The Successful Showcase of Hairspray

By Christopher Heide
You can’t stop the beat! In 2002, Hairspray was the first world premiere musical to leave the 5th Avenue Theatre and head for Broadway. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical and launched the Theatre’s unprecedented track record for sending new works to New York. Now 10 seasons later, the 5th collaborates with one of the world’s largest and most respected choruses, the Seattle Men’s Chorus. Together bring this special concert presentation of Hairspray, with all its glorious, irreverent, John Waters-inspired wackiness, back to the 5th Avenue stage for six very special performances.

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