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Kinky Boots - production images of new cast released

Matt Henry (Lola) and Angels in Kinky Boots - photo Matt Crocket.

Casting news

PRODUCTION images have been released of the new cast of Kinky Boots, which is currently booking at the Adelphi Theatre until May 6, 2017. To view them, click here.

Previously Posted: The new cast for Kinky Boots gives their first performance at the Adelphi Theatre this evening, Monday, August 15, 2016. To view images of them rehearsing, click here.

Previously Posted: Renowned fashion and shoe designer Jimmy Choo recently attended a performance of Kinky Boots, after which he posed for pictures with the cast backstage wearing the boots from the show. To view them, click here.

Previously Posted: Matt Henry, who received the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Lola in the award-winning musical Kinky Boots, will continue in the role into 2017.

He will be joined by David Hunter (Once, One Man, Two Guvnors) who will take on the role of Charlie Price.

Also joining Kinky Boots from Monday, August 15, 2016, will be Elena Skye, who will be making her professional West End debut as Lauren, Alan Mehdizadeh (Billy Elliot the Musical, Swap! and Watership Down) as Don and Cordelia Farnworth (Sunset Boulevard, Rock of Ages and Mamma Mia!) as Nicola.

New cast members also include James Ballanger, Jemal Felix, George Grayson, Melissa Jacques, Charlotte Jeffery, Suzie McAdam, Jane Milligan, Robin Mills, Jon Reynolds, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Ben Sell, Craig Thomas and Jason Winter.

Continuing with the show are current cast members Michael Hobbs (George), Paul Ayres, Emma Crossley, Robert Grose, Chlöe Hart, Robert Jones, Adam Lake, Catherine Millsom, Sean Needham, Dominic Tribuzio, Alan Vicary and Michael Vinsen.

Killian Donnelly (Charlie Price), Amy Lennox (Lauren), Jamie Baughan (Don) and Amy Ross (Nicola) will all play their final performances on Saturday, August 13, 2016.

David Hunter’s numerous theatre credits include Guy in Once (Phoenix Theatre); One Man, Two Guvnors (National Theatre/Adelphi Theatre/UK tour); Tommy (Prince Edward Theatre), Seussical (Arts Theatre); The Hired Man (Leicester Curve/Colchester Mercury); Pub and Spinach (The Royal Exchange) and The Mayor of Zalamea (Liverpool Everyman).

David Hunter

In 2012, Hunter reached the semi-finals of ITV’s Superstar, competing to play the role of ‘Jesus’ in Jesus Christ Superstar. As the front man of Pop/Rock band Reemer, he has earned huge support slots playing alongside The Feeling, Scouting for Girls and McFly on their UK arena tour.

Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre has become a favourite with UK theatregoers having won three Olivier Awards for Best New Musical, Best Costume Design and Best Actor in a Musical for Matt Henry. Kinky Boots also won the London Evening Standard BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical as well as three WhatsOnStage Awards for Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, and Best Choreography.

With a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), and songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots is described as a joyous musical celebration about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.

Kinky Boots is currently booking at the Adelphi Theatre until Saturday, January 14, 2017. Read more.