Teenager Tracy Turnblad accomplishes her dream of becoming a regular on her favorite tv show, she sets off on a mission to integrate the all white tv show along the way she is confronted by the pro-segregation mother daughter duo Velma and Amber Von Tussle Written by
You can't stop the beat!
Did You Know?
Harvey Fierstein, who plays Edna Turnblad, previously played the same role on Broadway. See more
Posters for musical events advertise shows on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, April 20. The story is taking place in June of 1962, but those two show dates only work for the years 1957 and 1963. The latter poster is seen on an outdoor telephone pole -- an unlikely place to promote a show happening nine and a half months in the future, and an impossible place for anything posted in 1957 to still be there. Considering all they spent to produce this program, you'd think someone could afford a minute to look up the 1962 calendar online. See more
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman See more