Chestnut Hill College Music Department Presents Musical “Hairspray”
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Chestnut Hill College Music Department presents “Hairspray” on Friday and Saturday, April 12-13 at 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday April 13-14 at 2 p.m.in the College Auditorium. Chestnut Hill College is located at 9601 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia.
“Hairspray,” which broadly discusses the social injustices in American society in the 1960s, tells the story of teenager Tracy Turnblad and her dream of dancing on the Corny Collins Show. When Tracy gets a spot on the show and becomes an instant celebrity, she uses her new fame to integrate the show in this charming musical featuring 1960s style dance music and rhythm and blues. Based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray, the musical includes music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan.
Tickets are for $12 for adults, $5 for children, students with I.D. and seniors. For more information, please call 215.753.3707.