John Waters’ camp delight Hairspray hits Australia later this year. The musical, based on John Waters’ 1988 feelgood flick of the same name, comes to Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in October with stints in other states rumoured to follow. No cast members have been announced as yet, but you can bet Australia’s plus-size drag queens will be fighting it out in the auditions for Edna Turnblad, the part made famous by drag icon Divine.

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