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Mon 11 – Sat 16 Nov 2024
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: Thu 2pm, Sat 2.30pm
Running time: 2hrs 50mins (including interval)
Contains strobe lighting and haze

The big, bold and beautiful musical – Hairspray is back on tour!
Starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton (Shrek the Musical, The Addams Family) as the fierce yet fabulous Velma von Tussle. Making her directorial debut is Hairspray royalty Brenda Edwards (Hairspray, We Will Rock You) who will bring new energy and excitement this time from behind the scenes.

Featuring some of musical theatre’s biggest hit songs, including Welcome to the 60s, You Can’t Stop the Beat, Good Morning Baltimore and so many more. Hairspray is the hilarious, joyous, and inspiring musical for all!

Join big hearted Tracy Turnblad and her new friends, the spirited Seaweed and his sister Little Inez, heartthrob Link Larkin and the resolute Motormouth Maybelle as they strive to change the world. Hairspray has wowed audiences in The West End and on Broadway and still packs a punch with its message of tolerance and the fight against racial discrimination.

This fun-filled show is bursting with show-stopping numbers and dizzying dance routines, come and join the beat because just to sit still would be a crime!

Book early, secure your seat today



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Newcastle Theatre Royal Friends artwork


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