Hairspray
Author
Thomas Meehan
Mark O'Donnell
Marc Shaiman
Authors / Creators
Scott Wittman
Marc Shaiman
Thomas Meehan
Mark O'Donnell
Category
Theatrical Play
Characters
Velma Von Tussle
Edna Turnblad
Little Inez
Seaweed J Stupps
Motormouth Maybelle
Tracy Turnblad
Link Larkin
Wilbur Turnblad
Penny Pingleton
Corny Collins
Amber Von Tussle

Hairspray

Hairspray is an American musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on John Waters’s 1988 film of the same name. 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 ... more on Wikipedia

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