Wednesday, January 6, 2010

'Hairspray' comes to Brooklyn

Constantine Rousouli, Jarret Mallon, and Pearl Thomas in the national tour of "Hairspray"

"Hairspray" may have left Broadway last year to hit the road, but you can still let your hair down (or, do it up) and dance the night away when the Tony Award-winning musical comes to Brooklyn.

On January 24, the traveling production comes to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.

Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, who served as a creative consultant on the musical comedy, "Hairspray," set in 1960s Baltimore, tells the story of pleasantly plump teen Tracy Turnblad, who has only one desire - to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star, but she must use her newfound power to vanquish the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin and integrate a TV network - all without denting her 'do!

The show is at 3 p.m., with tickets are $40 and $30. The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is located at 2900 Campus Rd. Call 718-951-4500 for more information.


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