Hairspray at the Shaftesbury Theatre

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Hairspray The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London


Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Opened: 30 October 2007
Closed: 28 March 2010

The Olivier and Tony award winning musical played over 1,000 performances and grossed over £50 million in the UK, becoming the longest running show at the Shaftesbury Theatre in 40 years.

Based on the cult John Waters movie, Hairspray is a colourful, fun and vibrant show which follows Tracy Turnblad – a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart – as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular dance show.

Stars of the show included Michael Ball, Brian Conley, Micky Dolenz, Chloe Hart, Belinda Carlisle,  Leanne Jones, Tracie Bennett and Mel Smith.