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Image for Kinky Boots
2021-2022 Mainstage Series


MUSICAL

Book by
Harvey Fierstein

Written by
Geoff Deane
and
Tim Firth

Music and Lyrics by
Cyndi Lauper

Original Broadway Production
Directed and Choreographed by
Jerry Mitchell

Based on the Miramax motion picture
Kinky Boots


Directed by
MELANIE YC PEPE

Choreographer
KEVIN LAMBES 


 

Stage Manager
JEANNIE CLARKSON

Musical Director
JOHN EBNER

Scenic Designer/Technical Director
RICHARD MORRIS, Jr.

Costume Designer
JASEN J. SMITH

Lighting Designer/Video Designer/Master Electrician
JACK-ANTHONY INA

Sound Designer
CHRISTOPHER PEPE

Properties Designers 
PAMELA PARKS COSTA 

Properties Designer
SCOTT K. DAVIS

Assistant Choreographer
JESSICA HARTLEY

Assistant Stage Manager
AIDEN BRUECK

Associate Costume Designer
STERLING PERRY

Makeup Designer
SAMANTHA ECHO

Wardrobe Supervisor
LAINEY BODENBURG 

Dialect Coach
CHUCK RICHIE 

Vocal Coach/ Rehearsal Pianist
RONALD HAZELETT

Assistant Technical Director
KATHY KOHL

Assistant Technical Director/Master Carpenter
CHARLIE MORTON

House Sound Technician
JOHN COYNE

KINKY BOOTS is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com


This program is sponsored by the
Gay Community Endowment Fund
of Akron Community Foundation.

Cast List

Charlie

 

RYAN CIRIACO

Lola

 

ANTHONY WOODS-MITCHELL

Lauren

 

HEATHER PALCKO

Nicola

 

AUDRIE RYAN

Don

 

ADRIAN GO

George

 

ROBERT PHILLIPS-BROWN

Pat

 

DANIELLE GRUNENWALD GRUHLER

Trish

 

ALLISON HARRIS

Harry

 

 JORDAN POTTER

Richard

 

 KENNETH HARDMAN

Simon Sr.

 

BRUCE ALEXANDER, RANCE MACK, JAE SNOW, or VINCENT G. TAYLOR

Mr. Price

 

GARY DAVIS

Young Charlie

 

MICHAEL YOUNKIN

Young Lola

 

KENIYAH MERRITT

Italian Stage Manager

 

APRIL DEMING or MARCI PAOLUCCI

Angels
BILLY CUMMINS
PETER KOLODZIEJ
CONNOR MAST
JONATHAN MERECHANT
NICK SOBOTKA
JACOB SCHAFER
                                                                                                
Ensemble
JAY BOUGHNER
JORDAN BOUGHNER
EMMA GOUBEAUX
AYRON LORD
SPENCER MORGAN
JESSIE POLLAK
MELANIE SCOTT

Song List

Act I

Price & Son Theme
Ensemble

The Most Beautiful Thing
Mr. Price, Young Charlie, Nicola, Charlie, Young Lola, Company

Take What You Got
Harry, Charlie, Ensemble

Land of Lola
Lola, Angels

Land of Lola (Reprise)
Lola, Angels

Charlie's Soliloquy
Charlie

Step One
Charlie

Sex Is in the Heel
Lola, Pat, George, Angels, Lauren, Charlie, and Ensemble

The History of Wrong Guys
Lauren

Not My Father's Son
Lola, Charlie

Everybody Say Yeah
Charlie, Lola, Company


Act II

Entr’acte/Price & Son Theme (Reprise)
Ensemble

What a Woman Wants
Lola, Pat, Trish, Don, Women

In This Corner
Lola, Don, Pat, Trish, Ensemble

Charlie's Soliloquy (Reprise)
Charlie

Soul of a Man
Charlie 

Hold Me in Your Heart
Lola 

The History of Wrong Guys (Reprise)
Lauren

Raise You Up/Just Be
Lola, Charlie, Angels, Lauren, Don, Pat, Trish, Nicola, Company

Orchestra

John Ebner
Keyboards

Ronald Hazelett
Keyboards

George Dean
Guitar

John Chambers
Bass

Mick Shaull
Drums

Set Construction Crew

James Boyd
Bob Brauning
Chris Capron
Dale Gilbert
Kathy Kohl
Richard Morris, Jr. 
Charlie Morton
Ben Nieberlein

Costume Crew

Phyllis Bernel
Melanie Hauer
Sarah Lavender Nees
Joanna Mack
Megan Nelson
Millie Keyser
Jasen J. Smith

Wardrobe supervisor: Laniey Bodenburg 
Assistant wardrobe supervisor: Megan Nelson
Makeup crew: Abby Whitney

Acknowledgements

SPECIAL THANKS TO: 

SAMANTHA ECHO, BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY, SUE WALLIN 

And to: 

LOWELL BIRD
DR. GEORGE & CATHERINE CSANYI
IAN HABERMAN
LISA ARMSTRONG
DALE GILBERT & MILLIE KEYSER
CANDACE BATES
NICOLE DEMING
JEANNINE HAAS
SEAN VOLLMAN

For their donations that were used to purchase some of the boots seen in the show. 

Image for Kinky Boots
2021-2022 Mainstage Series


MUSICAL

Book by
Harvey Fierstein

Written by
Geoff Deane
and
Tim Firth

Music and Lyrics by
Cyndi Lauper

Original Broadway Production
Directed and Choreographed by
Jerry Mitchell

Based on the Miramax motion picture
Kinky Boots


Directed by
MELANIE YC PEPE

Choreographer
KEVIN LAMBES 


 

Stage Manager
JEANNIE CLARKSON

Musical Director
JOHN EBNER

Scenic Designer/Technical Director
RICHARD MORRIS, Jr.

Costume Designer
JASEN J. SMITH

Lighting Designer/Video Designer/Master Electrician
JACK-ANTHONY INA

Sound Designer
CHRISTOPHER PEPE

Properties Designers 
PAMELA PARKS COSTA 

Properties Designer
SCOTT K. DAVIS

Assistant Choreographer
JESSICA HARTLEY

Assistant Stage Manager
AIDEN BRUECK

Associate Costume Designer
STERLING PERRY

Makeup Designer
SAMANTHA ECHO

Wardrobe Supervisor
LAINEY BODENBURG 

Dialect Coach
CHUCK RICHIE 

Vocal Coach/ Rehearsal Pianist
RONALD HAZELETT

Assistant Technical Director
KATHY KOHL

Assistant Technical Director/Master Carpenter
CHARLIE MORTON

House Sound Technician
JOHN COYNE

KINKY BOOTS is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com


This program is sponsored by the
Gay Community Endowment Fund
of Akron Community Foundation.

Cast List

Charlie

 

RYAN CIRIACO

Lola

 

ANTHONY WOODS-MITCHELL

Lauren

 

HEATHER PALCKO

Nicola

 

AUDRIE RYAN

Don

 

ADRIAN GO

George

 

ROBERT PHILLIPS-BROWN

Pat

 

DANIELLE GRUNENWALD GRUHLER

Trish

 

ALLISON HARRIS

Harry

 

 JORDAN POTTER

Richard

 

 KENNETH HARDMAN

Simon Sr.

 

BRUCE ALEXANDER, RANCE MACK, JAE SNOW, or VINCENT G. TAYLOR

Mr. Price

 

GARY DAVIS

Young Charlie

 

MICHAEL YOUNKIN

Young Lola

 

KENIYAH MERRITT

Italian Stage Manager

 

APRIL DEMING or MARCI PAOLUCCI

Angels
BILLY CUMMINS
PETER KOLODZIEJ
CONNOR MAST
JONATHAN MERECHANT
NICK SOBOTKA
JACOB SCHAFER
                                                                                                
Ensemble
JAY BOUGHNER
JORDAN BOUGHNER
EMMA GOUBEAUX
AYRON LORD
SPENCER MORGAN
JESSIE POLLAK
MELANIE SCOTT

Song List

Act I

Price & Son Theme
Ensemble

The Most Beautiful Thing
Mr. Price, Young Charlie, Nicola, Charlie, Young Lola, Company

Take What You Got
Harry, Charlie, Ensemble

Land of Lola
Lola, Angels

Land of Lola (Reprise)
Lola, Angels

Charlie's Soliloquy
Charlie

Step One
Charlie

Sex Is in the Heel
Lola, Pat, George, Angels, Lauren, Charlie, and Ensemble

The History of Wrong Guys
Lauren

Not My Father's Son
Lola, Charlie

Everybody Say Yeah
Charlie, Lola, Company


Act II

Entr’acte/Price & Son Theme (Reprise)
Ensemble

What a Woman Wants
Lola, Pat, Trish, Don, Women

In This Corner
Lola, Don, Pat, Trish, Ensemble

Charlie's Soliloquy (Reprise)
Charlie

Soul of a Man
Charlie 

Hold Me in Your Heart
Lola 

The History of Wrong Guys (Reprise)
Lauren

Raise You Up/Just Be
Lola, Charlie, Angels, Lauren, Don, Pat, Trish, Nicola, Company

Orchestra

John Ebner
Keyboards

Ronald Hazelett
Keyboards

George Dean
Guitar

John Chambers
Bass

Mick Shaull
Drums

Set Construction Crew

James Boyd
Bob Brauning
Chris Capron
Dale Gilbert
Kathy Kohl
Richard Morris, Jr. 
Charlie Morton
Ben Nieberlein

Costume Crew

Phyllis Bernel
Melanie Hauer
Sarah Lavender Nees
Joanna Mack
Megan Nelson
Millie Keyser
Jasen J. Smith

Wardrobe supervisor: Laniey Bodenburg 
Assistant wardrobe supervisor: Megan Nelson
Makeup crew: Abby Whitney

Acknowledgements

SPECIAL THANKS TO: 

SAMANTHA ECHO, BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY, SUE WALLIN 

And to: 

LOWELL BIRD
DR. GEORGE & CATHERINE CSANYI
IAN HABERMAN
LISA ARMSTRONG
DALE GILBERT & MILLIE KEYSER
CANDACE BATES
NICOLE DEMING
JEANNINE HAAS
SEAN VOLLMAN

For their donations that were used to purchase some of the boots seen in the show.