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The original Broadway production of Hairspray The Musical is set to return to London's West End. The musical will open at the London Coliseum for a limited run, which will mark more than 10 years since Hairspray has been seen on the London theatre stage. Tickets for the West End revival of Hairspray are in incredibly high demand as the show will once again star musical theatre sensation Michael Ball as Edna Turnblad, who reprises the role from his 2007-2009 Shaftesbury Theatre run. The iconic musical is set to have an extended 19-week in 2021.
Hairspray starring Michael Ball showing at the West End London Coliseum Theatre
The record-breaking 2007 Shaftesbury Theatre production of Hairspray The Musical took the West End by storm and now this showstopping piece will return to the stage in Spring 2021 with Michael Ball set to reprise his critically acclaimed role. The West End production of Hairspray received an astonishing 11 Olivier Award nominations, breaking current theatre records at the time. It ended up winning the Olivier Award for Best Musical as well as Best Actor (Michael Ball) and Best Actress (Leanne Jones) and we can already "hear the bells" for a 2022 awards sweep!
Hairspray West End 2021 cast
Set to join Michael Ball* in the main cast of the 2021 production of Hairspray is Lizzie Bea (Kinky Boots, UK Tour) as Tracy Turnblad and Marisha Wallace (Waitress) as Motormouth. Comedian Paul Merton makes his West End musical debut as Wilbur Turnblad along with Rita Simons as Velma von Tussle and Jonny Amies as Link Larkin.
Read here for the extended Hairspray casting announcement.
*Please note: Michael Ball will not be performing at the following performances: Tuesday 29 June, Tuesday 6 July, Tuesday 3 August, Tuesday 17 August and Tuesday 24 August.
Paul Merton will not be performing at the following performances: All Thursday evenings.