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The Rozsa and Aspirus Health Present: Hairspray

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 7 pm

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“If life were everything it should be, it would be more like HAIRSPRAY. It’s irresistible!” – The New York Times

Run time 2h 35m | Reserved Seating | Public welcome




You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?

Featuring the beloved score of hit songs including “Welcome to the 60’s,” “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” HAIRSPRAY is “fresh, winning, and deliriously tuneful!” (The New York Times).

This all-new touring production will reunite Broadway’s award-winning creative team led by Director Jack O’Brien and Choreographer Jerry Mitchell to bring HAIRSPRAY to a new generation of theater audiences. Don’t miss this “exhilaratingly funny and warm-hearted musical comedy” (The New Yorker).

View the online program here.

Content Considerations // themes of body image, family relationships, LGBTQAI+ representation, and the civil rights movement of the 1960s; use of theatrical haze, fog, live flame, and paper confetti streamers shot into the audience; mild profanit


Public Tickets are on sale now.

For this performance, we recommend reserving your student tickets at least 24 hours in advance. Student Rush will be available for any remaining student tickets, and students may begin lining up 1 hour before showtime.

Rozsa Presenting Series: You shouldn’t have to travel hours for outstanding events, so the Rozsa is bringing them to you.

Special thanks to IncredibleBank.



This program/lecture is supported by the MICHIGAN ARTS AND CULTURE COUNCIL and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS.

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