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NBC's 'Hairspray Live' Premiere Date Revealed!

NBC's 'Hairspray Live' Premiere Date Revealed!

NBC’s newest musical Hairspray Live has just been given a premiere date of Wednesday, December 7, 2016!

The musical, which was announced back in January, will be NBC’s fourth live broadcast with exec producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron returning.

Also set to return is The Wiz Live director Kenny Leon.

Original Hairspray choreographer Jerry Mitchell is all set to choreograph, and original Edna Harvey Fierstein will write the script.

Hairspray ran on Broadway from 2002 to 2009, and was re-made into a movie back in 2007 with Nikki Blonsky, John Travolta, Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes, and more.

No casting has been announced for the current production.

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