Update August 24th: It sounds like this might be a production that's worth the price of admission.
First Report: Conway's Theater of The Republic adds a bit of dance, flair and hair to their August lineup as they present Hairspray the Musical.
During the latter half of August the Theater of the Republic, through a special arrangement with Music Theater International, will preform the musical inspired Hairspray:%20The%20Complete%20Book%20and%20Lyrics%20of%20the%20Hit%20Broadway%20Musical%20(Book%20&%20Lyrics)%20" target="_blank">by the book by Mark O"Donnell and Thomas Meehan and based on the movie by John Waters.
In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight. She then launches a campaign to integrate the show. Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s.
Tickets for the show run $18 in which you can purchase online here.
You can catch a performance of Hairspray at the following dates and times:
- Aug. 19 at 8:00 pm
- Aug. 20 at 8:00 pm
- Aug. 21 at 3:00 pm
- Aug. 24 at 8:00 pm
- Aug. 25 at 8:00 pm
- Aug. 26 at 8:00 pm
- Aug. 27 at 8:00 pm
- Aug. 28 at 3:00 pm
- Sept. 1 at 8:00 pm
- Sept. 2 at 8:00 pm
- Sept. 3 at 8:00 pm
- Sept. 4 at 3:00 pm