Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St.
Based on John Waters' cult film, this dynamo of a musical, set in 1962, focuses on a big girl with big hair, whose passion to dance makes her an overnight phenom on the local TV dance show. But will she be able to thwart the reigning princess and integrate the show? Tues. & Thurs., 7; Wed., Fri. & Sat., 8; Wed. & Sat., 2; Sun., 3. (Through 1/4)