The Jefferson Performing Arts Society is currently showing “Hairspray“, the famous film and Broadway hit, at the original Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. Four individuals performing the production are affiliated with UNO: Associate Professor of French Juliana Starr plays Velma Von Tussle; UNO senior Anthony Wayne Taplin, Jr. plays Thad and a Denizen; recent graduate Leianna Seals plays a Dynamite and Denizen; and Julieanne Natal, a sophomore communications major, plays Brenda and a Denizen. Congratulations on your roles! The first weekend was almost sold out and there are three more performances in Metairie through February. For details visit jpas.org. Get you tickets quick!