Skip to comments.'Kinky Boots' struts off with the most Tony Awards [Drag Queens & Fetishes Tops Broadway]
Posted on 06/10/2013 7:19:28 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, strutted away with a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best original score and best leading man...
(Excerpt) Read more at mobile.philly.com ...
Shun them... “by their fruits you shall know them”... both kinds of fruits.
It was based on a true story about a factory owner who was trying to save his Northamptonshire shoe factory from closure, and decided to cater for the fetish footwear market for men.
The book of the musical was written by HArvey Firestein who pioneered gay content on Broadway. He wrote the book of ‘La Cage aux Folles’ some 30 years ago.
TV is dying, but at least there's DVDs and syndication to prop up profits. Many of these big musicals can't be scaled down for regional theaters and forget about high school productions.
They say it's more "inclusive" but really they're becoming more "insiders only".
There needs to be an award show for awards shows. Seems like every week the leftist entertainment industry has another awards show for some niche area. One needs to be held to hand out awards for the awards shows.
A lot of their audience is tourists from overseas.
There are only four American entertainment awards that matter. (Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Tony). The rest of is fluff.
“There are only four American entertainment awards that matter. (Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Tony). The rest of is fluff.”
In my opinion, none matter.
Well I’m assuming that entertainment matters.
“There are only four American entertainment awards that matter. (Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Tony)”
None of those matter to me. Argo, the best picture? Hilarious. The nest-selling DVD of last year was the Hunger Games, and should have been nominated at least. The Oscars and Emmy’s are just a bunch of liberals voting for other like-minded libtards.
Argo was anti-Islamic and pro-American. The most popular is always the best? How about Transformers 3 for Best Picture?
Matters to whom? Not being snide, real question.
Who regards Broadway and Hollywood as important? Didn’t say pernicious, toxic, deviant, or evilly influencing society & morals. Just important in one’s life.
Do you think American culture is important? That means American books, American music, American theater and American cinema.
another Rocky Horror Broadway musical celebrating a boot fetish and transvestites ...nice...
Yes! What is important are the literature, music, theater & cinema that add to the culture and enrich the lives of those who partake of them and leave something of lasting value for future generations.
Most of what comes out of Hollywood fails abysmally at that. Celebration of deviancy may have a lasting presence but only in the manner of a deadly poison that never loses its potency.
folks imagine the gay advertising reflects a reality of some sort ~ it doesn't.
90% of everything is bad. It’s always been that way.
They don’t rate them on their artistic merit. They rate them on how much they push leftist agendas.
“It was based on a true story about a factory owner who was trying to save his Northamptonshire shoe factory from closure, and decided to cater for the fetish footwear market for men.”
Don’t know about the play, but the movie was charming and heart-warming. I highly recommend it. It was about the desperate attempts by a small, old, family-owned shoe manufacturer in England being crushed by Chinese imports. As I remember it, it was mostly about catering to transvestites rather than homosexual drag queens.
I have no idea what that is, exactly. And, please, do not explain it. I prefer to live in my ignorance in this domain.
In my opinion, none matter.
charming and heart-warming
Oh, then, I must go see it. Nothing warms my heart or charms me more than the celebration of deviancy.
Talk about an in-your-face “gay” nazi...he is the poster child.
What’s a Tony Award?
If popularity is the criterion, I suppose burglaries, muggings, carjackings and government corruption all matter, too.
A lot of great entertainment isn’t popular.
They’re still pricing themselves out of business. There isn’t enough tourism, and tourism itself is seasonal. The ones that come either get tickets to a “hit show” when they book their hotel or they stand around the half-price ticket booth trying to find something to see, but I don’t many are seeing more than one show. (Obvious exception would be those who come to NYC specifically for the theater, but that wouldn’t be most tourists.)
“Oh, then, I must go see it. Nothing warms my heart or charms me more than the celebration of deviancy.”
The movie is about the workers in a failing shoe factory in England that switch from making Brogans that no one wants anymore to contemporary styles in order to saves the jobs of a bunch of old people who have worked in the factory all their lives. It’s an older movie, made in Britain. Probably was never in the theaters here. No risk that you’ll accidentally see it and ruin your life.
“Argo was anti-Islamic and pro-American.”
I disagree. There was a reason why Affleck congratulated canada instead of the US when he won the Oscar. When you have a snarky liberal at the helm, you know the US ain’t a favorite. Transformers 3 was more pro-American than that liberal crap called Argo.
Please explain. Argo actually downplayed the Canadian involvement in the events to play up American involvement. If anything the Canadians have a right to be miffed.