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Tony Award®-Winning Musical 'Kinky Boots' Struts Into Cinemas for the First Time Ever This June, on Heels of Record-Breaking Broadway & West End Runs

Two-Night-Only Screenings to Feature Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage

DENVER, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, "Kinky Boots" the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-winning musical from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, directed and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell and based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, arrives in movie theaters nationwide June 25 and 29 only. In addition to the full production, audiences will enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the story of "Kinky Boots" and never-before-seen footage from the record-breaking Broadway run, which closed last month after more than six years and 2,500 performances.

Kinky Boots the Musical

Tickets for "Kinky Boots the Musical" are available online at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.

Presented by Fathom Events, this special two-night event will premiere in nearly 500 U.S. cinemas on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 29 at 12:55 p.m. local time, through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

"We're so excited for 'Kinky Boots' fans and new audiences alike to have the opportunity to experience the joy of the musical in a completely new way— on the big screen," said Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, the musical's lead producers. "In addition to getting even closer to the magic of the production, American audiences will get to see our fabulous West End cast, and viewers will get an unprecedented glimpse into the show's heartwarming story."

"Since the first performance of Kinky Boots, hardly a day has passed without my receiving a thank you message from someone whose spirits were raised up by the show," Fierstein said. "Kinky Boots has been playing in big cities all over the world but now, thanks to this film capture, it will reach people wherever there are movie theaters. I am beyond excited!"

Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical Award, including the Tony Award, the Grammy Award, and London's Olivier Award. Inspired by true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing in common – or so they think. Charlie (played by Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly) is a factory owner struggling to save his family business, and Lola (played by Matt Henry, who won an Olivier Award for the role) is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learn to embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen! But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their friendship.

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring this heartfelt hit musical to audiences nationwide in a larger than life way," said Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt. "We continue to execute on our arts and entertainment strategy by seeking out the best in Broadway for our audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their local cinema."

For artwork/photos related to "Kinky Boots the Musical," visit the Fathom Events press site.

About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs®
(Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC); Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (CNK); and Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group (LSE:CINE.L), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events' live Digital Broadcast Network ("DBN") is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 1,010 locations and 1,628 screens in 182 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.

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