Ariana Grande Announces She's Playing Penny in 'Hairspray Live!'
“I AM NOWWW A CHECKERBOARD CHICK #HairsprayLive #Penny” the 23-year-old entertainer wrote on Twitter. “Penny has been a dream role since Hairspray opened on Broadway. At 9, I was (and still am) in LOVE w @KerryButlerNyc. hope to make u proud.”
“‘M GOING TO BE IN A SHOW WITH @HarveyFierstein AND @KChenoweth IS THIS AN ACTUAL JOKE ………………. ♡,” Ariana continued. “anyway… I’m so honored and beyond excited to be a part of this dream cast…… I will for sure pass out at the table read. #HairsprayLive”