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The original, big-hearted, multi award-winning Broadway hit musical opens at the Sydney Lyric from 5 February, 2023.
Winner of eight Tony Awards, Hairspray is the romantic comedy of dance-loving teenage 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.
Described as “one of the best shows of the year” (Limelight Magazine), and “indestructible feelgood entertainment” (The Age), Shane Jacobson stars as Edna Turnblad with Todd McKenney as Wilbur Turnblad, Rhonda Burchmore as Velma Von Tussle, Rob Mills as Corny Collins, Asabi Goodman as Motormouth Maybelle, and introducing Carmel Rodrigues as Tracy Turnblad.
Starring SHANE JACOBSON, TODD MCKENNEY, RHONDA BURCHMORE, ROB MILLS, ASABI GOODMAN. Introducing CARMEL RODRIGUES.
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Based upon the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
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One of Sydney's premier live entertainment venues, Sydney Lyric is the place to experience musicals, theatre, concerts, opera and ballet. Situated inside The Star entertainment complex, the theatre has been home to some of Sydney's most notable theatre events including the Phantom of the Opera, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Matilda the Musical, The Book Of Mormon and Hamilton.
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