‘Hairspray Live!’ Costumes at The Paley

Wowza hues, bold prints, and '60s-era oomph reign at The Paley Center for Media's free exhibit.

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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Shimmy and pony your way to Beverly Hills, where "You Can't Stop the Beat: the Art & Artistry of "Hairspray Live!" is on view through Sunday, May 21. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Shimmy and shrug your way to Beverly Hills, where "You Can't Stop the Beat: the Art & Artistry of "Hairspray Live!" is on view through Sunday, May 21. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
A live show means that every move in the available space has to be carefully considered and plotted out. View the world of "Hairspray Live!" from above, thanks to a tabletop model. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Layouts of where all the action would take place are on view at the free exhibit. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Admire Wilbur Turnblad's flower-fantastic blazer up close. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Martin Short played Mr. Turnblad in "Hairspray Live!" (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
A jumper worn by Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton adds some plaid-a-tude to the costume-filled scene. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
This shimmery frock brought dynamism to The Dynamites' sartorial flair. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Ephraim Sykes donned a bright blue suit for the live production. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
The star-like details to Tracy Turnblad's swing-skirt dress give off a glittery vibe. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
Kristin Chenoweth embodied Velma Von Tussle, the story's vavoom-y villain. (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center
It's all free to see: Make for The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills through Sunday, May 21 to view several costumes and props from "Hairspray Live!" (Photo by Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center)
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