Ghostlight Records will record the revival cast album of the musical that began performances at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre March 6 and officially opens March 31. The new recording of Hair will be produced by Kurt Deutsch, Joel Moss and Galt McDermott with Bill Rosenfield acting as executive producer. The producers are fast-tracking the recording for a spring release.
Featuring book and lyrics by the late Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot, Hair established itself as the soundtrack of a generation in 1968, spawning hit singles recorded by the Fifth Dimension, The Cowsills and Three Dog Night.
Under the direction of Diane Paulus, Hair arrives on Broadway after a run as part of the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park last summer. The energetic company of the Broadway revival of Hair features Will Swenson as Berger, Tony nominee Gavin Creel as Claude, Sasha Allen as Dionne, Caissie Levy as Sheila, Allison Case as Crissy, Kacie Sheik as Jeanie, Bryce Ryness as Woof, Darius Nichols as Hud, Megan Lawrence as Mother and Andrew Kober as Margaret Mead/Dad.
Tribe members also include Steel Burkhardt, Lauren Elder, Allison Guinn, Anthony Hollock, John Moauro, Ato Blankson-Wood, Brandon Pearson, Paris Remillard, Maya Sharpe, Theo Stockman, Tommar Wilson, Jackie Burns, Kaitlin Kiyan, Nicole Lewis, Megan Reinking and Saycon Sengbloh.
Songs in Hair include "Aquarius," "Donna," "Hashish," "Sodomy," "Colored Spade," "Manchester, England," "I'm Black," "Ain't Got No," "I Believe in Love," "Air," "I Got Life," "Hair," "Easy to Be Hard," "Frank Mills," "Hare Krishna," "Where Do I Go," "Electric Blues," "Black Boys," "White Boys," "Walking in Space," "What a Piece of Work Is Man," "How Dare They Try," "Good Morning Starshine," "The Flesh Failures" and "Let the Sun Shine In." For further information visit HairBroadway.