THE WAIT IS OVER! Tonight is NBC’s long awaited anticipation of their 4th annual live televised musical, the 2003 Tony Award winning smash hit Hairspray.
To celebrate, here is a little throwback once again of…
Clarke Thorell as Corny Collins,
Tony winner Marissa Jaret Winokur as Tracy Turnblad,
Pre-Glee Matthew Morrison (in his breakout role) as Link Larkin,
Kerry Butler as Penny Lou Pingleton,
Tony nominee Corey Reynolds as Seaweed J. Stubbs,
Tony winner Harvey Fierstein (who is reprising his Award winning performance in the live televised presentation tonight) as Edna Turnblad
Tony winner Dick Latessa as Wilbur Turnblad,
Mary Bond Davis as Motormouth Mabel,
Laura Bell Bundy as Amber Von Tussle,
Linda Hart as Velma Von Tussle,
and members of the original Broadway cast performing the showstopping finale YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT on the 2003 Tony Awards.
Hairspray Live begins at 7:30pm with a half hour behind the scenes preshow special hosted by cast members (in tonight’s presentation) Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth and Emmy winner and Tony nominee Sean Hayes. Then at 8pm, the live presentation begins live from the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot in Los Angeles.
Who is excited?!!!
Original 2002 Broadway cast in a performance of ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’ at the Tony Awards. ***NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT INTENDED***
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