Kinky Boots adds to its trophy cabinet winning two West End Wilma

High-kicking musical sensation Kinky Boots bags yet more crowns, winning two prestigious awards at the recent West End Wilma Awards in London

Kinky Boots dazzles at the West End Wilma Awards 2016

The much-loved musical, which has a whopping six Tony Awards to its name, won the Best New Musical Award at the prestigious event.

Matt Henry also netted himself a West End Wilma Award, winning Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots.

Like the high-octane musical itself, Matt Henry is no stranger to awards, having won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Lola, as well as the Best Actor in a Musical WhatOnStage Award.

The West End Wilma Awards 2016 took place at the Hippodrome Casino in London’s Leicester Square on November 4. This glamorous event celebrates the best of theatre during the past 12 months. This year was the third West End Wilma Awards. The award’s event has enjoyed prestige and popularity following its hugely successful launch in 2014.

Inspired by a true event, Kinky Boots takes its audience on a thrilling journey from a lacklustre men’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan, with a little help of the glitzy, high-heeled dancer, Lola, whose looking for a new pair of stilettoes.

Kinky Boots is awash with creative, award-winning talent. The pulsating musical has a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, songs by the Grammy and Tony Award-winning pop sensation Cyndi Lauper, and direction by Jerry Mitchell, a two-time Tony winner.

Kinky Boots is currently playing at the Adelphi Theatre, where it is booking until May 6, 2017.

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