Hale Spring Musical

Hairspray

May 10-12 and 17-19, 2012 • 7:30 pm
Nathan Hale Performance Arts Center
10750 30th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125-7998 (Map)
Adult $15 / Student & Senior $8 (Ticket Sale Information)

HAIRSPRAY delighted audiences by sweeping them away to 1960’s Baltimore, where the 50’s are out — and change is in the air! Loveable plus-size heroine, Tracy Turnblad, has a passion for dancing, and wins a spot on the local TV dance program, “The Corny Collins Show.” Overnight she finds herself transformed from outsider to teen celebrity. Can a larger-than-life adolescent manage to vanquish the program’s reigning princess, integrate the television show, and find true love (singing and dancing all the while, of course!) without mussing her hair?

Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters (Rated PG  Parental Guidance Suggested)
Directed by Sydney Baird Childers
Book Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics Marc Shaiman
Lyrics Scott Wittman

PHOTO ORDER & GALLERY

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CAST
Tracy – Hannah Knapp-Jenkins*
Edna – Magnus Giaever*
Link – Liam Bateman
Amber – Lisa Field*
Velma – Lindsey Rugen
Penny – Emi Schwartz*
Seaweed – Rajah Matthews
Wilbur – Rafael Ladmer-Price*
Little Inez – Elena Smith
Male Authority – Anthony Bencivengo*
Prudy Pingleton – Claire Hannan*
Dynamite 1 – Eleanor Patz
Dynamite 2 – Erin Gunsul*
Matron/Dynamite 3 – Cassie Gill*

Council Members aka Corny Collins Dancers
Lou Ann – Amelia Campbell*
Fender – Adam Shulda-Maui*/Michael Duder
Tammy – Haley Durlag
Doreen – Lauren Epling
IQ – Jake Flum*
Noreen – Olivia Hansen*
Sketch – Rohan Ladmer-Price*
Shelly – Sierra Reid*
Brad – Andrew Uhrich
Brenda – Audrey Verginia*

Students
Gail (Gilbert) – Siah Lesher
Diane (Duane) – Alicia Perez
Gladys – Anzhan’E Slaughter
Lorraine – Lillian Taliaferno
Cindy Watkins – Ella Tudor*
Thad – Tyler Ung

Ensemble
Audrey Delaney-Hanna*
Conor Dynes
Aaron Giron
Abby Tadlock*
Anna Marie Yanny*

SPECIAL CAST
Corny Collins – Mr. Brian Coon
Motomouth Maybelle – Coach Liz Richards

PRODUCTION TEAM
Director – Sydney Baird Childers
Music Director – Brandon Peck
Assistant Music Director – Nick Durand **
Choreographer – Eia Waltzer
Set Designer – Ben Radin
Prop Designer – Kyna Shilling
Lighting Designer – J.J. Ennis
Sound Designer – Dustin Morache
Costume Designer – Kd Schill
Dance Captains – Sierra Reid, Ella Tudor, Andrew Uhrich

STUDENT CREW
Stage Manager – Kial McGaw*
Assistant Stage Manager – Audrey Delaney-Hanna*
Stage Crew – Cheyanne Sanchez
Sound Board Operator – Toby Folkert*
Sound Assistant – Calum Houston
Master Electrician – Graham Beatty*
Spotlight Operators – Lexie Renouard, Michael Ton
Costume Intern – Holly Shumway
Hair and Makeup Intern – Taylor Richardson*
House Manager/Dramaturg – Sara Albertson*
Box Office Manage/Dramaturg – Julia McCotter*
Dramaturg – Kyla Gray

ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS
Conductor/Keyboad 1/Percussion – Brandon Peck
Violin – Lousanne Lotz
Violin – Daniel Chan **
Cello – Yanie Hung **
Reed 1 – Dave Dolongwicz
Reed 2 – Dan Wager
Keyboard 2 – Nick Durand* **
Electric Bass  – Hannah Brockman **
Guitars – Colin Pearce **
Drum Kit – [TBA]

*Member of Washington State Thespian Society
** Hale student musicians

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