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Cara Delevingne to star in Beach Boys musical

Cara Delevingne has reportedly been offered the starring role in the upcoming musical 'All Summer Long' which is set to the songs of The Beach Boys.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Theatre review: Hairspray, SkyCity Theatre

Colourful costumes and the performance of Lavinia Williams, centre, are among the many highlights of this updated version of Hairspray .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: On This Day 8/15- Hairspray

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Today in 2002, Hairspray opened at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 2642 performances.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bradenton.com

Filmmaker John Waters brings his one-man show to Tampa

The Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is almost always worth checking out for its assortment of wonderfully odd and often excellent films that you might not get a chance to experience in a theater otherwise.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Examiner.com

'Once Upon a Time' season 4: Captain Hook makes Storybrooke home

Lately, it's hard even for a pirate to find work while on hiatus. It seems Colin O'Donoghue who plays Captain Hook on ABC's " Once Upon a Time " auditioned for the same role but in NBC's upcoming musical "Peter Pan: Live" but lost out to Christopher Walken.

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The New Zealand Herald

Theatre preview: Hairspray, SkyCity Theatre

Lavina Williams was hired on the spot for the Motormouth Maybelle role in the North Shore Music Theatre's Hairspray.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Crow

Hairspray comes to Stevenage's Gordon Craig Theatre

Hairspray has come a long way since it was first conjured up from the frankly weird and wonderful imagination of John Waters, the pencil-tached master of cinematic outrage.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Hairspray: Strap on those heels and high hair

Many will remember Russell Dixon as TV3's affable, clean-cut weather presenter from the mid-2000s who dabbled in theatre.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Throwback Thursday: Josh Charles Had His First Brush With Emmy in 1990

Charles "created a character that was different from what Tom Hulce was doing, and it really worked for the picture," director Roger Young says of the former "Good Wife" star's turn in "Murder in Mississippi."

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BroadwayWorld.com

Florida Studio Theatre to Stage HAIRSPRAY, Begin, 11/12

"You can't stop the beat" at Florida Studio Theatre , as the Winter Mainstage season opens with the multiple Tony award-winning Broadway musical, Hairspray.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: Pia Zadora Brings Pia Reloaded to Metropolitan Room

Internationally beloved and iconic entertainer Pia Zadora is back and better than ever, wooing fans with a brand new musical revue celebrating her extraordinary career and life! Pia Reloaded is currently playing at the Metropolitan Room in a five-show engagement! The next shows are Aug 9th & 10th at 7pm.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Deadline

Adam Shankman And Jennifer Gibgot's Offspring Entertainment...

Offspring's first TV exec hire. Meredith Ditlow will be responsible for ramping up and overseeing Offspring's development and production slate in drama and comedy, for both broadcast and cable, through its deal with Warner Bros.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Switched

Daniel Baer, Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador, Marries Brian Walsh

Get out of the champagne! Openly gay U.S. Ambassador Daniel Baer married his partner Brian Walsh over the weekend.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Broadway's Pia Zadora to Premiere New Show 'Pia Reloaded' at Metropolitan Room, 8/5

Internationally beloved and iconic entertainer Pia Zadora is back and better than ever, wooing fans with a brand new musical revue celebrating her extraordinary career and life! Pia Reloaded will debut on August 5, 2014, at New York City's famous Metropolitan Room for a five-show engagement! A New York native, the multi-talented Pia has established ... (more)

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Boston Herald

Tracked down: Brock Holt, Katy Perry, Derek Jeter...

Red-hot Red Sox rookie Brock Holt painting with patients, signing baseballs and handing out Wally dolls at the Jimmy Fund Clinic ... Ex-Sox stud Jacoby Ellsbury, his Yankees teammate Brian McCann and manager Joe Girardi dining at Strega North End - but not together ... Derek Jeter eating at Strega Waterfront ... Pop princess Katy Perry and her pal ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

'Hairspray' has a message that sticks

"You Can't Stop the Beat" is the finale of the musical "Hairspray" and a good description of everything that goes before it.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Film Comment

John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective

John Waters began moving the pendulum of taste and decorum on the big screen, remarkably, 50 years ago this year.

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The Georgia Straight

Trash fiend John Waters hits the open road in Carsick

John Waters runs into ex-Marines, obese teens, and a few figments of his own lusty imagination in his new book about a cross-country hitchhiking odyssey.

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Redlands Daily Facts

Hollywood Bowla s a Haira comes with hefty warning

This is the warning that the Hollywood Bowl gives about “Hair,” the famed 1968 rock musical that will play there tonight through Sunday: “Includes simulated drug use, brief nudity, profanity, questioning of religion, blatant sexual positioning, refusal of authority, energy, love, beads, flowers and happiness ... so ... (more)

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Advocate

Adam Shankman on L.A. 'Hair': 'There's Gonna Be a Lot of Naked!'

Entertainment Tonight asked the burning question while visiting rehearsals of the summer staging, which will be presented Friday through Sunday at the historic Los Angeles venue.

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Directed by Adam Shankman

Starring John Travolta and Amanda Bynes

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