Our Season - Production Details:

July 14-August 7, 2011
Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 2:00 PM
Tickets: $35 (Center Section Seats)
$30 (Left and Right Section Seats)

Virginia Samford Theatre
1116 26th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205

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Hairspray

Get swept away to 1960s Baltimore, where the 50s are out - and change is in the air! This summer, follow your own beat and watch a plump teenager become an overnight celebrity and then force change that'll break all the rules. The winner of eight Tony Awards, Hairspray will have you singing along to songs like "You Can’t Stop the Beat," "Big, Blonde and Beautiful," "Nicest Kids in Town" and "Welcome to the 60s." Don’t miss this larger-than-life Broadway musical hit that will make you dance and make you dream!

This production is presented in memory of Jay Jemison
In collaboration with The Birmingham News
Presented by AT&T and Vulcan Materials Company
Orchestra presented by The Gloria Narramore Moody Foundation
Book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman

RMTC's "Search for Tracy" (YouTube)

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“MAMA, I’M A BIG GIRL NOW” Add-On: $5 (per ticket)
Saturdays (12:30-1:30 PM) before each matinee performance (July 16, 23, 30 and August 6)
Virginia Samford Theatre Courtyard
Enjoy light refreshments and a special visit from cast members while getting your hair poofed, nails painted and nose powdered by the AVEDA Institute - it’s the perfect way to “welcome the 60’s!”
To book tickets to this add-on, please contact our Sales Manager.

 

SPECIAL SUMMER OFFER: Children (12 and under) receive half-price tickets to the Saturday (2:00 PM) matinee performances (July 16, 23, 30 and August 6).
PLEASE NOTE: Children's tickets must be booked by phone, not online. Call the RMTC Box Office at 205-324-2424.

There will be a special cast "talk-back" session directly after each Friday night performance of Hairspray.

CAST:
Tracy Turnblad - Emily Hoppe
Edna Turnblad - Barry Austin
Wilbur Turnblad - Michael Flowers
Link Larkin - Mitch Dean*
Penny Pingleton - Alie B. Gorrie
Seaweed J. Stubbs - DeMarius Copes
Amber von Tussle - Anna Grace Barlow
Velma von Tussle - Kristi Tingle Higginbotham
Motormouth Maybelle - Erika McMillan
Little Inez - Erykah Johnson
Corny Collins - Jim Schaeffer
Prudy Pingleton/Female Authority Figure - Elise Mayor
Male Authority Figure - Saxon Murrell
The Dynamites - Kyra Wharton, Joycelyn Smith, Christi Strickland
Ensemble - Haley Baker, John Bibbs, Jordan Brown, JJ Butler, Madeline Chandler, Bailey Edmonds, Lynley Evans, Jordan Fisher, Craig First, Blair Gaither, Daniel Jackson, Gerard Jones, Catherine Kinney, Kari Kotraba, Nicole Lamb, Nolan Martin, Jayda Russell, Jameson Sanford, Jayne Smyth, Ryan Swain, Savannah Weidman, Kendra Wilder

*The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.