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Riverton Gets an Up-do with ‘Hairspray’

The Riverton Arts Council presents a regional production  HAIRSPRAY, BROADWAY’S BIG FAT MUSICAL-COMEDY. Based on the 1988 John Waters film, audiences will journey back to 1960s Baltimore and join our heroine Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big dreams and even bigger hair. She’ll do whatever it takes to claim a spot on a popular television dance show, win the heart of Link Larkin, and turn the town upside down in her efforts to racially integrate television – all without denting her ‘do! With the catchy and up beat tunes such as; “Good Morning Baltimore,” “Welcome to the 60s” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” you won’t be able to sit still in your seat.

With a large ensemble cast, the musical features Julie Carrillo as Tracy Turnblad, Josh Brodis as Link Larkin, Aleksndr Arteaga and Trent Cox as Edna Turnblad, and Sean Bishop and Johnny Barfuss as Corny Collins.as Tracy Turnblad, Josh Brodis as Link Larkin, Aleksndr Arteaga and Trent Cox as Edna Turnblad, and Sean Bishop and Johnny Barfuss as Corny Collins.

Tickets are $9 Adults, $8 Students, $7 Children 12 and under/Seniors 65+. Performances are July 30 – August 21, 2010, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 7:30pm and Saturday Matinees begin at 1:00pm. For tickets please visit www.rivertoncity.com or at the door each evening. Performances will be held at the Sandra N. Lloyd Performing Arts Center, 12830 S. Redwood Rd, Riverton, Utah 84065. For more information please visit www.rivertoncity.com

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