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hairspray national tour confirmed 2007

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hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#0
Posted: 4/26/06 at 9:57pm
Hairspray will be going out on national tour (as i said a few weeks ago)this is now confirmed .I know because again my freind at manchesters palace theatre has told me it is booking in to there for the early part of the tour (though only for 2 weeks).Pos months been thrown around for manchester are may and july 2007
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Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its gonna do so well off the back of this movie aswell hopefully. Can't wait!
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ahead of West End...aiming Autumn 2007.

Finally we will see this musical in the UK...its about flippin' time!
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Great news - do you happen to know of any other dates yet (is there any chance of it coming to the South West, Bristol/Cardiff area?)?

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Hey ryan, what do you mean 'ahead of west end - aiming autumn 2007'?
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#5
Posted: 4/27/06 at 12:02pm
It will probably do a tour then come into the West End - much like they do in America
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#6
Posted: 4/27/06 at 10:03pm
hey there no dates have been confirmed as yet for the tour they have just contacted the theatres this week

all i do know is manchester is its first port of call (as with many national tours)

west end opening is expected 2008 not 2007 as it will tour for quite a while judging of the amount of theatres contacted

also intresting is that its going to be quite a small scale production according to my freind at the palace manchester(which is a shame)

as for where the tour goes prob everywhere (lets put it this way nearly every theatre ownned by clear channel/live nation has been contacted

will keep u posted
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They can't down-scale it!!!! It has to be the same as on broadway - the show is fab as it is!

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Good Morning Baltimore, there's the flasher who lives next door.....

I FINALLY get to see this in LA next month, WOOHOO!
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That was my first Broadway musical! And of coarse I loved it! cant wait for the tour!
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Finally!!!!! Its about time this musical came to the UK! i was bought up on hairspray the film since i was about 4 due to my sisters loving it. and then the musical came onto broadway and whilst i havent seen it, i have all the soundtracks etc. so about time it got to the uk!!!! Cant wait for it! Bring it on!!!!
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#11
Posted: 5/8/06 at 10:36pm
Big question...who'll be Edna Turnblad?
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#12
Posted: 5/11/06 at 5:17pm
as much as its highly inlikely to ever happen, i would love to see paul o grady do it and make lily savage fat.
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#13
Posted: 5/12/06 at 2:41am
If Paul does it, he should NOT do it as Lilly- that wouldnt work. He should do it as Paul O'Grady playing Edna Turnblad, not Lilly Savage playing Edna Turnblad.
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#14
Posted: 6/10/06 at 11:37pm
This show is so fantastic....I hope that the tour helps it run for a long well desrved time in London....such a makes-you-wanna-perform show....I LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!!! Roll on 2007!
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#15
Posted: 6/11/06 at 6:50am
Paul O'Grady is very slim- he'd have to wear a fatsuit. If he can get rid of the Liverpool accent, he'd be a credible Wilber.
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#16
Posted: 6/11/06 at 9:58am
I HAVE NEWS AND IT AINT GOOD

The manchester palace have just dropped hairspray of its scheduale for next year,why?

Well it would seem that the tour is off as they have decided just to open in london of the back of the movie (prob smart)

i will keep u up to date
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#17
Posted: 6/11/06 at 3:20pm
you know if we do EVER get the production i hope its worth it im getting so annoyed with all the on off on off business i wish they would put us out of our misery and make up there minds!
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#18
Posted: 6/14/06 at 10:20pm
just saw this in Los Angeles a week and a half ago....FABULOUS!
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story... AGATHA CHRISTIE, Life magazine, May 14, 1956
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#19
Posted: 8/21/06 at 4:08pm
anybody have any more news on tour dates yet???
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#20
Posted: 8/21/06 at 4:49pm
I doubt it very much, but i would love to see Harvey play it over here. Although i did hear the mention of Timothy Spall.
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re: hairspray national tour confirmed 2007#21
Posted: 8/25/06 at 6:43am
I heard the Hairspray won't get a chance to come over here because of all the recent transfers from Broadway. Too bad, it's a great show!