Hollywood Bowl to Offer Hairspray in Summer 2011 Plus Grease, Sound of Music Sing-Alongs

By Andrew Gans
26 Jan 2011

A staged production of the Tony-winning musical Hairspray will be seen at the Hollywood Bowl this summer.



Three performances of the Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan musical, which is based on the film of the same name, will play the famed California venue Aug. 5-7, according to the Los Angeles Times. Casting and creative team will be announced at a later date.

The Bowl has presented acclaimed productions of Rent, Les Miserables and Guys and Dolls in recent summers.

This summer's Bowl offerings will also include sing-alongs to the scores of Grease (June 24) and The Sound of Music (Sept. 24).

Hairspray's Tony-winning score includes such tunes as "Good Morning Baltimore," "The Nicest Kids in Town," "It Takes Two," "(The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs," "I Can Hear The Bells," "Welcome to the 60's," "Run and Tell That," "Big, Blonde & Beautiful" "(You're) Timeless To Me," "I Know Where I've Been," "Without Love," "(It's) Hairspray," and "You Can't Stop The Beat."

The Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 N. Highland Ave. in Hollywood, CA. For more information visit HollywoodBowl.com or call (800) 745-3000.