Hairspray: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Hit Broadway Musical (Applause Books) (Paperback)
Hairspray is the 2003 Tony Award(R) winner for Best Musical Based on filmmaker John Waters' affectionately subversive homage to his Baltimore youth, Hairspray takes place in 1962. Chubby Tracy Turnblad (Marissa Jaret Winokur, 2003 Tony winner for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical) is transformed into a teen celebrity on a local TV dance program. With her irresistible stage mother (Harvey Fierstein, 2003 Tony winner for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical) at her side, she attempts to win the heart of the local heartthrob and integrate "The Corny Collins Show" at the same time.
About the Author
Mark O'Donnell is a playwright and author of novels and comic story collections. He lives in New York City. Thomas Meehan won the 2001 Tony Award for co-writing the book for The Producers. He lives in New York City/ Nantucket, MA. Marc Shaiman has been nominated for five, Academy Awards for his film music writing. Scott Wittman has worked in the realms of Broadway, television, and the concert stage. Shaiman/Wittman live in New York City and Los Angeles.