Watch epic performance of Hairspray’s You Can’t Stop the Beat from over 100 stars

An all star line up of theatre performers have united for a special performance of Hairspray hit You Can’t Stop the Beat.

In the video, alumni from numerous productions of Hairspray across the world, along with other professional theatre, film and television performers come together for a joyous celebration of song and dance.

Famous faces appearing include Michael Ball, Harvey Fierstein, Kristin Chenoweth, Kerry Butler, Matthew Morrison, Nikki Blonsky, Keala Settle, Billy Eichner, Lizzie Bea, Andrew Rannells, Teri Hatcher and Leslie Kritzer.

Watch the video below…

The video was released to raise funds for The Actors Fund’s Emergency Financial Assistance program – you can donate online here.

The creative team includes David O (co-conceiver, co-director, musical director), Janet Roston (co-conceiver, co-director, choreographer), Marc Shaiman (music and lyrics), Scott Wittman (lyrics), Ally Rice (video editor), Michael Donovan (casting) and Scott M. Riesett (music mixer).

The video is produced by Christopher Sepulveda with associate producers Rebecca Eisenberg and Daniel Henning.

For those in the UK, a new UK tour of Hairspray is on the road this summer.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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