Hairspray

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Shaftesbury Theatre (London, )
Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue
London,
Schedule
Monday through Saturday at 7:30pm
Thursday and Saturday at 3pm
Price
20 - 60
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Can an overweight girl from Baltimore snag the cutest guy in town as well as win a coveted spot on a hit TV dance show - and integrate it, too? Based on John Waters' 1988 cult classic film.

HAIRSPRAY Closes in the West End Mar. 28; U.K. National Tour to Launch Mar. 30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2010

Whatsonstage.com is reporting that the producers of the West End production of Hairspray have posted a show closing notice for March 28, 2010. The closing will proceed Hairspray's National Tour, which launches on March 30, 2010. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY to Close in the West End Mar. 28; U.K. National Tour to Launch Mar. 30
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2010

Whatsonstage.com is reporting that the producers of the West End production of Hairspray have posted a show closing notice for March 28, 2010. The closing will proceed Hairspray's National Tour, which launches on March 30, 2010. (more...)

Ian Talbot to Join 'Hairspray' UK on Jan.28
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2008

Ian Talbot will star as 'Wilbur Turnblad' in the smash hit award-winning musical 'Hairspray' from Monday 28 January. He will join Michael Ball as 'Edna Turnblad', Leanne Jones as 'Tracy Turnblad' and Ben James-Ellis as 'Link Larkin', who will all continue to star in the show until Saturday 25 October 2008. (more...)

Michael Ball Extends Run as Edna in West End 'Hairspray' thru Oct. 2008
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2007

Michael Ball has extended his run in the hugely popular role of 'Edna Turnblad' in the smash hit award-winning musical Hairspray by six months. He will now be starring in the role until Saturday 25 October 2008. (more...)

'Hairspray' & Stewart's 'Macbeth' Top Evening Standard Awards
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2007

West End's production of Hairspray and Rupert Goold's Macbeth were among the top winners at the 2007 Evening Standard Awards Ceremony, held Tuesday November 27; Richard Wilson hosted. (more...)

Hairspray's Blessing: Hotly Anticipated Tranfer to London
by Mark Senior - November 12, 2007

After years of fruitless speculation, the long overdue and hotly anticipated transfer of Broadway smash Hairspray has finally arrived in the Shaftsbury Theatre. And for a venue that has recently been plagued by a stream of short-run productions with poor box office success, what a blessing this must be. For surely here is a show that is set to run and run. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for West End 'Hairspray'
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2007

The premiere West End cast of the smash hit multi-award winning Broadway musical Hairspray has been announced. Michael Ball will star as Edna Turnblad, Mel Smith as Wilbur Turnblad, Leanne Jones as Tracy Turnblad and Ben James-Ellis as Link Larkin . Hairspray open at the Shaftesbury Theatre on Tuesday October 30, following previews from October 11. (more...)

LeAnne Jones to Make West End Debut in Hairspray
by Ryan Woods - June 6, 2007

Newcomer, and WestEndTheatreWorld.com poster, Leanne Jones will make her West End debut in Hairspray at The Shaftesbury Theatre this Autumn playing the starring role. (more...)