Gerald, Jamie, Eric and Dan and I went to Marriott Theatre’s Hairspray. I reviewed the show for EDGE (read here), and it’s still just as fun as it was two months ago. Marissa Perry, Ross Lehman, Heidi Kettenring, E. Faye Butler and Hollis Resnik are having a great time, as is the audience. However, two… Read More Revisiting Marriott Theatre’s “Hairspray”
It was nice to be (relatively) off the grid for most of last week. And now — it’s full on. As my last week at my current job up in the northern burbs concludes, I’m taking advantage of my close proximity to the Marriott Theatre to see their joyous production of Hairspray for the second… Read More O, ye neglected blog!
I’ve already reflected on this fantastic production a few posts ago. And now, here is a snippet of my admittedly wordy review. (I just had so much to say!) The moment Tracy Turnblad (played by the radiant Marissa Perry) opens her eyes, jumps out of bed, and starts singing the virtues of another Baltimore morning,… Read More New EDGE review: Hairspray @ Marriott Theatre
I can’t recall the last time I had so much fun in a theatre seat. The 2.5 hours I spent yesterday at Marriott Theatre‘s opening night of Hairspray ranks among the top. This is one of those shows that has zero down time — it’s up and off from the beginning, with nearly every other… Read More You can’t stop the beat! Marriott has a hit with “Hairspray”