The Tony Winning Broadway Revival Of HAIR Comes To The Kravis Center
THE SMASH BROADWAY REVIVAL OF
“H A I R ”
COMES TO THE KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
FROM JANUARY 10-15, 2012
The 2009 Tony Award Winning Musical Revival HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, will play the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement January 10-15, 2012. Tickets for HAIR are available now at the Kravis Center box office 701 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach, by visiting www.kravis.org, or by calling 561.832.7469 or 800.572.8471. Group orders of 20 or more may be placed by calling 561-651-4438 or 561-651-4304 and at all Ticketmaster outlets.
With a score including such enduring musical numbers as “Let the Sun Shine In,” Aquarius,” “Hair” and “Good Morning Starshine,” HAIR depicts the birth of a cultural movement in the 60’s and 70’s that changed America forever. The musical follows a group of hopeful, free-spirited young people who advocate a lifestyle of pacifism and free-love in a society riddled with intolerance and brutality during the Vietnam War. As they explore sexual identity, challenge racism, experiment with drugs and burn draft cards, the show resonates with an irresistible message of hope more than 40 years after it first opened on Broadway.
HAIR won the 2009 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival as well as the Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical. HAIR was also nominated for an additional seven Tony Awards including Best Direction, Best Choreography, Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design. The cast recording was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.
The New York Times says "Diane Paulus's THRILLING, EMOTIONALLY RICH production delivers INTENSE, UNADULTERATED JOY", Time Out New York says "HAIR SPEAKS TO A WHOLE NEW GENERATION!” and The Washington Post calls it “IRRESISTIBLE…THE BEST VERSION YET!”.
Directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Karole Armitage, HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.
The HAIR National Tour is produced by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes, Interim Executive Director), Nederlander Productions, Inc., Carl Moellenberg/Wenlarbar Productions, Rebecca Gold/Myla Lerner, Rick Costello, Joy Newman & David Schumeister, Paul G. Rice/Paul Bartz, Debbie Bisno, Christopher Hart Productions, John Pinckard, Terry Schnuck, Joey Parnes and by special arrangement with Elizabeth Ireland McCann.
Kravis On Broadway is sponsored by Debbie and Ron Kochman, Kochman & Ziska PLC.
DISCLAIMER - While many find this show suitable for young adults (13 and older), parental discretion is advised. There is a dimly lit 20-second scene with nudity that is non-sexual in nature.
Showtimes for HAIR are Tuesday January 10 through Saturday January 14 at 8pm, with matinee performances on Wednesday January 11 and Sunday January 15 at 2pm. Ticket prices start at $25.
Additional show information can be found at www.HairOnTour.com.
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