HairSpray

Lucky & Kaylin

Story

Teenage Tracy is obsessing over The Corny Collins Show and one of the stars, Link Larkin. Though she is rejected by the popular girl, Belma Von Tussle, Tracy is determined to be on the show.Tracy also tries to make integration allowed. Music by Marc Shamen and Lyrics by Scott wittmen


Awards

Hairspray was awarded a Tony Award for best musical of the year


5 facts

1.Hairspray opened with a $12 million advance; after the Tony Awards show (in June 2003), it was expected to do five times the business it normally did on a Monday.


2.Hairspray's orchestration calls for fifteen musicians: three keyboards, the first of which is played by the conductor, bass guitar, two guitars, drums, percussion, trumpet, trombone, two woodwind players, two violins, and cello.

3.In the original Broadway production, a few of the actors mimed on musical instruments in order to fulfill a minimum musician requirement at the Neil Simon Theater.

4.In August 2008, the British television channel sky 1 began broadcasting hairspray the school play.

5. lucky has never seen hairspray.

The main Curtain for hairspray on Broadway is 27000 feet of red silicon tubing in 350 Pieces attached to a velour Australian curtain attached to a steel frame altogether weighing 2250 lbs.

2 actors


2 songs

  • "Dancin' Party" – Chubby Checker
  • "The Fly" – Chubby Checker