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Kinky Boots Tony Winner Billy Porter on His Favorite Lola Wigs, Finding Time to Date & Those Inspirational Tweets

Kinky Boots Tony Winner Billy Porter on His Favorite Lola Wigs, Finding Time to Date & Those Inspirational Tweets

Shazam! And bam! Yes ma’am, Billy Porter is still the queen of Broadway as Lola in Kinky Boots. Fierce, funny and moving, Porter’s Tony-winning performance has lost none of its intensity as the show heads toward its 600th performance. The star recently chatted about what makes Lola beautiful, how his own looks have changed and his double life ...

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Everybody Say Cake! Kinky Boots Celebrates 500 Broadway Performances

Everybody Say Cake! Kinky Boots Celebrates 500 Broadway Performances

The sex is in the frosting! The Tony-winning hit musical Kinky Boots celebrated its 500th performance at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on June 19. After their milestone bow, the cast of the Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein tuner gathered for cake and hugs. Check out this Hot Shot of stars Andy Kelso and Tony winner Billy Porter flanking their director ...

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Odds & Ends: Shailene Woodley Wants to Star in Once, See Josh Groban & Boy George Sing Grease & More

Odds & Ends: Shailene Woodley Wants to Star in Once, See Josh Groban & Boy George Sing Grease & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Shailene Woodley Wants to Star in Once
Shailene Woodley, who has been making a big name for herself in Tinseltown with stellar performances in films including Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars and The Descendants, wants to do a movie musical. "I think it'd be great to ...

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Odds & Ends: Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch, See Queen Perform at We Will Rock You's Last Show & More

Odds & Ends: Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch, See Queen Perform at We Will Rock You's Last Show & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Benedict Cumberbatch Ambushes Judi Dench
As if we needed any more reasons to love Benedict Cumberbatch. The Sherlock star asked Tony and Oscar winner Dame Judi Dench in the middle of a Shakespeare masterclass: "Would you like to be in Richard III with me?" According to The Daily ...

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Odds & Ends: Steve Kazee's Shameless, Michelle Obama Pens Broadway Fan Mail & More

Odds & Ends: Steve Kazee's Shameless, Michelle Obama Pens Broadway Fan Mail & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Tony Winner Steve Kazee's Shameless
We’re shamelessly excited about this. Broadway favorite Steve Kazee (Once, To Be Or Not To Be, 110 in the Shade, Spamalot) will join the cast of Showtime’s Shameless in a big recurring role. Deadline reports that the Tony winner will ...

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Today’s Natalie Morales Meets the Kinky Boots Crew (And Tries on the Boots!)

Today’s Natalie Morales Meets the Kinky Boots Crew (And Tries on the Boots!)

The Today Show co-host Natalie Morales caught a matinee performance of the hit musical Kinky Boots on April 23 and went backstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to catch up with stars Billy Porter, Andy Kelso, Jeanna de Waal and Cortney Wolfson. Morales even tried a pair of kinky boots on for size. Perhaps they're not quite the right ...

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Watch Tony Winners Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter Share a Kinky Love Fest

Watch Tony Winners Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter Share a Kinky Love Fest

Kinky Boots recently celebrated its one year anniversary on Broadway and composer Cyndi Lauper and star Billy Porter, who both won Tonys for their work on the production, stopped by Today on April 16 to chat with Kathie Lee and Hoda about the impact that the show has had on their careers. It wasn’t before long the interview became ...

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Tony-Winning Actors Unite! 2012 Winner Steve Kazee Visits 2013 Winner Billy Porter at Kinky Boots

Tony-Winning Actors Unite! 2012 Winner Steve Kazee Visits 2013 Winner Billy Porter at Kinky Boots

In 2013, Billy Porter won his first Tony Award for his performance as drag diva Lola in the hit musical Kinky Bootsand on April 13, he got a visit from someone who knows a thing or two about winning the prestigious award: Steve Kazee! The Once alum, who took home the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actor in a ...

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Kinky Boots Turns One! Celebrate a Year in Heels with Billy Porter, Andy Kelso and the High-Kicking Cast

Kinky Boots Turns One! Celebrate a Year in Heels with Billy Porter, Andy Kelso and the High-Kicking Cast
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Billy Porter, Andy Kelso and the glam cast of Kinky Boots celebrate the Tony-winning musical’s first Broadway anniversary on April 5, 2014! Click to see the delicious cake, special guests and more surprises at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Watch the Cast of Kinky Boots Celebrate One Year on Broadway by Taking Some Fierce #Selfies

Watch the Cast of Kinky Boots Celebrate One Year on Broadway by Taking Some Fierce #Selfies

The sex is in the Insta filter. Kinky Boots will celebrate its first anniversary on Broadway on April 4 and to commemorate the milestone the cast took to YouTube, lip synching (for their lives) to the number one song we love to hate: The Chainsmokers’ “#Selfie." Take a look as Tony winner Billy Porter and company throw shade at some ...

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