Musical 'Kinky Boots' finds itself in the black

October 3, 2013 - 1:35 PM
Theater Kinky Boots

This theater image released by The O+M Company shows Billy Porter during a performance of "Kinky Boots." Producers of the Tony Award-winning musical said Thursday it has recouped its $13.5 million capitalization in 30 weeks. "Kinky Boots" is based on a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in drag footwear. It has songs by Cyndi Lauper and a story by Harvey Fierstein. It won six Tonys, including best musical. (AP Photo/The O+M Company, Matthew Murphy)

NEW YORK (AP) โ€” There's nothing kinky about the bottom line at "Kinky Boots."

Producers of the Tony Award-winning musical said Thursday it has recouped its $13.5 million capitalization in 30 weeks.

"Kinky Boots" is based on a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in drag footwear. It has songs by Cyndi Lauper and a story by Harvey Fierstein. It won six Tonys, including best musical.

A national tour is planned to kick off in Las Vegas next September.

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