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FILE - This Feb. 28, 2013 photo released by Starpix shows, from left, choreographer Jerry Mitchell, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein at the open house for the Upcoming Musical "Kinky Boots," at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York. The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. "Kinky Boots" is based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it finds new life in fetish footwear. Lauper's songs and a story by Harvey Fierstein have made it a crowd-pleaser. (AP Photo/Starpix, Kristina Bumphrey)