You simply cant miss to watch a show that has won eight Tony awards in the year 2003, including the best musical! Hairspray has a straightforward story that easily gets into the heads of college going kids. This 2 hour 40 minute entertainer depicts the 60s culture and revolves around an ambitious girl with long hair!
This girl with long hair has an even bigger passion dance. She participates in a local TV dance show titled The Corny Collins Show and wins a spot. Overnight, this simple girl is transformed into a wild teen celebrity. However, the big challenge starts now. Can a passionate dancer and a fashion freak be able to defeat the princess of the show? Can she impress the dashing Link Larkin? Can she join together in a television show without having to part with her long hair? Lots of questions and the show Hairspray answers them all.
The star cast of this incredible show includes a whole lot of fine actors that have contributed in making Hairspray refreshing, vibrant and full of life. They include John Pinette, Tracy Turnblad, Edna Turnblad, Haylie Duff, Shannon Durig, Amber Von Tussle, Wilbur Turnblad, Stephen DeRosa, Penny Pingleton, Aaron Tveit, Caissie Levy, Link Larkin, Todd Michel Smith, Tevin Campbell, Darlene Love, Seaweed J. Stubbs, Isabel Keating, Motormouth Maybelle, and Velma Von Tussle.
The remarkable creativity behind this show lies with the behind-the-scenes team that has looked after each detail to make this show more effective and impressive. Mark ODonnell and Thomas Meehan are the writers of the book Hairspray. The show is directed and choreographed by Jack OBrian and Jerry Mitchell, respectively. Music is given by March Shariman. Lyrics are done by March Shariman and Scott Wittman. The sets are designed by David Rockwell and the costumes are designed by William Ivey Long. Lighting and sounds are provided by Kenneth Posner and Steve C. Kennedy, respectively.
Hairspray is all about dance and the struggle to make it big through it. Therefore, there are bound to be some fabulous dance moves here. The stage is energized by terrific choreography and outstanding performance of each character. Although this Broadway show will be made into a movie thats due to release in July, watching the characters come live on stage is an altogether different experience. There are times when the cast reaches out to you after the show and signs autographs!
So, do not waste time. Book your tickets fast or you will be left envying the crowd that gets to go inside the theater. There is a lot of uncertainty of getting tickets at the box office, not mentioning the long line you have to wait in. The best way is to order the tickets by dialing the number of ticket providing services or go online. This way you will be sure of getting a seat at the theater.
Watch a young girl turn her passion into a success! Watch Hairspray on stage and you will know the stuff dreams are made of!