THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Tony-Winning Musical Hairspray (Video)

By Playbill Staff
January 4, 2013

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Hairspray, which features a score from Tony winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman ("Smash"), played its final performance on Broadway Jan. 4, 2009. Here, Playbill.com looks back at the hit musical with performances from the 2002 Broadway production, 2007 feature film, 2011 Hollywood Bowl production and more.



Hairspray, which took home eight 2003 Tony Awards, starred Tony winners Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur as the mother-daughter duo with big hearts and big dreams. For more on the production, visit the Playbill Vault.

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"You Can't Stop the Beat" on the "Today Show":

Hairspray's performance at the 2003 Tony Awards:

Marissa Jaret Winokur performs "Good Morning Baltimore" on the David Letterman show:

"Welcome to the 60s":

Backstage with Winokur on opening night of Hairspray:

Matthew Morrison, Kerry Butler, Corey Reynolds and Winokur perform "Without Love" on "The Early Show":

"Nicest Kids in Town" from the film:

"Run and Tell That" from the film:

Queen Latifah performs "I Know Where I've Been" in concert:

Hairspray's performance at the 2007 Broadway on Broadway:

The Royal Caribbean Cast of Hairspray performs at the 2012 Tony Awards:

"I Can Hear the Bells" from the Hollywood Bowl production:

"(You're) Timeless to Me" at the Hollywood Bowl:

Nick Jonas performs "It Takes Two" at the Hollywood Bowl: