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Review Roundup: KINKY BOOTS at North Carolina Theatre - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: KINKY BOOTS at North Carolina Theatre - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Feb 14, 2020

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premier nonprofit professional theatre, presents Kinky Boots, playing February 11-16, 2020 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. Eric Woodall is NC Theatre's producing artistic director, and Broadway performer Nathan Peck directs and choreographs the production.

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's KINKY BOOTS Photo BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's KINKY BOOTS
by Jeffrey Kare - Feb 12, 2020

Based on Julian Jarrold's 2005 British independent film of the same name which was inspired by a true story, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits a shoe factory from his father. To save the business, Charlie forms an unlikely partnership with cabaret performer and drag queen, Lola. With Lola's help, Charlie develops a plan to produce a line of high-heeled boots. In the process, he and Lola discover that they are not so different after all.

North Carolina Theatre Announces Casting of KINKY BOOTS Photo North Carolina Theatre Announces Casting of KINKY BOOTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premier nonprofit professional theatre, has announced casting for its February production of Kinky Boots, playing February 11-16, 2020 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. Eric Woodall is NC Theatre's producing artistic director, and Broadway performer Nathan Peck will direct and choreograph the production.

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Sep 23, 2019

KINKY BOOTS Preps for Opening at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo KINKY BOOTS Preps for Opening at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

Join us in High-heeled heaven!! The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 18 through October 27.

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Pro Photo DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Production Of HUMAN ERROR
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce full casting and creative team for the Theater Company's World Premiere production of Human Error by Eric Pfeffinger.

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Pro Photo DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Production Of HUMAN ERROR
by Julie Musbach - Apr 24, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce full casting and creative team for the Theater Company's World Premiere production of Human Error by Eric Pfeffinger.

South African-Born Actor Adam du Plessis Lands Role in US National Tour of KINKY BOOT Photo South African-Born Actor Adam du Plessis Lands Role in US National Tour of KINKY BOOTS
by David Fick - Sep 19, 2017

As reported on BroadwayWorld yesterday, the complete cast for the US National Tour of Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's smash-hit musical, KINKY BOOTS, has been announced. Featured in the cast in the role of Don is South African-born Adam du Plessis, whom audiences may recall seeing in productions like THE LAST 5 YEARS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH and CATS.

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS is a Fabulously Good Time that Just Might Change Your Mind
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2016

I have a confession to make; when the 2015-2016 Broadway Series was announced for Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, KINKY BOOTS was not one of the shows that I was most excited to see. Yeah, I knew that the show had won six Tony Awards including Best Musical; yeah, I knew that it had a positive, family-friendly message that I was excited to see on stage; and yeah, I knew that the tour cast was made up of fantastic performers, many of whom I have been a fan of for years. However, since the show opened on Broadway in 2013, directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, the shiny, brightly colored costumes and the score's string of pop songs by Cyndi Lauper have always given me the sense that it was little more than a saccharine, bubble gum musical that left audiences feeling good and tapping their toes, but didn't have the emotional or creative substance that I look for in musicals of this caliber. I mean, how could it? Just look at it; based on the show's high-energy production numbers, I assumed that the show was one of those novelties that always leaves you entertained, but rarely leaves you satisfied.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of KINKY BOOTS on Tour in Fort Worth
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2015

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!

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Comes to Bass Hall This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

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), will play at Bass Performance Hall tonight, Oct. 27, through Nov. 1.

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into the Ohio Theatre With Glitter and Gut
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 7, 2015

Multiple Tony Award-Winning hit, KINKY BOOTS, strutted into the Ohio Theatre last night with plenty of glamour and charm. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-Winning Jerry Mitchell with music by Grammy Award-winning icon Cyndi Lauper and book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, KINKY BOOTS delights all ages with its energetic choreography, uplifting music, and heart-warming message.

BWW Review: Kicking at the Hippodrome: Nearly Perfect KINKY BOOTS
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Sep 30, 2015

That you're going to have a wonderful time at Kinky Boots is something I don't have to tell you. If you're a theatergoer with a pulse, you'll have heard about the musical's great success (six Tonys, two-and-a-half years on Broadway). And you'll probably know that it was crafted from a movie that was itself all but a perfect musical, but for the absence of dedicated songs. You'll also know that Kinky Boots' book is by Harvey Fierstein and the songs by Cyndi Lauper. With credentials like that, it would be inconceivable that the result could be other than bliss. All the rest is simply a bunch of details.

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Coming to Bass Hall, 10/27-11/1
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 24, 2015

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), will play at Bass Performance Hall Oct. 27-Nov. 1. Tickets start at $44 and are on sale now!

BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Kicks Up Its Heels on Boston Leg of National Tour
by Jan Nargi - Aug 22, 2015

The sex may be in the heels, but in KINKY BOOTS the fun is in Cyndi Lauper's Tony and Grammy Award-winning score, a bouncy pop techno-disco party which keeps the musical's pedestrian plot from (ahem) dragging the show down.

KINKY BOOTS National Tour, Featuring Tony Winner Billy Porter, Begins Next Week at Benedum Center
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 29, 2015

? 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), opens at the Benedum Center, August 4-9 for an exclusive engagement as part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2015 Summer Season.

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Begins Run Tonight at Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Tony and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots) debuts at the Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., downtown Minneapolis) tonight, July 28-Aug. 2, 2015 as the final production in the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin Season. Tickets for the box office record-breaking hit musical are on sale now and may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center.

KINKY BOOTS, Starring Kyle Taylor Parker, Steven Booth and Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Returns to Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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.

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Begins Run at Orpheum Theatre 7/28
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 29, 2015

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Tony and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots) debuts at the Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., downtown Minneapolis) July 28-Aug. 2, 2015 as the final production in the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin Season. Tickets for the box office record-breaking hit musical are on sale now and may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center.

Broadway Tour of KINKY BOOTS Brings Perfect Musical Magic to PPAC
by Robert Barossi - Jun 10, 2015

Plays and musicals have, since the very beginning, found ways to get us to face important issues and problems in new and surprising ways. Musicals, esepcailly, can be unexpected in how they bring together a story that, in the end, is wonderfully relatable, human and filled with emotional and important moments, even though it's wrapped in such an unusual package. The Broadway smash hit musical Kinky Boots succeeds exceptionally well at doing just that, creating a big, bright fun musical entertainment that also delivers a timely and important message in a believable way.

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