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Jerry Mitchell

Kinky Boots: Spectacle With a Message

Derrick De Lise | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts
Derrick De Lise

Kinky Boots is a delightfully entertaining spectacle with a message. With the book by the illustrious Harvey Fierstein, music by Cyndi Lauper, and direction (and choreography by) Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots truly has an all-star creative team.

Curtis M. Wong

'Broadway Bares' Creator Looks Back At 25 Nights Of Skin And Sizzle

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jerry Mitchell hopes to make the 2015 incarnation of the annual Broadway Bares charity event even cheekier than ever. "I've been seeing so much ...

Kinky Boots the Musical Set for a January Run in Detroit at the Fisher Theatre

Kelly Frazier | Posted 03.14.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

I chatted over the phone with Kinky Boots cast member Lauren Nicole Chapman, a Michigan native who attended West Bloomfield High School along with Interlochen Center of the Arts, and who made her Broadway debut as a part of the Kinky Boots ensemble last April, then joined the touring company in September.

Come On, Shake Your Body, Broadway, Do the Conga

Steve Schonberg | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Like it or not, jukebox musicals have earned themselves a meaty chapter in the history books of The Great White Way. Now, Gloria Estefan will be joining these ranks and opening up her anthology of greatest hits with a show about her and her husband, expected to open in Chicago next summer.

New York Pops Gala Is The Great 'Glamorous' Way

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Stars of stage and screen, Debra Messing ("Will & Grace," "Smash," "Outside Mullingar") with her beau, leading man, Will Chase ("Nashville," "Smash," ...

How Mississippi Burning Helped Get Justice for Slain Civil Rights Workers

Sir Alan Parker | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices
Sir Alan Parker

Sometimes, a film can inspire others to seek and achieve justice 41 years later for those three, very young men who were murdered on that red-dirt road in Mississippi.

Change the World: A Short Interview With Kinky Boots's Annaleigh Ashford

Danny Groner | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Danny Groner

Kinky Boots remains one of the most popular and talked about musical on Broadway. One of the standout performers is Annaleigh Ashford, who brings both humor and optimism to the show. Here, Ashford explains what sets this show apart.

WATCH: 'Kinky Boots' Director Jerry Mitchell And Recording Artist Aiden Leslie Share Their Coming-Out Stories

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

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'The First Thing You Notice About A Person Is Their Shoes'

Rex Reed | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

The audience cheering so loud at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre that it drowns out the noise of the traffic on W. 45 St. has turned a loud, vulgar, mediocre drag show called Kinky Boots into an unqualified hit. How I wish I could join the applause without reservation, but what they've done to cheapen, coarsen and knuckle-sandwich the freshness and charm out of the delectable 2005 British film it's based on shouldn't happen to a sequined jock strap.

Kinky Boots: High Kicks for Everyone

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Here is a musical on Broadway with a philosophy a girl can love: Kinky Boots starts with a rousing tribute "The Most Beautiful Thing," to shoes.

First Nighter: Kinky Boots the Musical Is Truly Kinky -- Despite the Kinks

David Finkle | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

If Kinky Boots were judged solely on the merits of its several uproarious numbers and sunspot-bright performances, it would be accounted a runaway hit -- and many happy patrons will do just that.

Jeffrey Fashion's 10 Years of Caring (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Garofali

Regardless of the what the results may be of last night's efforts, JFC is well on its way to making $1 Million sooner rather than later.

Back Onboard for Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2013

Daniel Garofali | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Garofali

Just around the corner, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, JFC celebrates the 10th anniversary since the New York event was established, initially as an in-store event, by fashion pioneer and philanthropist, Jeffrey Kalinsky.

Con Me If You Can: The Broadway Musical

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Catch Me If You Can: The Musical is a con man's story, and the biggest con is the show itself. Like seeing a superbly performed magic trick, we're going to buy it, and happily revel in being duped.

First-Nighter: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies Doesn't and Then Almost Does

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Judged by some compromised standards, Love Never Dies is not the metaphorical crashing chandelier it's reputed to be.