The Royal Alexandra Theatre recently celebrated its centennial in 2007 and is a masterpiece of beaux-arts architecture. It is the centrepiece of Toronto theatre and is the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America.
Broadways’ New Hit Musical
Begins June 16, 2015
KINKY BOOTS is the unforgettable Broadway sensation with music by Tony® and Grammy®-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER. It’s a feel-good celebration packed with nonstop fun… and a kick of pure joy!
Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS features a book by Tony-winning theatre legend HARVEY FIERSTEIN and direction and choreography by Tony winner JERRY MITCHELL.
It tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father’s shoe factory. Looking to save the family business, Charlie turns to a fabulously fashionable new friend — cabaret star Lola — who gives him an outrageous idea that could change both of their destinies. Soon, this unlikely duo creates the most sensational footwear that’s ever rocked the runways of Milan… giving the factory and its hardworking family a sparkling new future.
An exuberant story about finding friendship, inspiration and passion where you least expect, KINKY BOOTS proves that you change the world when you change your mind. Experience the uplifting power of this Tony-winning Best Musical that will raise your spirits to new heights!
Over its history the Royal Alex has been home to over 3,000 productions including the recent hits, Mamma Mia!, Private Lives starring Kim Cattrell & Paul Gross, Rock of Ages & Dirty Dancing.