On this week’s episode of Talkin’ With Taylor, Taylor sits down with Hairspray lead actress, Jessica Alcorn, and director and choreographer, Jerry Jay Cranford. Set in 1960s Baltimore, Hairspray tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, who’s determined to dance her way onto TV’s most popular dance program, “The Corny Collins Show.” After auditioning and winning that coveted role, Tracy uses her newfound influence to advocate for the show’s racial integration. Learn more about casting Hairspray, what Jessica brings to the role and what makes this show so relevant today.
Run and Tell That – Hairspray plays at Starlight Theatre July 27-Aug. 2! Purchase tickets at kcstarlight.com, by calling 816-363-7827 or at the box office at 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132. We’ll see you under the stars!