NBC produces another musical filmed live from Los Angeles.
NBC has released a new cast promo for “Hairspray Live!”
The network has re-invigorated live theater by producing many classics for the small screen such as “The Sound of Music Live!” and “The Wiz Live!”
The "Hairspray"cast includes some of Hollywood’s biggest talent from both stage and screen, including Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Ephraim Sykes, exciting newcomer Maddie Baillio and special guest stars Billy Eichner, Sean Hayes, Andrea Martin and Rosie O’Donnell.
“Hairspray Live!” is based on John Waters’ 1988 movie which turned into a 2002 Broadway production then remade into a 2007 film starring John Travolta and Nikki Blonsky.
“Hairspray Live!” will air from Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 8 pm.