Christopher Teipner took some time out of his busy Hairspray schedule to tell us a little bit about himself. Check out what makes him so excited about the show! Lyric Arts: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? What’s your favorite color? What makes you tick?
Christopher Teipner: I am from St. Paul Minnesota, love the color red, and I love doing theater.
LA: What brings you to Lyric Arts?
CT: I love this show and have wanted to play this role since I saw the original cast in New York do the show.
LA: What’s the best thing about being in Hairspray?
CT: Getting to play a role done by two of my idols. Divine and Harvey Feinstein!
LA: Tell us about the character you play.
CT: Edna is the overweight overworked mother of Tracey Turnblad.
LA: Sum up Hairspray in 3 words.
CT: Funny inspiring infectious