Producers have announced the cast for the 2017-18 Hairspray UK Tour. Award-winning comedian Norman Pace (ITV1’s The Hale and Pace Show) will star as Wilbur Turnblad with Matt Rixon (The Ladykillers, Around the World in 80 Days) returning for this tour as Edna. Layton Williams (Bad Education, Rent) will play the role of Seaweed together […]
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This incredible re-telling of La Boheme still speaks to audiences of all ages. I can safely say that I have never seen an audience react to a tour the way that they did with Rent.
As I write this, I am envious of those who are yet to see this brilliant 20th-anniversary production which offers unparalleled, penetrating rawness, performed by a modest cast who surrender their souls to the book, score and to the broken New York artists whose stories they tell.
Whilst Hairspray has a serious message of integration and understanding, it’s ultimately a musical full of joy and love, and those emotions poured off the stage thanks to this extremely talented cast.