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Hairspray

November 16–December 20, 2018

Past Show

This project is generously sponsored by:
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Baird Private Asset Management

Audience Information

You can’t stop the beat in this big, bold, beloved story of a teenager’s triumphant transformation from social outcast to TV star who fights for everyone’s rights. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this family-friendly show set in 1960s Baltimore, is filled with exuberant dancing and infectious music. Ages 9 and up.

Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O’Donnell
Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler

Cast & Crew

Cast

Tracy Turnblad – Maisie Rose
Corny Collins – Doug Clemons
Edna Turnblad – Tommy Novak
Penny Pingleton – Ann Delaney
Velma Von Tussle – Samantha Sostarich
Amber Von Tussle – Amber Smith
Link Larkin – Colin Schreier
Seaweed J. Stubbs – Gilbert Domally
Motormouth Maybelle – To Be Announced
Wilbur Turnblad – David Flores
Male Authority Figure – Rick Pendzich
Female Authority Figure – Rhonda Rae Busch
Little Inez – Terynn Erby-Walker
Joshua Brown – Youth Ensemble
Sam Gist – Youth Ensemble
Kamani Grahm – Youth Ensemble
Meguire Hennes – Youth Ensemble
Nathan Kabara – Youth Ensemble
Charles Kelley – Youth Ensemble
Jake Koch – Youth Ensemble
Gabby Koziol – Youth Ensemble
Jasmine Love – Youth Ensemble
Jarred Manista – Youth Ensemble
Ashley Nord – Youth Ensemble
Maya O'Day-Biddle – Youth Ensemble
Georgia Pink – Youth Ensemble
Mackenzie Ross – Youth Ensemble
JT Snow – Youth Ensemble
Alexandria Woods – Youth Ensemble

*Appearing Through An Agreement Between This Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, And The Actors' Equity Association, The Union Of Professional Actors And Stage Managers In The United Stages.

Crew

Stage Director – Lili-Anne Brown+
Music Director –
Cindy Blanc
Choreographer –
Ryan Cappleman
Scenic Designer –
Carey Wong**
Costume Designer
– Michael Bottari And Ronald Case**
Lighting Designer –
David Gipson**
Sound Designer –
Zack Berinstein
Wig Designer –
Gerard Kelly**
Stage Manager –
Daniel J. Hanson*


+The Director Is A Member Of The Stage Directors And Choreographers Society, A National Theatrical Labor Union.
**The Scenic, Costume, Lighting And Wig Designers Are Represented By The United Scenic Artists, Local Usa-829.
*Appearing Through An Agreement Between This Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, And The Actors' Equity Association, The Union Of Professional Actors And Stage Managers In The United Stages.

Press & Reviews

Hairspray Gallery

Reviews

  • In many respects, it's a perfect Skylight show. It winks at genre conventions while also enthusiastically embracing them.
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The dazzling production...is a high-energy, infectiously kinetic celebration of all those who will not let racist laws, narrow-mindedness or the spite of mean girls interfere with their groove.
    OnMilwaukee