Tina Fabrique, best known for her starring role in “Ella” on three Connecticut stages, will join Kevin Meaney in the cast of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of “Hairspray.” The musical runs April 25 to May 5 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. Fabrique will play Motormouth Maybelle to Meaney’s Edna.
Paul Mullins directs. Gerry McIntyre choreographs. Ken Clark is music director.
Cast also features Lena Mary Amato as Tracy Turnblad, and graduate acting students: Thomas Brazzle, Anthony Goes, Will Haden, Khetanya Henderson, James Jelkin, Colby Lewis, and Sarah Wintermeyer.
It will feature undergraduate acting students: Whitney Andrews, Emily Borne, Marisa Desa, Kaitlyn Gorman, Will Graziano, Harrison Haney, Darrell Hollens, Hannah Kaplan, Briana Maia, Ryan Marcone, Janeil Mason, Kayla O' Leary, Andrianna Prast, Coles Prince, Gina Salvatore, Adam Schneemann, and Kate Zulauf. The cast will also feature CRT professor Scott Ripley.
Information: 860-486-2113 or visit www.crt.uconn.edu.