Tony Winner Billy Porter Launches Social Media Contest to Win Tickets to Kinky Boots and More

News   Tony Winner Billy Porter Launches Social Media Contest to Win Tickets to Kinky Boots and More
 
To celebrate his new album, "Billy's Back on Broadway," Kinky Boots star Billy Porter has launched an online social media contest in which fans can win the chance to see him in his starring role on Broadway, as well as attend his one-night-only American Songbook concert in early 2015.

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Porter released his third solo album, "Billy's Back on Broadway," a collection of inspirational songs from the stage, last spring on the Concord Records Label. The album features songs from such musicals as Funny Girl, Dreamgirls, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy and more. Each song delivers the message of "inspiration, empowerment and hope."

To celebrate "Billy's Back on Broadway," Porter is offering an online contest for his fans. The grand prize includes two round-trip flight tickets to see Porter in Kinky Boots, as well as the chance to dine with the star and attend is American Songbook concert on Jan. 28, 2015, a the Appel Room.

To read about those prizes and more, and to enter the contest, click here.

Porter won the 2013 Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for creating the role of drag performer Lola in the hit musical Kinky Boots

Read the Playbill feature: Kinky Boots' Billy Porter on the Cast Albums That Changed His Life and Words for His Younger Self. The track list for "Billy's Back on Broadway" follows:

1. But The World Goes Round
2. Everything’s Coming Up Roses
3. Don’t Rain On My Parade
4. On The Street Where You Live
5. I’ve Gotta Be Me
6. I’m Not My Father’s Son
7. Happy Days/Get Happy (w/Cyndi Lauper)
8. Luck Be A Lady
9. Take The Moment
10. I Am Changing

"The canon of great Broadway songs is so vast and I have so many favorites that the only way I could narrow them down was to choose a theme,” Porter said in a statement. "Once I settled on what I wanted to say and the journey I wanted the listener to take, the songs made their presence known rather quickly."

Porter's previous albums include "Untitled," on A&M Records; and "At The Corner of Broadway + Soul" on the Sh-K-Boom Records label.

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