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'Kinky Boots' bags Tony Award for best musical

New York, June 10 : Cyndi Lauper won a Tony Award for writing the score to "Kinky Boots."


The singer thanked Harvey Fierstein while accepting the award for Best Original Score at the 'Radio City' Music Hall Sunday, the New York Post reported.

"Kinky Boots" is a 2005 film about a failing shoe factory that begins making drag-queen boots.

The movie also won an award for choreography and two technical awards.

The star of the movie, Billy Porter, won for leading man in a musical.

Porter, who beat his co-star Stark Sands, said that he would share the award but joked that he would keep it at his own house.

Meanwhile, Christopher Durang's comical 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' won the best-play Tony.

Courtney B. Vance won for best featured actor in a play for portraying a newspaper editor opposite Hanks in 'Lucky Guy.'

Cicely Tyson, 88, won best leading actress in a play for the revival of 'The Trip to Bountiful.'

--ANI (Posted on 11-06-2013)

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