Hairspray Live! is a television special that aired live on NBC on December 7, 2016. It is a performance of a new adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical Hairspray, an American musical based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name.
It was produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron and hosted by Darren Criss.
- Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad
- Dove Cameron as Amber Von Tussle
- Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton
- Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad
- Kristin Chenoweth as Velma Von Tussle
- Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle
- Garrett Clayton as Link Larkin
- Ephraim Sykes as Seaweed J. Stubbs
- Derek Hough as Corny Collins
- Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad
- Shahadi Wright Joseph as Little Inez