ACTUALLY, YOU CAN STOP THE BEAT: Broadway's Hairspray will close in January 2009, after welcoming back Harvey Fierstein for a return engagement as Edna. Scientific studies on the following issues remain ongoing:
Whether one can stop an avalanche as it races down a hill.
Whether one can stop the motion of the ocean or the sun in the sky.
Whether one can stop a river as it rushes to the sea.