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The Highs and Lows of ‘Hairspray Live!’


With Hairspray Live! being both a movie musical and a broadway musical in the past, there were a number of different interpretations to choose from. Would the acting for Tracy be more of a Ricki Lake, Nikki Blonsky, or Malissa Jared Winokur? Would Link be more Zefron or Matthew Morrison? Queen Latifah or Ruth Brown as Motormouth Maybelle? Or would the actors take the characters and make them their own? All in all, it was a fun remake. Here are the weakness and highlights of Hairspray Live!

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