Lola Goes North! See First Pics of the Toronto Premiere of Kinky Boots

News   Lola Goes North! See First Pics of the Toronto Premiere of Kinky Boots The Canadian premiere of the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots officially opened June 28 following previews that began June 16 at Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre.

The award-winning musical brings together four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award winner for Best Score).

The cast is headed by Alan Mingo, Jr. (Broadway's Glory Days, The Little Mermaid) as Lola with Graham Scott Fleming as Charlie Price, AJ Bridel as Lauren, Daniel Williston as Don, Vanessa Sears as Nicola and James Kall as George.


Rounding out the ensemble are Thomas Alderson, Andre Anthony, Nicola Dawn Brook, Patrick Cook, Arden Couturier, Dan Domenech, Lisa Horner, David Houle, Eric Leclair, David Lopez, Stewart Adam McKensy, Julia Mclellan, Kristen Peace, Erica Peck, Andrew Scanlon, David Silvestri, Isaiah Slater, Jivaro Smith, Justin Stadnyk, Kaden Stephen, Geoff Stevens, Madeleine Suddaby, Jesse Weafer, Cleopatra Williams, Ryan Wilson and Sandy Winsby.

Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots, according to press notes, "takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Sons. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos." With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography.

The production also features scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, sound design by John Shivers, hair design by Josh Marquette, casting by Stephanie Gorin and Telsey + Company/Justin Huff, CSA, and musical supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Stephen Oremus.

Kinky Boots is produced by Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Independent Presenters Network, Jayne Baron Sherman, Just for Laughs Theatricals/Judith Ann Abrams, Yasuhiro Kawana, Jane Bergere, Allan S. Gordon & Adam S. Gordon, Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Lucy and Phil Suarez, Bryan Bantry, Jim Kierstead/Gregory Rae, BB Group/Christina Papagjika, Michael DeSantis/Patrick Baugh, Brian Smith/Tom and Connie Walsh, Warren Trepp and Jujamcyn Theaters in association with David Mirvish.

For tickets visit mirvish.com.

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