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The musical "Kinky Boots" appears on NBC News' "Today" show. (Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)

Whether you're new to "Kinky Boots" or have been a long-time fan of the Broadway musical, you've probably seen the iconic, red, knee-high boots in commercials or promo posters. But did you know that the floundering shoe factory in the show made many more sexy shoes than just the ones we associate it with? And now is your chance to see them on the big screen.

Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, "Kinky Boots" arrives in movie theaters nationwide June 25 and 29 only. In addition to the full production, audiences will enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the story of “Kinky Boots” and never-before-seen footage from the record-breaking Broadway run, which closed last month after more than six years and 2,500 performances.

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Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, "Kinky Boots" the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-winning musical from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, directed and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell and based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, arrives in movie theaters nationwide June 25 and 29 only. In addition to the full production, audiences will enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the story of “Kinky Boots” and never-before-seen footage from the record-breaking Broadway run, which closed last month after more than six years and 2,500 performances.

Tickets for “Kinky Boots the Musical” are available online here and at participating theater box offices.

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Did you know that the Broadway musical "Kinky Boots" is based off a BBC documentary about a real, struggling Northamptonshire shoe factory?

Steve Pateman was in his 30s when he took over his father's shoe factory, WJ Brookes. WJ Brookes had been around more than a century but, at the turn of the century, was struggling to keep up with the trends of the times. Soon, The Northampton Chronicle & Echo reports, the factory home of WJ Brookes was looking to go the way of other nearby buildings, which had all been turned into apartments.

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The Tony Award winning musical Avenue Q is known for its famous irreverence. No joke is off-limits and nothing is taken too seriously—so why does this goodbye video from the show's puppet stars have us so misty-eyed?

Avenue Q, which ran on Broadway for six years and remained off-Broadway for another decade, played its final performance at New World Stages on Sunday.

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Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, "Kinky Boots" the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-winning musical from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, directed and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell and based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, arrives in movie theaters nationwide June 25 and 29 only. In addition to the full production, audiences will enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the story of “Kinky Boots” and never-before-seen footage from the record-breaking Broadway run, which closed last month after more than six years and 2,500 performances.

Tickets for “Kinky Boots the Musical” are available online here and at participating theater box offices.

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Everyone has different tastes, and this absolutely applies to musical theatre, but some shows are universally met with scoffs or eye-rolls from avid theatregoers. When was the last time you heard someone proudly proclaim that their favorite musical is Starlight Express? There's a reason.

Whether it's because the musical is deemed "bad" or because it's so well-known that it's become overrated, every musical theatre fan has a guilty pleasure show that may not get the public love that they think it deserves

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Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, "Kinky Boots" the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-winning musical from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, directed and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell and based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, arrives in movie theaters nationwide June 25 and 29 only. In addition to the full production, audiences will enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the story of “Kinky Boots” and never-before-seen footage from the record-breaking Broadway run, which closed last month after more than six years and 2,500 performances.

Tickets for “Kinky Boots the Musical” are available online here and at participating theater box offices.

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