Through the characters they play in TheatreWorks Community Players’ production of “Hairspray,” the Minter sisters are not just taking on roles, but reversing them.
Elisabet, the quiet one, will portray the outgoing Tracy Turnblad, and Heather, the outgoing one, will portray Tracy’s reserved mother, Edna. The show opens Thursday.
The musical is set in Baltimore in 1962. Plump teenager Tracy Turnblad, a social outcast, finally gets the role of her dreams: to dance on a popular TV show. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning teen queen, win over a boy and integrate a TV network.
A public hearing will be held at the 6 p.m. meeting of the Henry County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday on a rezoning request for a proposed Dollar General store across from Sanville Elementary School.
PAR 3 Development Group LLC has asked that the supervisors approve rezoning the 2.7-acre property at 3874 Stones Dairy Road from neighborhood commercial B-2 to commercial B-1, which would allow PAR 3 to construct a 9,100-square-foot Dollar General store on the site.
While Martinsville Mustangs players focus on winning, the Mustangs staff focuses on the fans.
Mustangs President Jesse Cole and General Manager Shea Maple work to put on a show for the fans with promotions between the innings and giveaways.
“A lot of teams, especially at this level, think, ‘It’s a baseball game. Let’s open the gates and hope for the best,’” Cole said. “However, our planning for each event and each game starts in October of the previous year when we get the schedule.