Hairspray

Hairspray WIDE 1
Show Information
Shows from:
Shows to:
Wed 24 January 2018
Sat 3 February 2018
Price:
£21.25 - £15 & Discounts
Venue:
Mercury Main Theatre

Colchester Operatic society present a real fun show that will have your feet tapping, and your heart singing. This show never stops!

With music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman  based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray.

In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad auditions for a spot on “The Corny Collins Show” and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Perhaps her new status as a teen sensation is enough to topple Corny’s reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show.

DINNER & A SHOW OFFER

Food

Make a night of it by booking a pre-show meal at Food @ the Mercury. Simply add either a two (£13.95) or three course (£15.95) meal to your basket along with your theatre tickets.

No need to choose what you are having in advance – simply select from the delicious options available on the night.

This show has been paired with our Snowdrop menu. Click here to take a look!

Please note this offer applies to evening performances only. Click here to see our daytime dining options.

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