Hairspray

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Opened Jul 20, 2004
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Hairspray will play a limited engagement at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood from July 23 - September 26, 2004. Hairspray recently took home eight 2003 Tony Awards including: Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Director and Best Costume Design! In Hairspray, it's 1962 - the '50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion - to dance. She wins a spot on a local TV dance program, and overnight, is transformed from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the program's reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show without denting her 'do? Only in Hairspray...welcome to the '60s! Hairspray is based upon the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, with a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Hairspray is directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell. Scenic design is by David Rockwell, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, sound design by Steve C. Kennedy, and wig & hair design by Paul Huntley.

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