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Sunday 19 January 2020

'Kinky Boots The Musical' to strut into Cork cinemas

London's West End is set to come to come the big screen in Cork next month with the critically acclaimed hit musical 'Kinky Boots - The Musical'' strutting its stuff' at the Gate Cinema's in Mallow, Midleton and Cork City next month.

Written by legendary Broadway playwright Harvey Fierstein the multi-award winning 'feel good' musical, which features songs by Cyndi Lauper and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), will screen at the cinema's on Tuesday 4 and February at 6.30pm. 

Starring original West End leads Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly the musical, described by Time Out magazine as "dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting" tells the heart-warming story of two people with nothing in common - or so they think. 

Charlie (Killian Donnelly) is a factory owner struggling to save his family business, and Lola (Matt Henry) is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. 

With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learn to embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen. But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their friendship. 

This unmissable musical theatre event celebrates a joyous story of true grit transforming into a high-heeled hit as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Harvey Fierstein said he was "beyond excited" that the musical was  coming to the big screen. 

"Since the first performance of Kinky Boots, hardly a day has passed without my receiving a thank you message from someone whose spirits were raised up by the show," he said. 

"Kinky Boots has been playing in big cities all over the world but now, thanks to this film capture, it will reach people wherever there are cinemas."

To book tickets Visit www.corkcinemas.com.

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