Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig have announced that Grammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco frontman Brendon Urie will make his Broadway debut as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots, beginning Friday, May 26, through Aug. 6 at The Hirschfeld Theatre. Urie succeeds Killian Donnelly in the musical, which just celebrated its four-year anniversary on Broadway. He joins a cast that includes J. Harrison Ghee as Lola and Taylor Louderman as Lauren.
"I'm thrilled to be making my Broadway debut with this fantastic company," Urie said. "I'm a huge fan of Kinky Boots and musical theatre, and am honored to be joining the cast."
The winner of six 2013 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a Tony® Award-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and direction and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. Kinky Boots tells the tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family's struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea. Charlie meets and finds inspiration in Lola and together, they discover that it takes a good friend to make a great pair.