Hair Seeks Additional Tribe Members for "GMA" Central Park Performance

News   Hair Seeks Additional Tribe Members for "GMA" Central Park Performance
 
Fans of the Tony-winning revival of Hair will have the chance to join the cast when the musical appears as part of the "Good Morning America" Summer Concert Series on June 26.

"Good Morning America" is seeking extras to dress as members of the Tribe and create peaceful signs to carry in Central Park as part of the musical performance. Those who wish to participate are asked to arrive at Central Park's 69th Street entrance on Fifth Avenue at 6 AM when the park opens to the public. The filming will begin at 7 AM at the Rumsey Playfield.

"Good Morning America" will also present one audience member with a pair of vintage Levi jeans signed by the cast of the Tony-winning revival.

The Broadway revival of Hair earned the 2009 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The critically acclaimed production also 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).

Featuring book and lyrics by the late Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot, the Broadway revival of Hair opened on Broadway March 31 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

The cast 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.

The "Good Morning America" summer concerts are broadcast Fridays from 7-9 AM ET; check local listings. For further information visit GMASummerConcert.

For further information visit HairBroadway.

The <i>Hair</i> tribe
The Hair tribe Photo by Joan Marcus
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