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New York, NY (6/7/2013) – The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Kinky Boots, the new smash hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award- winner ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING OF “KINKY BOOTS” DEBUTS AT #1 ON BILLBOARD’S CAST ALBUM CHART #51 ON BILLBOARD’S TOP 200 CHART New York, NY (6/7/2013) – The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Kinky Boots, the new smash hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), has debuted at #1 on the Billboard’s Top Broadway Albums Chart and at #51 on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart. This is the highest charting Broadway cast recording in over two years. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Kinky Boots is produced by Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus, William Wittman and Sammy James, Jr. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots began performances on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45 th Street), and opened on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Kinky Boots has been nominated for thirteen 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, making it the most Tony-nominated show of the season. Already, the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League have named it Best Musical, and it won the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite New Musical, among many other accolades. Kinky Boots is produced on Broadway by Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Independent Presenters Network, CJ E&M, Jayne Baron Sherman, Just for Laughs Theatricals/Judith Ann Abrams, Yasuhiro Kawana, Jane Bergere, Allan S. Gordon & Adam S. Gordon, Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Lucy and Phil Suarez, Bryan Bantry, Ron Fierstein and Dorsey Regal, Jim Kierstead/Gregory Rae, BB Group/Christina Papagjika, Michael DeSantis/Patrick Baugh, Brian Smith/Tom and Connie Walsh, Warren Trepp, and Jujamcyn Theaters. Tickets for Kinky Boots ($57 - $137) are available for purchase in person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre box office (Monday – Saturday, 10am – 8pm; Sunday, 12pm – 6 pm), online at www.telecharge.com, or by calling Telecharge at 800-432-7250 or 212-239-6200. For information on group sales, contact Group Sales Box Office/Broadway.com at [email protected] or 1-800-BROADWAY, ext 2. General rush tickets are available at the box office when it opens (Tuesday – Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 12pm) on the day of the performance, no student ID required. Maximum two tickets per person. Price: $37.00 ($35 + $2 facility fee). The performance schedule for Kinky Boots is as follows: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 2pm and 8pm, Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm. #### www.kinkybootsthemusical.com www.twitter.com/KinkyBootsBway www.oandmco.com www.twitter.com/oandmco