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Kinky Boots

Oct 29 - Nov 9, 2014
The Buell Theatre (View Map & Seating Chart)
• MUSICAL • COMEDY
Run Time: 2 hours 20 minutes including 15 minute intermission
Ticket Price: Starts at $25
Age Recommendation: Appropriate for children ages 10+
Advisory: This production uses atmospheric haze and fog. Adult themes.

Kinky Boots is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible…proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.

Inspired by a true story, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. Come join the sold-out audiences who’ve discovered why — sometimes — the best way to fit in is to stand out.

The original Broadway cast of Kinky Boots. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

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Nov 9 | 2pm
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Jerry Mitchell
Jerry Mitchell, Director/Choreographer
Jerry Mitchell received the Tony Award in recognition of his choreography for the 2013 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Kinky Boots, for which his direction was also recognized with a Tony nomination. In the 33 preceding years, Jerry has been involved with more than 50 Broadway, Off-Broadway, West End and touring productions. His Broadway debut as a choreographer, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, was followed by The Full Monty (Tony nomination), The Rocky Horror Show, Hairspray (Tony nomination), Gypsy, Never Gonna Dance (Tony nomination), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination), La Cage Aux Folles (Tony Award), Imaginary Friends, Legally Blonde (Tony nomination), which he also directed, and Catch Me If You Can. Most recently, Jerry received the Drama League’s Founders’ Award for Excellence in Directing and the George Abbott Lifetime Achievement Award from his peers. Twenty-three years ago, Jerry conceived and created Broadway Bares, a comedy burlesque show performed annually for the charity Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. He continues to serve as Executive Producer of Broadway Bares, with a book, website and satellite productions in Fire Island Pines, Las Vegas (Peepshow, now in its fifth year of continuous performance) and London (West End Bares).
Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper, Composer and Lyricist
Cyndi Lauper is a Grammy and Emmy award-winning artist, who after more than 25 sterling years and global record sales in excess of 30 million, has proven that she has the heart and soul to keep her legions of fans compelled by her every creative move. With her first album, She's So Unusual, Lauper won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist and became the first female in history to have four Top 10 singles from a debut album. Since then, Lauper has released 10 additional studio albums, with her most recent, the Grammy-nominated Memphis Blues, ruling the Billboard Blues chart for 14 consecutive weeks to become the best-selling Blues album of 2010. Overall, during her storied music career, Lauper has been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 7 American Video Awards and 18 MTV Awards. Lauper recently captured her journey through music and life in her New York Times Best Selling autobiography, Cyndi Lauper: A Memior. As an actress, Lauper made her Broadway debut in Three Penny Opera alongside Alan Cumming in 2006. She has appeared in numerous television shows, including "Mad About You" (Emmy Award) and "Bones," and films, including The Opportunist with Christopher Walken, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Life with Mikey, Off and Running, and Vibes. Lauper returns to television in 2013, but this time as herself, in the docu-series Cyndi Lauper: She's Still So Unusual on WE TV. Lauper also continues her philanthropic work through her foundation, the True Colors Fund.
Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein, Book Writer

Harvey Fierstein is the author of the current smash hit Newsies as well as Torch Song Trilogy (Tony and Drama Desk and OBIE Awards), La Cage aux Folles (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), The Sissy Duckling (Humanitas Award), A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk nominations), Safe Sex (Ace Award), Legs Diamond, Spookhouse, Flatbush Tosca, Common Ground and more. His political editorials have been published in The New York Times, TV Guide, The Huffington Post, and broadcast on PBS's “In The Life.” His children's book, The Sissy Duckling, is now in its fifth printing. As an actor, Mr. Fierstein is known worldwide for his performances in films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day, and on stage in Hairspray (Tony Award), Fiddler On The Roof, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy (Tony Award) and television shows such as "How I Met Your Mother," "American Family," "Cheers" (Emmy nomination), "The Simpsons" and "Nurse Jackie."

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