As Jake Shears Prepares to Make His Broadway Debut, Look Back at Tales of the City

Archival Photos   As Jake Shears Prepares to Make His Broadway Debut, Look Back at Tales of the City
 
The Scissor Sisters’ frontman, who will make his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots in January, co-wrote the score for the 2011 ACT production.
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Jakes Shears in rehearsal Ryan Montgomery

Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears will make his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this January, but this won't mark his theatrical debut. His first venture into the world of theatre was in 2011 when he co-wrote the score (with John Garden) to American Conservatory Theater's Tales of the City, adapted for the stage by Tony Award-winning Avenue Q book writer Jeff Whitty and based on the first two novels in Armistead Maupin's series, which trace the intertwining lives of colorful San Francisco residents in the 1970's.

Flip through photos of the show below:

Shears is set to make his Broadway debut in the musical Kinky Boots in the role of Charlie Price beginning January 8, 2018.

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