YMMV: Kinky Boots
- Adaptation Displacement: In the United States, the musical is much more well-known than the film that it's based on.
- Critical Dissonance: The movie got pretty mixed reviews from critics, but was more widely liked by audiences. Averted with the play, which was generally liked by both critics and audiences.
- Crowning Music of Awesome: "I Wanna Be Evil", the Medley during the fashion show.
- A lot of the songs from the musical, such as "Sex Is In The Heel", "The History of Wrong Guys", "Everybody Say Yeah" and "Soul of a Man"
- Ear Worm:
- Let me hear you say 'Yeah! Yeah!'
- Retroactive Recognition: Shaun of the Dead fans will be amused by Nick Frost's role as Don, especially when he hits on Lola.
- Tearjerker: Soul of a Man from the musical.