Our favorite record store owner took some time out of her busy day to tell us about why Hairspray is going to be fabulous! Read on to see what she has to say. Lyric Arts: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? What’s your favorite color? What makes you tick?
Angela Henderson: I am married with 3 children and 7 grandchildren. I am from St Louis. My favorite color is red. Being able to help someone makes me tick.
LA: What brings you to Lyric Arts?
AH: A friend asked me to audition with him so we could work together.
LA: What’s the best thing about being in Hairspray?
AH: Since I've never seen the show.....I'd have to say the dancing and the humor.
LA: Is there one thing everyone should know about the show?
AH: It's a toe tapping upbeat experience.
LA: Tell us about the character you play.
AH: I play Motormouth Maybelle. I am a record shop owner with 2 children, and I host Negro Day on the Corny Collins show once a month.
LA: Sum up Hairspray in 3 words.
AH: Hairspray in 3 words....... energetic, fun, and funny!