Video Reveal: See the Hairspray Live! Cast in Costume for the First Time | Playbill

News Video Reveal: See the Hairspray Live! Cast in Costume for the First Time The all-star cast of NBC’s Hairspray Live! got into costume for the first time in this all-new video sneak peek.
Derek Hough, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Meron, Executive Producer; Alex Rudzinski, Live Television Director; Craig Zadan, Executive Producer; Kenny Leon, Director; Harvey Fierstein, Ariana Grande, Maddie Baillio and Jennifer Hudson Chris Haston/NBCUniversal

Here’s your first look at “the nicest kids in town” and more, in NBC’s video reveal of the all-star cast of Hairspray Live! in costume.


The cast includes Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein recreating his Tony-winning Broadway role as Edna Turnblad, as well as Kristin Chenoweth as Velma Von Tussle, Sean Hayes as Mr. Pinky, Rosie O’Donnell, as the gym teacher, Garrett Clayton as Link Larkin, Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad, Andrea Martin as Prudy Pingleton, pop star Grande as Penny Pingleton, Derek Hough as TV host Corny Collins, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle and newcomer Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad.

Hairspray Live! will air December 7 at 8 PM.

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