Attention 4th - 12th Grade Teachers! Would you like to bring your class to our Spring 2017 Performance of:
Dear KHSPAC Supporters,
We are pleased to announce KHSPAC’s Spring Production of the Tony-Award Winning Musical, Hairspray
You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance. The 1950'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." When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do! Synopsis via MTI.com
Hairspray tackles big themes like body-shaming and the main plot centers around racial segregation. The story takes place during the heart of the Civil Rights movement. Our show opens at the end of Black History Month (February), making it timely and relevant for Social Studies classes.
Our target audience is 4th grade through 12th grade. An educational packet will be sent to teachers who reserve seats so that they may prepare their students for the content of this play. School shows, each lasting approximately 2 hours, are scheduled for: Wednesday, February 28 - 9:30am<----NEW SHOW DATE JUST ADDED Thursday, March 1 - 9:30am Friday, March 2 - 9:30am <----NEW SHOW DATE JUST ADDED
Note: We start the shows on time. Attendees need to arrive ½ hour early so the teacher can check in at the box office before our ushers show you to your seats. Please consider this when deciding which show to attend.
The show will be held at Kaimuki High School Theatre and the price of admission is $5.00 for students and all other adults except classroom teachers, who will be admitted free.
To attend, please complete the Tentative Reservation Form below. A Confirmation Notice stating your reserved show date and time will be sent to you. A Final Head Count Letter will also be sent to you prior to your arrival. Should you need to cancel after this deadline you may be subject to a cancellation handling charge. If your head count increases after the deadline, please call us to see if there are available seats and we will try to accommodate you.
Teachers and students have always enjoyed KHSPAC’s productions. Don’t delay! Send in your Tentative Reservation Form today!
MJ Matsushita Learning Center Coordinator
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