ENTERTAINMENT: Hairspray Live! Announcement

ENTERTAINMENT: Hairspray Live! Announcement

Ephraim Sykes and Shahadi Wright Joseph were cast as Seaweed J. Stubbs and Little Inez, respectively, in NBC’s highly anticipated production of “Hairspray Live!,” set for Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Get all of the information below and let’s congratulate those fabulous stars! Follow Hairspray Live! on Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/HairsprayLive https://www.instagram.com/nbchairspraylive/ https://twitter.com/HairsprayLive #HairsprayLive

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ENTERTAINMENT: Jennifer Hudson to star in NBC’s “Hairspray Live”

ENTERTAINMENT: Jennifer Hudson to star in NBC’s “Hairspray Live”

According to a recent press release, Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical holiday event following the phenomenal success of “The Wiz Live!” Fierstein will play Edna Turnblad and Hudson will play Motormouth Maybelle. “Hairspray Live!” will air Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will originate from Los Angeles.  

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