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‘Kinky Boots’ star: From backup dancer to leading man in high-kicking tour

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man - but staying in 6-inch heels. The performer who has been in "Kinky Boots" since it made its debut in Chicago in 2012 will step into Billy Porter's formidable high heels as the star of the [...]

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‘Kinky Boots’ wins Best Musical, struts off with the most Tony Awards

Sunday, June 9, 2013
Matthew Murphy, The O+M CompanyThis theater image released by The O+M Company shows the cast during a performance of the musical "Kinky Boots." The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots," based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in fetish footwear, is nominated for 13 Tony Award nominations.
NEW YORK -- The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star Cyndi Lauper, won the 2013 Tony Award for best musical. [...]

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‘Kinky Boots,’ ‘Matilda the Musical’ front runners in tonight’s Tony Awards

Sunday, June 9, 2013
Matthew Murphy, The O+M CompanyThis theater image released by The O+M Company shows Billy Porter during a performance of "Kinky Boots." The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots," based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in fetish footwear, is nominated for 13 Tony Award nominations.
NEW YORK — The Tony Awards will be a real drag this year: The two top musicals battling it out have leading men dressed as women and the night's biggest celebrity will be Tom Hanks, who reminded everyone of his cross-dressing roots by teaming up in "Lucky Guy" with Peter [...]

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