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Nick Jonas Talks Becoming Link Larkin For Hairspray

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This summer, Nick Jonas will get his thespian on at the Hollywood Bowl in their summer run of Hairspray. Nick's got some experience being in a big, Broadway musical, but in a new interview, he reveals that he is still very nervous taking on the role of Link Larkin and has already started preparing for all the dancing he will be doing alongside Marissa Jaret Winokur. He explains:

"I'm really excited about doing 'Hairspray.' When they approached me about it, I was really blessed ’cause I knew the cast would be amazing. And when I finally saw it, I was really thrilled … It's a great role and I got to get my dance on a little bit, so I'm going to figure that out. I did some salsa dancing; just went out and did some salsa dancing, which was a really fun experience and, I think, kind of got me moving a little bit. So I'm feeling a bit more comfortable than I did before and I'm excited to get out there and do the whole Link Larkin thing."

And do it oh so well, we imagine! They'll be able to hear the tweenage screams all over Hollywood!

We think Nick is going to make an excellent Link, but our hearts will always yearn to see Zac Efron gyrate and jive! Mmmm!

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Epic News! Harvey Fierstein And Marissa Jaret Winokur Are Reprising Their Roles In Hairspray For Hollywood Bowl Production!


Oh man! This is going to be absolutely fantastic!

Tony winners Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur will reportedly be reprising their original Broadway company roles as Edna and Tracy Turnblad in the upcoming Hollywood Bowl summer production of Hairspray, which will be directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell!

Meanwhile, Drew Carey will take on the role of Wilbur Turnblad, Nick Jonas will be playing Link Larkin, John Stamos is Corny Collins, and Corbin Blue will play Seaweed! Diana DaGarmo, Mo Gaffney, Darlene Love, and Tara Macri also star in the production, which will run from August 5th-7th!

This really is so, SO exciting!

We wonder who will fill out the rest of the cast!

Not that it matters! We can't wait to see this just as is!

What do U think?? Will U go see the Hollywood Bowl's Hairspray?

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