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HAIRSPRAY North American Tour is Coming to the Orpheum Theatre This Spring

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will be performing a limited engagement at BroadwaySF’s Orpheum Theatre. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.

Tickets Go On Sale This Week For HAIRSPRAY at the Hobby Center

Tickets to HAIRSPRAY at the Hobby Center will go on sale to the general public Friday, February 23, 2024 at 10am. Performances run June 4-9, 2024.

HAIRSPRAY Comes To ABT This Week

Alberta Bair Theater will welcome HAIRSPRAY on Saturday, February 17, for two performances – 2 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. Learn more about the production here!

HAIRSPRAY is Coming to The Buddy Holly Hall in March

The American Theatre Guild will present Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, HAIRSPRAY. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

HAIRSPRAY is Coming to Alberta Bair Theater This Month

Alberta Bair Theater will welcome HAIRSPRAY in 3 weeks on Saturday, January 17 for two performances – 2 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. Learn more here!

HAIRSPRAY is Coming to Stifel Theatre in February

Hairspray is coming to Stifel Theatre on February 8-9. Learn how to purchase tickets!

HAIRSPRAY is Coming to Pikes Peak Center in February

The American Theatre Guild will present Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning musical comedy phenomenon, HAIRSPRAY.

HAIRSPRAY Comes To Mayo Performing Arts Center, January 26-27

MPAC releases Hairspray and announces February events. Get all the details on upcoming shows and performances at Mayo Performing Arts Center.

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Rockland / Westchester Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Rockland / Westchester Awards; SEUSSICAL, POPCORN FALLS, Westchester Sandbox Theater & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY at Ahmanson

Lenz’s production is solid family stuff, a little bit cock-eyed, and easy on the treacle. Knowledge of the original movie is by no means a prerequisite to enjoyment of ACS: TM. If you’re craving certain iconic moments from the movie, rest assured you’ll find them, possibly even amped up or with a musical number built around them.

HAIRSPRAY Comes to the Palace Theater Next Month

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning musical comedy phenomenon, helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play January 16-18 in Waterbury, CT at the Palace Theater.

Photos: Broadway Dreams Foundation Honors Bob Greenblatt At 16th Annual Gala

On Saturday, December 9, 2023, the Broadway Dreams Foundation ('Broadway Dreams') honored prolific producer of television, film, and Broadway, Robert Greenblatt at their 16th Annual Gala held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.  See photos from the evening below.

HAIRSPRAY To Play Limited Engagement At BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatre, April 16-21, 2024

BroadwaySF, part of the Ambassador Theatre Group, announced today that HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will play a limited engagement at BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market St., San Francisco) from April 16 to 21, 2024.

BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards; SEUSSICAL, POPCORN FALLS, Westchester Sandbox Theater & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Interview: A Comforting Sabrina Sloan's Making Full Circles With A CHRISTMAS STORY

Next up at the Ahmanson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s A Christmas Story opening December 8, 2023 (with previews beginning December 5th). Matt Lenz directs the cast of Chris Carsten, Eric Petersen, Sabrina Sloan, Shelley Regner, Kai Edga, and Henry Witcher; with ensemble members Steven-Adam Agdeppa, Gabbie Fried, Andrew Ge, Juliane Godfrey, Julia Harnett, Michael James, Trent Mills, Kyle Montgomery, Gabriel Navarro, Jane Papageorge, Zeke Bernier, Addalie Burns, Jack Casey, Jordan Coates, Greta Rebecca Kleinman, Kayden Alexander Koshelev, Emilie Ong, Izzy Pike, Jacob Pham and Charlie Stover. Sabrina took some time from her Mother-ing to answer a few of my queries.

BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards December 5th Standings; SEUSSICAL Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards; RED Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards; SEUSSICAL Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Rockland / Westchester Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

WALKING WITH BUBBLES Will Release Cast Album on December 1

Winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Solo Show, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway musical, Walking with Bubbles, is set to release its original cast album on Friday, December 1st.

Matt Lenz FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Matt Lenz has been nominated for several awards. He was nominated for Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Kevin Kline Awards for his work on Hairspray and Aida.

Matt Lenz has won the Outstanding Director of a Musical award at the Kevin Kline Awards for his work on the Broadway show Hairspray.

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