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Legislation #: 160258 Introduction Date: 4/7/2016
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, MCMANUS, SHIELDS, JAMES, JR., LOAR, WAGNER, REED, BARNES JR., JUSTUS, FOWLER AND CANADY
Title: Recognizing the Kansas City Broadway Series for fostering Broadway in Kansas City by promoting a vibrant and successful art scene and hereby declare April 7, 2016, to be “Kinky Boots Day” in the City of Kansas City.

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4/6/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/7/2016 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 160258

 

Recognizing the Kansas City Broadway Series for fostering Broadway in Kansas City by promoting a vibrant and successful art scene and hereby declare April 7, 2016, to be “Kinky Boots Day” in the City of Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Broadway Series provides the community with the best of Broadway, with first national tours, direct from Broadway being presented in two landmarks of downtown Kansas City – the Music Hall and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts; and

 

WHEREAS, Broadway Across America is a proud partner of the City of Kansas City and is pleased to present the 2013 Tony Award® Winner for Best Musical, Kinky Boots, from April 5-10, 2016, at the Music Hall; and

 

WHEREAS, Kinky Boots is inspired by a true event, with songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about friendships discovered, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind; and

 

WHEREAS, the production of Kinky Boots brings Tony award-winning Broadway to downtown Kansas City and each production invigorates the community with packed houses, and downtown restaurants and hotels filled with theatre-lovers; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council does hereby declare April 7, 2016, to be “Kinky Boots Day” in the City of Kansas City; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED this this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the cast of Kinky Boots with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the Kansas City Broadway Series who fosters Broadway in Kansas City and promotes a vibrant and successful art scene.

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