Hit musical HAIRSPRAY has picked up a record-tying 14 nominations for the upcoming DRAMA DESK AWARDS.

The hit show, based on John Waters' 1988 movie of the same name, claimed a nominations haul matched over the years only by The Producers, THE SECRET GARDEN and RAGTIME.

The Drama Desk Awards are often a strong predictor for Broadway's TONY AWARDS. The winners will be announced on 18 May (03).

02/05/2003 19:02