Hairspray Live!

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Derek Hough

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On December 7, 2016, Hough played the role of Corny Collins in NBC's live musical TV-production, Hairspray Live!.

Maddie Baillio

The role went to college sophomore Maddie Baillio, as her first professional role.
Maddie Baillio (born February 15, 1996) is an American actress and singer who appeared in the television special Hairspray Live and the film Dumplin'.

Ephraim Sykes

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In December 2016, he played Seaweed J. Stubbs in NBC's live production of Hairspray Live!.

Dove Cameron

Cameron played the role of Amber Von Tussle in the NBC live television presentation of Hairspray Live!, which aired on December 7, 2016.

Kristin Chenoweth

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Chenoweth played Velma Von Tussle in NBC's Hairspray Live! in 2016.

Darren Criss

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Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and hosted by Darren Criss, it is a performance of a new adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical Hairspray.

Ariana Grande

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Aside from music, Grande filmed a commercial for T-Mobile that premiered in October 2016 and played Penny Pingleton in the NBC television broadcast Hairspray Live!, which aired in December 2016.

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Hairspray Live! is a television special that aired live on NBC on December 7, 2016.

Paul C. Vogt

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He went on to appear in Hairspray Live! playing Harriman F. Spritzer, broadcast on December 7, 2016.

Garrett Clayton

In 2016, he portrayed gay porn star Brent Corrigan in the film King Cobra, with James Franco and Christian Slater, and played the role of Link Larkin in the NBC television broadcast of Hairspray Live! He starred as Brady Mannion in the horror-thriller film Don't Hang Up, which was released in theaters in February 2017.

Andrea Martin

She played Prudy Pingleton on Hairspray Live!, which aired on December 7, 2016.

Rosie O'Donnell

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Later that year, O'Donnell also played the role of the gym teacher in Hairspray Live!

Craig Zadan

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Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and hosted by Darren Criss, it is a performance of a new adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical Hairspray.

Shayna Steele

She went on to appear in Hairspray Live!, broadcast on December 7, 2016.

Hairspray (musical)

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Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and hosted by Darren Criss, it is a performance of a new adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical Hairspray.
NBC's Hairspray Live!, directed by Kenny Leon and Alex Rudzinski, aired in December 2016 to mostly positive reviews.

Neil Meron

Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and hosted by Darren Criss, it is a performance of a new adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical Hairspray.

Harvey Fierstein

The musical was adapted for television by Harvey Fierstein from the original book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan.

Ricki Lake

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* Ricki Lake (Tracy Turnblad in the original 1988 film) and Marissa Jaret Winokur (original Tracy Turnblad on Broadway) as Mr. Pinky's Girls

Jennifer Hudson

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In December 2016, Hudson played scene-stealer Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's Hairspray Live!.

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The Sound of Music Live!

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Hairspray Live! served as NBC's fourth entry in its series of made-for-TV musical telecasts, behind The Wiz Live!, Peter Pan Live!, and The Sound of Music Live!.
NBC aired Hairspray Live! later that year.

The Wiz Live!

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Hairspray Live! served as NBC's fourth entry in its series of made-for-TV musical telecasts, behind The Wiz Live!, Peter Pan Live!, and The Sound of Music Live!.