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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of KINKY BOOTS on Tour in Fort Worth

Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, 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 currently playing Bass Performance Hall through Nov. 1. In the video below, stars from the hottest show in Fort Worth talk about what makes Kinky Boots kick!

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots is represented around the world with the Broadway company now in its third year, a North American First National Tour that launched in September 2014, a Toronto production that opened in June 2015, a London production that opened in September 2015 and a Melbourne production opening in October 2016. A Korean production of Kinky Boots ran from December 2014-February 2015. The Grammy Award-winning Original Broadway Cast Recording of Kinky Boots is available on Sony Masterworks Broadway.

Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

Kyle Taylor Parker (KINKY BOOTS, In the Heights national tour) plays the role of Lola. Kyle was one of the Angels in the original Broadway company as well as the Lola understudy. Steven Booth (Avenue Q, Glory Days, Dogfight) stars as shoe factory owner Charlie Price. Parker and Booth are joined by Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Lysistrata Jones) as Lauren, Joe Coots (TV's "Inside Amy Schumer," Full Monty national tour) as Don,Charissa Hogeland (Heathers The Musical) as Nicola and Jim J. Bullock (Hairspray, "Too Close for Comfort") as George.

Rounding out the ensemble are Zach Adkins, Joe Beauregard, Meryn Beckett, Joseph Anthony Byrd, Damien Brett, Lauren Nicole Chapman, Sam Dowling, Annie Edgerton, J. Harrison Ghee, Shawna M. Hamic, Nicholas Aaron Jenkins, Jeff Kuhr, Patty Lohr, Mike Longo, Maggie McDowell, Michael Milkanin, Jennifer Noble, Anthony Picarello,Griffin Reese, Jomil Elijah Robinson, Horace V. Rogers, Sam Rohloff, Ricky Schroeder, Tom Souhrada, Juan Torres-Falcon and Sam Zeller.

The creative team for Kinky Boots includes Tony Award nominee David Rockwell (Scenic Design), Tony Award-winner Gregg Barnes (Costume Design), Tony Award-winner Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Tony Award-winner John Shivers (Sound Design), Josh Marquette (Hair Design), Randy Houston Mercer (Make-up Design), Telsey + Company, Justin Huff, CSA (Casting), DB Bonds (Associate Director) and Rusty Mowery (Associate Choreographer). Kinky Boots features Musical Direction by Ryan Fielding Garrett, and Musical Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Stephen Oremus.

To charge tickets by phone, call (817) 212-4280 in Fort Worth; 1-877-212-4280 (toll free) outside Fort Worth; or order online at www.basshall.com. Tickets are also available at the Bass Performance Hall ticket office at 525 Commerce Street.




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