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Waukegan's One Hit Wonder

Hairspray returns for one performance

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    Waukegan's One Hit Wonder
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    Can the kids on “The Corny Collins Show” work out their best dance moves with out ruining their do?

    Waukegan is taking big hair back and all the hairspray that comes with it.

    Hairspray the musical will be on stage at the Genesee Theatre (203 North Genesee Street) on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. for one performance.

    The musical takes place in Baltimore  and features a plus-sized teen who dreams of dancing on the “The Corny Collins Show.”  She gets the spot and becomes an overnight teen celebrity, along with all the twists and turns that come with it. 

    The musical won eight Tony Awards during its five-year run on Broadway, and was made into a major motion picture.

    Tickets cost between $38 and $58 and can be bought at the Genesee Theatre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 312-559-1212.