8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun.; through Oct. 10
Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081; www.lepetittheatre.com
Le Petit Theatre opens its season of mainstage musicals with Hairspray. Ricky Graham directs the Tony Award-winning adaptation of John Waters' movie about Tracy Turnblad, a plump high school girl who gets a chance to dance on a local TV show in Baltimore in the early 1960s and sets out to integrate it. Tickets $31-$50.