The talented drama club students at Burlington High School are set to entertain the community once again.
According to a post on Burlingto Patch, Burlington High School is excited to announce that “you can’t stop the beat” when it presents its hilarious and uplifting production of "Hairspray, the Broadway Musical."
Showtimes start at 7:30 p.m. on March 15, 16, 22, 23. There will also be an early performance starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 24.
Performances of the Tony award-winning musical will take place in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center of Burlington High School.
"Set in 1962, plus-size teenage outcast Tracy Turnblad makes all her dreams come true when she lands a spot and becomes the star of her favorite dance show, wins the affection of the show’s heartthrob, dethrones the reigning teen queen, and integrates an entire TV network, all without denting her 'do!," the event anouncement states.
Leading the talent-packed cast of "Hairspray" is senior Marissa Cote as the ever-optimistic Tracy Turnblad. She is joined by Eddie Gelberg as Corny Collins, Steven Gelberg as Link Larkin, Mikayla Merrill as Velma Von Tussle, Ashley Shafman as Amber Von Tussle, Emily Martin as Penny Pingleton, Gina Ganley as Prudy Pendleton and Joram Coichy as Seaweed J. Stubbs. Also featured are Nicollette Moodie as Motormouth Maybelle, Michael Garcia as Edna Turnblad, Harry Lane as Wilbur Turnblad and Caroline Kashgegian as Little Inez and Nicholas Silva as Harriman Spritzer.
A family-friendly production, "Hairspray" promises to have you be-boppin’ with a roster of uplifting songs by Mark Chaiman and Scott Wittman that include “Good Morning Baltimore,” “Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now,” “Welcome to the ‘60s,” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat," the release states.
Tickets for "Hairspray, The Broadway Musical" are now on sale and can be purchased by visiting BurlingtonTheatre.com. Ticket prices are $10 for students and senior citizens, $15 for adults. All performances will take place in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center of Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge Street in Burlington, Massachusetts, a handicapped accessible facility. Information: 781-A-FUN-TIC.
BHS Theater on Patch
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