Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, the creators of the hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, will be honored today with the 2,577th and 2,578th stars, respectively, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the historic Pantages Theatre (6243 Hollywood Boulevard).
Lauper’s star will be dedicated in the category of Recording, and Fierstein’s star will be dedicated in the category of Live Performance. The event will be live-streamed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
Fans will also be treated with a special performance by Tiffany Engen, who plays ‘Lauren’ in the touring company of Kinky Boots, which returns to the Pantages Theatre April 13 – April 24, 2016.
Kinky Boots, led by producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical and is now in its 4th smash year on Broadway. The show is also playing hit productions in London’s West End, Toronto, with upcoming productions announced for Australia, Japan, Korea and more.
Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler will emcee, and unveiling the star will be guest speakers Wayne Brady (who just finished a triumphant run as ‘Lola’ in Kinky Boots on Broadway), Sharon Osbourne and Kinky Boots’ Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell.