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Welcome to the 60's! WST presents Hairspray

October 14, 2008

Michael Walker (top) and Amy Toporek prove that big and bold is beautiful! (photo by Mark Garvin)

PHILADELPHIA, PA: The Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 200th anniversary season with HAIRSPRAY. This all-new production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway show explodes onto the Walnut stage with toe-tappin' hits including "You Can't Stop the Beat" and "Welcome to the 60s." HAIRSPRAY brings big songs, big hair and even bigger dreams to life this holiday season. The production runs Nov. 4 through Jan 4. on the Walnut Street Theatre Mainstage.

Baltimore in 1962 is a town on the verge of some big changes. Tracy Turnblad (Amy Toporek) has only one passion"