Monday Aug 25
BWW Reviews: Raleigh Little Theatre's HAIRSPRAY
Based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name , the story of Hairspray takes place in Baltimore , Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet plump teenager Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show , a local TV dance program based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Washington Square News
Waters brings his craft to film retrospective
Aunt Ida and her nephew Gater are having a serious talk about lifestyle choices, and on a cursory listen her words sound familiar - all the expected cliches are in place.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Check it out: Musical weekend at East Stroudsburg theater
Are "Xanadu," "Hairspray" and "Beauty and the Beast" among your favorite musicals? If so, you may hear songs from those shows when Kerry Butler, along with Sirius/XM Satellite Radio host Seth Rudetsky, performs in the Poconos.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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 .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
'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.
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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."
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.
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.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
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)
Sun Aug 03, 2014
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)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
'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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.