The Hairspray is a musical comedy based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. It's songs includes 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues. The unique music is given by Thomas Meehan and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Book your seats and sit back and enjoy the dancing, music and big hair.
The Hairspray is all about the plump teenager Tracy Turnblad, who lives in Baltimore, Maryland. She dreams to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show. She gets the role in the show. Come and find out what happens next! Get the Hairspray tickets now!
Hairspray is a musical comedy about racism, which hit the floors for the first time in 1998. It was produced by Margo Lion and directed by Rob Marshall. Hairspray unfolds the story of a teenage girl and her big dreams in 1960's. The story revolves around Tracy Turnblad, the teenage girl. Other characters in the Hairspray includes Edna Turnblad- tracy's mother, Amber Von Tussle- resident princess of The Corny Collins Show, Velma Von Tussle- Amber's scheming mother and producer of The Corny Collins Show, Penny Pingleton- Tracy best friend, Link Larkin- a teenage heartthrob and one of The Corny Collins Show Council Members, Motormouth Maybelle- the owner of a downtown record shop and the host of "Negro Day" on The Corny Collins Show, Seaweed J. Stubbs- son of Motormouth Maybelle , Wilbur Turnblad- Tracy’s goofy father, Corny Collins- host of The Corny Collins Show and many other characters. The Original Broadway Production ran for more than six years, starting on August 15, 2002 and ending on January 4, 2009 after 2,642 performances. It became so popular in the nation that the the British television channel Sky1 decided to broadcast “Hairspray: The School Musical” in august 2008.
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Hairspray is basically a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s. This musical comedy has won eight Tony Awards out of thirteen nominations and eleven Laurence Olivier Awards. Just purchase the tickets for the Hairspray and make sure to watch every twirl or a turn on stage!