Broadway's "Kinky Boots," with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, led New York's Tony Award nominations with 13, followed by "Matilda: The Musical" with 12.
The original Broadway cast recording of "Kinky Boots," with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, is being prepared for release, its U.S. record label said Friday.
Actor David Hyde Pierce is to serve as host of the 79th annual Drama League Awards in New York, organizers said Monday.
Pop star Cyndi Lauper says her 90-year-old uncle was found dead in his home in a section of New York badly battered by Hurricane Sandy.
James Crawford, a New Orleans R&B singer who wrote and recorded the Mardi Gras hit "Jock-A-Mo," died while in hospice care, officials said. He was 77.
Al Gore, Melissa Etheridge, Carrie Fisher and Dee Snider will appear on "Joy Behar: Say Anything!" during the New York talk show's first week, Current TV said.
"GCB" actress Kristin Chenoweth will be the first guest co-host on Anderson Cooper's "Anderson Live," the syndicated U.S. daytime talk show said Monday.
UPI Almanac for Friday, June 22, 2012.
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A stage musical based on the British film "Kinky Boots," with a book by Harvey Fierstein, and music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, is to premiere in Chicago.