'Hairspray' takes stage at arts center

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina will present "Hairspray" today through May 29 with preview performances today and Thursday. Casey Colgan directs the play about Tracy Turnblad, a 1960s teen who's desperate to dance on "The Corny Collins Show." Colgan also plays Tracy's mother, Edna, a female role traditionally played by a man.

Tickets are $55 for adults and $39 for children. Previews are $50 and $34. Save $10 to the May 1 evening performance with a Heritage pass, badge or ticket stub.

Details and tickets: www.artshhi.com, 843-842-2787