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Wednesday
May012013

Cyndi Lauper "So Excited" over Kinky Boots Tony Nominations

Facebook.com/OfficialCyndiLauperCyndi Lauper couldn’t contain her excitement on Twitter after her Broadway show, Kinky Boots, received a leading 13 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday morning.

The show, based on the 2005 movie of the same name, is about a man in northern England who saves his late father's shoe factory, thanks to some help from a drag queen.

Cyndi scored the best musical nominee, and Harvey Fierstein provided the book.

After Tuesday’s announcement, Cyndi tweeted, “OmG! OMG!! wow we got nominated!! @KinkyBootsBway !!! OMG!!! I'm crying and jumping up and down! I can't believe it so excited! @KinkyBootsBway !! So proud to be part of this! Thank you Harvey!xxx”

The Tony Awards will be presented in New York City on June 9.

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