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The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

Eye On New York: A Tony Winner, Entrepreneurs And Mouth Off To Montone

On Sunday’s Eye On New York, CBS 2′s Dana Tyler spoke to Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter, the star of “Kinky Boots.”

06/16/2013

Made In NY Awards

Alan Cumming, Spike Lee Honored At ‘Made In NY’ Awards

Tony-winning actor Alan Cumming, “Project Runway” host Heidi Klum and Oscar-nominated director Spike Lee were among the honorees Monday night at the city’s eighth annual “Made in NY” Awards.

06/10/2013

The 67th Annual Tony Awards - Show

Today’s Talk: Tony Award Recap & List Of Winners

The feel-good musical “Kinky Boots,” with songs by pop star Cyndi Lauper, won the 2013 Tony Award for best musical.

06/10/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

`Kinky Boots’ Takes Best Musical At Tony Awards

The musical is based on an obscure 2005 British film about a British shoe factory on the brink of ruin that retrofits itself into a maker of footwear for drag queens.

06/09/2013

Host Neil Patrick Harris and Mike Tyson perform onstage at The 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2013. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Tony Awards Kick Off With A Bang, Big Win For ‘Lucky Guy’ Actor Vance

Courtney B. Vance won the first Tony Award of the night, taking the trophy for best featured actor in a play after host Neil Patrick Harris opened the show with a high-octane song boasting this night would be bigger than ever.

06/09/2013

Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper Talks About Her Tony-Nominated Success

The 67th Annual Tony Awards are set for Sunday, leading the pack of nominations is the musical “Kinky Boots,” with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper.

06/08/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

Eye On New York: Sandy Recovery, Eye On Broadway, Mouth Off To Montone And More

In an Eye On Broadway, CBS 2′s Dana Tyler took a look at “Kinky Boots,” which leads the Tony Awards nominations with 13 nods.

05/05/2013

Actress Maura Tierney, director George C. Wolfe, actor Tom Hanks, and actor Peter Scolari attend the curtain call for the 'Lucky Guy.' (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

04/30/2013

Cast of 'Matilda'  performs onstage at the 2013 Actors Fund's Annual Gala Honoring Robert De Niro at The New York Marriott Marquis on April 29, 2013.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

‘Matilda: The Musical’ Lands 12 Tony Award Nominations

“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.

04/30/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

Kinky Boots on Broadway (credit: CBS 2)

Cyndi Lauper’s Music And Lyrics Hit Broadway Stage

The Grammy award winner now adds Broadway composer to her list of accomplishments. She wrote the music and lyrics for “Kinky Boots.”

04/07/2013