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Kirstin Maldonado Extends Her Broadway Run in Kinky Boots

The Pentatonix member celebrates the Tony-winning musical's fifth anniversary.

Caroline Bowman gestures to Kirstin Maldonado as she takes her bow as Lauren in Kinky Boots.
(© Tricia Baron)

Grammy Award winner Kirstin Maldonado, of the hit a cappella group Pentatonix, has extended her run as Lauren in the Broadway production of Kinky Boots. She began her run at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on February 2 and will stay through May 3, beyond her previously announced end date of April 8. American Idol winner David Cook, who began performances as Charlie Price on April 3, will play a limited run through May 5, and Wayne Brady, who returns to the role of Lola, will play a limited run through April 26.

Kinky Boots, which today celebrates its five-year Broadway anniversary, tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family's struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea. Charlie meets and finds inspiration in Lola and together, they discover that it takes a good friend to make a great pair.

Winner of six 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a Tony Award-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.

The current Broadway cast includes Wayne Brady (Lola), David Cook (Charlie Price), Kirstin Maldonado (Lauren), Daniel Stewart Sherman (Don), Caroline Bowman (Nicola), Marcus Neville (George), Adinah Alexander, Eugene Barry-Hill, Stephen Berger, Holly Davis, Jesus Del Orden, Stephane Duret, Mia Gentile, Blair Goldberg, Natalie Joy Johnson, Jake Katzman, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Blaine Alden Krauss, Eric Leviton, Jake Odmark, John Jeffrey Martin, Julia McLellan, Michael Milkanin, Connor Mills, Christian Mullins, Fred Odgaard, Robert Pendilla, Jennifer Perry, Kyle Post, Charlie Sutton, Joey Taranto, and Stephen Tewksbury.

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