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Kinky Boots is coming back to New York City!

Here’s a behind the scenes teaser video for the production which returns on July 26!

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 stars Callum Francis as “Lola.” Callum previously portrayed the role to great acclaim in the original London production at the Adelphi Theatre, in the Australian production, and on Broadway. He is the recipient of the 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical for his performance in the Australian production. Additional credits include Miss Saigon (West End) and The Phantom of the Opera (Sydney), among others.

The production will also star Christian Douglas (Pretty Woman US Tour, Arena Stage: Newsies) as “Charlie Price,” Danielle Hope (The Wizard of OzLes Misérables) as “Lauren,” Brianna Stoute in her off-Broadway debut as “Nicola,” Sean Steele in his off-Broadway debut as “Don,” and Marcus Neville, reprising his role of “George” from the Broadway production.

The ensemble will include Devin Bowles, Bella Coppola, Nick Drake, Ian Gallagher Fitzgerald, Ryan Halsaver, Matthew Michael Janisse, Lindsay Joan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Marty Lauter, Tommy Martinez, Ryah Nixon, Lucas Pastrana, Liz Pearce, Ricky Schroeder, David J. Socolar, Ebrin R. StanleyTarion StrongErnest T. Williams, and Maria Wirries.

Kinky Boots features 16 original songs by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell

This production will feature scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, sound design by Gareth Owen, hair design by Josh Marquette, makeup design by Darion Matthews, music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Stephen Oremus, and casting by Telsey + Company.

D.B. Bonds will serve as associate director, Rusty Mowery associate choreographer, and Will Van Dyke as associate music supervisor and music director. Jereme Kyle Lewis will be the production stage manager.

Kinky Boots is produced by Daryl Roth, Hal Luftig, James L. Nederlander, Independent Presenters Network, Jayne Baron Sherman, Adam Blanshay, Judith Ann Abrams, Yasuhiro Kawana, Jane Bergère, Allan S. Gordon & Adam S. Gordon, Ken Davenport, Lucy & Phil Suarez, Bryan Bantry, Ron Fierstein & Dorsey Regal, Jim Kierstead, Gregory Rae, Christina Papagjika, Elizabeth Armstrong, Theatre Producers of Color, Tom Tuft, and Jujamcyn Theaters. General Management by Foresight Theatrical, with Aaron Lustbader serving as Executive Producer.

Kinky Boots is the winner of every major best musical award, including the Tony, the Grammy and London’s Olivier Award.

Tickets are on sale now at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200.

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