Other Honors for This Production
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite New Song, “Everybody Say Yeah”
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite New Song, “Raise You Up”
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Score
This is Lauper’s first Tony nomination.
Kinky Boots’ Act One Finale “Everybody Say Yeah” was inspired by a comment from director Jerry Mitchell, who told Lauper he needed a number where everybody said the word "yeah."
“I went all over the whole world and in my own backyard people accepted me. It’s a little like Dorothy. And to be recognized by the community like that is so awesome. ” —Lauper in an interview with Broadway.com, 5/13