On Saturday morning’s edition of Saturday’s Role With Reno, host Renos Spanoudes spoke to Matthew Counihan about Redhill High School‘s production of Hairspray.
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! HAIRSPRAY is set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.
Whilst set in the ‘60s, HAIRSPRAY is still so topical and translates beautifully in a South African setting. Have Redhill localised the show? Nope! They have stayed true to the roots of HAIRSPRAY and shimmy you through the rock and rolling nature of your favourite characters.
Listen to Renos’ interview with Matthew Counihan here:
Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8am to 11am