Hairspray, With Felicia Fields and Danielle Arci, Begins at the Fulton Nov. 30

By Adam Hetrick
November 30, 2011

Tony Award nominee Felicia Fields stars as Motormouth Mabel alongside Danielle Arci as Tracy Turnblad in the Fulton Theatre production of the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which begins performances Nov. 30.



Fulton artistic director Marc Robin directs and choreographs the production that will run through Dec. 31 in Lancaster, PA. Marc Shaiman (music/co-lyricist) and Scott Wittman (co-lyricist) penned the Tony-winning score to Hairspray, which has a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan. 

Arci, who appeared in the recent tour of Hairspray, reprises her work as Tracy Turnblad, in a cast that also includes Fields (The Color Purple), with Ed Fernandez as Edna, Gary Littman as Wilbur and Eric B. Anthony (The Lion King, Mary Poppins) as Seaweed.

Completing the cast are Denise Whelan as Velma, Curt Dale Clark as Corny Collins, Lara Hayhurst as Amber, Matthew Ragas as Link, Cary Michele Miller, Teanna Barry as Lorraine, Nicole Esposito as Lou Ann, Lara Hayhurst, Theo Lencicki as Sketch, Steven Charles Peterson as Male Authority Figure, Donovan Hoffer as I.Q., Andy Kindig as Brad, Katie Sina as Female Authority Figure, Janelle Evans as Little Inez, Nick Flatto as Fender, Theresa Walker as Shelly, Emmeline Wood as Tammy, Karissa Harris, Mia Michelle McClain and J. Nycole Ralph as The Dynamites, and ensemble members Paris Nesbitt, Michael Fisher and Stanley Martin.

Hairspray has designs by Thomas M. Ryan (sets), Michael Eddy (lights), Bottari and Case (costumes), Gerard Kelly (wigs) and Joe Simon (sound). Aaron McAllister is musical director.

The Fulton Theatre is located at 12 North Prince Street in Lancaster. For tickets, call (717) 397-7425 or visit thefulton.org.