BSO Premieres HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, 1/24-27

BSO Premieres HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, 1/24-27

Marking the 25th anniversary of the John Waters' original film, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly brings together an all-star cast of Broadway, film and TV stars for the full symphonic production of the Broadway musical Hairspray. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will perform Hairspray: In Concert! on Thursday, January 24 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, and at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on Friday, January 25 at 8 p.m., on Saturday, January 26 at 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m.

Hairspray stars noted filmmaker, writer and artist John Waters as narrator; Micky Dolenz (Wilbur Turnblad), best known as the drummer and lead vocalist of the 1960s made-for-television band The Monkees; Broadway star Beth Leavel (Velma Von Tussle), who earned a Tony Award for The Drowsy Chaperone and a nomination for her role in Baby, It's You; and Paul Vogt (Edna Turnblad), who played the role of Edna in Hairspray on Broadway and whose television credits include MADtv, Grey's Anatomy and Glee.

WHAT: BSO Premiere of Hairspray in Concert!, starring Baltimore's own John Waters.

FULL CAST:

John Waters - Narrator

Micky Dolenz - Wilbur Turnblad

Beth Leavel - Velma von Tussle

Paul C. Vogt - Edna Turnblad

Marissa Perry - Tracy Turnblad

Nick Adams - Link Larkin

NaTasha Yvette Williams - Motormouth Maybelle

Bret Shuford - Corny Collins

Marika Washington - Little Inez

Julie Kavanagh - Penny Pingleton

Rhiannon Hansen - Amber von Tussle

Marcus Terell - Seaweed J. Stubbs

Alix Korey - Female Authority Figure

Chris Briante - Male Authority Figure

The Divas of Song (Natalie Renee, Nikki Stephenson & Melissa van Pelt) - The Dynamites

WHEN/WHERE:

Thursday, January 24 at 8 p.m. - The Music Center at Strathmore

Friday, January 25 at 8 p.m. - Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (JMSH)

Saturday, January 26 at 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. - JMSH

Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m. - JMSH

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