The Academy Presents Hair Spray
Academy of Our Lady Thalian Society recently presented the musical Hairspray. The message of racial equality that was included in the songs and dances was emphasized by a slide show in which images from the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s were displayed.
Asha of Terrytown as Motormouth Maybelle leads the song, Big, Blond and Beautiful, a song about accepting oneself.
Conner Riggs of Harvey as Amber Von Tussle (foreground) with Cailey Rousseau of Gretna as Tammy (left background) and Amanda Eschete of Westwego as Brenda (right background) dance the Madison from the ‘60s.
Shayla Lange of Gretna as Tracy Turnblad leads the cast in Good Morning Baltimore the opening number.