Garrett Clayton as Link Larson, Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle and Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton appear during a dress rehearsal for “Hairspray Live!” airing Dec. 7.
Garrett Clayton as Link Larson, Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle and Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton appear during a dress rehearsal for “Hairspray Live!” airing Dec. 7. Trae Patton NBC/AP
Garrett Clayton as Link Larson, Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle and Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton appear during a dress rehearsal for “Hairspray Live!” airing Dec. 7. Trae Patton NBC/AP
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December 08, 2016 5:23 PM