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KINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter on Growing Up Black, Christian and Gay in PittsburghKINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter on Growing Up Black, Christian and Gay in Pittsburgh
by Michael Dale - September 1, 2015

'This prodigal son hath come home - as a lady!' (more...)
Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1000 Broadway Performances in Style!Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1000 Broadway Performances in Style!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - August 27, 2015

Just yesterday, Tony Award-winner Billy Porter joined hundreds of hopefuls outside of the Hirschfeld Theatre in their most fabulous red footwear to celebrate the show's 1000th performance. To pay homage to the show's now-iconic red boots, the first 50 people in line at the Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St) wearing red shoes received a free pair of tickets, plus the three most fabulous pairs of footwear, and winners (as chosen by Porter) got to join the cast backstage after the evening performance. Later that night the cast gathered on stage to celebrate with a toast and custom Kinky Boots cupcakes provided by Baked by Melissa. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the whole day below! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000 - 10 High-Stepping Moments to Say 'Yeah!' AboutKINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000 - 10 High-Stepping Moments to Say 'Yeah!' About
by Jessica Khan - August 26, 2015

With Kinky Boots celebrating 1,000 performances tonight, gaining a new 'Lola' this fall (we're ready for you Wayne Brady!), kicking it on tour and abroad, plus Tony winner Cyndi Lauper's secret new project for Broadway, we've got a lot to say 'Yeah!' about. To mark the hit musical's milestone today, we're bringing you 10 of our favorite moments from high-kicking sensation's run! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1,000 Broadway Performances in Style TonightKINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1,000 Broadway Performances in Style Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

The Tony Award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS will celebrate its landmark 1,000th performance on Broadway tonight, August 26th, with a ticket giveaway and 'fabulous footwear' contest for fans. (more...)
VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks KINKY BOOTS; Gives Musical Improv LessonVIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks KINKY BOOTS; Gives Musical Improv Lesson
by TV News Desk - August 25, 2015

How does Wayne feel about playing a drag queen on Broadway? In this exclusive interview with PEOPLE, the Emmy winner shares his thoughts on his upcoming role in KINKY BOOTS (more...)
KINKY BOOTS to Celebrate 1,000 Broadway Performances in Style with Footwear ContestKINKY BOOTS to Celebrate 1,000 Broadway Performances in Style with Footwear Contest
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots will celebrate its landmark 1000th performance on Broadway on Wednesday, August 26th with a ticket giveaway and "fabulous footwear" contest for fans. (more...)
Breaking News: Emmy Winner Wayne Brady Will Succeed Billy Porter in Broadway's KINKY BOOTSBreaking News: Emmy Winner Wayne Brady Will Succeed Billy Porter in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady will take 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. Brady will succeed Broadway's original (and current) award-winning 'Lola,' Billy Porter. Porter has played over 800 performances in the role and won both a Tony Award and a Grammy Award for his work in the production. His final historic performance in Kinky Boots will be November 20, 2015. (more...)
Photo Flash: Tony Winner Billy Porter Heads Home to Pittsburgh in KINKY BOOTS National TourPhoto Flash: Tony Winner Billy Porter Heads Home to Pittsburgh in KINKY BOOTS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld brings you a look at the show's first performance in Pittsburgh below! (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- KINKY BOOTSBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- KINKY BOOTS
by Ken Fallin - August 3, 2015

BroadwayWorld recently announced a new partnership with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Fallin previously drew for BroadwayWorld and our readers have long wanted his return, so it is with great pleasure that we welcome him back! Be sure to check back for more of Ken's exclusive art. Below, check out his illustration of Kyle Taylor Parker, playing 'Lola' in KINKY BOOTS. (more...)
Billy Porter to Leave KINKY BOOTS for New Original Broadway Show in 2016?Billy Porter to Leave KINKY BOOTS for New Original Broadway Show in 2016?
by BWW News Desk - August 3, 2015

Porter reveals that with his KINKY BOOTS contract up in January, and he won't be playing Lola indefinitely. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS' Nick Rashad Burroughs Shows NYC Apartment on MTV CRIBSSTAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS' Nick Rashad Burroughs Shows NYC Apartment on MTV CRIBS
by Stage Tube - July 28, 2015

KINKY BOOTS star Nick Rashad Burroughs gave a tour of his NYC apartment on a recent episode of of MTV CRIBS. Check it out below! (more...)
VIDEO: Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Confirms She Plans to Return to Broadway!VIDEO: Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Confirms She Plans to Return to Broadway!
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

Iconic singer Cyndi Lauper joined TODAY's Kathie Lee and Hoda this morning to talk about the global expansion of her musical KINKY BOOTS, her struggles with psoriasis, and a couple of new projects, including Broadway work and a new album. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch as KINKY BOOTS Company Struts Through Bryant Park!BWW TV: Watch as KINKY BOOTS Company Struts Through Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 26, 2015

Broadway in Bryan Park continued its 2015 program on Thursday - and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the first day. This week's line-up included performances from the casts of BEAUTIFUL, SAYONARA, Kinky Boots AND THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. (more...)
KINKY BOOTS, Starring Kyle Taylor Parker, Steven Booth and Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Returns to Chicago TonightKINKY BOOTS, Starring Kyle Taylor Parker, Steven Booth and Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Returns to Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2015

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) tonight, July 14, through July 26, 2015. (more...)
Michelle Obama Leaves KINKY BOOTS Cast Heartfelt Letter After PerformanceMichelle Obama Leaves KINKY BOOTS Cast Heartfelt Letter After Performance
by Sally Henry - July 12, 2015

The Obamas said, 'YEAH!' to Broadway this weekend and 'loved every minute of it.' (more...)
Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Boys Help Broadway Serves & Children's Aid Society's 2015 Toiletry DrivePhoto Flash: KINKY BOOTS Boys Help Broadway Serves & Children's Aid Society's 2015 Toiletry Drive
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

On Thursday, July 9, 2015, BROADWAY SERVES kicked off its summer-long partnership with the Children's Aid Society. Child volunteers from the theater community teamed up with CAS' kindergarten-3rd grade campers to fill and decorate toiletry bags. These toiletries will be donated to formerly homeless residents currently living in an Urban Pathways facility. Scroll down for a look at KINKY BOOTS cast members/alumni Jeremy Villas, D'Andre Lee and Douglas Baldeo volunteering their time for the cause! (more...)
Broadway's KINKY BOOTS to Launch Digital LotteryBroadway's KINKY BOOTS to Launch Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - July 6, 2015

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Kinky Boots has implemented a new digital lottery, allowing potential audience members to purchase $37 day-of tickets from anywhere. (more...)
Toronto's KINKY BOOTS, Starring Alan Mingo Jr., Extends Through NovemberToronto's KINKY BOOTS, Starring Alan Mingo Jr., Extends Through November
by BWW News Desk - July 3, 2015

The Toronto Star writes that the Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS, which opened June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, has been extended through November 8, 2015. Tickets for the added six weeks of performances go on sale July 6. (more...)
Brand New 'Be Who You Want To Be' Pride-tastic KINKY BOOTS TV SpotBrand New 'Be Who You Want To Be' Pride-tastic KINKY BOOTS TV Spot
by Pat Cerasaro - June 30, 2015

Salute the landmark Supreme Court decision along with KINKY BOOTS! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Billy Porter Shares Touching Speech on PRIDE Following KINKY BOOTS PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: Billy Porter Shares Touching Speech on PRIDE Following KINKY BOOTS Performance
by Stage Tube - June 28, 2015

Broadway's celebration of the SCOTUS ruling to legalize gay marriage ranged from in-depth Facebook posts to public speeches. Following Friday night's performance, KINKY BOOTS star Billy Porter took center stage to address the crowd and share what the ruling means to him personally. Check out the full video below! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Opens in Toronto Tonight, Starring Alan Mingo Jr.KINKY BOOTS Opens in Toronto Tonight, Starring Alan Mingo Jr.
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2015

Everybody say, YEAH! The Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS officially opens tonight, June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, after playing previews since June 16. (more...)
'Everybody Say Equality!' KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Gay Marriage Victory & Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein Comment'Everybody Say Equality!' KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Gay Marriage Victory & Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein Comment
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2015

Salute today's landmark Supreme Court decision along with KINKY BOOTS! (more...)
'Let Pride Be Your Guide!' KINKY BOOTS Supports Gay Pride Week With New Logo In Colorful Social Media Post'Let Pride Be Your Guide!' KINKY BOOTS Supports Gay Pride Week With New Logo In Colorful Social Media Post
by Pat Cerasaro - June 25, 2015

Celebrate Gay Pride with KINKY BOOTS! (more...)
Flashy New Lyric Video For 'The History Of Wrong Guys' From KINKY BOOTSFlashy New Lyric Video For 'The History Of Wrong Guys' From KINKY BOOTS
by Pat Cerasaro - June 22, 2015

KINKY BOOTS rocks a new music video! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Wishes Cyndi Lauper A Happy BirthdayKINKY BOOTS Wishes Cyndi Lauper A Happy Birthday
by Pat Cerasaro - June 22, 2015

KINKY BOOTS tributes its queen! (more...)

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