Everyone Is Going Nuts Over the Hairspray Live Performance From the Macy’s Parade


In keeping with the rich new tradition of broadcasting live remakes of popular musicals with famous people in the lead roles, NBC is premiering Hairspray Live on December 7. To generate a little hype for the big show, the cast participated in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and gave an exclusive performance of “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” one of Hairspray‘s most iconic tunes.

With a heavy focus on Ariana Grande in her supporting role as Penny Pingleton, the camera followed the cast as they danced out and on to the parade route.

Other stars helped celebrate on Twitter, where the performance got rave reviews:

The accolades poured in:

With a reaction like this already, you know NBC executives have something to be thankful for today.

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