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Hair

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Closed January 8, 2012

SERIOUS CONTACT HIGH. Revelatory and exuberant!

Ben Brantley, NY Times

Why See Hair?

Hair is on tour and hits the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA, Closed January 8, 2012

The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, HAIR is a timeless portrait of a movement that changed the world. Its groundbreaking rock score paved the way for some of the greatest musicals of our time. Now, the 'Age of Aquarius' dawns again in this jubilant new production directed by Diane Paulus. Overflowing with the spirit of progress and hope for a better world.

Embrace CHANGE... spread LOVE… and come experience the resonant magic of HAIR from its mystical opening to its triumphant finale, when the cast invites the audience to literally join in the celebration and "LET THE SUN SHINE IN!" It’s about time.

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Dates

Opening night: 3 January 2012

Audience

Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical may not be appropriate for young theatergoers under the age of 12. The production contains scenes that briefly depict profanity, nudity and simulated drug use.

Run time

2 hours and 25 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Steel Burkhardt as Berger
Matt DeAngelis as Woof
Phrye Hawkins as Dionne
Kaitlin Kiyan as Crissy
Darius Nichols as Hud
Aleque Reid as Jeanie
Paris Remillard as Claude
Caren Lyn Tackett as Sheila

Creative

Director - Diane Paulus
Choreography - Karole Armitage
Produced - The Public Theater and Elizabeth I McCann
Set Design - Scott Pask
Costume Design - Michael McDonald
Lighting Design - Kevin Adams
Sound Design - Acme Sound Partners
Written - James Rado & Gerome Ragni
Music - Galt MacDermot
Lyrics - James Rado & Gerome Ragni

Awards

2009 TONY AWARD
Best Revival of a Musical

2009 DRAMA DESK AWARD
Outstanding Revival of a Musical

2009 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD
Distinguished Revival of a Musical

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5 reviews, average rating: (4.4 Stars)

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