Hairspray – The Broadway Musical
June 8–18, 2016
Big Musical. Big Comedy. Big Hair!
On stage at the Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch for a limited season - June 8 – June 18, 2016
“Winner of 8 Tony Awards, and 4 Olivier Awards, including Best Musical “
Hairspray is the multi Tony Award winning musical based on the cult 1988 John Waters film of the same name. The songs include 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues.
In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program. When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight, and meets a colorful array of characters. Tracy seeks to right the injustices of segregation on the TV show using the power of music and big hair, and takes the audience along on a joyous, feel good musical ride that will have you reaching for a bumper can of “Ultra Clutch” hairspray.
This show achieved 99% capacity houses for its first 2 years running on Broadway, breaking all previous records, then went on to be a global sensation. Don’t miss this fun filled musical comedy!
Times are approx. and subject to change at any time.
Box Office: 1.5 Hours Prior to Show
Outer Doors: 1 Hour Prior to Show
Inner Doors: 30 Minutes Prior to Show
Lock Out: Yes 10 Minutes
Interval: Yes 20 Minutes
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes plus 20 Minute interval (Approx)