Valley Arts Minute: Amherst Regional High School "Hairspray"

Nearly 200 Amherst High School students gathered Thursday afternoon to prepare for the upcoming musical production of Hairspray. The rendition of the Tony Award-winning musical opens this Thursday, March 5, and runs through March 7. It is directed by theater faculty member John Bechtold, with musical direction by music faculty member Anita Cooper.

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Introducing “The Valley Arts Minute,” a series of 60-second videos showcasing arts events and communities throughout the Pioneer Valley. Please contact Melissa McClung at to pitch ideas for the series.