The concert is the fourth "Be-In" staged by the cast since the Tony Award-winning revival launched its national tour last fall. Hair cast members will join local Chicago talent for the 6 PM event at Sidetrack Chicago.
Proceeds from the "Be-In" will benefit Broadway Impact, which supports marriage equality for the LGBT community. Broadway Impact was founded by two-time Tony Award nominee and Hair revival cast member Gavin Creel.
For tickets, priced $25, SideTrackChicago.
The tour itinerary for Hair follows:
Minneapolis, MN (March 1-6, 2011, at the Orpheum Theatre)
Chicago, IL (March 8-20, 2011)
Boston, MA (March 22-April 10, 2011, at the Colonial Theatre)
Hershey, PA (April 12-17, 2011, at the Hershey Theatre)
Hartford, CT (April 26-May 1, 2011, at the Bushnell PAC)
Schenectady, NY (May 3-8, 2011, at the Proctors Theatre)
Durham, NC (May 10-15, 2011, at the Durham PAC)
Atlanta, GA (May 17-22, 2011, at the Fox Theatre)
Tampa, FL (May 24-29, 2011, at the Tampa Bay PAC)
Miami, FL (May 31-June 5, 2011, at the Arsht Center)
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (June 7-19, 2011, at the Broward Center)
Orlando, FL (June 21-26, 2011, at the Bob Carr PAC) The revival of Hair began life in 2007 as a special 40th anniversary concert staging at the Delacorte Theater. In 2008 the Public mounted Hair as part of Shakespeare in the Park, where the run was extended three times. The production transferred to Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre March 31, 2009, and concluded in June 2010. A London production opened April 14 at the Gielgud Theatre and concluded in September 2010.