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Local production of "Hairspray" set to impress
Posted on July 10, 2014 at 10:00:39 am by Holley T.
In its 16th year, the Fort Wayne Summer Music Theater will be putting on a production of the classic hit, Hairspray. The musical will be held at IPFW's Williams Theater Thursday, July 10 - Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. The story itself is not new, and in fact has had quite the journey of its own. It made its debut in 1998 when John Walter's film production of the same name was released. Later, in 2002 Hairspray became a Broadway musical. The musical was a smashing hit, winning eight out of its 13 Tony nominations. The 2007 film remake was no different. With a star-studded cast, the film did extremely well at the box-office and became the sixth highest grossing musical after Chicago and Grease.