Photo: Matthew Murphy
By Brian Scott Lipton
Nearly a decade after debuting on Broadway, the crowd-pleasing musical “Kinky Boots” has returned in better shape – this time to Off-Broadway’s lovely Stage 42 -- than any 10-year-old shoe in history. Essentially a re-creation of the original production, once again directed and choreographed by the great Jerry Mitchell, the show (adapted from the 2005 film of the same name) cheerily serves up a still-timely message of self-acceptance for all men and women (gay, straight and those who have yet to make up their mind) in a way so entertaining and so unthreatening that it’s unlikely to offend anyone. Continue reading...