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Hairspray on Broadway
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Hairspray Show Summary
Hairspray is based on the cult film classic written and directed by John Waters, with a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Hairspray is directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

The musical's delightful score, which includes "Welcome to the '60s" and the infectious "You Can't Stop the Beat," takes Tracy from the stage of a 1960's dance show to a downtown R&B record shop and along the streets of Baltimore.

Hairspray Show Synopsis:
Welcome to the '60s! The stuffy 1950s are over and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and a bigger heart, has just one passion, and that's to dance. Tracy wins a place on a local television dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" and, overnight, she is transformed from an outsider to a teen celeb. But can a trendsetter in dance beat the show's reigning queen, win the favor of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a popular TV show without denting her 'do? Only in Hairspray!
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Noteworthy Dates For The Show
Show Opened: 08/15/02
Show Closed: 01/04/09
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Broadway Theatre:
Hairspray played at the Neil Simon Theatre from August 15, 2002 to January 04, 2009. The show played for 2,642 performances and 31 previews.

Neil Simon Theatre
250 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
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Cast List:
Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Laura Bell Bundy, Mary Bond Davis, Kerry Butler, Linda Hart, Dick Latessa, Matthew Morrison, Corey Reynolds, Clarke Thorell, Danelle Eugenia Wilson, Eric Anthony, Shoshana Bean, Eric Dysart, Adam Fleming, Jennifer Gambatese, Danielle Lee Greaves, John Hill, Jackie Hoffman, Hollie Howard, Katharine Leonard, Kamilah Martin, Rashad Naylor, Judine Rich, Peter Matthew Smith, Todd Michel Smith, Shayna Steele, Joel Vig and John Waters

Production Credits:
Jack O'Brien (Direction)
Jerry Mitchell (Choreography)
David Rockwell (Scenic Design)
William Ivey Long (Costume Design)
Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design)
Steve C. Kennedy (Sound Design)
Lon Hoyt (Music Direction)

Other Credits:
Lyrics by: Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Music by: Marc Shaiman
Book by: Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell