Neil Meron

NBC Pushes Bye Bye Birdie Live!, Starring Jennifer Lopez, to 2018
The network will no longer present a televised musical this holiday season.
Kenny Leon to Direct New Musical Television Series Inspired by Historic Cotton Club
The Tony-winning director will collaborate with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
Original Tracy Turnblads to Make Cameos on Hairspray Live!
Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ricki Lake will revisit the streets of Baltimore.
Jennifer Lopez to Star in NBC Broadcast of Bye Bye Birdie Live!
Harvey Fierstein will write the adaptation for television.
First Look at Harvey Fierstein, Kristin Chenoweth, and the Cast of Hairspray Live
The new live musical will also feature Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Derek Hough, and newcomer Maddie Baillio.
NBC's Hairspray Live! Mines Broadway for Its Seaweed and Little Inez
Hamilton and The Lion King stars round out the cast of the live musical.
Andrea Martin Joins Hairspray Live! Cast
Martin will be seen in NBC's upcoming broadcast of the iconic musical.
Sean Hayes and Rosie O'Donnell Fill Out the Cast of Hairspray Live!
The television and Broadway regulars join the live musical telecast.