Drag queen musical Kinky Boots leads Tony nominations

Posted: May 2, 2013 in LGBTQ

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Cyndi Lauper written musical based on the 2005 British film receives 13 nods from the Tony awards
30 April 2013 | By Joe Morgan
Kinky Boots, featuring drag queens and music by Cyndi Lauper, leads the Tony awards nominations.

Kinky Boots, an inspirational musical about a struggling shoemaker and his drag queen business partner, is leading the Tony nominations.

The show has received 13 nominations for the US theater awards including Best Musical, Book and Musical Score.

Among the highly praised this year is Matilda the Musical with 12 nominations and Pippin received 10.

Check out the full list of nominations below:

BEST PLAY

The Assembled Parties Author: Richard Greenberg
Lucky Guy Author: Nora Ephron
The Testament of Mary Author: Colm Tóibín
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Author: Christopher Durang

BEST MUSICAL

Bring It On: The Musical
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Kinky Boots
Matilda The Musical

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL

A Christmas Story, The Musical – Joseph Robinette
Kinky Boots…

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