Based on the 2005 film of the same title about a struggling shoemaker who reinvents his business by creating fabulous and sturdy footwear for drag performers, Kinky Boots begins previews March 3 towards an April 4 opening night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. It is staged by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Legally Blonde, La Cage aux Folles).
The TimesTalks series is held at the TimesCenter, located at 242 West 41st Street in Manhattan. Tickets are available by visiting TimesTalks.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.