Second Year of Kinky Boots Tour Kicks Up Its Heels Tonight – Meet the New Stars!

News   Second Year of Kinky Boots Tour Kicks Up Its Heels Tonight – Meet the New Stars!
 
Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, recently announced casting for the second year of the first national tour of the Tony-winning musical, which takes effect in Austin, TX, beginning Nov. 10 at Bass Concert Hall.

Kinky Boots features a book by multiple Tony winner Harvey Fierstein and a Tony-winning score by rock icon Cyndi Lauper. The production is directed and choreographed by Tony winner Jerry Mitchell, who handled the same duties for the Broadway company, which is now in its third year.

Adam Kaplan
Adam Kaplan

J. Harrison Ghee steps into the high heels of Lola. Ghee understudied the role of Lola during the first year of the tour and was the Assistant Dance Captain.

Adam Kaplan stars as shoe factory owner Charlie Price.

Ghee and Kaplan are joined by Tiffany Engen as Lauren, Aaron Walpole as Don, Charissa Hogeland as Nicola, Jim J. Bullock as George and E. Clayton Cornelius as the standby for Lola.

Rounding out the ensemble are Zach Adkins, Joe Beauregard, Meryn Beckett, Joseph Anthony Byrd, Damien Brett, Sam Dowling, Annie Edgerton, Shawna M. Hamic, Nicholas Aaron Jenkins, Jeff Kuhr, Patty Lohr, Mike Longo, Maggie McDowell, Michael Milkanin, Jennifer Noble, Anthony Picarello, Griffin Reese, Jomil Elijah Robinson, Horace V. Rogers, Sam Rohloff, Ricky Schroeder, Tom Souhrada, Juan Torres-Falcon and Sam Zeller.

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 & Son. 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."

The full tour route can be found at kinkybootsthemusical.com.

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