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July 20 - August 15, 2012
The Broadway Musical
Book by Mark O’Donnell, Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman
Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
This beloved musical, based on earlier movie versions of the same story, revolves around “pleasantly plump” teenager Tracy Turnbald and is set in racially segregated Baltimore in 1962. Despite ambiguous integration laws, the local culture sticks
to a separate-but-equal mentality, though in reality things are far from equal. When Tracy befriends a couple of African American dancers and lands a spot on a TV dance show, the town turns upside down.
Summer Teen & Young Adult Production, ages 16 - 25
HAIRSPRAY, THE BROADWAY MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
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