Hairspray

Hairspray
You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance.

The 1950's are out and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.

It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad 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. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!

Hairspray is ideal for a large cast of strong singers and dancers. It provides great opportunities in terms of set design, costuming, and lighting choices.

Concert Selections for Hairspray

Concert Selections are original Broadway orchestrations and exciting new symphonic arrangements of select songs for use in concert performances. Concert Selections are the perfect way to give audiences a taste of the musical theatre experience without the sets, props and costumes.

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  • I KNOW WHERE I'VE BEEN
    From
    HAIRSPRAY
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Starting Key
    Ab
    Estimated duration
    0 sec
    Music by
    Marc Shaiman
    Lyrics by
    Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman
    Orchestrated by
    Harold Wheeler
    Instrumentation
    1 Alto Sax, 1 Tenor Sax, 1 Trumpet, 1 Trombone, 1 Drums, 1 Percussion, 2 Guitars, 1 Electric Bass, (6) Violins, (4) Cello, 24 Keyboard 1-Conductor Score, 1 Keyboard 2, 1 Keyboard 3.
  • MAMMA I'M A BIG GIRL NOW
    From
    HAIRSPRAY
    First Performance Fee:
    $0
    Each Additional Performance:
    $0
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Estimated duration
    0 sec
  • YOU CAN'T STOP THE BEAT
    From
    HAIRSPRAY
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Estimated duration
    0 sec
    Music by
    Marc Shaiman
    Lyrics by
    Marc Shaiman
    Scott Wittman
    Orchestrated by
    Harold Wheeler
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Resources

No matter where you are on your theatrical journey, our innovative production resources will enhance your show experience.

Play those hard-to-find Keyboard/Synthesizer sounds with specially created patches integral to the orchestration. 

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Promote your show with the officially licensed logo.

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Logo T-shirts

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Play your show’s full score by adding in your orchestra’s missing instruments.

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Listen to a cast or demo recording before licensing your next musical.

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Run rehearsals with a virtual accompanist that plays every note of your show’s score.

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Get off book fast with the app that helps you learn lines.

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Manage ticket sales online and maximize your box office. 

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Facilitate cueing, blocking and all of your production needs with this customizable copy of the libretto. 

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Change the key of any song and optimize your performer’s vocal range.

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Manage every detail of your production by sending instant updates to your cast and crew.

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Questions & Answers

Hairspray

January 14, 2011
Is there any ideas or suggestions on how to perform Hairspray in our school that has very few minorities??? My drama kids love the show and the music and have no problem portraying characters of different ethnicities... but can this be done and NOT offend anyone????
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