FRI­DAY

Movie: Hair­spray: 8-10:30 p.m., BRAV

The Palm Beach Post - TV Post - - Front Page -

It started as a John Wa­ters-di­rected movie, then tran­si­tioned into a hit stage mu­si­cal. Now it comes full cir­cle by tak­ing movie form again in its more tune­ful in­car­na­tion. The en­ter­tain­ing tale lets John Tra­volta make an amus­ing gen­der switch as Edna Turn­blad, mother of as­pir­ing 1960s dance-show par­tic­i­pant Tracy (new­comer Nikki Blon­sky). Oth­ers (Michelle Pfeif­fer, Brit­tany Snow) don’t want plus-sized Tracy to have a spot­light.

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