Broadway Across Canada – Hairspray in Vancouver

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Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy Hairspray is coming to Vancouver April 2 to 7, 2024 presented by Broadway Across Canada. Helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, it will be at Queen Elizabeth Theatre for one week only.

Hairspray in Vancouver

  • Date: April 2 to 7, 2024
  • Address: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (630 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
  • Admission: Tickets on sale starting December 11, 2023 at 11:00am. Purchase online.

Broadway Across Canada’s Hairspray is the story of 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? Featuring the beloved score of hit songs including “Welcome to the ’60s,” “Good Morning Baltimore,” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” Hairspray is “fresh, winning, and deliriously tuneful!” (The New York Times).

This new touring production reunites Broadway’s award-winning creative team, led by Director Jack O’Brien and Choreographer Jerry Mitchell, to bring Hairspray to a new generation of theatre audiences. Hairspray is based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, who served as a creative consultant on the musical comedy. It features a book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Additionally, Hairspray features an original score by Academy Award-nominated Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

Additional creative team for Hairspray includes Tour Director Matt Lenz, Tour Choreographer Robbie Roby, Set Designer David Rockwell, Lighting Designer Kenneth Posner, Tour Lighting Designer Paul Miller, Costume Designer William Ivey Long, Hair and Wig Designers Paul Huntley and Bernie Ardia, Sound Designer Shannon Slaton, Music Supervisor Keith Thompson. Casting by Prather Productions.

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Related: Broadway Across Canada 2023-2024 Season in Vancouver

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