‘American Idol’ season three runner-up Diana DeGarmo is joining the cast of Broadway’s ‘Hairspray’, playing the role of Penny Pingleton from February 7th through May 14th. “I’ve always loved Penny’s part because she gets to be fun and goofy,” DeGarmo told Broadway.com. “She has a real journey—she gets to blossom into a beautiful rosebud. The teen idol is also a fan of the show’s Tony-winning score: “Every time I hear it I want to tap my feet and boogie around!”
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