VenueLiverpool Empire Theatre
From17th August 2010
To4th September 2010
PricesFrom £18.50. To £43.50.
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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:T01371998337, musical:S01615781668, venue:V534
Current production:Work

Production details

Running time: 2hrs 40mins

Special Performances

  • 26 Aug 10 Captioned


Producer Stage Entertainment
Producer Michael Ball (associate producer)
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 (music arrangement)
Musical Director Lon Hoyt
Performer Michael Ball (Edna Turnblad - Glasgow/Southampton/Manchester/Cardiff)
Performer Brian Conley (Edna Turnblad - some dates)
Performer Phill Jupitus (Edna Turnblad - some dates - Liverpool)
Performer Les Dennis (Wilbur Turnblad - some dates - Liverpool)
Performer Sandra Marvin (Motormouth Maybelle)
Performer Gillian Kirkpatrick (Velma Von Tussle)
Performer Wayne Robinson (Seaweed)
Performer Emma Dukes (Penny Pingleton)
Performer Clare Halse (Amber Von Tussle)
Performer Seliza Sebastian (Little Inez)
Performer Michael Starke (Edna Turnblad - some dates)
Performer Danny Bayne (Corny Collins)
Performer Liam Doyle (Link Larkin)
Performer Laurie Scarth (Tracy Turnblad)
Performer Laurie Scarth
Performer Shakira Akabusi
Performer Kane Andrews
Performer Richard Dale
Performer Nyroy Dixon
Performer Harry Francis
Performer Darron Gifty
Performer Mark Hilton
Performer Debbie Jenkins
Performer Natalie Kelly
Performer Gemma Knight-Jones
Performer Mia Lincoln
Performer Agiona Omonua
Performer Yohemy Prosper
Performer Charles Ruhrmund
Performer Jennifer Saayeng
Performer Lauren Stroud
Performer Emily Luke Taylor
Performer Helen Ternent
Performer Laura Thorogood
Performer Matt Thorpe
Performer Dina Tree

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