‘Kinky Boots’ Cast Album to Have May Release

The original Broadway cast album of the new Broadway musical Kinky Boots will be released in stores and digitally May 28 on the Masterworks Broadway label.

The cast of Kinky Boots began recording the show’s official Broadway album this past March. The album is being produced by Lauper, William Wittman, and Stephen Oremus who has served as a musical director, arranger, and/or orchestrator for Wicked, Avenue Q, All Shook Up, and 9 to 5. In 2011, Oremus won the Tony Award for Best Orchestration for The Book of Mormon. The album’s release date is scheduled for May 2013.

As previously announced, the hotly anticipated new musical brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics). Kinky Boots, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. The production officially opened Thursday, April 4, 2013.

Inspired by a true story and based on the Miramax motion picture written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, Kinky Boots features a warm and witty book by Mr. Fierstein and a richly diverse musical score from Ms. Lauper, in her stunning theatrical debut. Mr. Mitchell has crafted a production bound to move, inspire and set audience’s feet dancing.

KINKY BOOTS

Based on the beloved British film, Kinky Boots features a warm and witty book by four-time Tony-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles, Newsies), direction and choreography by Tony-winner Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray), and a richly diverse score from the legendary Cyndi Lauper.

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The design team for Kinky Boots includes Tony Award nominee David Rockwell (Scenic Design), Tony Award-winner Gregg Barnes (Costume Design), Tony Award-winner Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Drama Desk Award nominee John Shivers (Sound Design), Josh Marquette (Hair Design), Randy Houston Mercer (Make-up Design), with Musical Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Stephen Oremus.

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