Photo Coverage: Sieber-Led HAIRSPRAY Opens at Cape Playhouse!

Cape Playhouse presents the Tony Award-winning musical HAIRSPRAY featuring Christopher Sieber, Liz Froio, Jim Walton, Patti Murin, and more! The hit musical opened July 19 and is scheduled to run through August 7. BroadwayWorld brings you a special look at the production below!

The complete cast is as follows: Christopher Sieber as Edna, Liz Froio as Tracy, Jim Newman as Corny Collins, Patti Murin as Amber Von Tussle, Jim Walton as Wilbur, Travis Nesbitt as Link, Alex Ellis as Penny Pingleton, Sue Cella as Velma Von Tussle, Randy Aaron as Seaweed, Marsena Eunice Bowers as Little Inez and Inga Ballard as Motormouth Maybelle. Rounding out the ensemble are Christopher Messina, Daniel Bentley, Cedric Leiba Jr., Danielle Jordan, Tiffany Topol, Marjorie Failoni, Shelese Franklin, Steven Boyd Baker, Paige Williams, and Curtis Schroeger.

HAIRSPRAY features music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman, and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs include 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues. 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 integrate the show. Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s

The musical's original Broadway production opened on August 15, 2002 and won eight Tony Awards out of thirteen nominations. It ran for over 2,500 performances and closed on January 4, 2009. Hairspray has also had U.S. national tours, a London West End production and numerous foreign productions and was adapted for a 2007 musical film. The London production was nominated for a record-setting eleven Laurence Olivier Awards, winning for Best New Musical and in three other categories.

For more information, visit www.capeplayhouse.com.

Photo Coverage: Sieber-Led HAIRSPRAY Opens at Cape Playhouse!

Photo Coverage: Sieber-Led HAIRSPRAY Opens at Cape Playhouse!
Liz Froio, Christopher Sieber, and the ensemble of HAIRSPRAY

Photo Coverage: Sieber-Led HAIRSPRAY Opens at Cape Playhouse!




Related Articles

More Hot Stories For You

Stage and Screen Actress Marsha Kramer, Best Known For MODERN FAMILY, Has Passed Away
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Marsha Kramer, best known for her role on Modern Family, has passed away.... (read more)

Alex Brightman Says June 6 is 'Not the End of BEETLEJUICE'
Alex Brightman revealed that there is still hope that Beetlejuice will relocate, after it departs the Winter Garden Theatre in June.... (read more)

PHOTO: Princess Diana Meets the Six Wives of Henry VIII at BroadwayCon!
You never know who is going to meet up at BroadwayCon! This year, Princess Diana (Jeanna de Waal) got to meet the six wives of Henry VIII!... (read more)

VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Perform 'She Used To Be Mine' On THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW!
Sara Bareilles is making her West End debut in London's production of Waitress, leading the show as Jenna for the next six weeks! She gave fans a snea... (read more)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Production Photos of CLUE: A NEW COMEDY Starring John Treacy Egan and More
Performances of Clue: A New Comedy began on January 25th at Cleveland Play House.... (read more)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For BACK TO THE FUTURE the Musical
Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming musical adaptation of BACK TO THE FUTURE!... (read more)