The music and lyrics of Hairspray are composed by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. The book is written by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan. This Broadway show is based on the movie Hairspray (1988) by John Waters. The songs of Hairspray are basically 1960s-style dance music and have downtown rhythm and blues. The show is a social commentary on the various injustices of the American society during the 1960s. The story is about a plump teenager girl Tracy Turnblad and her dreams to dance on a local TV dance program called The Corny Collins Show. Hairspray opened in 2002 and has won 8 Tony Awards. Hairspray tickets are available in Edmonton, New York, Philadelphia, London and Vancouver. You can now book your Hairspray tickets online at ConcertTheatertickets.com!