Interview: Cyndi Lauper's Kinky Boots Are Changing the World

October 9, 2014 8:19 PM

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Interview: Cyndi Lauper's Kinky Boots Are Changing the World

Winner of six Tony Awards, the Broadway hit musical Kinky Boots debuted on The Great White Way in October 2012 and hasn't slowed down since. The popular musical is based on the 2005 film Kinky Boots, which was serendipitously inspired by a true story. With music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein, Kinky Boots was bound for stardom the minute it entered the joint. The Broadway community received the show "with open arms and open hearts!" according to Lauper.

"We were knocked out by the reception, but not shocked," Lauper said. "It just felt so good throughout the process and great reactions all the way from the workshops moving forward from industry folks, and family and friends that got to see some of the early rehearsals. So when we finally got an aud...

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