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Our Shows : Hairspray 2014

SkyCity Theatre
16 August 2014 - 6 September 2014

2013/2014 is NSMT's 50th Anniversary year, and what better way to celebrate than a show set in the 60's when NSMT began.

Proudly Presented by North Shore Music Theatre

HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical. SKY CITY THEATRE FROM SATURDAY 16 AUGUST 2014

Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman Music by Marc Shaiman Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan By arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd, Exclusive agent for Music Theatre International (NY)

In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight. The musical's original Broadway production opened on August 15th, 2002, won eight Tony Awards out of thirteen nominations and ran for over 2,500 performances. Hairspray has also had national US tours, a London West End production, national UK tours, numerous foreign productions and was adapted as a 2007 musical film starring John Travolta.

Auckland Artistic Team

Director: Grant Meese

Musical Director: Catherine Carr

Choreographer: Rhonda Daverne

Produced by North Shore Music Theatre

Production Business Manager: Bruce Abbott

Production Team: Mark Betty, Martin Searancke, & James Murdoch.

The Cast

Tracy Turnblad - Heather Wilcock

Edna Turnblad - Russell Dixon

Wilbur Turnblad - David Adkins

Corny Collins - Andrew Allen

Link Larkin - Greg Bailiey

Penny Pingleton - Stella Staab

Amber Von Tussle - Alexandra Light

Velma Von Tussle - Stephanie Liebert

Motormouth Mabel - Lavina Williams

Seaweed - Josh Martin

Little Inez - Samantha de Silva

Dynamites - Ana Howie, Kirsten Reade, Manuao Ross

Female Authority Figure - Maryanne Rushton

Male Authority Figure - Luke Bird

Black Ensemble - Nina De Villiers, Melissa Sutton, Alice Cunliffe, Ben Channing, Keith Marr, Paulo Vao, Lewis Francis, Lance Ainofo

Nicest Kids & White Ensemble - Brie Hill, Jodie Bell, Molly Leishman, Samantha Campbell, Gabby Smith, Kate Castle, Morgan Bradley, Caleb Hogan, Daniel Townsend, George Keenan, Paul Williams, Shaun Jenkins, Jens Balzat, Lane Twigden, Travis McWalter, Vinnie Sayegh, Claire Murphy, & Manon Blackman

Backing Vocals - Amanda Rolls, Andrea Leigh, Hannah Coyle, Chloe Hunt, Colin Mak, Courtney Dyson, Ella Cornfield, Gemma Rushton, Grace McMillan-Caires, Jackie Sigmon, Jayne Delcarme, Jayvee Lagunda, Louise Lagunda, Loren Conway, Rachel Booth, Rebecca Robins, Caitlin Penty, Warren Vickery, & Dwayne Mallo.

NOTE: This season of 'Hairspray' is an amateur production, all roles are offered on an unpaid basis (NSMT reserves the right to pay a fee for any given role in some exceptions).



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