Voorhees Theatre Company Presents Hairspray, The Broadway Musical

The show hits the stage on Aug. 9, 10 and 11

The Voorhees Theatre Company (VTC) will present the feel-good musical Hairspray, Aug. 9 through 11, at Voorhees Middle School.

You can’t stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl’s inspiring dream to dance.

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!

Hairspray performs at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 9, 10 and 11. Reserved seating tickets are $15 and are available at www.voorheestheatre.org. Voorhees Middle School is located at 1000 Holly Oak Drive in Voorhees.