OPENING NIGHT: CHHS Theatre presents ‘Hairspray’ starting Thursday night

first_img Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “Hairspray” the musical opens at 7 o’clock tonight at the Charles Henderson High School Cafetorium and will continue with productions on Friday and Saturday nights. Admission is $7 at the door.Judith Park, CHHS drama teacher and “Hairspray” director, said she joins the cast in its excitement to present the fun and upbeat musical to Troy.“We feel that the message of love and acceptance is universal and always relevant,” Park said. “‘Hairspray’ highlights important moments in American history around the time of the Civil Rights movement. Although the show tackles big issues, the humor and up-tempo music will make for an enjoyable evening for all ages.” You Might Like Email the author By Jaine Treadwell “Lily Ryan, who plays the lead, Tracy Turnblad, is in ninth grade,” Park said. “‘Hairspray’ is her first high school production.“Since I was little, I have always loved ‘Hairspray,’” Lily said. “I knew every song and was obnoxiously in love with all the dancing, so, to be given this opportunity to be Tracy Turnblad, is a dream come true.”The opportunity to be cast in “Hairspray” is an exciting opportunity for all cast members. They have worked tirelessly in anticipation of hearing, “Lights! Camera! Action.” And, tonight is the night.The ‘Hairspray’ cast also features, Russ Oliver as Corny Collins; Ryan Turner as Edna Turnblad; Brianna Pham, as Penny Pingleton; Sophie Motes, as Velma von Tussle; Anna Robinson as Amber von Tussle; Stephen Holbert, as Link Larkin; John Alloway as Seaweed; Kamari Green, as Little Inez; Ka’Daja Hall, as Motormouth Maybelle; Jaxen Lunsford, as Wilber Turnblad; Mary Stoltze as Prudy Pingleton; Jacob Brooks as Harriman Spritzer; Gabi Palomino as Mrs. Pinky; Anja Lieb as the gym teacher/prison matron and Vanessa Gomez as the principal. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Goshen soccer program continues to grow under first year head coach Alexandria McLendon has been in love with soccer since since she was a young child. After years of playing the… read more “Hairspray” is set in Baltimore, Maryland in the 1960s and focuses on a dance-loving teenager, Tracy Turnblad.Park said the storyline is that Tracy auditions for a spot on “The Corny Collins Show” and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion.But, is her new status as a teen sensation enough to topple Corny’s reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show? Come and see. The Dynamites are Shania Dilworth, Nacirema Powell, Reagan Boswell and Alyssia Boswell. The Ensemble members are Brooke McLendon, Aicey Hawkins, Abby Campbell, Lola Adams, Lizzie Weed, Paige Crawley, Preston DuBose, Jacobi Green, Ian Cameron, Sydney Ellis, NaTassia Smith and Ashunti Bledsoe.Showtime is 7 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the CHHS cafetorium.center_img The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… OPENING NIGHT: CHHS Theatre presents ‘Hairspray’ starting Thursday night Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 9:38 pm Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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