Public's Hair Cast Set for Be-In! Concerts at Joe's Pub

News   Public's Hair Cast Set for Be-In! Concerts at Joe's Pub Cast members from the forthcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of Hair will take to the stage of Joe's Pub this summer in two benefit concerts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Jonathan Groff, who will star in Hair.
Jonathan Groff, who will star in Hair. Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The Be-In! concerts will take place July 7 and Aug. 11 at 9:30 PM. Cast members from the Public production of Hair will perform songs inspired by Hair's message of peace, love and freedom. Following a 40th anniversary concert of Hair presented last September, much of that cast will return for a full production, under the direction of Diane Paulus, that runs July 22-Aug. 17 in Central Park. While subject to change, press representatives for Joe's Pub state that the entire Hair cast is currently confirmed to appear in the BC/EFA Be-In! concerts.

Hair features Jonathan Groff as Claude and Will Swenson as Berger with Patina Renea Miller (Dionne), Allison Case (Crissy), Kacie Sheik (Jeanie), Bryce Ryness (Woof), Darius Nichols (Hud), Nicole Lewis (White Boys Trio/Tribe), Megan Reinking (Black Boys Trio/Tribe), Saycon Sengbloh (White Boys Trio/Tribe), Andrew Kober (Father/Margaret Mead) and Megan Lawrence (Mother). The ensemble comprises Ato Blankson-Wood, Steel Burkhardt, Lauren Elder, Allison Guinn, Anthony Hollock, Kaitlin Kiyan, John M. Moauro, Brandon Pearson, Paris Remillard, Maya Sharpe, Theo Stockman and Tommar Wilson.

Be-In! tickets, priced $20, are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or by visiting www.joespub.com.

Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.