Local kids and teens perform in “HAIRSPRAY” this weekend only!

Over 50 talented local students will be taking the stage at the Brewster High School Performing Arts Center this weekend to perform in Spotlight Arts Inc.’s summer mainstage production of “HAIRSPRAY.” Set in Baltimore in 1962, 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 made up of two separate casts from 11 different towns throughout Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess and Fairfield counties: Gabby D’Ostillio, Vincent Miyazato, Ben Pereira and Hannah Pucci of Danbury, CT; Charlotte Kachur of Southbury, CT; Alejandra Calderon of Beacon, NY; Alexandria Romano of Dover Plains, NY; Noah Pieratti and Jessica Tocci of Pawling, NY; Mara Savarese of New Rochelle, NY; Stephanie Ricker and Brooke Ryan of Carmel, NY; Daniel Esposito of Holmes, NY; Madison Battinelli of Yorktown, NY; Megan Campbell, Andrew DiFabbio, James Hartigan and Erin Vaughan of Patterson, NY; Gillian Anderson, Isabella Boissonnault, Tessa Boissonnault, Sarah Borsari, Taylor Byrne, Skye Connolly, Cati Conway, Clarissa Cuomo, Florence Cuomo, Grace Curley, Lily Cusanelli, Jennifer DeSantis, Isabella DiDio, Charlie Fitzpatrick, RJ Frankenberry, Tommy Froessel, Cecilia Guida, Cameron Hart, Josh Hopkins, Angela Hupp, Erin Kirkpatrick, Maeve Looby, Layla MacDonald, Mike Malanga, Ian McDonnell, Alonzo McLemore, Caitlin Otto, Layla Pagan, Liam Payne, Benjamin Pollak, Gianina Santos, Alexandra Schajer, Autumn Takacs, Katie Thompson, Julie Tramontana of Brewster, NY.

Spotlight Arts’ mainstage program provides local students with a professional theatre performance education through a large-scale commercial production directed by industry professionals. Eric Leiggi returns to direct and choreograph the mainstage production with Spotlight Arts executive producer Stephanie Rubino as the production’s producer and musical director.

Spotlight Arts Inc.’s production of “HAIRSPRAY” will take the stage this weekend at the Brewster High School Performing Arts Center: 50 Foggintown Rd, Brewster, NY. Cast A performs on July 21 at 7:30pm and July 22 at 2:00pm. Cast B performs on July 22 at 7:30pm and July 23 at 2:00pm. Seating is reserved and tickets cost $15 each. Purchase tickets online to get the best seats available and avoid long lines at the door. Tickets can be purchased at www.SPOTLIGHTARTSINC.com.