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Hairspray - The Broadway Musical

Aug 12 – 26, 2023

HAIRSPRAY is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.

BROADWAY’S TONY-AWARD WINNING BEST MUSICAL IS FINALLY HERE! 

HAIRSPRAY, winner of eight Tony Awards, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. With a whole load of Baltimore vibes and a huge heap of Hamilton talent, HAIRSPRAY is waiting to be seen!

The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the loveable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do!

HAIRSPRAY is the multi-award winning musical based on the cult 1988 John Waters film Hairspray, with songs including several 1960s-style dance music and “downtown” rhythm and blues hits. With timeless hits including “Good morning, Baltimore!”, “The Nicest Kids in Town” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat”, HAIRSPRAY takes the audience along on a joyous, feel good musical ride that will have them tapping their feet and reaching for a bumper can of “Ultra Clutch” hairspray!

Welcome to the sixties, Hamilton! Don’t miss the fantastic, funny and fabulous musical sensation and book your tickets today!

Recommended for 15+ – some mature content –

Director: Julia Turner
Musical Director: Kirsty Skomski
Choreographer: Shanelle Borlase

Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler
Arrangements by Marc Shaiman
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).

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When

Aug 12 – 26, 2023
2pm Matinees, 7.30pm Evenings

Where

Riverlea Theatre
83 Riverlea Road
Hillcrest
Hamilton

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