Cyndi Lauper scoops Broadway honors for Kinky Boots

CYNDI LAUPER has added to her growing collection of awards after picking up top honors 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 Favorite Musical.

Kinky Boots' Billy Porter was also voted Favorite Actor in a Musical, while his co-star Annaleigh Ashford picked up the trophy for Favorite 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 Favorite Actress in a Play for I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, and Alan Cumming, who was crowned Favorite Actor in a Play for Macbeth.