VenueBristol Hippodrome
CountyCity of Bristol
From12th April 2011
To30th April 2011
WhenTue-Sat 19:30. Wed,Sat,Sun Mats 14:30
PricesFrom £18.50. To £43.50.
What is currently on at Bristol Hippodrome (V856)
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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:T0932547211, musical:S01615781668, venue:V856
Current production:Work

Production details

Special Performances

  • 14 Apr 11 Sign Interpreted Interpreter Andy Higgins
  • 20 Apr 11 Captioned Captioner Chris Lambert
  • 21 Apr 11 Audio Described Describer Irene Richards


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 - some dates)
Performer Michael Starke (Edna Turnbald - some dates)
Performer Micky Dolenz (Wilbur Turnblad - some dates)
Performer Nigel Planer (Wilbur Turnblad - some dates)
Performer Les Dennis (Wilbur Turnblad - some dates)
Performer Laurie Scarth (Tracy Turnblad)
Performer Liam Doyle (Link Larkin)
Performer Gillian Kirkpatrick (Velma Von Tussle)
Performer Wayne Robinson (Seaweed)
Performer Danny Bayne (Corny Collins)
Performer Emma Dukes (Penny Pingleton)
Performer Clare Halse (Amber Von Tussle)
Performer Sandra Marvin (Motormouth Maybelle)
Performer Yvonne O'Grady (Female Authority Figure)
Performer Seliza Sebastian (Inez)
Performer Carl Sanderson (Male Authority Figure)
Performer Shakira Akabusi (Dynamite))
Performer Kane Andrews (Fender)
Performer Richard Dale (Sketch)
Performer Harry Francis (IQ)
Performer Darron Gifty (Gilbert)
Performer Natalie Kelly (Dynamite))
Performer Gemma Knight-Jones (Lorraine)
Performer Mia Lincoln (Tammy)
Performer Emily Luke-Taylor (Shelly)
Performer Abiona Omanua (Dynamite))
Performer Yohemy Prosper (Thad)
Performer Charles Ruhrmund (Brad)
Performer Spin (Duan)
Performer Lauren Stroud (Brenda)
Performer Helen Ternent (Lou-Ann)
Performer Nyroy Dixon (Swing)
Performer Debbie Jenkins (Dance Captain/Swing)
Performer Jennifer Saayeng (Swing)
Performer Laura Thorogood (Swing)
Performer Matt Thorpe (Swing)
Performer Dina Tree (Walking Tracy Cover)
Performer Mark Hilton

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