"Penny has been a dream role since Hairspray opened on Broadway. At 9, I was (and still am) in LOVE w @KerryButlerNyc. hope to make u proud," she gushed.
Grande was notably enthusiastic about her upcoming role, unable to fathom that she would be sharing the stage with Broadway greats Harvey Fierstein and Kristin Chenoweth. “IS THIS AN ACTUAL JOKE,” she tweeted.