Hairspray

Hairspray
Theatre: Neil Simon
Status: Closed
(July 18, 2002 - January 04, 2009 )
  • Preview: July 18, 2002
  • Open: August 15, 2002
  • Close: January 4, 2009
Musical - New York Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 40mins

A new musical based upon the New Line Cinema film (1988) written and directed by John Waters. A teenage girl achieves her dream of performing on a TV dance show in 1960s Baltimore and works to integrate the show in the process.

For The Record:

"Hairspray" had its World Premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre on June 12, 2002 before transferring to Broadway shortly after.

Total Gross: $252,181,270
Average Weekly Gross: $746,098
Total Gross Potential: 76%
Total Attendance: 3,418,653
Average Weekly Attendance: 89%

Cast

Edna Turnblad  07/18/2002 - 05/02/2004
Tracy Turnblad  07/18/2002 - 08/10/2003
Amber Von Tussle  07/18/2002 - 07/13/2003
Motormouth Maybelle  07/18/2002 - 07/03/2005
Penny Pingleton  07/18/2002 - 07/13/2003
Velma Von Tussle  07/18/2002 - 07/13/2003
Wilbur Turnblad  07/18/2002 - 10/26/2003
Link Larkin  07/18/2002 - 01/11/2004
Seaweed J Stubbs  07/18/2002 - 07/13/2003
Corny Collins  07/18/2002 - 01/11/2004
Gym Teacher/Prudy Pingleton/Matron/Denizen of Baltimore 07/18/2002 - 01/04/2009