Maddie Baillio Joins 'Hairspray Live' as Tracy Turnblad!

Maddie Baillio Joins 'Hairspray Live' as Tracy Turnblad!

Young star Maddie Baillio has just landed the coveted role of Tracy Turnblad in NBC’s upcoming live musical Hairspray Live.

The musical will air on NBC on December 7, and features an all-star cast.

Already announced casting includes Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle, Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad, and Derek Hough as Corny Collins.

Maddie is currently a sophomore at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, and originally hails from Texas. The casting call brought out 1,000 hopefuls, and Maddie won the role!

Watch her find out she landed the part below…

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