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Review - Kinky Boots

 

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I had tickets to see Kinky Boots at the Broward Center for Performing Arts.  I've wanted to see it for awhile now … I guess I first heard of it when Cyndi Lauper was on Celebrity Apprentice and she talked about what she was working on.  The story is based on a British film by the same name which was based on a television documentary.  It's set in a failing shoe factory in a british factory town where jobs are in jeopardy due to flagging product sales.  The company changes the product for a niche market in order to save the company.

The costume designs are fabulous especially the boots!   J Harrison Ghee who played Lola was powerful.  I also loved the character of Lauren played by Tiffany Engen … since I haven't seen Kinky Boots before I don't know if all Lauren's play the role the same, or if Tiffany did a better job.  I just know I loved her portrayal.

Overall it's a feel good kind of movie … no not the whole play, but in the end you get the feeling of love, respect, and finding a life's purpose that resonates with you.

I've had season's tickets for several years now, and both my husband and I thought this was one of the best plays we've seen.

 

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