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  1. Talented Kilwinning Academy pupils perform hit musical HairsprayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... went on to win eight Tony awards. The musical, which is based on the 1988 Jon Waters cult classic film starring Ricki Lake and Divine, features as its main themes acceptance and racial equality, with a popular kids' TV show, hosted by the eccentric ...

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  2. Newcomer Maddie Baillio Cast As Lead In Hairspray LiveRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | WENN Blog

    Newcomer Maddie Baillio has landed the coveted lead role in the upcoming live U.S. TV broadcast of hit musical Hairspray. The singer/dancer will take on the role of Tracy Turnblad, who has been played on the big screen by Nikki Blonsky and Ricki Lake.

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  3. NBC's Hairspray Live Finds Its Tracy Turnblad! Watch The Amazing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Perez Hilton

    On Tuesday, the outgoing newcomer stopped by the Today Show to make the EXCITING announcement that she'll star as Tracy Turnblad in NBC 's next big musical event , Hairspray Live! For those who don't know, Tracy is the main character of the beloved and iconic musical. Over the years, stars like Nikki Blonsky and Ricki Lake have taken on the coveted role.

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  4. Hairspray Live's Maddie Baillio Went From Studying for Finals to Starring on NBC in Just 2 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | E! Online

    ... as she pursues her quest to dance on TV, all the while breaking the mold. Baillio follows in the footsteps of Ricki Lake , who originated the role in the first film, Marissa Jaret Winokur , who won the Tony for the Broadway musical and Nikki Blonsky ...

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  5. 'Hairspray Live!' casts newcomer as Tracy TurnbladRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... venues like the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center. Hairspray , a film by John Waters starring Ricki Lake and Divine, premiered in 1988 and made its Broadway debut in 2002. In 2007, that Tony-winning Broadway version was adapted into ...

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  6. Alec Baldwin to host ABC's 'Match Game' revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... The comedy-meets-trivia show - of which there were a handful of iterations from the '60s to the '90s and a Ricki Lake-helmed one-off for Gameshow Marathon on CBS in 2006 - lets two contestants score prizes for guessing how a panel of six celebrities ...

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  7. Martin Short Romancing Harvey Fierstein In Hairspray LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... is still underway for the musical's star, Tracy Turnblad, who has been played onscreen by Nikki Blonsky and Ricki Lake. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who also took charge of the 2007 movie, are returning as producers of the TV project, following their ...

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  8. Guess Which Celebrity Wants to Help Deliver Your BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | New York Magazine

    No one could have expected that actress Ricki Lake, star of the classic John Waters film Hairspray and one-time talk show host, would end up where she has. Lake became an outspoken advocate for natural childbirth techniques when she produced and narrated the popular 2008 documentary The Business of Being Born .

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  9. Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein headline Texas Birth Roundup at Globe Life ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | PR Log

    ARLINGTON, Texas - April 18, 2016 - PRLog -- Texas Birth Networks invites families, professionals, and advocates to attend Birth Roundup, a weekend of Texas-sized special events featuring Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, the award winning advocacy duo behind documentaries such as "The Business of Being Born" and "Breastmilk" . A Weekend With Ricki & Abby will take over Globe Life Park in Arlington for a community event featuring an intimate sponsor dinner Friday April 22, then opening Saturday April 23 with a book signing, speaking engagement, silent auction, and free Moms and Babies Fair with vendors from all over North Texas.

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  10. Former children's presenter Peter Duncan is back on stage in DevonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | This Is Exeter

    ... Larkin along the way. Hairspray is a musical based on the 1988 film of the same name which starred Divine and Ricki Lake by cult filmmaker John Waters. It originally opened to rave reviews on Broadway in 2002 and subsequently won eight Tony Awards. ...

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  11. Smash hit musical comedy Hairspray set to take over the New TheatreRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | Penarth Times

    ... Billy Elliot) as Duane. Hairspray is based on the 1988 film written and directed by John Waters, which starred Ricki Lake, Divine, Debbie Harry and Sonny Bono. The musical itself has won a plethora of Tony and Olivier Awards since its debut in 2002. ...

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  12. BWW TV: Watch 'I Know Where I've Been' from the Hairspray Uk TourRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Larkin along the way. Hairspray is a musical based on the 1988 film of the same name which starred Divine and Ricki Lake by cult filmmaker John Waters . With music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman and book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas ...

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  13. Amber Riley and Ricki Lake to Join Crazy Ex-GirlfriendRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's just been announced that Amber Riley and Ricki Lake will guest star on The CW's Golden Globe-winning musical comedy series, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. The pair will reportedly be supplying backup vocals for what is described as a '60s-style girl-power ballad.

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  14. Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAY with E. Faye Butler & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... is based on the original 1988 New Line Cinema film written and directed by cult legend John Waters starring Ricki Lake , Divine and Debbie Harry . Who can forget Waters' timeless story? Every day after school, "pleasantly plump" Tracy Turnblad and ...

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  15. 'Hairspray' live musical in the works at NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | UPI

    ... the teenage Tracy as she pursues stardom and fights against racial segregation in the 1960s. John Waters directed Ricki Lake and Divine in the original movie, while Adam Shankman helmed the remake. NBC's last live musical, The Wiz Live! , was seen ...

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  16. NBC Looking To John Waters Classic For Next Live MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... in Baltimore and set in 1962, and hit theaters in 1988. Besides Divine as mom Edna Turnblad, the cast included Ricki Lake, Jerry Stiller and Debbie Harry. The musical went to Broadway in 2002, and that was adapted into the 2007 film starring John ...

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  17. Hairspray Live Musical Is Coming to NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | TIME.com

    ... The first Hairspray film initially hit theaters in 1988. Written and directed by John Waters, the movie starred Ricki Lake and Debbie Harry. Hairspray then hit Broadway in 2002, followed by the 2007 film starring John Travolta and Michelle Pfeiffer, ...

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  18. Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... is based on the original 1988 New Line Cinema film written and directed by cult legend John Waters starring Ricki Lake ,Divine and Debbie Harry . Who can forget Waters' timeless story? Every day after school, "pleasantly plump" Tracy Turnblad and ...

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  19. Telly star Claire Sweeney: I'm a working mum, so my poor baby...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Daily Record

    ... 29 to March 6). Based on the 1988 film of the same name by cult filmmaker John Waters, which starred Divine and Ricki Lake, it's proven to be a huge hit with audiences around the globe, winning Tony, Grammy and Olivier Awards. Claire - who is ...

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  20. Bilston Operatic Company to Bring HAIRSPRAY to Wolverhampton Grand TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bilston Operatic Company returns to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 10 - 14 November with the feel-good Broadway and West End smash hit musical HAIRSPRAY. HAIRSPRAY is a musical based on the 1988 film of the same name which starred Divine and Ricki Lake by cult filmmaker John Waters .

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