Ariana Grande Joins The Cast Of “Hairspray Live”

Ariana Grande Joins Hairspray LiveAriana Grande finally gets to live out her music theatre dreams again as she has been added to the cast of “Hairspray Live!” The live broadcast musical follows in the footsteps of this winter’s “Grease Live,” and its cast is already creating hype.

Ariana will play the role of Penny Pingleton alongside a cast that includes Martin Short, Derek Hough, Harvey Fierstein, Kristin Chenoweth and Jennifer Hudson. Unable to contain her excitement, Ariana announced her upcoming role in a high-energy Twitter rant. She will “for sure” be passing out at the first table read.

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Are you looking forward to the live show and are you excited to see Ariana involved?

(Photo credits: Ariana Grande Instagram account; Ariana Grande Twitter account)

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  • Deena

    TBH I could actually see it working for Ariana to do a role in Hairspray.