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Seen on Broadway:

Hairspray

, the euphoria-inducing new musical at the Neil Simon Theatre, was deemed a hit even before it opened, for good reason: it’s a riot from start to finish. Based on the John Waters film set in Baltimore circa 1962, it’s the story of Tracy Turnblad, plus-sized hair hopper turned social revolutionary, who integrates the local dance-party TV broadcast, finding fame and love along the way. The opening number, “Good Morning, Baltimore,” in whic

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