The London cast of the award-winning musical Kinky Boots today celebrated its 1000th performance in the Adelphi Theatre and has now also received its 1,000,000th audience member in the West End. A firm favourite with West End audiences Kinky Boots is the recipient of every major Best Musical Award having won the Olivier Award and Tony Award amongst others. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, who is struggling to save his family shoe factory. Help arrives in the form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of sturdy new stilettos. It’s a musical about friendship and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Kinky Boots currently stars David Hunter as Charlie Price and Simon-Anthony Rhoden as Lola. Kinky Boots features a book by four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and songs by Grammy and Tony winning pop icon Cyndi … Read more
Kinky Boots London Cast Recording Sony Music Classical Purchase A Copy Following on from their win at this year’s Olivier Awards, the London cast recording of Kinky Boots has now been released. As with quite a few cast albums produced to accompany West End productions of late (Made In Dagenham and Legally Blonde amongst others), this album was recorded live in the Adelphi Theatre over several performances with an audience present. This live recording can have several benefits when it comes to the recording of stage musicals. I’ve heard studio based cast albums where the soul of the show has been sanitised out of the recording in a studio setting in the search for a perfect recording. In this recording of Kinky Boots, the live recording works to the benefit of the show and you really get a feel of the live experience. It also allows for important dialogue in … Read more
Kinky Boots has announced today that it is extending its current booking period until Saturday 28 May 2016, with tickets for this latest extension going on sale on Monday 19th October. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price (Killian Donnelly) is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola (Matt Henry), a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. Kinky Boots features a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award winner Cyndi Lauper. BOOK NOW FOR KINKY BOOTS
Lennox is sensational as Lauren, the whacky factory girl who flirts with and eventually wins the heart of the Boss. It is a comic tour-de-force from Lennox who doesn’t miss a trick, let a laugh opportunity pass or do anything at less than dynamite power levels. She completely steals every scene she is in and her hilarious solo, The History of Wrong Guys, is the first moment in the show then you think that Lauper might be up to the task of composing a Broadway score. Start engraving that Olivier Award now, because if there is any justice Lennox will be a shoe in.