NBC’s Next Live Musical is Going to Get Hairy

Nick Jonas Dazzles as Link Larkin in 'Hairspray'
Talk about a stage-worthy transformation!

We can hear the bells…

NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt revealed at the 2016 Winter TCA Press Tour on Wednesday (Jan. 13, 2016) that the network’s next live musical will be Hairspray. “We’ll be bringing you Hairspray next December,” he said. “The deals aren’t closed yet.”

Showrunners of previous live productions including Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will return for the upcoming spectacular, with Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman to compose. Casting details have not been revealed, but the movie reprisal of Broadway hit show featured John Travolta, Zac Efron and Amanda Bynes.

Launch the gallery above to view throwback photos of Nick Jonas in Hairspray.