5 stars

The ultimate feel-good show

Attitude

Irresistible… if life were everything it should be, it would be more like HAIRSPRAY.

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Enormous fun! HAIRSPRAY is in a different league

The Times

Exhilaratingly funny and warm-hearted

The New Yorker
5 stars

An uplifting belter of a musical

WhatsOnStage

A big, beautiful bouffant of a musical

Newsweek
5 stars

The musical fix we’ve all been waiting for

Daily Mail

OPENS AUGUST
REGENT THEATRE, MELBOURNE

HAIRSPRAY – the original, big-hearted, multi award-winning Broadway hit musical opens at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in August.

Starring much-loved stage and screen performer Shane Jacobson as Edna TurnbladTodd McKenney as Wilbur TurnbladRhonda Burchmore as Velma Von TussleRob Mills as Corny Collins, Asabi Goodman as Motormouth Maybelle and introducing Carmel Rodrigues as Tracy Turnblad.

HAIRSPRAY is the romantic comedy of dance-loving teenager Tracy Turnblad who has one dream: to dance on The Corny Collins Show. When her dream becomes reality, big-haired Tracy falls in love and finds friends in unexpected ways.

Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Hairspray’s story is more effective and pertinent than ever; and with the brilliant original creative team at the helm – director Jack O’Brien (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) – this joyous new Australian production of Hairspray features the irrepressible feel-good songs “Good Morning, Baltimore”, “Big, Blonde and Beautiful” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat”.

Welcome to the Sixties, Melbourne! Don’t miss the fabulous, funny and fantastic musical sensation –
HAIRSPRAY

Victorian Entertainment Program

Hairspray is taking part in the Victorian Entertainment Program.

This means you can claim back 25% of your purchase (up to $125) when you spend $40 or more.

Just keep your receipt and apply for your rebate at entertainment.business.vic.gov.au/

Act fast! The program will close once funds are exhausted.

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