Gainesville Community Playhouse brings Hairspray to the stage Friday night
Jump back into time during the 1960s Civil Rights movement. That’s the time frame of the eight time Tony Award winning musical comedy Hairspray. The play opens Friday at the Gainesville Community Playhouse at the Vam York Theater. Florida’s 89.1. WUFT-FM’s Alexandra Morales reports on this popular musical.
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