‘Hairspray Live’ First Teaser Shows Full Cast in Campy Glory (Video)

Live version of classic Broadway show will air on Dec. 7

The first teaser trailer for NBC’s “Hairspray Live” gives fans of the iconic musical their first look at the full cast in their costumes.

“Hairspray Live” will star Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, the girl who wants nothing more than to dance on the “Corny Collins Show.”

It also stars Harvey Fierstein, who will re-create his iconic Tony Award-winning role as Edna; Oscar, Golden Globe and SAG Award winner Jennifer Hudson as Maybelle; Emmy and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as Velma Von Tussle; Tony and Emmy winner Martin Short as Tracy’s father Wilbur; and Emmy winner Derek Hough as Collins.

Rosie O’Donnell, Sean Hayes and Andrea Martin have all also been recently cast in the upcoming production.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron serve as executive producers. Fierstein will also provide a new teleplay and Tony winner Jerry Mitchell will serve as choreographer for the live production with music and lyrics by Tony winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

“Hairspray Live!” will air Dec. 7 at 8/7c on NBC.

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