Queen Elizabeth Theatre | Vancouver, British Columbia
Get your tickets today for one of the biggest musical marvels that has hit the The West End! Hairspray will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre as one of its limited performances for 2024. What better way to spend your Tuesday 2nd April 2024 than rocking to the beats and witnessing the escapades that unfold as optimistic and determined high-school student Tracy Turnblad dances and sings down the streets of her hometown, Baltimore. Hairspray delves into the swinging 60’s with all the rhythm, blues and downtown beats of the period with Tony award winning songs, capturing the essence of life in a small town with the glitz of television. You will have an unforgettable time, so make sure you buy your seats right now and be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, British Columbia, on Tuesday 2nd April 2024 to swing into the 60’s with Hairspray, you won’t want to stop the beat!
The Queen Elizabeth Theatre is thrilled to be presenting one of the greatest theatre that has been capturing people’s hearts since 2002. For just over twenty years Hairspray has become a show all musical lovers have on their theater wish list. The iconic Marc Shaiman compiled the music and wrote the lyrics beside John Waters for the well known songs that have become classic phrases that fans across the globe know. You won’t help but tap your toes to the lines, such as, you're like a fatal disease, babe but there's no cure so let this fever rage, so make sure you take your chance to watch Hairspray live on stage! Spaces are currently on sale, so don’t hang around and purchase your spots now. The date to save is Tuesday 2nd April 2024. The stage will light up to introduce Baltimore local Tracy Turnblad, the happy-go-lucky, plus-sized high school student that has ambitions and a soul that are larger than her waist measurements.
The story begins - It is 1962 and Tracy has dreams of featuring on the local TV dance show, The Corny Collins Show, but is told no, it can’t happen. Yet, Tracy proves people wrong and after winning a role in the show with her plucky attitude and killer moves and becoming a celebrity overnight. But she learns that there are prejudices in her hometown that she cannot tolerate. What will ensue when Tracy and her friends and family stand up to the injustices in their hometown?
Whether you haven’t seen Hairspray before, or whether you have sung along to it many times, it is a show that thrills every time. With its tongue in cheek humour, strong poignant scenes and original, timeless music, you will be making a protest against injustice, and dancing to the beats and spirit of the swinging 60’s. Don’t miss out and secure your tickets today!