North Carolina Theatre Releases Hairspray Podcast

Production of Musical Comedy Scheduled to Run July 23-31 in Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, July 01, 2011 --( Kristin Buie, communications manager of North Carolina Theatre (, has announced the release of a podcast discussing Hairspray, a musical comedy that will run Saturday, July 23 through Sunday, July 31 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, located at 2 E. South St. Set in Baltimore in the 1960s, Hairspray focuses on a plump teenager trying to integrate a television show while searching for true love at the same time. With plenty of 60s-inspired dance music, Hairspray is sure to be a hit for people of all ages.

For more information about the musical, call (919) 831-6950 or visit

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Podcast – N.C. Theatre’s Hairspray

“We are delighted to host the musical Hairspray,” said Buie. “This musical features energetic, upbeat music that makes it a real crowd-pleaser, and we are excited to perform it for our local audience.”

About North Carolina Theatre:
North Carolina Theatre is Raleigh’s premiere nonprofit regional theatre. NC Theatre was created to strengthen the cultural vitality of the region and cultivate musical theatre appreciation by producing outstanding professional Broadway musicals and developing the next generation of artists through youth training, performance and outreach programs. By preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre, NC Theatre is able to provide broad access to the arts and to entertain and engage diverse audiences. For more information about the theatre, upcoming performance and tickets, please visit

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