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Hairspray in Lawrenceville

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HAIRSPRAY, The Broadway Musical

Live on the Lawrenceville Lawn at ARTSFEST

Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Music by Mark Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Mark Shaiman

Based on the New Line Cinema film written
& directed by John Waters

Directed by Freddie Ashley
Musical Direction by Ann-Carol Pence

Enjoy a one-night-only free performance,
under the stars on the Lawrenceville Lawn.

Saturday, April 29ArtsFest Gwinnett

Lawrenceville Lawn
210 Luckie Street

During ArtsFest Gwinnett 2017
Hairspray is part of Aurora Theatre’s Musicals by Moonlight

Free to the public, ArtsFest Gwinnett 2017 will be held on the Lawrenceville Lawn at 210 Luckie Street. Bring the whole family and a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Lawn seating begins at 5:00pm for the 7:00pm performance. Libations from McCray’s Tavern and food trucks parked around the Lawn with a variety of cuisine offerings will be available.

Reserve a table of VIP Dinner & Show package for 6, for only $350!


  • VIP Reserved Location
  • Table for Six with Linens
  • Buffet dinner provided by McCray’s Tavern on the Square (including a beef and white-meat option):
    Mixed Greens Salad • Entree Options: Steak w/mushroom sauce, Chicken Piccata,  or Vodka Pasta (meatless option) • Mixed Vegetables and Roasted Potatoes  and Dessert, all under a tented buffet line
  • Two drinks per seat at each table (your choice of beer, wine, or soda)
  • Servers to tend to your table while eating

OR call 678.226.6222

The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.

It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do!

Tracy Turnblad Hilary Paige Willis
Edna Turnblad Glenn Rainey
Wilbur Turnblad Alan Kilpatrick
Corny Collins Nick Morrett
Penny Pingleton Lindsay Ricketson-Brown
Velma Von Tossle Megan McFarland
Amber Von Tussle Caroline Arapoglou
Link Larkin Nick Arapoglou
Seaweed J. Stubbs Christian Magby
Little Inez Jordin Rice
Motormouth Maybelle Mahalia Jackson
Prudy Pingleton Marcie Millard
Harriman F. Spritzer Matt Lewis
Ensemble/Dynamite Jenise Cook
Ensemble/Dynamite Candice McClellan
Ensemble/Dynamite Jasmine Renee
Ensemble Jennifer Owens
Ensemble Cory Phelps
Ensemble Abi Sneathen
Ensemble Max Mattox
Ensemble Emily Parrish Stembridge
Ensemble Sean Alexander
Ensemble Lucy Gross
Ensemble Skyler Brown
Ensemble Eric Graise
Producing Artistic Director Anthony Rodriguez
Associate Producer Ann Carol Pence
Director Freddie Ashley
Assistant Director Cynthia Barker
Stage Manager Kara Procell
Assistant Stage Manager Kevin Davis
Soundboard Op Daniel Pope
Music Director Ann-Carol Pence
Keyboard Daniel Hilton
Guitar 1 Brian Smith
Guitar 2 Melvin Jordan
Reed 1 Charlie Young
Reed 2 Jason Passmore
Bass Don Klayman
Trumpet Rolando Fernandez
Trombone Derrick Jackson
Violin 1 Julie Saxton
Violin 2 Michael Giel