Tracy Turnblad: But why not? Why not? Edna Turnblad: Dancing is not your future. One day, you’re going to own Edna’s Occidental Laundry. Tracy Turnblad: I don’t want to be a laundress. I want to be famous. Edna Turnblad: If you want to be famous, learn how to take blood out of car upholstery. That’s a skill you can take right to the bank.
The full version Hairspray, was winner of eight Tony awards, including Best Musical 2003, takes audiences back to 1962’s Baltimore, where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with even bigger hair and an even BIGGER heart and love of dance, wins the chance to perform on the local TV teen dance program, The Corny Collins Show.
Tracy Turnblad “Negro Day’s the best! I wish every day were Negro Day!”. — Tracy Turnblad (2007 film)Tracy Edna Turnblad (Larkin) is a teenage girl growing up in Baltimore Maryland, America in 1962. Her parents names are Edna and Wilbur Turnblad, her best friend is Penny Lou Pingleton and her boyfriend is Link Larkin.
Edna Turnblad is a central character in Hair spray, in 1988, 2007 and 2016 films. She is the wife of Wilbur Turnblad and the mother of protagonist Tracy Turnblad. Edna is ashamed of her weight and appearance, which over the years leads to her refusing to leave her home.
“When I start to dance, I’m a movie star” – Tracy Turnblad, ‘Good Morning Baltimore’ Tracy Turnblad is an overweight sixteen-year-old girl, whose dream of dancing on a local dance program leads her on a quest to integrate the all-white show.
When Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake), an overweight teen, auditions for a spot on a popular teen dance show, she beats out the spiteful Amber von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick), winning over Amber’s boyfriend (Michael St. Gerard) in the process.
Directed by Adam Shankman. With John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer. Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
the role of Edna Turnblad was created by Harvey Firestein in drag and a lot of body padding. Plot Synopsis. HAIRSPRAY delighted audiences by sweeping them away to 1960’s Baltimore, where the 50’s are out and change is in the air.
Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.”
Understudies: Eric Anthony (Seaweed J. Stubbs), Shoshana Bean (Tracy Turnblad, Velma Von Tussle), Eric Dysart (Seaweed J. Stubbs), Adam Fleming (Link Larkin), Jennifer Gambatese (Penny Pingleton), Danielle Lee Greaves (Motormouth Maybelle), David Greenspan (Edna Turnblad, Wilbur Turnblad), Katy Grenfell (Tracy Turnblad), John Hill (Corny