A shocked girl with large blue hair and a big pink bow next to the word 'Hairspray' in funky, colourful lettering


18 Nov - 23 Nov 2024
Hull New Theatre

You can’t stop the beat - 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 and Hull panto favourite Neil Hurst as Edna Turnblad. 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 and best 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!

Enter big hearted Tracy Turnblad and her friends as they dance their way into history in their quest to fight intolerance and racism.

From the spirited Seaweed and his sister Little Inez to the charming Link Larkin and the resolute Motormouth Maybelle, witness a cast of characters who refuse to be silenced in the face of prejudice and discrimination, instead gaining acceptance and equality.

This fun-filled, feel-good show is bursting with show-stopping numbers and dizzying dance routines that you can’t help not to shimmy too!

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Mon 18 Nov
Tue 19 Nov
Wed 20 Nov
Thu 21 Nov
Thu 21 Nov
BSL interpreted

A sign language interpreter will be positioned on the side of the stage and will interpret the production.

Fri 22 Nov
Sat 23 Nov
Sat 23 Nov

Please note some productions may contain flashing and strobe lighting effects and haze. Contact the box office for more information.

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