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Meet Hairspray Live's Tracy Turnblad: Maddie Baillio!

Meet Hairspray Live's Tracy Turnblad: Maddie Baillio!

Meet Maddie Baillio, the young actress who was cast to play Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray Live following the open casting call back in April!

The musical is set to air on Wednesday (December 7) live on NBC, and also stars Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle, Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad, and Derek Hough as Corny Collins.

Maddie is currently a sophomore at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, and originally hails from Texas. The casting call brought out 1,000 hopefuls, and Maddie won the role!

Watch her find out she landed the part below…

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