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hairspray Venue Cymru competition

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April 12, 2018

Get your dancing shoes ready as the smash hit musical Hairspray is set to blast Llandudno back to the swinging 60’s!

Let us put the jive back into your dancing feet this Spring! We’re giving you the opportunity to win tickets to the opening night of the comedy musical Hairspray!

You can be part of the opening night spectacular at Venue Cymru on April 30th, just enter our Hairspray competition over on Facebook and you’ll be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets for you and a friend.

For those unfamiliar with the storyline then expect to be transported back to 1962 Baltimore and to meet young Tracey Turnblad. She’s known for her big hair, big heart and a lifelong dream to dance on national TV. After a successful audition, Tracey becomes a local star in her hometown of Baltimore, bags her dream crush Link Larkin and uses her new-found fame to fight for equality.

Featuring iconic music and lyrics from the Academy Award, Tony and Emmy winning duo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, you’ll find it hard to sit still when the Hairspray cast start singing tracks such as You Can’t Stop The Beat, Welcome To The 60’s and Mama, I’m A Big Girl Now.

Hairspray first took to Broadway in 2002 and won a total of 8 Tony Awards and then in 2007 the musical opened in London and bagged 4 Laurence Olivier Awards and subsequently welcomed international success. A film of the musical was also released in 2007 and stared some big names in the film industry such as John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer and James Marsden.

Photo of the Hairyspray promotional poster

When it takes to the stage in Llandudno’s Venue Cymru, the Hairspray live cast will include some top names from both television and musical theatre. Matt Rixon best known for his role in The Ladykillers and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will take on the role of Tracey’s Mum, Edna Turnblad whilst Norman Pace will star as Wilbur Turnblad, Tracey’s Dad. Layton Williams known for performances in Billy Elliot as Seaweed, and also Rebecca Mendoza in her professional debut as Tracy Turnblad.

Hairspray The Musical runs from 30th April to 5th May 2018 at Venue Cymru. Tickets are on sale now on the Venue Cymru website or call the Box Office on 01492 872000.

So don your best beehive and pop over to our Aberconwy Resort & Spa page to enter our Hairspray competition and be in with a chance of bagging two tickets for the opening night of the show-stopping spectacular musical!

terms and conditions

– To enter the competition, one must comment ‘Hairspray The Musical’ and like our post
– Only one entry per person please
Competition closes at 4pm on Wednesday 18th April 2018 and a winner will be selected at random
– The winner will be picked at 4pm and announced by 5pm on Wednesday 18th April.
– We’ll notify the winner on Facebook and ask them to contact us with their details via private message. They will be sent details of how to obtain their tickets.
– Not open to employees or affiliates of Aberconwy Resort & Spa or Darwin Escapes
– The prize is for two tickets to the opening night of Hairspray at Venue Cymru on Monday 30th April at 7.30pm.
– Prize must be claimed via direct message by midnight on Wednesday 18th April.
– Cash alternatives are not available
– Travel and accommodation is not included
– Prize is non-transferable
– The manager’s decision is final

GOOD LUCK! Oh and don’t forget to give our Aberconwy Resort & Spa page a like too!

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