The critically praised production of the iconic 1967 rock musical opened on Broadway March 31 and recouped its initial investment of $5.76 million in early August. Hair been grossing $1 million or more weekly for much of the summer. Tickets are now on sale through April 5, 2010.
Tony-nominated director Diane Paulus helmed the revival that began life as a concert at Central Park's Delacorte Theater in 2007 and was later revived for a 2008 Shakespeare in the Park run. Hair has book and lyrics by the late Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.
The cast features Tony nominee 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 Ato Blankson-Wood, Krystal Joy Brown, Steel Burkhardt, Jackie Burns, Heath Calvert, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Matt DeAngelis, Lauren Elder, Allison Guinn, Chasten Harmon, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kaitlin Kiyan, Josh Lamon, Nicole Lewis, Ryan Link, John Moauro, Darius Nichols, Brandon Pearson, Paris Remillard, Megan Reinking, Michael James Scott, Hannah Shankman, Maya Sharpe and Tommar Wilson.
Hair earned Tony nominations for Best Direction (Diane Paulus), Best Choreography (Karole Armitage), Best Actor (Gavin Creele), Best Featured Actor (Will Swenson), Best Sound Design (Acme Sound Partners), Best Lighting Design (Kevin Adams) and Best Costume Design (Michael McDonald). Hair is presented on Broadway by The Public Theater, Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Kathleen K. Johnson, Nederlander Presentations, Inc., Fran Kirmser Productions/Jed Bernstein, Marc Frankel, Broadway Across America, Barbara Manocherian/WenCarLar Productions, JK Productions/Terry Schnuck, Andy Sandberg, JAM Theatricals, The Weinstein Company / Norton Herrick, Jujamcyn Theaters, Joey Parnes and by special arrangement with Elizabeth Ireland McCann.
For tickets phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge.
For further information visit HairBroadway.
The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is located at 302 West 45th Street.