June 9, 2013
NEW YORK ? Cyndi Lauper, making her Broadway debut, won a Tony Award on Sunday for writing the 15-song score to "Kinky Boots" and Christopher Durang's comical "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" has won the best play Tony.
Lauper thanked her old friend Harvey Fierstein, the book writer for "La Cage aux Folles" and "Newsies," to lure her to Broadway. "Kinky Boots" also won for choreography and two technical awards, and Billy Porter won for leading man in a musical.
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