Hairspray, With Danielle Arci, Felicia Finley, William Thomas Evans, Begins at the Engeman July 7

News   Hairspray, With Danielle Arci, Felicia Finley, William Thomas Evans, Begins at the Engeman July 7
Danielle Arci, William Thomas Evans, Felicia Finley and Alex Michael Stoll star in the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which welcomes Long Island to the 60's beginning July 7 at the Engeman Theater.

Danielle Arci
Danielle Arci

Marc Shaiman (music/co-lyricist) and Scott Wittman (co-lyricist), who are currently represented on Broadway with Catch Me If You Can, penned the Tony-winning score to Hairspray, which has a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan.

Paul Stancato directs the musical based on the John Waters film that will run through Aug. 28 in Northport, NY. Antoinette DiPietropolo serves as choreographer with musical direction by Robert Rokicki.

Arci, who appeared in the recent tour of Hairspray, reprises her work as Tracy Turnblad, with Evans (A Tale of Two Cities) as Edna Turnblad, Finley (The Wedding Singer) as Velma Von Tussle and Stoll (West Side Story) as Link Larkin. The principal cast also includes Nick Dalton (Legally Blonde) as Corny Collins, Eric LaJuan Summers (The Little Mermaid) as Seaweed J. Stubbs, Gina Milo (Les Miserables) as Penny Pingleton, Ashley Moniz (9 to 5) as Amber Von Tussle, Terita R. Reed (Hairspray on Broadway) as Motormouth Maybelle and Bruce Rebold (Fiddler on the Roof) as Wilbur Turnblad.

The cast also features Amy Burgmaier, Roger E. DeWitt, Tamala Baldwin, Christy Clark, Paige Williams, Madison Greene, Nik Alexzander, Malorie Bryant, Kara Deyoe, Sara Dobrinich, Kelli Gautreau, Zane Gerson, Robert Mccaffrey, Jared Mancuso, Ben Hoffman and Evan Michael Smith.

Hairspray has scenic and costume design by Michael Bottari and Ronald Case, lighting design by Cory Pattak, sound design by Craig Kaufman and wig design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer.

For tickets phone (631) 261-2900 or visit EngemanTheater. The Engeman Theater is located at 250 Main Street in Northport, Long Island.

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