WATCH: A preview performance of ‘Hairspray Live!’
This is a lot of fun. The cast is performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today in advance of the the December 7 telecast on NBC. What a cast! Newcomer Maddie Baillio is leading the cast as Tracy Turnblad with an amazing roster of performers that also included the Broadway production’s original star Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad and fellow Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth as Velma Von Tussle. Also in the cast: Martin Short, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Garrett Clayton, Derek Hough, Sean Hayes, Rosie O’Donnell, Billy Eichner and Andrea Martin, among others.