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Hairspray The Musical
Ticket and Hotel Packages

Coming Soon in 2021! - You can't stop the beat! Hairspray the Musical is set to return to the West End. Book with Holiday Extras and package your tickets with a top, London hotel to create the ultimate theatre break.

From the comfort of your seat, this feel-good musical will transport you to 1960s Baltimore as you follow Tracy Turnblad - a big girl with big hair and big dreams! Can she make it on the local TV dance show, win the heart of teen heartthrob Link Larkin and fight for interracial equality in Baltimore, all without denting her 'do?

After the show, when you're all shimmied out, there's a 4-star London hotel waiting for you! A relaxing ending after a fun-filled evening, bursting with showing-stopping songs, dazzling costumes and dizzying dance numbers. Browse our theatre deals by entering your dates, selecting your show tickets then picking your favourite hotel. We bundle your tickets and room together to help save you money and make things super simple.

Hairspray the Musical - Tickets + Hotel Package

Package your theatre tickets with one of our top London hotels so you can continue the fun after the applause. All of our 4-star hotels are hand-picked for comfort and convenience - some are just over 10 minutes away! With an extra day in London, what will you get up to? Why not browse our London attractions page for some inspo!

What's included?

  • Tickets for Hairspray the Musical
  • Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel

About the hotels near the London Coliseum:

  • Holiday Inn Bloomsbury - This hotel boasts a top notch location and 4-star facilities. Located a 24-minute walk / 11-minute tube journey away from the London Coliseum.
  • Leonardo Royal St Pauls A stylish stopover where you can enjoy a dip in the pool or a trip to the on-site spa. Located a 28-minute walk / 14-minute bus journey away from the London Coliseum.
  • Holiday Inn Regents Park - This modern hotel is family friendly and offers easy access to central London. Located a 27-minute walk / 16-minute tube journey away from the London Coliseum.
  • Crowne Plaza Albert Embankment - Enjoy amazing views over the River Thames and a chic, rooftop bar and restaurant. Located a 30-minute walk / 17-minute bus journey away from the London Coliseum.
  • Leonardo Tower Bridge - Looking for a touch of luxury? This is a fantastic option thanks to the swimming pool and spa. Located a 56-minute walk / 27-minute tube journey away from the London Coliseum.
  • Hilton London Kensington - Situated in the heart of the Holland Park district, enjoy modern rooms and a 24hr fitness centre. Located a 1hr 28-minute walk / 30-minute tube journey away from the London Coliseum.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is starring in Hairspray the Musical in the West End?

Michael Ball is reprising his Olivier Award-winning performance as Edna Turnbla, Lizzie Bea (Kinky Boots, UK Tour) as Tracy Turnblad, Marisha Wallace (Waitress, Dreamgirls) as Motormouth, and Les Dennis as Wilbur Turnblad. Check out the official website for the full cast list.

Who are the creatives behind the Hairspray Musical?

  • Director: Jack O'Brien
  • Music and Arrangements: Marc Shaiman
  • Lyrics: Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
  • Book: Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
  • Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell

Check out the official website for the full creative list

Has Hairspray the Musical won any awards?

The smash-hit musical has won 8 Tony Awards® including Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical and 4 Olivier Awards®.

Where is the Hairspray musical playing?

The show is playing at the London Coliseum.

33 St Martin's Lane

How long is Hairspray the Musical?

The running time for the musical Hairspray is 2 hours 15 minutes incl. interval.

What age is Hairspray the Musical suitable for?

Hairspray is suitable for children ages 8 years and older. Children under 5 will not be admitted.

What dates will Michael Ball not be performing?

Michael Ball won't be performing on the following dates: Tuesday 20 July, Tuesday 17 August and 14 September. Michael Ball is otherwise scheduled to appear in all other dates.

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