Gerome Ragni News

 

Gerome Ragni News

Date of Birth: September 11, 1935
Date of Death: July 10, 1991 (55)
Gender: Male
Majestic Repertory Theatre presents Immersive Staging of HAIRMajestic Repertory Theatre presents Immersive Staging of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Majestic Repertory Theatre celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love with an immersive staging of HAIR: THE AMERICAN LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Announces 13th Season11th Hour Theatre Company Announces 13th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's has announced its 13th Season. The city's only company dedicated to musical theatre has put together an ambitious season. (more...)

50th Anniversary Production of HAIR Extends Through 2018; Initial Casting Announced50th Anniversary Production of HAIR Extends Through 2018; Initial Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

HAIR's new 50th anniversary production is to have a HAIR extension through to New Year 2018! The show was due to run until early December but already due to popular demand the show is now extending for a further 6 weeks to SUNDAY 14 JANUARY 2018 - the perfect night out especially over the Festive Season! (more...)

Casting Announced for HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICALCasting Announced for HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - is pleased to announce the cast of HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL, playing from July 27 through September 17. Press opening is Thursday, August 3rd at 8:00pm. A celebration of 50 years since the 1967 "Summer of Love", HAIR will inspire audiences to "let the sun shine in" and stand up for what they believe in. This rousing rock musical will be led by Jeff Award Winners Brenda Didier (Director) and Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) with choreography by Christopher Carter.  A talented cast of Chicago artists featuring Matt Keffer and Liam Quealy will take the stage in this celebration of love, life, and freedom.  (more...)

Bay City Players presents HAIRBay City Players presents HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Bay City Players will present HAIR, by Gerome Ragni, James Rado and Galt MacDermot.  Performance dates are July 27 - 30, 2017 at the Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Avenue, in Bay City.   Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.  HAIR is directed by Michael Wisniewski with Assistant Direction by Jeff List and Music Direction by Jan Sutherland and Choreography by Holly Haga Bills. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIR at Merrick Theatre & Center For The ArtsBWW Review: HAIR at Merrick Theatre & Center For The Arts
by Jaime Zahl - Jul 5, 2017

The "summer of love" has officially dawned at The Merrick Theater as an energetic and inspired production of the tribal rock musical "Hair" plays until July 16. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAIR to Open at Sherman Playhouse TomorrowPhoto Flash: HAIR to Open at Sherman Playhouse Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

On Friday, June 30, The Sherman Playhouse will premiere its summer production of the rock musical Hair, with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music byGalt MacDermot. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for DTC's 2017-18 Season, Featuring MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, FRANKENSTEIN, THE GREAT SOCIETY and MoreTickets on Sale Now for DTC's 2017-18 Season, Featuring MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, FRANKENSTEIN, THE GREAT SOCIETY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Single Tickets on Sale June 19 for DTC's 2017-2018 season including Miller, Mississippi; Hair; A Christmas Carol; Fade; Frankenstein; The Great Society; The Trials of Sam Houston and White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Tickets for Public Works Dallas The Winter's Tale will be available at a later date. Single tickets start at $20. (more...)

Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts Celebrates the Summer of Love with HAIRMerrick Theatre & Center for the Arts Celebrates the Summer of Love with HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the original New York Shakespeare Festival production's 50th Anniversary at The Public Theatre, HAIR will be presented at the Merrick Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Sherman Playhouse Opens the Rock Musical HAIR to Celebrate the Show's 50th AnniversaryPhoto Flash: The Sherman Playhouse Opens the Rock Musical HAIR to Celebrate the Show's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

On Friday, June 30, The Sherman Playhouse will premiere its summer production of the rock musical Hair, with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. (more...)

In the Wings Promotions presents HAIR - 50th Anniversary Production 8/30-9/9In the Wings Promotions presents HAIR - 50th Anniversary Production 8/30-9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In the Wings Promotions (ITW) is proud to announce the remount of their critically acclaimed production of HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Directed and choreographed by META winner Nadia Verrucci with Music Direction by META nominee Ian Baird, this production, back by popular demand, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the original production of HAIR. HAIR features book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado with music by Montreal born Galt MacDermot. HAIR runs August 30 - September 9, 2017 at the MainLine Theatre in Montreal. (more...)

The Mountain Play Presents The Magic Mountain Play Music FestivalThe Mountain Play Presents The Magic Mountain Play Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present for the first time in modern Mountain Play history a special second production to celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and the first ever outdoor rock festival - the Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival. (more...)

Bay City Players Sets Cast for Summer Run of HAIRBay City Players Sets Cast for Summer Run of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the musical production HAIR, by Gerome Ragni, James Rado and Galt MacDermot. (more...)

HAIR at The Sherman Playhouse this SummerHAIR at The Sherman Playhouse this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

On June 30, The Sherman Playhouse will debut its summer production of the rock musical Hair, with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIR Lets the Sun Shine in at EphrataBWW Review: HAIR Lets the Sun Shine in at Ephrata
by Marakay Rogers - May 12, 2017

It's the Age of Aquarius, peace, love, and draft cards at EPAC. (more...)

Mountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music FestivalMountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

 The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's 'Teen Academy' to Rock HAIR This SpringAmas Musical Theatre's 'Teen Academy' to Rock HAIR This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy will present Hair: The American Tribal Rock Musical, the unique musical that changed the face of musical theatre during the late 1960s and became an overnight sensation. (more...)

Players Guild of Leonia Celebrates 50th Anniversary of HAIRPlayers Guild of Leonia Celebrates 50th Anniversary of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL ROCK MUSICAL, book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDemott, made its debut at Joe Papp's Public Theater on October 17, 1967 before moving to the Cheetah and ultimately to Broadway six months later. Nominated for Best Musical in 1969, Winner of the 1969 Grammy for Best Score and Winner of Best Revival of a Musical in 2009, HAIR IS A STORY OF THE HIPPIE COUNTERCULTURE OF THE 1960S WHEREIN A GROUP OF YOUNG PEOPLE SEARCH FOR TRUTH, LOVE AND PEACE IN THE TUMULTUOUS VIETNAM WAR ERA. SONGS SUCH AS 'AQUARIUS', (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out: HAIR Returns to Broadway!VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out: HAIR Returns to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years. The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, HAIR is a timeless portrait of a movement that changed the world. Its groundbreaking rock score paved the way for some of the greatest musicals of our time. Now, the 'Age of Aquarius' dawns again in this jubilant new production directed by Diane Paulus, with choreography by Karole Armitage. HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and music by Galt MacDermot. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for the Mountain Play Presentation of HAIRFull Cast Announced for the Mountain Play Presentation of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Mountain Play - Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of HAIR In Concert, which will be presented as part of the Magic Mountain Play Music Festival commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and the first ever outdoor rock festival - the Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival. HAIR In Concertwill take place on Saturday, June 10, 2017. www.MountainPlay.org   (more...)

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