Broadway musical HAIRSPRAY will stream online for free this weekend!
Following the incredible worldwide reception to Andrew Lloyd Webber's shows on Universal's initiative "The Shows Must Go On" and last week's 'The Sound of Music Live!', Universal Studios announced today the next musical to stream on their platform would be the Broadway musical Hairspray! Click here for a direct streaming link.
The full list of shows offered by NBC Universal will be updated on our free streaming list, with Hairspray streaming for free starting this Friday, May 29th at 7:00PM BST for 48 hours only. Click here to view the complete list! New shows will be announced every Monday night.
Hairspray is based on the 1988 film of the same name, which starred Ricki Lake. It originally opened on Broadway in 2002, winning eight Tony Awards.
Universal Studios saw much success with their YouTube initiative "The Shows Must Go On". Following Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies and Cats, the producing studio decided to extend the life of the channel and release more musicals every week, for the next two months. Each musical will be available for worldwide streaming for just 48-24 hours, depending on the specific rights in each country.