Bette's Turban said: "Yes there is. It is the first thing I thought when I saw the announcement and that Michael Ball was reprising his role. I don't know that the world needs yet another version of Hairspray. But yep."
I don't recall Maybelle's weight being a plot point, as it is with Tracey and her mom.
Wilmingtom, Maybelle's weight is certainly a plot point in the show. The fact that she is larger and unashamed, while being a public figure on television, helps give Edna the assurance she needs to break out of her shell, fight for equality, and "appear on TV at [her] present weight." This is followed by Maybelle's line: "You can't let w
The HAIRSPRAY LIVE performance was absolutely pre-recorded — confirmed by various cast members. Plus, Harvey posted on social media last night about the cast and crew going separate ways for Thanksgiving.
According to this article, Paul Vogt has been added as Harriman F. Spritzer. Vogt has played Edna in, I believe, more high-profile productions than anyone else to date and is a fantastic addition to the cast!
And let's not forget the ensemble (a good sprinkling of Broadway talent and&nb