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Institute of Contemporary Arts
A woman with strong makeup and curls and a small man in overalls and rainbow bow tie stand side by side, on a suburban street corner
Hairspray, dir. John Waters, USA 1988, 92 min., English, 12A

When Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) auditions for a spot on a popular teen dance show, she beats out the spiteful Amber von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick), winning over Amber’s boyfriend (Michael St. Gerard) in the process. However, Tracy quickly finds herself in trouble as she pushes for racial integration on the show.

To celebrate its 35th anniversary, John Waters’ cult classic comedy returns to the big screen.
02:15 pm
Fri, 09 Jun 2023
Cinema 2
09:10 pm
Sat, 10 Jun 2023
Cinema 1
01:00 pm
Sun, 11 Jun 2023
Cinema 1
04:30 pm
Tue, 13 Jun 2023
Cinema 2
06:30 pm
Wed, 14 Jun 2023
Cinema 2
04:30 pm
Thu, 15 Jun 2023
Cinema 2
09:15 pm
Sat, 17 Jun 2023
Cinema 2
08:40 pm
Tue, 20 Jun 2023
Cinema 2
02:30 pm
Thu, 22 Jun 2023
Cinema 1
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