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Here you can watch new and popular plays every week. We deliver a full season of professional-quality productions - and provide a performance venue for touring theatre companies.

Anyone can get involved - become a Questors member and take part in everything from acting and directing to lighting, front of house and stage design.

We also deliver theatre training for all ages - find out about our Academy and Youth Theatre.

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  • You'll enjoy our theatre. We perform in our own high-quality theatre venue - with our 350-seat Judi Dench Playhouse and 90-seat Studio theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our plays. Every year we stage a season of 15-20 plays, from modern dramas and comedies to classics of British and world theatre.
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  • You'll enjoy our friendliness. Our front of house team are all Questors members, and our Grapevine bar features in the Good Beer Guide and was recognised by CAMRA.

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Questors Youth Theatre

Hairspray JR.

28 Feb - 07 Mar 20 | The Playhouse

Hairspray JR.

Questors Youth Theatre

Hairspray JR.

By Marc O’Donnell & Thomas Meehan

The 60s are grooving to a brand new sound...

Welcome to the 60s and the coolest kids in town, jiving and spinning into a world of TV glamour and a whole load of hairspray! The Corny Collins Show (the hottest thing to come to satellite) is desperately calling Tracy Turnblad’s name. But as she embarks on an ambitious mission into the spotlight, she’s soon confronted with the obstacles fame and public image entail.

Even in an industry plastered with smiles, it’s difficult to ignore the deeply entrenched racial divides of 1962 Baltimore - ones which are heavily reflected in the ruthless world of showbiz. In an era when those are penalised for their differences, the prospect of equality can feel out of reach. But these kids won’t back down without a fight.

Performed by The Questors Youth Theatre, this award-winning musical comedy touches on the ever-present issues of justice, prejudice and the power of unity; all done through catchy tunes and swinging dance moves.

Suitable for all ages.

Estimated running time: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Please note that this performance contains strobe lighting.

Tickets: £12 (£6 members, £10 member guests and conc, £6 under-16/student, QYT members and Academy Students free).

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Jane Arnold-Forster

Box Office

28, 29 Feb, 4, 5, 6, 7 March at 7:15pm, 1, 7 March at 2:30pm

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