Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Based on the Miramax motion picture of the same name, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth Directed by Gary Stanford, Jr.
Musical Direction by Daniel Savio
Kinky Boots is a high-energy, heartwarming musical that tells the story of Charlie Price, a young man who inherits his family’s struggling shoe factory. In a twist of fate, he partners with the fabulous Lola to save the business by creating a line of high-heeled, thigh-high boots for drag queens. This heartwarming and inspiring story has unforgettable characters, catchy music, and dazzling choreography.
Gary Stanford Jr – is ecstatic to be Stage Directing Kinky Boots with Mountain Play!! He just completed Directing Les Miserables with Throckmorton Theater. Stage Directing Bye Bye Birdie (Mills HS) and choreographing Addams Family (Capuchino HS) and The Little Mermaid (SSFHS are coming up in 2024!!). When not performing, he is a DEI consultant. You can catch him as the Director of Education, leading the 42nd Street “Moonschool” programming, which brings art and performance opportunities to youth in SF, Daly City, and Mill Valley. He hopes you enjoy the show and the wonders of storytelling and Musical Theater!!!
Daniel Savio is the Resident Composer/Lyricist of the Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe, and most recently wrote lyrics and music for the Troupe’s 2023 musical: Breakdown. Since 2007, he has been musical director of numerous community and children’s productions at theaters in the North and East Bay, including Berkeley Playhouse, Throckmorton Theater, Marin Musical Theater Company, Stagebridge, Tomorrow Youth Repertory, 23 Elephants, and Pied Piper Productions. Daniel has a BA in Music from the University of California at Santa Cruz. It is his great joy and privilege to bring his love of story and song to the Mountain Play’s production of Kinky Boots!