VenueEmpire Theatre
CountyTyne and Wear
From4th March 2013
To9th March 2013
What is currently on at Empire Theatre (V577)
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Hairspray tells the story of geeky teen Tracy Turnblad - a big girl with a big heart, big dreams, a big stage mother and even bigger hair - who finds celebrity on TV dance programme. Can Tracy get the guy and still have time to change the world?
Book by Mark O'Donnell
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music Marc Shaiman
Lyrics Scott Whitman
Lyrics Marc Shaiman

Archive :: production:T1429789944, musical:S01615781668, venue:V577
Current production:Work

Production details


Producer Stage Entertainment
Director Jack O'Brien
Choreographer Jerry Mitchell
Design David Rockwell
Costume William Ivey Long
Lighting Kenneth Posner
Sound Steve C. Kennedy
Music Harold Wheeler (orchestration)
Music Marc Shaiman (arrangements)
Musical Director Lon Hoyt
Performer Mark Benton (Edna Turnblad)
Performer Freya Sutton (Tracy Turnblad)
Performer Lucy Benjamin (Velma Von Tussle)
Performer Marcus Collins (Seaweed Stubbs)
Performer Gemma Sutton
Performer Lauren Hood
Performer Sandra Marvin
Performer Gabriella Brooks
Performer Josh Piterman
Performer Daniel Stockton
Performer Wendy Sommerville
Performer Jocasta Almgill
Performer Sophia Brown
Performer Lori Barker
Performer Andrew Bryant
Performer David Ribi
Performer Lewis Kirk
Performer Piers Bate
Performer Amelia Adams-Pearce
Performer Francesca Hoffman
Performer Samantha Hull
Performer Fela Lufadeju
Performer Noel Samuels
Performer Claudia Kariuki
Performer Simone Mistry-Palmer
Performer Arun Blair-Mangat
Performer Sam Lathwood
Performer Laura Thorogood
Performer Nikki Pocklington
Performer Mark Hilton

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