Marissa Jaret Winokur, who picked up a 2003 Tony for her perf in the original cast of “Hairspray,” will return to the tuner next month to play the show’s final weeks.
Winokur originated the role of Tracy, the zaftig teen with dreams of appearing on a TV dance program. For her return engagement she reunites with Harvey Fierstein, currently reprising his Tony-winning performance as mom Edna.
Recently Winokur appeared as a contestant on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
Thesp begins her run in “Hairspray” Dec. 9 and will remain with the show until its closes Jan. 4.