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    Analysis Of Hairspray

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    One such musical that does this is Hairspray. It tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager in 1962 Baltimore as she tries to make her dream of dancing on a local TV show, ‘The Corny Collins Show’, come true, whilst also campaigning for racial integration on the show and in society. Tracy faces a lot of negativity throughout the musical; her weight and her politically controversial ideas and actions make her an easy target. In order to tell the story the musical uses slightly racist

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    Hairspray

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    The musical Hairspray started off as movie in 1988 written by John Waters and in 2003 was turned into Broadway show and then was re created into a movie again in 2007. Hairspray Is set in the 1960’s in Baltimore and is about a girl called Tracey Turnblad who doesn’t fit into the society social norm. Tracey is an overweight teenager trying to get her dream role to dance on the corny Collins show and the hope to meet her crush who is the popular and lead dancer Link. Tracey has to overcome being rejected

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    Hairspray: Taking Camp to the Next Level

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    INTRODUCTION What could make a comedy film better? Combine it with a musical that will have you singing along with it. I have decided to look at the 2007 movie “Hairspray”. This is a light hearted film that is loved by all ages. While most see this movie as a comedy/musical the film can also add campy to its genre list. This movie address several different social issues while making the audience laugh and sing along with it. The main social issue at hand in this movie is that one of racism. This

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    girl with even bigger ideas challenges the norm. In an infectious production of “Hairspray,” Thomas S. Wootton High School had the audience tapping their toes and moving to the beat all evening. Based on the 1988 non-musical film of the same name, Hairspray was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman and was originally created as a social commentary on racism and integration. The Broadway production of Hairspray opened in 2002, winning eight Tony Awards, including one for Best Musical, and has

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    themes covered in musical performances in this modern society, for example war and love in Miss Saigon, feminism in Mamma Mia! and racial issues in Porgy and Bess. In the musical film Hairspray, there are more interesting ideas in the plot so I would like to discuss the musical further in this piece of work. Hairspray was an American musical film in 2007, it was a adaptation from a musical and comedy in 2002 and 1988 respectively. There were several changes in the 2007 film, for example some characters

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    musicals. A musical is a film which has musical performances from the actors to express their feelings. The films from this genre that i studied are 'Singin' In The Rain' (Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, 1952), 'Grease' (Randall Kleiser, 1978) and 'Hairspray'(Adam Shankman, 2007). I studied two characteristics of the musical genre (Breaking Into Song And Dance and The Grande Finale) that are shown in the films studied. The identifying characteristics of 'Breaking Into Song And Dance' and 'The Grande

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    onstage, and end up feeling guilty because I probably could have done no better. On top of this warped superiority/inferiority was the nature of the musical they were performing; all throughout third grade I had been obsessed with the movie-musical Hairspray. I knew all the songs, most of the lines, and wasn’t sure if anyone could top Queen Latifah. But I was mistaken.

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    Essay On Hairspray

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    The product I choose is Big sexy hair spray & stay intense hold hairspray by Sexy Hair. I use this product everyday to keep my hair in place. This hairspray can be found a purchased at Ulta, JC Penneys and beauty stores throughout the world. It is advertised to be “the strongest long lasting hairspray ever created by Sexy Hair. It’s stronger resin and new production technology allows it to create a stronger, longer-lasting hold. Delivers intense hold, long-lasting strength, humidity protection and

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    Musical and Hairspray. Both of these musical romantic comedy movies exhibit singing and dancing. Their plot lines are similar due to the fact that they revolve around important auditions as well as high school drama while both including humorous elements. While some differences between the two are evident, the similarities are prominent. I believe that Hairspray is the better of the two because it includes a more serious racial theme and centers around the civil rights movement. The 2007 Hairspray movie

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    shows, including Hairspray and Caroline, or Change, clearly display the effects of racism and the importance of the civil rights movement. Hairspray follows the story of a young Tracy Turnblad who is fighting to desegregate the Corny Collins Show. The musical celebrates black culture and displays healthy relationships between whites and blacks. U.S.A. Today wrote that, “with a message about accepting ourselves and each other while celebrating and embracing our diversity, this Hairspray felt more relevant

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