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Todrick Hall to hit Broadway in Kinky Boots

2016-08-18
Gay YouTube star Todrick Hall has just finished his sold-out tour 'Straight Outta Oz' and is set to get all glammed up for his new role as Lola in the Broadway show Kinky Boots. He is known for dragging it up in his Youtube videos and collaborating with other Drag stars. As a judge on the upcoming series of RuPauls Drag Race All Stars 2, the internet personality is really hitting it off. Hall's first show is on 1st November, and finishes his time on the stage 5th March 2017. However this isn't the first time Todrick has been on Broadway, he was in the original rum of The Colour Purple and also appeared in in Memphis. Now in its fourth year on Broadway, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie, who after taking over his family's shoe factory struggles to keep the business going. However, he finds inspiration in a drag queen called Lola. They go about to try and save the factory by making high heeled boots and become friends the meantime. Take a look at Todrick's announcement here: Words: Darren Mew More stories: Daily Mail’s casual homophobia called out on Twitter Putting the record straight: Calum Scott talks ‘Dancing On My Own’ and making it in the music industry