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'Kinky Boots' Star Billy Porter To Focus On Concerts, Directing On Three-Month Break From Smash Show

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper and actor Billy Porter attend the 82nd annual Rockefeller Christma
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper and actor Billy Porter attend the 82nd annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

Starting today, Broadway’s “Lola,” TONY-winning performer for his role in "Kinky Boots," Billy Porter will be taking a three month break from the show to revisit his talents as a solo performer and director.

Starting with a concert on Jan. 28, as part of the “Lincoln Center Presents American Songbook Series” in New York City, Porter will perform songs from his 2014 jazz-inflected album “Billy’s Back on Broadway” with a one-night only event recorded for the “Live from Lincoln Center” TV series.

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