The local production, based on the film written and directed by John Waters, is being directed by one-time “American Idol” contestant Colon Berry, who also co-stars as Link Larkin, the resident hunk of “The Corny Collins Show.” The storyline revolves around that show and the plus-sized heroine of Hairspray!, Tracy Turnblad (Justine Juart), who has a passion for dancing and dreams of being able perform on the show.
Hairspray runs Aug. 12-Aug. 22 with Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now at www.shenanarts.org.
Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at [email protected].