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14/06/2002 "Hairspray" begins a triumphant tryout at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre

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Rage - Linda Hart in the Seattle Tryout of Hairspray

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Cooties - Laura Bell Bundy in the Seattle Tryout of Hairspray

Hairspray is an American musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on John Waters’s 1988 film of the same name. Hairspray opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre after a successful tryout at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre.