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Cyndi Lauper scoops Broadway honours for Kinky Boots

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May 06, 2013 | 11:08pm EDT

Cyndi Lauper has added to her growing collection of awards after picking up top honours for her musical Kinky Boots at a Broadway prizegiving. The singer, who wrote the music and lyrics for Kinky Boots, was the big winner at Sunday's (05May13) 2013 Broadway.com Audience Awards when the show was named Favourite Musical. Kinky Boots' Billy Porter was also voted Favourite Actor in a Musical, while his co-star Annaleigh Ashford picked up the trophy for Favourite Funny Performance. Lauper, who last week (30Apr13) picked up 13 Tony nominations for Kinky Boots, took to her Twitter.com to share her excitement, writing, "Thank you Broadway.com!!! And thanks for Billy and Anna Lee (sic) too. I love you guys!" Other big winners included Bette Midler, who scooped Favourite Actress in a Play for I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, and Alan Cumming, who was crowned Favourite Actor in a Play for Macbeth.

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