American Idol alum David Cook returns to Broadway

Published June 20, 2018, 2:58 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

American Idol Season 7 winner David Cook will be putting back his sassy red boots for his return to Tony-winning Broadway musical  “Kinky Boots”.

(David Cook via Twitter / MANILA BULLETIN)
(David Cook via Twitter / MANILA BULLETIN)

On a Twitter post last night, Cook wrote: “Everybody say YEAH! Can’t wait to get back to the @KinkyBootsBway factory!”

The AI alum will reprise his role as Charlie Price in the next run of “Kinky Boots” at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre from July 17 to September 9.

“Kinky Boots is such a great show, made all the better by having an incredible cast, crew, and staff, and I can’t wait to help tell the story again!” said Cook in a statement.

Cook first played the ‘Kinky Boots’ lead character last April, which also marked his theater debut.

The singer-actor will succeed Neon Trees lead singer, Tyler Glenn, who will perform his final stage on July 15, Playbill reported.

The current cast include J. Harrison Ghee, Tyler Glenn, Carrie St. Louis, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Caroline Bowman, Marcus Neville, Adinah Alexander, Eugene Barry-Hill, Callan Bergmann, Stephen Berger, Joseph Anthony Byrd, Justin Colombo, Holly Davis, Jesus Del Orden, Stephane Duret, Mia Gentile, Blair Goldberg, Natalie Joy Johnson, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Cooper Lantz, Eric Leviton, John Jeffrey Martin, Julia McLellan, Michael Milkanin, Connor Mills, Christian Mullins, Jake Odmark, Nathan Peck, Jennifer Perry, Kyle Post, Charlie Sutton, Joey Taranto, and Stephen Tewksbury.

‘Kinky Boots’ won six Tony Awards in 2013 which featured Cyndi Lauper’s musical score, Harvey Fierstein’s narrative, and Jerry Mitchell’s direction and choreography.

 
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