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Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, and the Cast of Kinky Boots Set for True Colors Cabaret at Birdland

The event will benefit Lauper's True Colors Fund, which raises awareness about LGBT youth homelessness.

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Composer and lyricist Cyndi Lauper, together with the cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots, will perform in a one-night concert event at Birdland entitled True Colors Cabaret. The event will take place December 16 and will benefit the True Colors Fund, an organization Lauper cofounded to raise awareness about and bring an end to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth homelessness.

The evening will feature an array of Broadway standards and pop hits, with musical direction by orchestrator Stephen Oremus. The full list of participants includes Adinah Alexander, Annaleigh Ashford, Douglas Baldeo, Stephen Berger, Paul Canaan, Lena Hall, Jaden Jordan, Andy Kelso, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Eric Leviton, Ellyn Marie Marsh, John Jeffrey Martin, Marcus Neville, Kyle Taylor Parker, Robert Pendilla, Jennifer Perry, Billy Porter, Kyle Post, Tory Ross, Stark Sands, Charlie Sutton, and Joey Taranto.

"I am really excited that the True Colors Fund and my Kinky Boots family will be resurrecting the True Colors Cabaret for this special one-night only show," said Lauper in a statement.

For tickets to Kinky Boots, click here.

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