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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...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC at the Public TheaterPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC at the Public Theater
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 16, 2017

The Public Theater's world premiere of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne, choreography by Steven Hoggett, and directed by Alex Timbers, officially opened last night, March 15. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

HAIR, THE GREAT SOCIETY, Two World Premieres and More Slated for Dallas Theater Center's 2017-18 SeasonHAIR, THE GREAT SOCIETY, Two World Premieres and More Slated for Dallas Theater Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty announced today full details for the 2017-2018 season, including the American love-rock musical Hair, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary; the terror-filled Frankenstein in a new collaboration with Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts; The Great Society, a follow-up to the smash-hit All the Way and a co-production with Houston's Alley Theatre; and two world-premiere plays, The Trials of Sam Houston and Miller, Mississippi. (more...)

Los Robles Master Chorale To Combine With Agoura High School Choirs For PEACE AND LOVE, 3/19Los Robles Master Chorale To Combine With Agoura High School Choirs For PEACE AND LOVE, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), among Southern California's premier choirs, combines with the stellar choirs of Agoura Hills High School to present "Peace and Love," an eclectic program of Sixties rock, folk and classical music conducted by LRMC Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, on Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4 pm, at The Performing Arts Education Center (A-PAEC) on the campus of Agoura High School in Agoura Hills.  (more...)

HAIR To Open In London For Immersive 50th Anniversary ProductionHAIR To Open In London For Immersive 50th Anniversary Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

???????HAIR transfers to London in Autumn 2017 celebrating its 50th anniversary year! The acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre's production of the iconic tribal rock musical directed by Jonathan O'Boyle, transfers to London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER - SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER 2017 (press night Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 7.30pm.) (more...)

HAIR Creator Re-writes 'Initials' for Alumni-Packed Joe's Pub Reunion ConcertHAIR Creator Re-writes 'Initials' for Alumni-Packed Joe's Pub Reunion Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

HAIR cast members from the original Broadway production, revival Broadway cast and film adaptation will perform at Joe's Pub on February 20 at 9:30pm in a concert titled 'Presidents Day Be-In: A night of Peace, Love & Revolution.' (more...)

MARY POPPINS, HAIR, DRACULA and More Set for Mercury Theater Chicago's 2017 SeasonMARY POPPINS, HAIR, DRACULA and More Set for Mercury Theater Chicago's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, promises a season filled with laughter, love and entertainment. (more...)

50th Anniversary Celebration of HAIR at LaMaMa to Be Live Streamed50th Anniversary Celebration of HAIR at LaMaMa to Be Live Streamed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The New York Times was first to report that celebratory plans have been set for the groundbreaking musical HAIR's 50th Anniversary which will take place on January 21, 2017 at La MaMa. The event will include original cast members (Natalie Mosco; Allan Nicholls; the Rev. Marjorie Lipari; and Dale Soules), Andre De Shields, the show's creators Galt MacDermot and James Rado and more.  (more...)

NYC Critics Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Weekend's THEATER TALKNYC Critics Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Weekend's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In a fast-moving half-hour, journalists Jesse Green (theater critic at New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out, LogoTV, The Village Voice) and Patrick Pacheco (ArtInfo.com, NY1 On Stage) look ahead to the Spring 2017 theater season with THEATER TALK co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins, now celebrating the 25th anniversary of the popular TV talk show devoted to the stage. (more...)

NYC Critics to Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Week's THEATER TALKNYC Critics to Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Week's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In a fast-moving half-hour, journalists Jesse Green (theater critic at New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out, LogoTV, The Village Voice) and Patrick Pacheco (ArtInfo.com, NY1 On Stage) look ahead to the Spring 2017 theater season with THEATER TALK co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins, now celebrating the 25th anniversary of the popular TV talk show devoted to the stage. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/24-12/25/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/24-12/25/2016
by - Dec 25, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 25, 2016 - Sunday, December 25, 2016. (more...)

HAIR to Celebrate 50th Anniversary 1/21 with Free Event Featuring Original Cast Members, Stories & SongsHAIR to Celebrate 50th Anniversary 1/21 with Free Event Featuring Original Cast Members, Stories & Songs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

The New York Times was first to report that celebratory plans have been set for the groundbreaking musical HAIR's 50th Anniversary which will take place on January 21, 2017 at La MaMa. The event will include original cast members (Natalie Mosco; Allan Nicholls; the Rev. Marjorie Lipari; and Dale Soules), Andre De Shields, the show's creators Galt MacDermot and James Rado and more.  (more...)

MARY POPPINS, HAIR, DRACULA and More Set for Mercury Theater Chicago's 2017 SeasonMARY POPPINS, HAIR, DRACULA and More Set for Mercury Theater Chicago's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, promises a season filled with laughter, love and entertainment. (more...)

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