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Original Broadway Cast of Hairspray Reunites to Honor Songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

Shaiman and Wittman were honored by the New York Pops on April 28.

Hairspray's Tracy Turnblads — Ricki Lake (original film), Nikki Blonsky (musical film remake), and Marissa Jaret Winokur (stage musical) — take the stage at Carnegie Hall to salute the show's songwriters, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
(© David Gordon)

Tony-winning songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman were honored at Carnegie Hall on April 28 by the New York Pops during its 31st-birthday gala. On hand to perform tunes by the prolific composers were cast members from their musicals Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, and Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, as well as a host of other Broadway luminaries. Check out photos in the gallery below.