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Posted on 19 Feb 2015 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 02.24

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Tony Award-winner ‘Kinky Boots’ makes its North Texas debut

Since it was announced on DSM’s season, Kinky Boots has been the most anticipated musical of the year. And why not? Harvey Fierstein, Cyndi Lauper and a bunch of too-cool-for-school drag queens in shiny leather footwear? It’s the musical every gay man has waited his life for.

DEETS:
Fair Park Music Hall
901 First Ave.
Feb. 24–March 8.
DallasSummerMusicals.org.

 

Tuesday 02.24

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Actress Laverne Cox speaks at UNT lecture series

It hasn’t taken long for Laverne Cox to grow from supporting player in an online TV show to Emmy Award nominee to Time magazine cover girl to icon of the trans community. She’ll no doubt speak about all that — and who knows what else — when she takes the podium at UNT’s Coliseum on Tuesday for her lecture entitled Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood.

DEETS:
The Coliseum on the University of North Texas campus
600 Avenue D, Denton.
6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. curtain. $10.
UNTUnionTickets.com.

 

Thursday 02.26

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Sexy cellists make Dallas bow

First came the YouTube video of these dueling hotties, transforming Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” into a mix of classic music and furious passion. Then an appearance on Glee. And finally, the duo that make up the group 2 Cellos — Luka and Stjepan — arrive in Dallas for their North Texas debut in their concert, entitled Celloverse. Prepare to be dazzled by their musicianship of popular songs by the likes of U2 and Coldplay … and maybe even swoon a little at their smoldering good looks.

DEETS:
Winspear Opera House,
2403 Flora St. 8 p.m.
ATTPAC.org

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 20, 2015.

 

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