TUBE: Watch Wayne Brady's Moving Final Bow and Speech at KINKY BOOTS
by Stage Tube - March 28, 2016

Emmy Award winner Wayne Brady ended his run in KINKY BOOTS as 'Lola/Simon' yesterday, March 27. Brady took over the role in November from Billy Porter, who won a Tony in 2013 for his performance. Click below to watch the actor's final bow and emotional curtain call speech!  (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 - March 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...)
TWITTER WATCH: Wayne Brady Ends Run as Lola/Simon in KINKY BOOTSTWITTER WATCH: Wayne Brady Ends Run as Lola/Simon in KINKY BOOTS
by Louisa Brady - March 27, 2016

Emmy Award winner Wayne Brady will end his run in KINKY BOOTS as Lola/Simon today. Brady took over the role in November from Billy Porter, who won a Tony in 2013 for his performance. The actor took to Twitter to post a video commemorating his final performance. Check it out below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS' Wayne Brady Digs at Donald Trump in Epic Post-Show Improv Rap!STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS' Wayne Brady Digs at Donald Trump in Epic Post-Show Improv Rap!
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2016

How do Broadway shows raise so much money for BC/EFA every year? Well KINKY BOOTS does it with the help of their genius leading man, Wayne Brady. Below, watch as he spits some rhymes about Trump, Hillary and more in support of Broadway's favorite charity! (more...)
VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks KINKY BOOTS and WHITE RABBIT, RED RABBIT on 'Today'VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks KINKY BOOTS and WHITE RABBIT, RED RABBIT on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - February 24, 2016

Emmy winner Wayne Brady is everywhere these days: from his hit improv show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' to his daily game show 'Let's Make a Deal' to KINKY BOOTS on Broadway and 'White Rabbit, Red Rabbit,' a one-night-only play whose script he'll see for the first time only as he's about to hit the stage. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: He Said 'Yeah'! KINKY BOOTS Hosts Surprise Onstage Valentine's Day ProposalSTAGE TUBE: He Said 'Yeah'! KINKY BOOTS Hosts Surprise Onstage Valentine's Day Proposal
by Stage Tube - February 15, 2016

Broadway's KINKY BOOTS made Valentine's Day extra special for one lucky couple. (more...)
Support Take It From The Top: Bid to Meet KINKY BOOTS' Wayne BradySupport Take It From The Top: Bid to Meet KINKY BOOTS' Wayne Brady
by Michael Dale - February 11, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction benefits Take It From The Top, a National Arts Alliance dedicated to providing quality education enrichment through music, dance and theatre. (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 - February 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...)
VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks Bringing the Heat in Broadway's KINKY BOOTSVIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks Bringing the Heat in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2016

Multi-talented performer Wayne Brady stopped by today's GMA to discuss his run as a drag queen in the Tony-winning musical KINKY BOOTS. (more...)
Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Tour Celebrates 500th Show on the RoadPhoto Flash: KINKY BOOTS Tour Celebrates 500th Show on the Road
by BWW News Desk - January 4, 2016

The KINKY BOOTS tour just celebrated its 500th performance on Saturday, January 2, 2016 in Charlotte NC. Scroll down for photos of the cast with a festive cake to mark the occasion! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Wayne Brady Says YEAH to KINKY BOOTS in New Performance ClipSTAGE TUBE: Wayne Brady Says YEAH to KINKY BOOTS in New Performance Clip
by Stage Tube - December 12, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just obtained some new footage of Brady performing 'Everybody Say Yeah' with the KINKY BOOTS cast, and you can see it below! (more...)
VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS' Wayne Brady Freestyles on 'The Talk'VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS' Wayne Brady Freestyles on 'The Talk'
by TV News Desk - December 8, 2015

KINKY BOOTS star Wayne Brady stopped by yesterday's THE TALK on CBS where he was joined by Chris 'Shockwave' Sullivan and showed off his freestyle rap skills while incorporating random words selected by the audience. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Wayne Brady Takes KINKY BOOTS Audience Suggestions for Free-Style Rap at Curtain CallSTAGE TUBE: Wayne Brady Takes KINKY BOOTS Audience Suggestions for Free-Style Rap at Curtain Call
by Stage Tube - December 6, 2015

Wayne Brady recently surprised the KINKY BOOTS audience once again with a special rap during curtain call, based on word suggestions for the audience- and all to benefit BC/EFA. Check out the video below! (more...)
VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks Joining KINKY BOOTS: 'I Think I'm Killin' It'VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks Joining KINKY BOOTS: 'I Think I'm Killin' It'
by TV News Desk - December 4, 2015

Brady stopped by NBC's TODAY's to talk about his starring role in the Broadway musical KINKY BOOTS and how he's been told that in drag, he looks like Michelle Obama. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - Wayne Brady Kicks It Up in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS!Photo Flash: First Look - Wayne Brady Kicks It Up in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW News Desk - December 3, 2015

Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady officially took over the coveted role of 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) on November 21, 2015. Check out a first look at Brady onstage below! (more...)
BWW TV: Let Him Raise You Up- Watch Highlights of Wayne Brady in KINKY BOOTS!BWW TV: Let Him Raise You Up- Watch Highlights of Wayne Brady in KINKY BOOTS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 3, 2015

Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady officially took over the coveted role of 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) on November 21, 2015. Check out highlights of Brady in action below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS' New Lola, Wayne Brady Celebrates His Opening Night!Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS' New Lola, Wayne Brady Celebrates His Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - December 2, 2015

Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady officially took over the coveted role of 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) on November 21, 2015. The show celebrated his opening night yesterday, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special night. Check out photo coverage below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: He's Back! Wayne Brady Takes Opening Night Bows in KINKY BOOTSPhoto Coverage: He's Back! Wayne Brady Takes Opening Night Bows in KINKY BOOTS
by Walter McBride - December 2, 2015

Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady officially took over the coveted role of 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) on November 21, 2015. The show celebrated his opening night yesterday, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special night. Check out photos from his curtain call below! (more...)

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