Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots took home six 2013 Tony Awards, the most of any show in the season, including Best Musical, Best Score (Cyndi Lauper), Best Choreography (Jerry Mitchell), Best Actor (Billy Porter), Best Orchestrations (Stephen Oremus), and Best Sound Design (John Shivers). The show also received the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Broadway.com Awards for Best Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Album, along with many other accolades.

In Kinky Boots,Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father's shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible... and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes with 1 intermission

Kentucky Center [Whitney Hall]

(Louisville, KY)
501 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The sensational Australian concert drama Rolling Thunder Vietnam a?" Songs That Defined A Generation returns for a strictly-limited tour in March-April 2020, including the Queensland Performing Arts Centre [QPAC] in Brisbane, Hamer Hall in Melbourne, Geelong Arts Centre and the new Coliseum Theatre in Western Sydney.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Studio Tenn, a premiere regional theatre company in Franklin, Tennessee will host a 29 hour reading for the new musical Johnny and the Devil's Box on November 9th.
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright Billy Porter will receive the NAB Show New York Impact Award on Thursday, October 17. NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith will present the award at NAB Show New York, held October 16-17 at the Javits Convention Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Catch NWU's first Disney production. Jack Kelly is a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenage New York newsies. When Joseph Pulitzer raises distribution prices at the newsboys' expense, Jack and his newsies fight for what's right. It's big business vs. the underdogs in this high-energy musical for the whole family. 
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 8, 2019
Back in 1994, Stephan Elliott created a funny and powerful road-trip film that soon became a cult classic. Priscilla Queen Of The Desert was a pioneering LGBTQ+ comedy and found a successful home on the stage starring Jason Donovan. This newly-adapted musical tour sees Donovan take the reins as producer of a show that sparkles, but lacks some depth.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Abingdon Theatre Company today announced that Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, Falsettos) will a?oejoin the partya?? at its upcoming Benefit Gala where they will honor Tony Award-nominated composer & lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, Big Fish) in celebration of the company's 27th anniversary season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
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by Helge Arnoldt - Oct 6, 2019
A film adaptation on stage is always be trapped between different expectations: It can be too close to the movie or new settings or/and new songs may leave the audience unsatisfied. This show manages this fine line. Although I haven't seen the film for years, I am surprised how many details and phrases I recognised and which are used to bring the movie alive onstage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12noon at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets). Tickets start at $85 (show only, and two drinks). For additional information and ticket tier pricing, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2019-tru-love-benefit/.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
On the 3 November 2019 at 6:30pm, stars from the West End will come to Croydon's recently re-opened Fairfield Halls to support the Mayor of Croydon's five charities for 2019 in a one-off concert that celebrates musicals past and present in a jam-packed evening of entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Jay Armstrong Johnson, Emily Cates and Danny Marin present I Put A Spell On You: The Return of the Sanderson Sisters!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today casting for the 2019 Benefit Concert honoring Grammy, Tony, and Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz and Olivier Award-winning choreographer Kelly Devine, both alumni of NYMF. The 2019 Benefit Concert will take place on Monday, November 18 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036).
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 22, 2019
Some of Broadway's leading women producers lunched at the Friars Club today followed by a panel discussion moderated by Friar and Broadway producer Jamie deRoy.  Ms. deRoy who happens to be the 8th woman inducted into the Friars (back in the day), guided the discussion of the distinguished Tony Award Winning group which included Susan Gallin (Other People's Money, Angels in America), Robyn Goodman (Avenue Q, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella), Mara Isaacs (Hadestown, McCarter Theater), Nelle Nugent (Latin History for Morons, For Colored Girls), and Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, Indecent).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
STARRING BUFFALO, a not-for-profit arts organization a??that brings together Broadway's best performers, Buffalo's top theater professionals, and talented area students to create unforgettable theatrical experiences, is proud to announce the full cast for its production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
LIVING FOR TODAY presented a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: “Put on a Happy Face”, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St).
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 21, 2019
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW was a staple of the Harvard Square entertainment scene from 1984 through 2012, enjoying an astounding 28-year run of Saturday midnight screenings at the late AMC Loews Theater. Just around the corner, Moonbox Productions returns to its Cambridge roots and blasts into its tenth season with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, the live musical version at a pop-up venue at 25 Brattle Street. The venue, a once and future retail site, has a strangely appropriate ambience, an air of temporariness that is in sync with the secret of the creepy country estate where the story takes place. The cast is loaded with triple threats who can sing, dance, and act, but the number one reason to see the show is Peter Mill's performance as Frank N. Furter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019
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by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2019
During last week's Best In Shows event, Bonnie Milligan and Eden Espinosa took the stage with Ricky the dog to perform a rendition of I Will Never Leave You from Side Show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Jacob Hoffman Makes Solo Cabaret Debut With Kindergarten Thanksgiving Spectacular at The Green Room 42, Thursday, November 7th @ 9:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for Boston engagement of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA will go on sale Monday, October 21. ANASTASIA will play the Citizens Bank Opera House for a limited engagement July 7 a?' 19, 2020 as part of the 2019/2020 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 10 a?" December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
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by Review Roundups - Oct 17, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Today National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene announced the Tony Award-winning creative team for the New York debut of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Kelli Barrett, Jarrod Spector, Jessica Vosk and more join an acoustic concert tribute to Sara Bareilles.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
He walked into a Marine Corps recruiting station in Phoenix on his 18th birthday to enlist, only to discover his parents hadn't told him that he was an undocumented immigrant. But this DREAMer didn't give up on serving the only country he had ever knowna?"he did it in other powerful ways instead. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. Check out brand new video of the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
LIVING FOR TODAY will present a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: a?oePut on a Happy Facea??, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) beginning at 7PM. The concert is produced and directed by David Alpert (If/Then, The Apple Boys) with music direction by Jason Wetzel (After Midnight). Tickets are priced $15 and $25; with a select amount of $100 VIP seats which includes an after-show champagne toast with the company. Tickets are available at www.joespub.com. The concert will feature a live band and Broadway stars performing their favorite showtunes, all chosen to make us smile.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Fairfield Center Stage continues its 2019/20 season with the benefit concert Don't Dream It...Be It, Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8pm. The show will take place at Penfield Pavilion, 323 Fairfield Beach, Fairfield, CT.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
New casting has been announced for the multi award-winning West End production of HAMILTON as the show enters its third year at the Victoria Palace Theatre. Also announced is the release of further tickets with the show now booking in London to 28 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre today announced that due to overwhelming demand, an additional week of performances has been added to Skylight's holiday show, Disney's Newsies. This triumphant Broadway blockbuster opens Friday, November 15 and runs through Sunday, December 29, 2019 with special early bird and family-friendly performance times, as well as a sensory-friendly performance. This feel-good, family-favorite musical will be presented in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at NC Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, playing now through October 20th at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019
Last night's Saturday Night Live cold open saw appearances from Broadway favorites Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
BroadwayWorld recently reported on a rumor that Billy Porter would be joining the cast of the upcoming Cinderella film from Sony, starring Camila Cabello. According to Deadline, Porter confirmed that he is joining the film in a Q&A Saturday evening at the New Yorker Festival. He will take on the role of the Fairy Godmother.
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019
Beetlejuice has released the musical's official pre-show music, composed by the show's music producer, Matt Stine!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The Beetlejuice a?" Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere today including on CD and all streaming partners. Beetlejuice a?" the new hit Broadway musical comedy presented by Warner Bros.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Qdos Entertainment today announce that Janine Duvitski will play Mummy Bear, Sophie Isaacs will play the title role of Goldilocks and Lauren Stroud will play Baby Bear in the 2019 London Palladium Pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Performances begin at the London Palladium on Saturday 7 December 2019 for a strictly limited 5-week run until Sunday 12 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL begins previews tomorrow, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). The new musical will launch a digital lottery, making a limited number of $45 tickets available at https://lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/tina-ny.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winner Billy Porter will step into the role of fairy godmother in Sony's upcoming 'Cinderella' adaptation.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Deadline reports that actor and singer Wayne Brady has joined CW superhero series 'Black Lightning' as Gravedigger.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Broadway's dazzling hit musical 'Kinky Boots,' filmed live on the London stage, dances into the cinemas at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater on Monday, Oct. 28 for just two showings at 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The showings are part of new and expanded digital cinema content debuting at the Majestic this season, including documentaries on great art and artists, and performances by the Bolshoi Ballet debuting in the spring of 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. Check out brand new photos of the cast in action!