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Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre

Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatre presents the Tony Award winning hit Broadway musical Hairspray with book by Marc O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island). Performances began Thursday, July 12, 2018 for a limited run through Sunday, August 26, 2018.

Under the direction and choreography of Antoinette DiPietropolo, and with music direction by Jonathan Brenner, the principal cast features Jason Simon as Edna, Katy Geraghty as Tracy, John Salvatore as Wilbur, Inga Ballard as Motor Mouth Maybelle, Sam Leicht as Link, Kirby Lunn as Amber, Kelsey Youmans as Velma, Malcolm Franklin as Seaweed, Christina Jackson as Penny, Dustin Maxwell as Corny Collins, and Nya Noemi as Little Inez. Rounding out the cast is Jill Taylor Anthony, Kayla Coleman, Lephate Cunningham, Courtney Fekete, Sean Patrick Grady, Conor McGriffin, Nyasia J. Monroe, Ashley Munzek, Matthew V. Ranaudo, Brandon Riddle, Reagan Roberts, and Chelsea Smith.

Hairspray is an American musical with 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.[1] When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight, and meets a colorful group of characters, leading to social change as Tracy campaigns for the show's integration.

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Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Katy Geraghty as Tracy Turnblad

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Katy Geraghty as Tracy Turnblad

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Jason Simon as Edna Turnblad

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Jason Simon as Edna Turnblad and John Salvatore as Wilbur Turnblad

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Kayla Coleman, Chelsea Margaux Smith, Nyasia J. Monroe

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Christina Emily Jackson as Penny Pingleton and Malcom Franklin as Seaweed

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Inga Ballard as Motor Mouth Maybelle

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Kirby Lunn as Amber Von Tussle and Kelsey Youmans as Velma Von Tussle

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Katy Geraghty as Tracy Turnblad and Sam Leicht as Link Larkin

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Jason Simon as Edna Turnblad, Katy Geraghty as Tracy Turnblad

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Dustin Maxwell as Corny Collins

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre
Jason Simon as Edna Turnblad

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at The Argyle Theatre




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