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Emery Henderson

 

Bio:
Emery Henderson will appear on the National Tour of Hairspray as Penny Pingleton. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
New National Tour, 2021
Penny Pingleton [Replacement]

Emery Henderson Biography

Emery Henderson will appear on the National Tour of Hairspray as Penny Pingleton.




Emery Henderson News

Review: HAIRSPRAY at Proctors Photo Review: HAIRSPRAY at Proctors
by Noah Casner - Dec 8, 2022

As I settled into my seat at Proctors to watch the new touring production of HAIRSPRAY, I wasn’t expecting anything particularly revolutionary. Instead, I was met with a production that embodies the show’s themes of love and solidarity so effectively that I’m convinced this show is more timely now than it was when it was conceived two decades ago.

Review: HAIRSPRAY National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center Photo Review: HAIRSPRAY National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 17, 2022

Based on John Waters' 1988 cult film of the same name, Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962. The story centers on a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Corny Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she launches a campaign to integrate the show.

HAIRSPRAY Tour to Play The Eccles Theater in April 2023 Photo HAIRSPRAY Tour to Play The Eccles Theater in April 2023
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 12, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10am. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play April 11 - 16, 2023 in Salt Lake City at the Eccles Theater. 

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Ohio Theatre - An Inspiring Musical with Blazing Energy Photo BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Ohio Theatre - An Inspiring Musical with Blazing Energy
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 9, 2022

The audience was thrilled to welcome home Columbus’s own sextuple superstar, Andrew Levitt aka Nina West, who has successfully conquered the entertainment genres of TV, film, theatre, music, web series, and most recently as an author of children’s book, “The You Kind of Kind.”  His role as Edna Turnblad is just icing on the cake.

National Tour Of HAIRSPRAY Returns To Wilmington Next Month Photo National Tour Of HAIRSPRAY Returns To Wilmington Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

You Can't Stop the Beat! The Grand is proud to present the Wilmington engagement of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon HAIRSPRAY at the historic Playhouse on Rodney Square from December 1 to December 4.

Interview: Tommy Betz of HAIRSPRAY at Ohio Theater Photo Interview: Tommy Betz of HAIRSPRAY at Ohio Theater
by Paul Batterson - Nov 4, 2022

It will be a homecoming of sorts for Tommy Betz when the buses for the 20th anniversary tour of HAIRSPRAY pull into Columbus.

HAIRSPRAY On Sale At The Orpheum Theatre This Friday Photo HAIRSPRAY On Sale At The Orpheum Theatre This Friday
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, returns to Minneapolis next year as part of the 2022-2023 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season.

Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levit Photo Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levitt aka Nina West
by Sneak Peek - Sep 29, 2022

All new photos and video have been released of the new cast of the North American tour of Hairspray, helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. Check out the clips and photos here!

Tickets for HAIRSPRAY Tour with Nina West at Miller Auditorium On Sale Now Photo Tickets for HAIRSPRAY Tour with Nina West at Miller Auditorium On Sale Now
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning musical comedy phenomenon, went on sale September 16, 2022 at 10 AM. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play Friday, November 4 – Saturday, November 5, 2022 in Kalamazoo at Miller Auditorium. 

Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at the Ohio Theatre On Sale Now Photo Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at the Ohio Theatre On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, is on sale now! This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play November 8-13 in Columbus at the Ohio Theatre, presented by CAPA and PNC Broadway in Columbus. 

Emery Henderson Videos

Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levit Videoplay
Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levitt aka Nina West

by Sneak Peek - Sep 29, 2022

All new photos and video have been released of the new cast of the North American tour of Hairspray, helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. Check out the clips and photos here!

VIDEO: Brandon Stalling Talks Returning to Chicago in the HAIRSPRAY Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: Brandon Stalling Talks Returning to Chicago in the HAIRSPRAY Tour

by Nicole Rosky - Feb 12, 2022

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, is being presented at Chicago's CIBC Theatre through February 13, and Chicago native Brandon Stalling, who plays Seaweed in the musical, just stopped by ABC7 to chat about his role!

VIDEO: First Look at the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2021

Helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, the new non-Equity national tour of  HAIRSPRAY is visiting more than 60 cities in its first touring season and is expected to play for multiple seasons.

VIDEO: Berklee Students Record 'What the World Needs Now' as a Virtual Orchestra Videoplay
VIDEO: Berklee Students Record 'What the World Needs Now' as a Virtual Orchestra

by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2020

A video created by students at the Berklee College of Music is going viral. The group created a virtual orchestra, performing 'What the World Needs Now' while remaining socially distanced.