Kinky Boots Celebrates Broadway Milestone and Several Honors

News   Kinky Boots Celebrates Broadway Milestone and Several Honors The musical's creators will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The original Broadway cast of <i>Kinky Boots</i>
The original Broadway cast of Kinky Boots Matthew Murphy

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced that the hit musical Kinky Boots, which celebrates its three-year anniversary on Broadway April 4, is now the longest-running show to ever play the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), a record previously held by the original production of The Man of La Mancha, which spent three years there after transferring from the ANTA Washington Square Theatre.

To help celebrate this milestone, co-creators Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein will be honored with a double star ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame April 11.

On April 3 the West End production of Kinky Boots won three Olivier Awards: Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical (Matt Henry) and Best Costume Design (Gregg Barnes).

Watch Kinky Boots companies from around the Globe, including London, Australia, Japan, Toronto and the national tour, congratulate the Broadway cast on entering its fourth year on Broadway:


The winner of six 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a Tony Award-winning score by Lauper, a book by Tony Award winner Fierstein and direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell. The musical opened to rave reviews April 4, 2013. The current Broadway cast includes Alan Mingo, Jr., Andy Kelso, Jeanna de Waal, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Cortney Wolfson, Marcus Neville, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Sean Patrick Doyle, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Fred Odgaard, Kyle Post, Hernando Umana, Eugene Barry-Hill, Stephen Berger, Devin Trey Campbell, Christopher Convery, Alfred DalPino, Jesus Del Orden, Mia Gentile, Gaelen Gilliland, Blair Goldberg, Natalie Joy Johnson, Jake Katzman, Eric Leviton, Ellyn Marie Marsh, John Jeffrey Martin, Nathan Peck, Robert Pendilla, Jennifer Perry, Patricia Phillips, Stephen Tewksbury and Timothy Ware.

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