Hairspray at Tyler Civic Theatre

Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs include 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues. 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, and meets a colorful array of characters, such as Corny Collins (The show's singing host who shares Tracy's liberal political views) and Velma Von Tussle (The villainous producer of the show who does everything in her power to further her daughter's career and destroy Tracy's and Corny's). 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.

Showtimes are...
July 10th-12th at 7:30pm
July 13th at 2:30pm
July 17th-19th at 7:30pm
July 20th at 2:30pm
July 24th-26th at 7:30pm
July 27th at 2:30pm

Rafael will be performing in this musical on guitar.

You can buy tickets at the link below or call the box office at

903-592-0561

http://tylercivictheatre.com/production/2014-2015/hairspray-the-musical

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