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Kinky Boots extends West End run with new cast

The musical is now booking until Saturday 5 January 2019.

Oliver Tompsett and Natalie McQueen will join the cast of Kinky Boots at London’s Adelphi Theatre from Monday 4 June 2018. They’ll play the roles of Charlie Price and Lauren respectively, with Simon-Anthony Rhoden set to continue as Lola.

Sean Needham will play the role of Don, with Cordelia Farnworth continuing as Nicola and Anthony Reed as George.

Other additions to the cast include Abbey Addams, Jak Allen-Anderson, Louis Clarke-Clare, Daniel Downing, David Haydn, Graham Kent, Christopher Parkinson, Hannah Price, Anna Stolli and Olivia Winterflood.

Continuing in the show are current cast members Jed Berry, Momar Diagne, Jemal Felix, Jordan Fox, Rossie Glossop, Robert Grose, Keith Higham, Ben Jennings, Robert Jones, Suzie McAdam, Emma Odell, Jon Reynolds and Tom Scanlon.

David Hunter, who currently plays the role of Charlie Price, and Verity Rushworth (Lauren) will play their final performances on Saturday 2 June 2018.

The new cast announcement comes as Kinky Boots extends its run at London’s Adelphi Theatre, now booking until Saturday 5 January 2019.

The musical, with music and lyrics by pop icon Cyndi Lauper and a book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), won three Olivier Awards in 2016 for Best New Musical, Best Costume Design and Best Actor In A Musical. Kinky Boots also celebrates wins in all major theatre award ceremonies.

The show tells the tale of a man’s journey from a Northampton shoe factory to the catwalks of Milan. Struggling to live up to his father’s expectations at Price & Son, Charlie Price meets the spectacular Lola.

Direction and choreography comes from multiple Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray).

Check out a prior Kinky Boots cast in action at the Olivier Awards back in 2016:

 

Set to take on the lead role of Charlie Price, Olivier Tompsett’s credits include Guys and Dolls, We Will Rock You, Rock Of Ages and Wicked, among many others.

Natalie McQueen takes on the role of Lauren following appearances in Wonderland, Murder Ballad and Les Miserables.

Simon-Anthony Rhoden continues the role of Lola, having appeared in Marianne at the New Wimbledon Theatre, Married To The Game and more.

Kinky Boots is now booking at London’s Adelphi Theatre until Saturday 5 January 2019. Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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