NBC has released the first teaser for “Hairspray Live!,” the upcoming live TV musical event based on the musical of the same name.
Maddie Baillio plays Tracy Turnblad and is joined by the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, Sean Hayes, Andrea Martin and Rosie O’Donnell.
Harvey Fierstein will star as Edna Turnblad, the role that won him a Tony in the stage production, in the production. “Hairspray Live!” follows on from live musicals in recent years such as “The Sound of Music,” “Peter Pan,” “The Wiz,” “Grease” and the upcoming “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. The project airs on December 7th.