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Kevin Smith Kirkwood

 
Bio:
Broadway: Kinky Boots, ...Spelling Bee. Off-Bway: It's Karate, Kid! The Musical (N.Y. IT Award nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor), Dial 'N' for Negress, How to Save the World... Tours: ...Spelling Bee (1st Nat.), Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar (Europe), Grease. Art is power! (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Kinky Boots, ...Spelling Bee. Off-Bway: It's Karate, Kid! The Musical (N.Y. IT Award nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor), Dial 'N' for Negress, How to Save the World... Tours: ...Spelling Bee (1st Nat.), Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar (Europe), Grease. Art is power! (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Angel
Ensemble [Replacement]
Lola (Understudy)
Simon Sr. (Understudy)
  [New York]
Reading, 2009
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Greek/Federal Bureacrat
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Mr. Miyagi

Productions

 
[New York, 2005]
Musical Director

Photos

Kevin Smith Kirkwood (photo: Ben Arons) Photo

Kevin Smith Kirkwood (photo: Ben Arons)

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Kevin Smith Kirkwood and Company

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12/14/2019
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Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Chris Weaver, Erin Quill, Jesse J.P. Johnson, Julie Garny , Chase Kamata, Marissa Rosen, Haviland Stillwell, Randi Driscoll, Melody Madarasz, Marty Thomas, Natalie Douglas, Scott

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12/14/2019
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Kevin Smith Kirkwood and Company

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Kevin Smith Kirkwood and Company

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12/14/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Angel

Ensemble [Replacement]

Lola (Understudy)

Simon Sr. (Understudy)

  [New York]
Reading, 2009
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Greek/Federal Bureacrat

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Mr. Miyagi

Productions

Musical Director

Kevin Smith Kirkwood Biography

Broadway: Kinky Boots, ...Spelling Bee. Off-Bway: It's Karate, Kid! The Musical (N.Y. IT Award nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor), Dial 'N' for Negress, How to Save the World... Tours: ...Spelling Bee (1st Nat.), Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar (Europe), Grease. Art is power!





Kevin Smith Kirkwood News

Kevin Smith Kirkwood's CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! Returns to Joe's Pub in June
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! - The hit solo show from Broadway’s Kevin Smith Kirkwood, will make its triumphant post-pandemic return to Joe’s Pub on Thursday, June 23rd at 9:30PM. This special PRIDE EDITION will celebrate New York City Pride week as only Whitney can.

BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Fulton Theatre Photo BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Fulton Theatre
by Jason Davis - Apr 10, 2022

Whether you know all the songs of Leiber & Stoller or only a few, there is something for everyone in the Fulton Theatre's production of Smokey Joe's Cafe.

Fulton Theatre Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Photo Fulton Theatre Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

Traditionally known as a ‚Äújukebox‚ÄĚ musical, this reimagined and revitalized production of Smokey Joe's Cafe tells the story of a group of friends as they meet at a neighborhood pub and navigate friendship, romance, heartbreak, and modern-day life using the music of Leiber and Stoller. A mixture of rock n roll, blues, and jazz, the songbook includes hits such as Hound Dog, Spanish Rose in Harlem, Fools Fall in Love, and many more.¬†¬†

Joe's Pub Announces New and Rescheduled Winter Programming Photo Joe's Pub Announces New and Rescheduled Winter Programming
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

Joe’s Pub announces the updated performances for their winter programming that starts today, January 31 through July 16, including rescheduled dates.

See Judy Kuhn, Ricky Rojas & More at The Green Room 42 in February Photo See Judy Kuhn, Ricky Rojas & More at The Green Room 42 in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their February line-up for in-person performances. Additionally, The Green Room 42 is excited to launch¬†5/5/5 Tickets¬†‚Äď in celebration of their 5th Anniversary, five $5 tickets will be available for¬†every¬†show from February 15, 2022, through February 14, 2023.

Cast Changes Announced for Nicholas Kaminski in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Cast Changes Announced for Nicholas Kaminski in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Nicholas Kaminski on January 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm. Nicholas Kaminski is a rising musical theatre composer/lyricist whose songs are profoundly funny, witty, and poignant.

Joe's Pub Announces 2022 January and February Winter Programming Photo Joe's Pub Announces 2022 January and February Winter Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Joe’s Pub has announced their winter programming for 2022 starting in January through February with two shows each evening. In addition, the venue will welcome its former sous chef, Ricky Mungaray back to the kitchen as Executive Chef.

KINKY BOOTS Star Kevin Smith Kirkwood Returns With CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! Photo KINKY BOOTS Star Kevin Smith Kirkwood Returns With CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2021

CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! - The hit solo show from Broadway's KEVIN SMITH KIRKWOOD, will make it's triumphant post-pandemic return to Joe's Pub on Monday, January 24th at 9:30PM. 

NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS to Stream Tonight Photo NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS to Stream Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

The ninth annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Sayre¬†‚Äď will be presented as a streaming online event tonight,¬†Thursday, June 24¬†at¬†8:00 PM¬†Eastern.

I SEE YOU AND YOU SEE ME Premieres Friday, June 25 on PBS! Photo I SEE YOU AND YOU SEE ME Premieres Friday, June 25 on PBS!
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2021

The film stars 11 actors presenting the accounts of Queens residents who shared their stories about their lives last year.

Kevin Smith Kirkwood Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Constantine Maroulis, Max von Essen, Erich Bergen, Eden Es VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Constantine Maroulis, Max von Essen, Erich Bergen, Eden Espinosa and More in SPARKLE: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returned to New York City last night, December 3rd, for its 6th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund. This one-night-only extravaganza, produced and hosted by TV personality Scott Nevins (Bravo's The People's Couch), took place at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St.), featuring a high-wattage star power cast filled with some of today's hottest performers from the worlds of Broadway, television, film and the music industry. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: The Cast of KINKY BOOTS Raises Up Broadway In Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that continued this week, July 28 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for 'Broadway Celebrates Pride Week' at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, Bryan Campione and Harold Lewter present BROADWAY CELEBRATES PRIDE WEEK on June 23rd, 2014. In this video: Elizabeth Urbanczyk sings ‚ÄúFriends‚ÄĚ accompanied by Music Director, Michael McAssey.

STAGE 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!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of KINKY BOOTS, Cyndi Lauper & More Sing 'Thank You For Being A Friend' at Broadway Sessions
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2013

On Thursday, October 10th, Broadway Sessions welcomed the cast members from Tony award winning smash hit, Kinky Boots, as well as its lyricist, Cyndi Lauper. Below, check out the cast's performance of 'Thank You For Being A Friend,' featuring Jordan Wolfe and Ben Cameron!

BWW TV: Bryant Park Meets the Land of Lola- Watch Highlights from KINKY BOOTS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2013

Featured this week was the cast of Kinky Boots (Timothy Ware, Andy Kelso, Paul Canaan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Kyle Taylor Parker, Kyle Post, Nathan Peck and Joey Taranto), performing 'Land of Lola,' 'Hold Me in Your Heart,' and 'Step One.' Check out highlights below!

BWW TV: Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez & FIRST DATE Cast Brave the Rain in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2013

Featured this week was the cast of FIRST DATE (Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez, Sara Chase,Kristoffer Cusick, Blake Hammond, Kate Loprest andBryce Ryness) and Kinky Boots (Timothy Ware, Andy Kelso, Paul Canaan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Kyle TaylorParker, Kyle Post, Nathan Peck and Joey Taranto). Check out highlights below!

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein, Billy Porter Chat KINKY BOOTS on Wendy Williams
by Caryn Robbins - May 3, 2013

On today's 'The Wendy Williams Show', KINKY BOOTS creator Harvey Fierstein and star Billy Porter tell Wendy about their new Broadway musical, that just received 13 Tony nominations. Check out the clip below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of KINKY BOOTS- Stark Sands, Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2013

Kinky Boots, the hotly anticipated new musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), will begin previews Sunday, March 3 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). Kinky Boots, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, opens Thursday, April 4, 2013. The cast and creative team met the press yesterday at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the festivities. Check out what they had to say about the new musical below!

STAGE TUBE: Cyndi Lauper Talks KINKY BOOTS on TODAY!
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2013

Cyndi Lauper just visited the Today Show where she chatted with Hoda Kotb and Meredith Vieira about her new reality show, "Cyndi Lauper: Still so Unusual," as well as her Broadway-bound musical KINKY BOOTS. Check out what she had to say below!


Kevin Smith Kirkwood Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kevin Smith Kirkwood been in?
Kevin Smith Kirkwood has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Kevin Smith Kirkwood been in?
Kevin Smith Kirkwood has not appeared in the West End