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Ariana Grande Added To 'Hairspray Live' Cast

Let's just say, Ariana Grande is supremely geeked about this Hairspray Live thing. 

Ariana tweeeted out the news of her appointment as Penny in the live adaptation of the Broadway play Hairspray, and man is she psyched!

Ariana Grande on Twitter

I AM NOWWW A CHECKERBOARD CHICK #HairsprayLive #Penny

Ariana Grande 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

Ariana Grande on Twitter

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

 

Check out the version in which Amanda Bynes played Penny, for those who aren't Broadway or musical buff's.

Without Love - Hairspray Cast

Artist In The Music Video: Link Larkin - Zac Efron Tracy Turnblad - Nikki Blonsky Seaweed - Elijah Kelley Penny Pingleton - Amanda Bynes. This song is the number 16 on Hairspray Movie and you can find it out Avaible in ITunes!! Thanks For Watching!

 

Hairspray Live! is set to air Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m.

 

Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”