Michael Ball to return in Hairspray
London theatre news: Friday 3 May 2019
London West End - Musicals - Shows
Michael Ball is to reprise his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum from April 2020 - tickets now on sale.
Image courtesy London Coliseum
Tickets are now on sale for Hairspray the Musical starring Michael Ball reprising his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad.
This smash-hit musical will be at the London Coliseum from next April for a strictly limited 12-week season.
This outing for Hairspray sees the original award-winning creative team of director Jack O'Brien and choreographer Jerry Mitchell reunited.
The show features the feel-good songs Good Morning Baltimore, You Can't Stop the Beat and Big, Blonde and Beautiful.
Looks like it might be wise to get your tickets booked soon as this is bound to be a hugely popular show ... and it is only scheduled for a limited 12 week run.
Note on bookings: tickets are being sold in two phases - phase 1 bookings - 23 Apr to 19 Jul 2020 are now on sale.
Show listing information
Look who's back!
Don't miss Michael Ball reprising his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical.
The huge-hearted, smash-hit musical arrives at the magnificent London Coliseum from April 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season.
Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and big dreams.
Can she make it on the local TV dance show, win the heart of teen heartthrob Link Larkin and bring everyone together - whatever their colour, size or hairdo?
Well if you want a change, you've really got to shake things up!
From the original award-winning creative team of director Jack O'Brien and choreographer Jerry Mitchell, and featuring the infectiously feel-good songs Good Morning Baltimore, You Can't Stop the Beat and Big, Blonde and Beautiful this inspirational, fun-loving and fabulously uplifting musical sensation is back and bigger than ever.
It's the show that gives maximum lift … but for 12 weeks only.
Michael Ball - Edna Turnblad
Lizzie Bea - Tracy Turnblad
Paul Merton - Wilbur Turnblad
Dermot Canavan - Wilbur Turnblad on these dates:
Thursday 23 April 7.30pm
Thursday 30 April 7.30pm
Thursday 07 May 7.30pm
Thursday 14 May 7.30pm
Thursday 21 May 7.30pm
Thursday 28 May 7.30pm.
Thursday 13 Aug - Saturday 22 Aug (inclusive)
Jonny Amies - Link Larkin
Marisha Wallace - Motormouth Maybelle
Rita Simons - Velma Von Tussle
Georgia Anderson - Amber Von Tussle
Kimani Arthur - Inez
Lori Haley Fox - Female Authority Figure
Mari McGinlay - Penny Pingleton
Ashley Samuels - Seaweed J Stubbs
Michael Vinsen - Corny Collins
Imogen Bailey - Shelly/Ensemble
Pearce Barron - IQ/Ensemble
Jordan Benjamin - Duane/Ensemble
Nicholas Collier - Sketch/Ensemble
Joel Cooper - Brad/Ensemble
Luke George - Fender/Ensemble
Christopher Gopaul - Gilbert/Ensemble
Lily Laight - Lou-Ann/Ensemble
Hannah Grace Lawson - Tammy/Ensemble
Madeleine Lawton - Brenda/Ensemble
Holly Liburd - Dynamite/Ensemble
Mireia Mambo - Dynamite Ensemble
Kody Mortimer - Thad/Ensemble
Robyn Rose - Dynamite/Ensemble
Kibong Tanji - Lorraine/Ensemble
Christopher Howell - Walking Cover Edna/ Male Authority Figure/Wilbur
Natalie Woods - Walking Cover Tracy Turnblad
Winny Herbert - Swing
Will Luckett - Swing
Tinovimbanashe Sibanda - Swing/Dance Captain
Amy West - Swing
Author: Mark O'Donnell, Thomas Meehan (book)
Composer: Marc Shaiman
Lyricist: Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman
Director: Jack O'Brien
Choreography: Jerry Mitchell
From: Thursday 22 April 2021
Closes: Saturday 28 August 2021
Standard: From £22
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