VIDEO: Say Yeah and Watch Highlights from TDF's Salute to KINKY BOOTS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2017

On Monday March 20, TDF honored the entire production of Kinky Boots with a one-night-only concert TDF HONORS KINKY BOOTS to raise funds for TDF's access and education programs.  Composer Cyndi Lauper and director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell welcomed the crowd followed by performances by the show's original stars Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford and Stark Sands, former "Lolas" Todrick Hall and Alan Mingo, Jr.; former "Lauren"  Jeanna de Waal, former "Charlie" Andy Kelso, the entire current Broadway cast and "Angels' from previous casts.  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 26th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top news: YOURS UNFAITHFULLY, starring Max Von Essen, opens Off-Broadway, and THE VIEW goes behind the scenes with Whoopi Goldberg for her ALADDIN cameo! (more...)

It's the Land of Lola! Four Lolas Will Headline TDF HONORS KINKY BOOTS Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Four of the brilliant stars who lit up the Broadway stage as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Kinky Boots - Billy Porter, Wayne Brady, Alan Mingo, Jr. and Todrick Hall - will all be appearing at a special one-night-only concert fundraiser in support of Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) education and access programs as TDF HONORS Kinky Boots on Monday, March 20 at 8pm at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Welcomes Todrick Hall and Celebrates 1500 Performances!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 16, 2016

Just last night, Todrick Hall officially joined the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, where he remains through March 5, 2017. Hall, an internationally known YouTube personality and Broadway actor who just finished a sold-out national tour of his show Straight Outta Oz, succeeds the Award-winning Alan Mingo, Jr. in Kinky Boots, now in its 4th smash year at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/2/2016 - The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 2, 2016

This weekend's big news: The Public's free musical adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT runs this weekend! And a Happy Labor Day to all! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alan Mingo, Jr., Aaron C. Finley, Haven Burton and More in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Aaron C. Finley, Shannon O'Boyle and Haven Burton joined the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots earlier this summer in the roles of Charlie Price, Nicola and Lauren, respectively. They were welcomed by Alan Mingo, Jr. as Lola. Kinky Boots is currently playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new stars in action below! (more...)

YouTube and Broadway Star Todrick Hall to Strut Into KINKY BOOTS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Todrick Hall will join the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning November 1, 2016 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS' Alan Mingo Jr. Chats About Stepping Into Lola's Sexy Heels
by Michael Dale - Jul 8, 2016

Broadway's Lola expected to have a career in classical drama, but that changed with an audition for RENT. (more...)

Aaron C. Finley and Shannon O'Boyle to Don KINKY BOOTS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Aaron C. Finley and Shannon O'Boyle will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots this summer. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 6/9/2016 - SHINING CITY at Irish Rep and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 9, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: SHINING CITY starring Matthew Broderick opens tonight at Irish Repertory Theatre! (more...)

BWW TV: Alan Mingo Jr. Struts from KINKY BOOTS to Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2016

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, took place just last week in Shubert Alley. Hosted by Tony nominee Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca, Broadway's best once again turned out for the annual performance - including Alan Mingo Jr., who performed 'Hold Me In Your Heart' from KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/9/2016 - DISASTER!, PRODIGAL SON, JOPLIN & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 9, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Take cover! DISASTER! wrecks havoc on Broadway starting tonight, PRODIGAL SON opens at MTC, Janis Joplin heads out on tour and more! (more...)

Toronto KINKY BOOTS Star Alan Mingo Jr. to Succeed Wayne Brady as 'Lola' on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/6/2015 - 'SPELLING BEE', The Muny's HOLIDAY INN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 6, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The original cast of 'SPELLING BEE' reunites in concert, HOLIDAY INN begins at The Muny and more! (more...)

Toronto's KINKY BOOTS, Starring Alan Mingo Jr., Extends Through November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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...)

BWW Review: Toronto Says 'YEAH' To Kinky Boots
by Alan Henry - Jun 29, 2015

There's a party happening every day at The Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto - and that party is the Canadian production of Kinky Boots which opened Sunday night. The mostly Canadian cast, save for American newcomer Alan Mingo Jr. as Lola earned a standing ovation from the opening night audience. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015
by - Jun 28, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 28, 2015 - Sunday, June 28, 2015. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Opens in Toronto Tonight, Starring Alan Mingo Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE TEMPEST, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more, opens tonight at the Delacorte! (more...)

Alan Mingo Jr., Graham Scott Fleming, and AJ Bridel Star in KINKY BOOTS, Beginning Tonight in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

American Broadway touring vet Alan Mingo Jr. stars as Lola - the role originated by Billy Porter in the Broadway production - in Toronto's KINKY BOOTS, while Graham Scott Fleming plays Charlie Price, the young man who inherits a shoe factory from his father, only to learn it isn't financially stable. (more...)

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