Followers of musical theatre have been effectively taken care of in lockdown by The Exhibits Should Go On, a brand new YouTube channel created by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Each Friday, the channel streams a beloved stage musical and retains it free to watch for the next 48 hours, supplying you with a compelling and reasonably priced leisure choice for the weekend.
The initiative began out by exhibiting Webber’s personal productions, however has not too long ago expanded to embody different theatre greats – together with this week’s stream of Hairspray Reside!, the musical primarily based on John Waters’ 1988 movie.
This explicit manufacturing is actually star-studded, enlisting the skills of music legends Jennifer Hudson and Ariana Grande, in addition to acclaimed theatre star Kristin Chenoweth.
Right here’s how to watch Hairspray for free this weekend…
How to watch Hairspray Reside! for free on-line
Hairspray Reside! shall be streamed on-line by way of The Exhibits Should Go On. To watch dwell with 1000’s of different followers, merely go to the YouTube video beneath at 7pm BST on Friday 29th Could.
The complete present shall be obtainable free of cost for 48 hours after the preliminary stream.
Viewers are inspired to donate what they will to charity as a thanks for the efficiency, similar to UK arts charity Appearing For Others or the NHS Charities COVID-19 attraction.
Who’s within the solid of Hairspray Reside!?
The solid for the manufacturing streaming from Friday 29th Could contains Maddie Baillio, Billy Eichner, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Quick, Dove Cameron, Harvey Fierstein and Ariana Grande.
Baillio (Dumplin’) performs the lead Tracy Turnblad, whereas Fierstein and Quick play her dad and mom, Edna and Wilbur Turnblad.
Hudson takes on the function of Maybelle ‘Motormouth’ Stubbs and popstar Grande that of Penny Pingleton.
In the meantime, Disney’s Garrett Clayton performs Tracy’s crush Hyperlink Larkin.
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