TARA MACRI (Amber Von Tussle) is delighted to make her Hollywood Bowl debut and return to the world of Hairspray, having performed the role of Amber on Broadway as well as the U.S. tour and original Toronto production. Other recent theater work includes Jersey Boys (Chicago and Toronto), Million Dollar Quartet (Chicago), Evil Dead The Musical, Grease, and The King and I (Toronto). Macri received the Mary Savidge Award for her portrayals at the Stratford Festival in West Side Story, The Tempest, and Dracula. Film and television appearances: Miss BG, The Strange Legacy of Cameron Cruz, All Around The Town, Jonivision, and Under the Piano. Tara is also a singer-songwriter (and pianist) and currently in the midst of writing and recording her first album. She sends love and thanks to Mom, Dad and Julia. Visit www.taramacri.com.