Muny Hairspray, with Mujica, Vogt, Teeter, Marino, Rousouli, Spencer, Begins Aug. 3

News   Muny Hairspray, with Mujica, Vogt, Teeter, Marino, Rousouli, Spencer, Begins Aug. 3
The Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray begins performances Aug. 3 at the St. Louis Muny, the nation's oldest and largest outdoor theatre. The production is the final of this summer's Muny offerings.
Joline Mujica as Tracy Turnblad
Joline Mujica as Tracy Turnblad Photo by Charr Crail

Directed by Matt Lenz, the cast is headed by Joline Mujica as Tracy Turnblad, Paul Vogt as Edna Turnblad, Lara Teeter as Wilbur Turnblad, Kasey Marino as Corny Collins, Constantine Rousouli as Link Larkin, Ashley Spencer as Amber Von Tussle, Susann Fletcher as Velma Von Tussle, Meggie Cansler as Penny Pingleton, Christian White as Seaweed J. Stubbs, Charlotte Crossley as Motormouth Maybelle, Delaney Haynes as Little Inez, Jenn Perry as Female Authority Figure and James Anthony as Male Authority Figure with Ashley Blanchet, Gabrielle McClinton, Iris Buress as The Dynamites.

The ensemble includes Hettie Barnhill, Callan Bermann, Iris Buress, Amanda Choate, Nicole Hren, Andy Jones, Bryan Langlitz, Melvin Brandon Logan, Gabrielle McClinton, Mary Michael Patterson, Lisa Ramey, Amaker Smith, Cary Tedder, Jeanne Trevor, Kirstin Tucker and Richard Riaz Yoder.

Performances continue through Aug. 9.

The production also features the original Jerry Mitchell Broadway choreography, re-created and adapted for The Muny by Michele Lynch. The creative team also includes musical director Ross Rawlings, set designer Michael Anania, lighting designer David Lander, sound designer Jason Krueger, stage manager Matthew Lacey, assistant stage manager Timothy Eaker and associate producer Mike Bosner. Paul Blake produces for The Muny.

Hairspray, based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name, won 2003 Tony Awards for Best Score (Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman), Best Book (Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell), Best Actress in a Musical (Marissa Jaret Winokur), Best Actor (Harvey Fierstein), Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Dick Latessa), Best Costume Design (William Ivey Long), Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical. For more information call (314) 361-1900, ext. 550 or visit

Paul Vogt and Joline Mujica in <i>Hairspray</i>
Paul Vogt and Joline Mujica in Hairspray Photo by Charr Crail
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