Wayback Wednesday! Vintage Videos ofHairspray, Brooklyn & More From the Broadway.com Vaults

For 14 years, Broadway.com has been on the scene for some of the most important events in theater history: We’ve seen Broadway hopefuls become legends, unknown musicals become Tony-winning smash hits and so much more. Every Wednesday in January, we’re opening the Broadway.com vaults to take a little trip down memory lane.

Brooklyn Rehearsal, 2004
Once upon a time, before a one-bedroom in Williamsburg was $1,700 a month, there was a musical called Brooklyn, where Broadway divas had belt-offs in dresses made of trash bags and bubble wrap. See fierce favorites Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo and Ramona Keller make fireworks in an early rehearsal