In this Oct. 11, 2012 photo provided by Broadway in Chicago, actors Stark Sands, left, and Billy Porter are seen in a preview performance of "Kinky Boots" at the Bank of America Theatre

 

              In this Oct. 11, 2012 photo provided by Broadway in Chicago, actors Stark Sands, left, and Billy Porter are seen in a preview performance of "Kinky Boots" at the Bank of America Theatre
In this Oct. 11, 2012 photo provided by Broadway in Chicago, actors Stark Sands, left, and Billy Porter are seen in a preview performance of "Kinky Boots" at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago. Illinois has a tax credit to attract pre-Broadway and long-run shows to the state. "Kinky Boots" has applied for the tax credit. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Broadway in Chicago, Sean Williams)