Ariana Grande fans rejoice because the songstress is heading back to TV! She took to Twitter to excitedly announce the big news that she will be starring as Penny in the NBC production of Hairspray: Live. We know, this is MAJOR!
And Ari is simply over the moon about it, as seen by her series of tweets.
most of you know that i'm really just a musical theater geek.... like a really big one... so.... my heart is very full re: this announcement— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) July 7, 2016
Penny has been a dream role since Hairspray opened on Broadway. At 9, I was (and still am) in LOVE w @KerryButlerNyc. hope to make u proud 😭— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) July 7, 2016
anyway... I’m so honored and beyond excited to be a part of this dream cast...... I will for sure pass out at the table read. #HairsprayLive— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) July 7, 2016
Ariana has a musical theater background, so getting to return to the stage is going to be so amazing for her. And it's going to air live. On TV. For one night only.
We know what we'll be doing on December 7th!
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