Plays Directory : Hairspray

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
  • Written
    2002
  • Setting
    Baltimore, USA, 1962
  • Overview
    Based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name.

    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 becomes a celebrity overnight. She then launches a campaign to racially integrate the show. Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s.

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12 known characters

18 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Charlotte Tremeer
Charlotte Tremeer
Child Actor
2019, Penny
Leah Heath
Leah Heath
Child Actor
2019, Penny Pingleton
Kings Norton Girls School
Ellen O'Keeffe
2018, Penny Pingleton
Victoria Hall
Sarah Frances
2017, Penny
Guildhall Theatre
Lauren Perry
Lauren Perry
Child Actor
2017, Penny Pingleton
Wadhurst Commemoration Hall
Lucy Emma Lockwood Brandon
2016, Penny
St Hilda Church
Amy Robinson
Amy Robinson
Actor
2015, Penny Pingleton (Lead role)
Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl
Ellie Cooper
Ellie Cooper
Actor
2015, Penny Pingleton
Tilly-Rose Mitchell
2015, Penny Pingleton
Maidenhead Desbrough Theatre
Pascale Potvin
2014, Penny
60 Six Point Road
Ella Fairhurst
Ella Fairhurst
Child Actor
2014, penny
Zizi Strallen
2014, Penny
Leicester curve
Sydney Leigh Allen
2013, Penny
Lauren Moore
Lauren Moore
Actor
2013, Penny Pingleton
Marissa Otto
Marissa Otto
Actor
2013, Penny
St. Ignatius Auditorium
Heather Michelle
2012, Penny Pingleton
Samantha Giffard
2012, Penny Pingleton
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Alexandra Markson
2011, Penny
Harriet Downes
2011, Penny
Polly Lovegrove
2010, Penny
Dearn Playhouse