Ephraim Sykes of 'Hamilton' Joins NBC's 'Hairspray Live!' | NBC Bay Area

Ephraim Sykes of 'Hamilton' Joins NBC's 'Hairspray Live!'

The musical is scheduled to air Dec. 7

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images
    Ephraim Sykes attends the New York premiere of "Vinyl" at Ziegfeld Theatre on January 15, 2016 in New York City.

    Broadway performers Ephraim Sykes and Shahadi Wright Joseph are joining the cast of NBC's "Hairspray Live!"

    Sykes, an original company member with the hit musical "Hamilton," will play Seaweed J. Stubbs in "Hairspray Live!"

    Wright Joseph will play Seaweed's sister, Little Inez, NBC said Wednesday. The actress' credits include the musicals "The Lion King" and "School of Rock."

    Previously announced cast members for "Hairspray Live!" include Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson and Ariana Grande.

    ‘Tonight Show’: Giant Slingshot With Mark Wahlberg

    [NATL] ‘Tonight Show’: Giant Slingshot With Mark Wahlberg
    Jimmy Fallon and Mark Wahlberg go out to Rockefeller Plaza and take turns firing watermelons at an oversized target using a giant slingshot. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016)

    The musical is scheduled to air Dec. 7 on NBC.