From Bring It On to Pippin, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Musicals

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04 Apr 2013

Show: Kinky Boots
Theatre: Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Preview: March 3, 2013

Opening: April 4, 2013
Closing: Open-ended

Creators: Book by Harvey Fierstein. Music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell.
Original Principal Cast: Stark Sands as Charlie Price, Billy Porter as Lola, Annaleigh Ashford as Lauren, Celina Carvajal as Nicola, Daniel Stewart Sherman as Don and Marcus Neville as George.

Synopsis: In Kinky Boots, according to producers, "Charlie Price (Sands) has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola (Porter). A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world."

Check out photos of the cast in the recording studio.

Watch Playbill Video's highlights from the musical:


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