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VIDEO: Three Tracys Unite for 'Welcome to the 60s' During 'Hairspray Live'

One of the most special moments of the night during Hairspray Live was when three different Tracy Turnblads united during “Welcome to the 60s.”

Ricki Lake, who played the role in the 1988 movie, and Marissa Jaret Winokur, who played the role in the 2002 Broadway musical, made a special appearance in the song alongside Maddie Baillio, who is playing the role in the NBC live production.

“Welcome to the 60s” is a song that features Tracy getting her mom Edna (Harvey Fierstein) out of the house to experience what the world is like during the 1960s.


Hairspray Live! – Welcome to the ’60s (Highlight)

READ MORE: The two original Tracys spoke to us about their cameos in the NBC production!

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Ricki Lake & Marissa Jaret Winokur Are Excited to Make 'Hairspray Live!' Cameos

NBC might have recast the principals in Hairspray for their upcoming live rendition but that doesn’t mean that the former Tracy Turnblad’s don’t want a piece of the action. It was recently announced that Ricki Lake and Marissa Jaret Winokur will make an appearance in the upcoming show. But what will their parts be?

During the recent press junket, the executives wouldn’t tell us much. “They will have cameos. The rest is a surprise,” producer Neil Meron said.

Marissa and I obviously have been very close for 16 years and she just kept saying to me, ‘I really want to do something,’” Harvey Fierstein said. “I’ve been saying to Neil and Craig, ‘Let’s use Ricki and Marissa’ and then they said ‘Okay, what should they do?’ I gave them three choices but I said I think this is the right one and that’s the one that we chose,” he revealed.

While they were mum on the details of which numbers Ricki and Marissa would partake in, the creative team behind the show did tell us that the women are extremely excited to be on board. “Well, there’s a People Magazine spread that came out today with Maddie, Marissa and Ricki all sitting under hair dryers or something,” Harvey added. “So I think they’re really happy. I mean Marissa writes to me daily saying, ‘Can I come to the set today?’ so I’m like “Go away! Go away!” he jokes. “It’s going to be so fun having them here.”

Hairspray Live! airs on Wednesday, December 7 at 8PM ET/PT on NBC. Be sure to watch!

If you missed it, check out the Hairspray Live! album stream and download as well.

– Reporting by Nicole Pajer

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Gwen Stefani 'Shines' on 'Paddington' Premiere Red Carpet

Gwen Stefani steps out in style while attending the premiere of Paddington held at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on Saturday (January 10) in Hollywood.

The 45-year-old No Doubt frontwoman was joined on the red carpet by Marissa Jaret Winokur, Christina Milian, Heather McDonald, Sally Hawkins, and Mel B.

In case you didn’t know, Gwen teamed up with her good friend and fellow Voice coach Pharrell Williams for the song “Shine,” which appears on the film’s soundtrack.

10+ pictures inside of Gwen Stefani and more at the Paddington premiere…More Here! »

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Aaron Tveit & Matthew Morrison Headline a 'Hairspray' Reunion at Carnegie Hall!

Aaron Tveit and Matthew Morrison are two dapper dudes while attending the New York Pops 31st Birthday Gala held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Monday evening (April 28) in New York City.

The guys both played the role of Link Larkin in the Broadway musical Hairspray and were joined by Matthew‘s original cast mates Marissa Jaret Winokur, Laura Bell Bundy, and Kerry Butler.

Also joining the cast were Ricki Lake who played Tracy Turnblad in the original movie and Nikki Blonsky who played that role in the recent musical remake.

All of the stars hit the stage at Carnegie Hall that evening to perform the showstopper “You Can’t Stop the Beat” to help honor the show’s composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman.

30+ pictures inside of the cast members from Hairspray reuniting… More Here! »

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John Stamos & Nick Jonas Rehearse for 'Hairspray!'

John Stamos and Nick Jonas study music during rehearsals for their upcoming performances of the hit Broadway musical Hairspray on Thursday (July 28) in Los Angeles.

The 47-year-old actor and the 18-year-old entertainer will be performing the smash hit at the Hollywood Bowl from August 5 through August 7!

John posted several photos of Nick and their fellow cast member Marissa Jaret Winoker on his WhoSay page.

“me and my slightly younger brother @nickjonas studying for HAIRSPRAY,” John captioned the picture of him and Nick.

Nick replied via Twitter, “Try slightly senile grandfather:)”

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Jenna Dewan: Sony Sweetheart!

Jenna Dewan takes a shot with the new Sony Cyber-shot at the Sony Cierge Hollywood Preview Event at the Soho House on Wednesday (November 10) in Hollywood.

The event showcased the hottest and newest Sony products in advance of the holiday shopping season to an audience of celebrities, VIPs and influencers.

Jenna was joined by Ugly Betty‘s Ana Ortiz, The Talk‘s Marissa Jaret Winokur, Brenda Song, Kimberly Elise, Balthazar Getty, and David Spade.

The guests had the chance to play around with new Sony products like the Cyber-shot, 3D TVs, VAIO laptops, and the new internet-enabled TV!

FYI: Jenna is wearing an alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet Luiza Embellished Moto Jacket.

10+ pictures inside of Jenna Dewan and others testing Sony products… More Here! »

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