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Can an overweight girl from Baltimore snag the cutest guy in town as well as win a coveted spot on a hit TV dance show - and integrate it, too? Based on John Waters' 1988 cult classic film.
 
Show Dates:
Performances from 18 Jul 2002
Opening 15 Aug 2002
Total Previews: 31
Total Performances: 2112 as of September 9, 2007
 
Performance Schedule:
Tuesday and Thursday @ 7pm
Wednesday @2 and 8pm
Friday @8pm
Saturday @2 and 8pm
Sunday @3pm


Lottery:
$25 front-row orchestra rush tickets by lottery. Sign-up: 3 hours before each show at the theatre; drawing: 2 1/2 hours before show. Winner must be present to purchase tickets. Two tickets per person; cash only; photo ID required.

Pricing: $20 - $110

Ticketmaster: (212) 307-4100
Outside NY/NJ/CT: (800) 755-4000
Online at www.ticketmaster.com
Group Sales info: Groups: (800) 677-1164


Show Run Time:
Two hours and 40 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission


Theatre Information:
Neil Simon Theatre
250 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
US


Public Transportation/Parking:
SUBWAY: Take the N,R,W to 49th Street or the 1,9 to 50th Street, walk North to 52nd Street and West to the theatre; Take the C,E to 50th Street, walk North to 52nd Street and East to the theatre.

Miscellaneous:
• Infrared Listening System available.
• ShowTrans translation system for the following languages: French, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
• Box office hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 8pm; Sunday noon - 5pm


Synopsis:
Set in Baltimore in 1962, Hairspray is the story of plain-jane Tracy Turnblad, who is going to do whatever it takes to dance her way onto TV's most popular show. Can a big girl with big dreams - and even bigger hair - turn the whole town around? Hairspray the Musical is based on John Waters' 1988 film classic.

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Genre: Musical

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




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