Matt Henry and other members of the Kinky Boots cast reunited yesterday, a year after the multi-award-winning musical finished in the West End, for a private screening of the forthcoming cinematic release. And Mate Terri Paddock got a sneak-peek too. Time to get booking!
On 4 and 9 February 2020, Kinky Boots The Musical, the multi-award-winning stage hit based on the hit 2005 Britflick, will be screened at more than 650 cinemas across the UK and Ireland care of More2Screen. Critics enjoyed strutting their stuff when the Broadway blockbuster first transferred to the West End in 2015. As a reminder, we’ve rounded up highlights from reviews and other media coverage at the time.
Kinky Boots returns to the big screen in February. More2Screen has announced the cinema release of the critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning West End and Broadway musical based on the hit 2005 Britflick. Kinky Boots The Musical, the winner of every major Best Musical award, will be screened at more than 650 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on 4 and 9 February 2020.
Bartlett Sher’s new production of Les Miserables may not have the cosy familiarity of the original Trevor Nunn (I still miss the revolve) but it makes up for that with a relentless energy.
Wow, what can I say, but go and book your tickets for this show now, it is pure value for money. Cameron Mackintosh offers an incredibly cinematic production of Boublil and Schonberg’s musical, Les Misérables.
Now, Laurence Connor and James Powell’s new production of Les Misérables (seen on Broadway a few years ago) gives Les Mis a fresh look which will assure its longevity.
Original West End cast members Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry will return to the London production of Kinky Boots when it is filmed later this month for future worldwide screening.
I caught up with Toby Miles who is about to make his West End debut in the long-running musical Les Misérables. We talked about his dreams, how it felt to be joining such an iconic musical, and his journey so far.
Killian Donnelly will play Jean Valjean in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the Boublil and Schönberg musical Les Misérables.
West End musical theatre group, The Barricade Boys, have announced a massive line-up of guest stars for their limited Christmas Cabaret season, which runs at London’s The Other Palace Studio from 5 to 23 December.
From Monday 22 January 2018, David Thaxton will return to the West End cast of LES MISÉRABLES at the Queen’s Theatre in the role of ‘Javert’. Thaxton previously played ‘Javert’ in 2014, and has also played the role of ‘Enjolras’ in the West End production of the long-running Boublil and Schonberg classic.
From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of LES MISÉRABLES. Amongst those joining the long-runner are Killian Donnelly as Jean Valjean and Carley Stenson as Fantine.
Olivier award-winning actor Matt Henry extends his role as Lola in West End hit KINKY BOOTS and David Hunter joins the new cast as Charlie Price, replacing Killian Donnelly, from 15 August 2016.
Kinky Boots, the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 14 January. Since winning the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Kinky Boots is now the winner of every major Best Musical award. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 11 April 2016.
Kinky Boots, Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 24 September 2016. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 1 February 2016.
On this week’s bumper podcast, the London theatre bloggers discuss West End musicals Kinky Boots and Dusty, as well as Off-West End plays Hatched ‘n’ Dispatched, The Man Who Had All the Luck and And Then Come the Nightjars.
Two years after its Broadway debut, Kinky Boots strides into London’s Adelphi Theatre, helmed by Jerry Mitchell who is evidently looking to repeat the show’s award-winning success over here.
Based on the BBC film of a decade ago – in turn inspired by true events – Kinky Boots tells of a Northampton based shoe factory facing closure, that stumbles across the idea of making women’s fashion thigh-length boots but built for a man’s body. As their kinky boots go down a storm amongst the transvestite and drag community, the company is saved.
If the shoe fits, they say, wear it. But in truth there’s always been a bit of a size differential between Kinky Boots, the modest urban Brit-flick, and the Cyndi Lauper/ Harvey Fierstein musical that it spawned. Lauper’s score resides principally in the funk and spunk of cross-dressing catwalk glamour while the somewhat dowdy spirit of Northamptonshire – the vernacular of the piece – is barely hinted at in the “Price and Son Theme” of the opening number.
This morning I’m delighted to be in agreement with most of the overnight critics awarding a slew of four stars to last night’s opening: the London premiere of another New York import. Of course, this import has a strong British pedigree. I’m talking about Kinky Boots, of course, the Broadway musical based on the 2005 […]
THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR DANCING. IF YOU DARE. Sequins, feathers, glitter, two and a half hours of hurtling from one noisy shining set-piece to another, this is more of a gig than a drama. If you’re fine with that … Continue reading →
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