HAIRSPRAY : The Broadway Musical
Book by Mark O’Donell // Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman // Marc Shaiman
Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.
It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do!
Hairspray is ideal for a large cast of strong singers and dancers. It provides great opportunities in terms of set design, costuming and lighting choices.
is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.