It’s 1962—the ’50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore’s Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion—to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, “The Corny Collins Show” and, overnight, is transformed from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a plus-size trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the program’s reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show without denting her ’do? Hairspray is based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, who served as a creative consultant on the musical comedy. It features a book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, and an original score by Tony Award winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
Playing the beautiful Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) July 12 through the 21st, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. With an additional performance added Thursday, July 18 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. For tickets and information call 404-477-4365 or visit City Springs Theatre.
July 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 2:00pm.
Thursday, July 18 at 8:00 pm.
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