Cyndi Lauper on how Kinky Boots stepped up to be a stage hit

Cyndi Lauper on how Kinky Boots stepped up to be a stage hit
 

The story of a struggling Northampton shoe factory perhaps isn't the most obvious idea for a hit stage show, but Kinky Boots has just celebrated five years on Broadway, is into its fourth year in the West End and is now going on a UK tour.
The stage musical, adapted from a 2005 film, which in turn was inspired by a true story, puts the spotlight on a man who saves his factory from collapse by producing erotic footwear inspired by an encounter with cross-dressing cabaret singer called Lola.
The show was a good fit with audiences and critics, and won six Tony Awards on Broadway and three... read more

 
1 June 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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