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Hairspray The Broadway Musical
Book by Mark O’Donnell | Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman | Marc Shaiman
Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
Opens November 27th
Hairspray is a plus size beehive of entertainment with a warm message, an innocent heart that never tries to be anything but a cheerful cartoon fable. Full of funny lines, self-help messages and warm characters, Hairspray is a universal show that leaves you with a smile on your face as you dance down the aisle. – ChicagoCritic
Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.
It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do!
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HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Josie in Anne of Green Gables, Mamma Mia, Kronborg: the Hamlet Rock Musical, JC Superstar (Charlottetown Festival); Cinderella in Cinderella (Torrent); Sunshine Sketches, Pride & Joy (Smile); Red Rock Diner (Drayton); UnCovered (Musical Stage); Sally in You’re a Good Man… (Indian River). CHOREOGRAPHY: Atlantic Blue, Stories From the Red Dirt Road (Charlottetown Festival); My Bonnie Lass (Sheridan); Anne & Gilbert (NAC/Guild); Highland Storm (COP); The Addams Family (Mainstage). TRAINING: Young Innovator (Nightwood) & Banks Prize recipient (Musical Stage). Bachelor of Music (UPEI), Randolph College, Physical Theatre (IUGTE/Austria). ET CETERA: Thrilled to make my Aquarius debut in this very special show. Thanks to Sandie (NLM), MF, Robin and Reza. @brittanyybanks
AQUARIUS: Beauty and the Beast. OTHER THEATRE: Broadway, Singapore, and National tour for both The Lion King (Scar) and Aladdin (Jafar); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Andre). The Shaw Festival: Caesar and Cleopatra (Apollodorus), Merrily We Roll Along, The Man Who Came to Dinner, On the 20th Century, Easy Virtue, Shadow Play, She Loves Me. StageWest: The Rocky Horror Show (Frank “N” Furter, Betty Award nominee), Tuesdays With Morrie (with Jamie Farr). Elsewhere: Bach At Leipzig, Blood Brothers, Bent.
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Dear Evan Hansen (Mirvish); All Shook Up, Soul Sistas (Mayfield Dinner Theatre); Pollyanna Workshop (Yonge Street Theatricals); Rocky Horror Show (LOT); Pyjama Game, Rocky Horror Show, Oklahoma (St. Clair College). TRAINING: Graduate of Music Theatre Performance program at St. Clair College.
Nicest Kid in Town / Ensemble / U/S Tracy Turnblad
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Legends of Country (Stage West Calgary); Hairspray (Mayfield); Wizard of Oz, Sound of Music (Live @ The Centre); Extraordinary, Canada in Love (Young at Heart Theatre); Hairspray (Drayton Entertainment); Les Feux Follets, Anne of Green Gables, British Invasion, Disco Cirque, Hairspray (Charlottetown Festival); Anne & Gilbert (Jubilee Theatre). TRAINING/TEACHING: American Musical and Dramatic Academy, NYC (AMDA) . ET CETERA: So happy to be back in Baltimore! Thank you to Mary Francis, Reza, Robin and Ron for this very special opportunity. Love to my pilot, Corey and little Darla. Xo.
Nicest Kid in Town / Ensemble
Aquarius: High School Musical (GADZ). Other Theatre: LeFou in Beauty and the Beast (Drayton Entertainment); Eugene in Grease (Chemainus Festival Theatre); Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival); West Side Story (Citadel Theatre). Training: Sheridan College Music Theatre Performance Degree, Banff Citadel professional training program, Burlington Dance Company. Et Cetera: Big thanks to Mary Frances, Robin, Reza, and the rest of the creative team, the Talent House team, and friends and family. @ericdance42
Amanda De Freitas
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Obeah Opera, The Little Mermaid, Mamma Mia!, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Hairspray (Mirvish); Hairspray (U.S. National Tour); Hairspray (Broadway); The Tempest (Stratford Festival); West Side Story (Stratford Festival). FILM/TV: Mirror, Mirror (Relativity Media); The L.A. Complex (Epitome Pictures).
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Obeah Opera (Luminato Festival); Evil Dead the Musical (Starvox); Cabaret, The Little Mermaid, Peter and the Starcatcher (LOT); Into the Woods, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Great American Trailer Park Musical (HHT); Grease, The Mikado (SCC). TRAINING: Graduate of the St Clair College Musical Theatre Performance Program. ET CETERA: Saphire would like to thank her family, friends and wonderful agent Colin for their support. Special thanks to CP for the unconditional love and for making sure she always ‘hears the bells’.
Nicest Kid in Town / Ensemble
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: The Music Man, The Rocky Horror Show (Stratford Festival); Beauty and the Beast, My Fair Lady (Port Hope Festival); Aladdin (Drayton Entertainment); Kaa in The Jungle Book (Creativiva Dubai); Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Dream Laurey in Oklahoma!, Petra in A Little Night Music, Jesus Christ Superstar (SCC); FILM/TV: 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Opening Ceremonies (CBC); Start Here commercial (CTV/Cineplex). TRAINING/TEACHING: Christine is a proud graduate of the Music Theatre Performance program at St. Clair College. ET CETERA: Christine thanks her parents and sister, Danielle for their never-ending love and support; Bruce and the Talent House gang; and wishes you all a Happy Holidays! Enjoy the show! @christine.desjardins.
Nicest Kid in Town / Ensemble
Aquarius: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Beauty and the Beast, Shrek (Globe Theatre); Kamp (Eastern Front/Neptune Theatre); Rock of Ages (Stage West Calgary); Beauty and the Beast (Capitol Theatre); Anne of Green Gables, Canada ROCKS!, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Mamma Mia (Charlottetown Festival). TRAINING: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance Dance from Ryerson University. ET CETERA: Josh received a Merritt nomination for his performance as Pavlo in Kamp (Eastern Front/Neptune Theatre).
Keisha T. Fraser
Aquarius: Debut. Other Theatre: The Color Purple (Neptune, Menier Chocolate Factory); Matilda (US 1st National Tour); The Book of Mormon (West End); Ghost (Drayton Theatre); Hairspray (Port Hope, Drayton); Kiss Me, Kate, Evita (Stratford Shakespeare Festival). Film/TV: Shazam!, Kim’s Convenience, The Handmaid’s Tale, Grand Army, Workin’ Moms, Madam CJ Walker, Undercover Brother. Training: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (M.A.), Randolph Academy. ET CETERA: Thanks to the Father for all blessings, and family for endless support and prayer. For Husby.
Aquarius: Debut. Other Theatre: Hollywood Hits (Stage West); A Chorus Line, Hypochondriac (Stratford); Mamma Mia (Citadel); Parade (Lincoln Centre NYC); Anne of Green Gables, Jesus Christ Superstar (Charlottetown Festival); Grease (Wintergarden); Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Anne of Green Gables (Drayton); Cinderella the Pantomime (Torrent Productions); Chicago (Globe Theatre); Guys and Dolls (Port Hope); Brantwood (Theatre Sheridan). Film/TV: RocKids TV, Dance Breakdown,Finalist in CBC’s Searchlight. TRAINING: Graduate of Sheridan College. ET CETERA: upcoming: Ollie’s pack (Nickelodeon) JJ is also releasing music under his artist name JonoJosh (spotify/applemusic). But most importantly he’s excited to spray his hair down and wake up in Baltimore! @jonojosh
AQUARIUS: Joseph…Dreamcoat, Mamma Mia, Troy Bolton in High School Musical. OTHER THEATRE: Hamlet in Kronborg, Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, Gilbert in Anne of Green Gables, Sky in Mamma Mia (Charlottetown Festival); Bert in Mary Poppins (Capitol); Evita (Vancouver Opera); Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Pygmalion, Sweet Charity, Lady Windermere’s Fan (Shaw Festival); The Philadelphia Story (Theatre Calgary/Shaw Festival); Roger in RENT (Panasonic Theatre/Theatre Sheridan); High School Musical (Neptune Theatre). TRAINING: Sheridan College. ET CETERA: Thank you for supporting live theatre, and Happy Holidays!
Prudy Pingleton / Matron
Aquarius: Blood Brothers, The Winslow Boy, The Little Match Girl, Warbrides, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Wizard of Oz. Other Theatre: Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Mamma Mia, Shout (Capitol Theatre Port Hope); War Horse, Les Miserables (Mirvish); Juno and the Paycock, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Oedipus Rex, The Boyfriend, The Music Man (Stratford); Little Shop of Horrors, Elf (The Grand); A Year With Frog And Toad, Seussical (YPT); Singin’ In The Rain (Arts Club Theatre). Film/Tv: Suits, Coming In, Orphan Black, Heroes Reborn. Training/Teaching: BA Theatre UBC, John Sullivan Hayes Program for Theatre Training, Young Company (Stratford). Et Cetera: Associate Director/Choreographer Drowsy Chaperone (Randolph College for the Performing Arts).
Seaweed J. Stubbs
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Annie, Rocky: The Musical, Ghost: The Musical, Hairspray, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Red Rock Diner (Drayton Entertainment); Shrek (Globe Theatre); Pure ‘90s, ‘80s Solid Gold 2 (Stage West Calgary); Sweet Charity, Pygmalion, The Next Whiskey Bar, Cabaret, The Light in the Piazza, Guys and Dolls, Ragtime (Shaw Festival); You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Alberta Theatre Projects); Porgy and Bess (Opera de Montréal). FILM/TV: Madam CJ Walker (Netflix/Warner Bros.) TRAINING: Voice Performance Graduate from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music.
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Rocky Horror, The Boy Friend, Into The Woods, Little Shop of Horrors, The Pajama Game, The Little Mermaid, Little Women, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, West Side Story. TRAINING: St. Clair College Music Theatre Performance Program .
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER TRAINING: Anne of Green Gables, Mamma Mia!, Kronborg: The Hamlet Rock Musical, We are Canadian (Charlottetown Festival); Mama Mia! (Grand Theatre); Mary Poppins (YPT); Shrek: The Musical (Globe Theatre); Hairspray (Drayton); Grease (Irregular Entertainment); Sousatzka (Teatro Proscenium); Prom Queen (Segal Centre); Sweet Charity, Legally Blonde, In the Heights (Theatre Sheridan). FILM/TV: In the Tall Grass (Netflix Film); American Gods (Freemantle); Zombies (Disney Channel). TRAINING: Graduate of the BA Music Theatre Program at Sheridan College, Burlington Dance Company & Burlington Student Theatre Alumni. ET CETERA: Hailey is a recipient of the Sheridan Triple Threat award, Marion Abbott Dance award and the Aland Lund and Elizabeth Mawson scholarships. Hailey thanks the TH gang and her friends and family for their on-going love and support.
Nicest Kid in Town / Ensemble / U/S Link Larkin
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Phantom of the Opera, My Bonnie Lass, Chelsea Sunrise, Kiss Me, Kate (Theatre Sheridan); Grease the Musical (Winter Garden Theatre); Mamma Mia! (YES Theatre); The Stars of Mars (Canadian Music Theatre Project Festival); My Bonnie Lass Concert (The Rose); The Stars of Mars Concert (Theatre Passe Muraille); Monty Python’s Spamalot (Queen’s Musical Theatre). TRAINING/TEACHING: Graduate of Sheridan College’s Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance program.
Velma Von Tussle
AQUARIUS: Miss Andrew/The Bird Lady in Mary Poppins, Shirley in Rock and Roll. Other theatre: 11 Seasons with the Stratford Festival including Kiss Me Kate, Julius Caesar, The Music Man, Crazy For You, Elektra, The Sound of Music, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Camelot, Evita, The Bacchae and Cabaret. She played Donna in Mamma Mia for two years in the Broadway touring production,and was in the original Canadian companies of The Lord of the Rings, Crazy For You, Tommy, Joseph and Cats. She very recently played Gina in Early August (Lighthouse Festival) Marion in Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Drayton) and Bernarde in Martin Guerre in concert (Stratford). ET CETERA: In 2017 she received the Brian Mcdonald award from the Stratford Festival. Dedicated to the memory of Nikko Sienna.
Aquarius: It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol, The Rocky Horror Show, Man of La Mancha, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Other Theatre: The Wizard of Oz, Crazy for You (Mirvish); Larry’s Party (NAC); Lady Be Good (MTC); Gypsy (Neptune); The Wild Party (Musical Stage); Anne of Green Gables (Thousand Islands); Charlottetown, Drayton and Shaw Festivals, as well as 5 seasons with the Stratford Festival. Film/TV: Hairspray (New Line Cinema); The Music Man, Flash Forward (Disney); Suits (Universal); Downsizing (Paramount); Murdoch Mysteries (CBC); Damien, Breakout Kings (A&E); The Firm, Covert Affairs (NBC); The Listener, Flashpoint (CTV); Nikita (CWTN), Goosebumps (Fox). Et cetera: Larry is originally from St. Catharines and first performed on stage while studying at McMaster University.
Aquarius: Debut. Other Theatre: Anne of Green Gables, Kronborg, Atlantic Blue, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evangeline (Charlottetown Festival, 8 Seasons); Beauty and The Beast (Capitol Theatre NB & Port Hope, ON); My Fair Lady, King Arthur Panto, Robin Hood Panto (Port Hope Festival); Elf! The Musical, West Side Story (Neptune Theatre); The Little Prince World Premiere (Theatre Calgary); The Wedding Singer, Fiddler on the Roof, Joseph (Stagewest Missisauga). Training: Andrew is a graduate of the Sheridan College Musical Theatre-Performance Program. Et Cetera: Andrew can be heard on the original cast recording of Evangeline! The Musical. He dedicates this show to his father and good pal, Scott Campbell. He wishes they could be here to see it!
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Sister Act, Grease (Drayton Entertainment); Rumspringa Break (Next stage Festival). TRAINING/TEACHING: Graduate of St. Clair College.
Mr. Pinky / Ensemble
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Once (Mirvish, 1st U.S. National Tour, Segal Centre, Neptune); Mama Mia, Miss Siagon (Drayton Entertainment); Last Resort (Rose Theatre and Stirling); Fiddler on the Roof, Forever Plaid, Guys and Dolls, Joseph (Stage West Mississauga); and many others. TRAINING: Graduate of Dalhousie University (Theatre). ET CETERA: Jon-Alex is a Dora Award winner for Once (Best Ensemble) and a META nominee for Best Supporting Actor for Once at the Segal Centre.
Nicest Kid in Town / Ensemble / Dance Captain
AQUARIUS: Debut. OTHER THEATRE: Pal Joey (TIFT); Jack and the Beanstalk, Red Rock Diner (Drayton); Anne of Green Gables (Assistant Choreographer); Jesus Christ Superstar, Kronborg: in concert (Ophelia); Alice Through the Looking Glass, Canada Rocks, The Full Monty (Charlottetown Festival); The Wizard of Oz (Mirvish/National Tour); West Side Story (Citadel/Vancouver Opera); The Producers, Joseph, Happy Days, All Shook Up (Stage West). TRAINING: Graduate of The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts. ET CETERA: Kristen runs a corporate yoga business @kristen_pottle_yoga. All my love to my ever supportive husband Simon!
Aquarius: Freaky Friday, Beauty and the Beast, Prom Queen (Workshop). Other Theatre: Portrait of A collaboration with Alan Menken & Marion Adler (Stratford Festival); Mary Poppins (YPT); Shrek (Globe Theatre); Rock Of Ages, Footloose, All Shook Up, Mamma Mia!, Anne Of Green Gables, Sound Of Music (Drayton Ent.); Cabaret, Billy Elliot (RMTC); The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Footloose, Hairspray, Joseph & The Amazing…, Sound Of Music, Wizard Of Oz (Rainbow Stage); Mary Poppins (Neptune Theatre). Film/TV: Madison in Season 2 of Less Than Kind (HBO Canada); The Voice of Cozybory in Noonbory & The Super Seven (Dacapo Productions). Training: Graduate with Honours of the Musical Theatre Performance Program at Sheridan Institute. ET CETERA: A HUGE Thank you to my family, friends, the TH gang, and Trev.
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