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Hairspray tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, as she dances her way onto TV's most popular show. Can a big girl with big dreams—and even bigger hair—turn the whole town around? Winner of the 2003 Tony Award® for Best Musical.
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Hairspray is based on the 1988 New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, who serves as a creative consultant on the musical comedy. It features an unforgettable original score by Academy Award®-winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan.

The plot
It's 1962—and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion: dancing. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program,The Corny Collins Show, and is transformed from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the program's reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show without denting her 'do? Only inHairspray!

Awards and accolades
Winner of the 2003 Tony Award® for Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Costume Design, and more!

The New Yorker’s David Denby says “Life is an endless platter party inHairspray.”

Michelle Phillips of theChicago Tribune calls the musical “A buoyant pop confection, tons of fun, sweetly subversive, and generous in spirit.”

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  • Performance ofHairspray at the Neil Simon Theatre

Approx. 90 minutes

Neil Simon Theatre

All seats are located in the equally priced Orchestra or Front Mezzanine sections; seats will be assigned based on best available.

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1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
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Tickets are held at the theater box office under your last name as displayed on voucher. Voucher and photo identification must be presented to the box office prior to entry to the theater. You should arrive 15 to 35 minutes prior to the beginning of the performance; everyone entering the theater must have a ticket.
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Please note that some shows will not seat late arrivals until a suitable pause in the performance. Late seating is entirely at the theater management's discretion. Some theaters will not admit children younger than 4 years old; please inquire. Under New York City law, all cell phones and pagers must be turned off prior to the start of the show.