VenueShaftesbury Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From11th October 2007
Opened30th October 2007
To28th March 2010
PricesFrom £20.00. To £60.00.
What is currently on at Shaftesbury Theatre (V415)
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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:T671151957, musical:S01615781668, venue:V415
Current production:Work

Production details

Special Performances

  • 3 Apr 08 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)
  • 3 Apr 08 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)
  • 17 Mar 09 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)


Producer Stage Entertainment
Producer SEL and GFO New Line Cinema (in association with Live Nation)
Director Jack O'Brien
Design David Rockwel
Lighting Kenneth Posner
Sound Steve C Kennedy
Choreographer Jerry Mitchell
Costume William Ivey Long
Performer Chloe Hart (Tracy Turnblad)
Performer Phill Jupitus (Edna Turnblad)
Performer Micky Dolenz (Wilbur Turnblad)
Performer Belinda Carlisle (Velma Von Tussle)
Performer Nicola Brazil (Amber Von Tussle)
Performer Gavin Alex (Corny Collins)
Performer Adrian Hansell (Seaweed)
Performer Sharon D Clarke (Motormouth Mabel)
Performer Liam Tamne (Link Larkin)
Performer Raquel Jones (Inez)
Performer Dermot Canavan (Male Authority Figure)
Performer Verity Rushworth (Penny Pingleton)
Performer Wendy Somerville (Female Authority Figure)
Performer Gavin Alex
Performer Fem Belling
Performer Philip Catchpole
Performer Lewis Davies
Performer Helen Dixon
Performer Emma Dodd
Performer Tim Frather
Performer Jate Gillespie
Performer Ewan Gillies
Performer Nicky Griffiths
Performer Jenii Hicks
Performer Holly James
Performer Sandra Marvin
Performer Terel Nugent
Performer Michael Peters
Performer Adam Price
Performer Charlotte Riby
Performer Dominic Shaw
Performer Neil Toon
Performer Michael Vinsen
Performer Zara Warren
Performer Jacqui Zvimba

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