Hair on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 25 minutes, with one intermission

Hair - 2010 US Tour Page 4

by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

LeRoy has his problems. Towels go missing, leaving The Grand Felice with just 750 towels for the 1200 guests arriving tomorrow. A fancy, young doctor appears. An employee is hospitalized. Guests, who tend to let down their Hair as their holiday progresses, create worrisome incidents such as thefts, noise, excessive flirting with the staff, and even a shark sighting near the shore. What's a manager to do, aside from treating his never-ending stomach upsets? (more...)

Ready to Jam Across the Pond, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK Sets London Dates!
by Jessica Khan - May 19, 2016

SCHOOL OF ROCK is officially headed to London this autumn! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SAY YES TO THE PROM Special on TLC
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

For five years, TLC has celebrated giving back with SAY YEST TO THE PROM, and this year was bigger than ever. The series visited five cities to give deserving girls the opportunity for a life-changing prom makeover complete with dress, shoes, accessories, alterations, Hair and makeup! (more...)

Christina Bianco and More Sign on for Town Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Two-time Drama Desk Award-nominee & YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, two-time Nightlife Award-winner Scott Coulter (who travels around the world performing with Stephen Schwartz), Jeannette Bayardelle (original cast of The Color Purple) and Cooper Grodin (plays The Phantom in the National Tour of Phantom of the Opera), will join previously announced Tony-nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) & Drama Desk Award-nominee Kerry O'Malley (Into the Woods, Irving Berlin's White Christmas) at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, May 23 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1960s (this is the 16th year of the series). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stew & Heidi Rodewald's New Musical THE TOTAL BENT at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Public Theater presents THE TOTAL BENT, with text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, now through through Sunday, June 19. The production officially opens on Wednesday, May 25. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bucks County Playhouse's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Cast Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse will soon present a star-studded revival of Robert Harling's saucy Southern comedy STEEL MAGNOLIAS, directed by four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason. (more...)

BWW Review: DEBORAH ZALL Project Illuminates Archetypes at The Graham Studio
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 19, 2016

I longed to see more. One would love to see the Martha Graham Dance Company commission a new from Ms. Zall. Unlike their usual fare, she clearly understands stagecraft and is able to communicate in the language of their founder. It seems to me that all she needs is the opportunity. Denise Vale, the Graham company's Artistic Associate was in the audience. Perhaps she will communicate what a boon it would be to work with Ms. Zall to her colleagues. (more...)

Nickelodeon to Launch New SHIMMER AND SHINE Preschool Content This Summer
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

It will be a magical summer for preschoolers as Nickelodeon launches brand-new Shimmer and Shine content on every platform (more...)

Broadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Live Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary theatrical sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored for his pioneering career achievements at the Live Design Awards on Monday, June 13 in New York. Another legendary icon, Chita Rivera, will present the award to Jacob, whom she has known since the original Broadway production of CHICAGO (1975). (more...)

Bulgogi Release Third Album "Juan Dissed The Cyclops Baby"
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Psychedelic Post-Punk band Bulgogi have finally released their highly anticipated third album “Juan Dissed The Cyclops Baby”! (more...)

Lipton' Inspires Great Mealtime Moments With Lipton's Chef Fest Featuring Michael Symon And Celebrity Friends
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Lipton is encouraging people to pull up a cHair and reconnect with friends and family in a meaningful way through Lipton's Chef Fest, a series of experiential dining events designed to infuse excitement into everyday meals. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Bucks County Playhouse's STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse will soon present a star-studded revival of Robert Harling's saucy Southern comedy STEEL MAGNOLIAS, directed by four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason. (more...)

BWW Review: MY PARIS in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 18, 2016

Alfred Uhry, Charles Aznavour, Kathleen Marshall and brilliant cast CAN CAN and then some. (more...)

by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 18, 2016

In Europe any day now and in Connecticut in June. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Alison Luff & Brandon Victor Dixon Set for BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Broadway Sings concert series will continue at the Highline Ballroom its "Best Of Broadway Sings" concert, which will feature showstoppers from the series' previous 11 concerts. Some of Broadway's brightest, current talents, such as 2016 Tony Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Shuffle Along), Jay Armstrong Johnson (On the Town), and Alison Luff (Les Miserables), will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of pop superstars such as Adele, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, P!NK, Sara Bareilles, and Whitney Houston. Over 15 Broadway performers will be accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing unique, original orchestrations created for the acclaimed series. (more...)

JOY LUCK CLUB Author Reveals New Sexy, Buff Body at 64
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

JOY LUCK CLUB author, Amy Tan, is revealing her new buff body on social media.  At 64, the strong and sexy author writes on her Facebook page: (more...)

BWW Review: Camp, Comic, Sugary Fluff, XANADU THE MUSICAL Is A Retro Feel-Good Night Of Nostalgia.
by Jade Kops - May 18, 2016

Douglas Carter Beane's (Book) Award Winning stage adaptation of XANADU THE MUSICAL comes alive at Hayes in a bright, shiny explosion of high camp colour. (more...)

BWW Review: MY PARIS at Long Warf Theatre
by Melinda Zupaniotis - May 18, 2016

There's a bone disease called 'pycnodysostosis', but it's more commonly known as Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome. It means that the density of one's bones is irregular, and usually results in an abnormal growth of digits or appendages. In the case of the actual Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, it meant that his legs were shorter than normal, and his general stature was fragile. (more...)

Joan Vázquez presentará el disco de SOMETHING'S COMING
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 18, 2016

El actor ha grabado el disco con las canciones de su concierto tributo a Stephen Sondheim (more...)

NEW YORK ON LOCATION Set for Museum of the Moving Image, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, I.A.T.S.E. Local 52, and Kaufman Astoria Studios present New York on Location, a FREE family-friendly event that offers a behind-the-scenes look at film and TV production in New York. (more...)

Nickelodeon Grants Preschoolers' Wishes with Brand-New Shimmer and Shine Content Launching across TV, Digital and More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016


Janet Dacal, George Merrick, Donna English and More to Lead Goodspeed's Fresh Take on BYE BYE BIRDIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The exuberant cast of BYE BYE BIRDIE will 'spread sunshine all over the place' in this summertime sensation directed by Jenn Thompson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Let the Sun Shine In! Meet the Cast of HAIR at Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

MNM Productions today announced that its production of the world's favorite tribal rock musical Hair will open this Friday evening at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. The show will run for 20 performances May 20-June 5 and feature a multi-talented 22-person cast including such highly acclaimed veterans of numerous South Florida stages as Mike Westrich (George Berger), Michael Scott Ross (Claude), Alexa Baray (Sheila), Fo'i Meleah (Dionne) and Elijah Word (Hud). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in costume! (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Has a Whole Lotta Music Going at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - May 17, 2016

Rockabilly, country, and blues fans, rejoice. Elvis fans, look sharp. The greatest recording event in history is happening at Dutch Apple through June 19, and you can be there. (more...)

The Smart Home Gets Smarter: Wemo Now Works with Nest
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Wemo , the award-winning smart home brand from Belkin International, today announced its Works with Nest integration, enabling all Wemo switch products to connect with the Nest Learning Thermostat. With the new integration, users have the ability to easily create and maintain a more comfortable, safe and energy efficient home. (more...)

Photo Flash: I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU Celebrates Opening at Montalban Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Corky Hale presents I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Life and Lyrics of Al Dubin, which opened May 13 at the Montalban Theatre, 1615 Vine St. in Hollywood. This new musical features lyrics by Al Dubin, music mostly by Harry Warren, book by Jerry Leichtling and Arlene Sarner, and musical direction by Gerald Sternbach. The production is directed and choreographed by Kay Cole. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening festivities below! (more...)

Drama Desk Panel with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk on REVIVING THE REVIVAL Set for Sardi's, 5/24
by Lauren Yarger - May 16, 2016

Robin Milling moderates a Drama Desk discussion on Reviving Revivals with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk at Spring Lunch Panel at Sardi's. (more...)

Melinda Doolittle Hosts Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 16, 2016

Middle Tennessee's growing high school theater scene was in the spotlight over the weekend as Lipscomb University's Department of Theatre - under the direction of dance professor Kari Smith and dean of the College of Entertainment and the Arts Mike Fernandez - hosted the third annual Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards. (more...)

Wienerschnitzel Featured on 100th Episode of 'Undercover Boss,' Sunday, May 22 on CBS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

IRVINE, CA - Wienerschnitzel, Home of America's Favorite Chili Dog, is proud to announce that its CEO, Cindy Galardi Culpepper, will appear on the 100th episode of the CBS hit series "Undercover Boss." The episode, which follows Culpepper's journey as she works alongside restaurant crew members, will air at 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. PT/ET on Sunday, May 22, on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

New-York Historical Society Launching Museum-Wide Celebration, SUMMER OF HAMILTON
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

Displays of historical artifacts and family-friendly activities highlight a season-long celebration. (more...)

Gloria Estefan to Join Her Own Broadway Bio-Musical ON YOUR FEET?
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Gloria Estefan could be taking the Broadway stage in the musical based on her life, On Your Feet! (more...)

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour Presents CARMEN, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Known internationally as one the world's great opera events, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns in 2017 with one of the most well-known and loved operas of all time, Bizet's Carmen. (more...)

BWW Interview: A New Kind of Art- Constantine Maroulis Is Ready to Make His Mark in Non-Musical Debut
by Nicole Rosky - May 15, 2016

You probably know him as the vulnerable musician with big dreams in ROCK OF AGES or perhaps the the most charismatic contestant of AMERICAN IDOL's fourth season. But Constantine Maroulis is much more than just a big voice, and this spring he's out to prove it. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NextStop's CITY OF ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

City of Angels, with book by Larry Gelbart, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by David Zippel, plays through June 5, 2016 at NextStop Theatre Company, in Herndon, Virginia. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: King Jonathan Groff Will Be Back for June 12!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2016

Jonathan Groff may have already passed on his crown, but that doesn't mean he's missing out on the HAMILTON Tonys action. The star just picked up a nomination for his portrayal of King Geroge III (Best Performance by and Actor in a Feature Role in a Musical) and he's telling us all about why he is in love with the character. (more...)

BWW Review: Columbus Children's Theatre Breathes a Fresh New Life Into CATS
by Christina Mancuso - May 14, 2016

When a small Ohio theatre company continues to produce stars such as Josh Radnor, Steven Boyer, AJ Shively, Jessica Grove and more, it's no coincidence that they are something truly special. Not surprisingly, then, Columbus Children's Theatre has once again raised the bar in their spring musical, CATS, with their innovative vision and talent, which is second to none. (more...)

DISENCHANTED! Comes to Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Off Broadway at the Marcus Center and Starvox Entertainment are pleased to announce the hilarious hit musical DISENCHANTED! will play in Milwaukee at the Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall on October 11-16. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Seth Rudetsky & Christine Ebersole Perform on AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

On this week's edition of the Emmy-nominated series American Songbook at NJPAC - premiering on Sunday, May 15 at 1 p.m. on THIRTEEN (and later in the day at 3:30 p.m. on WLIW21) - we feature Sirius XM Broadway host/pianist Seth Rudetsky & two-time Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole. (more...)

ASU Gammage Announces the 2016 High School Musical Theater Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

ASU Gammage announces the 2016 High School Musical Theater Awards nominees! (more...)

Mykal Kilgore Set for MARTY THOMAS PRESENTS DIVA at Industry Bar, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA is in it's 5th strong year of residency at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. It's the CATS of NYC nightlife, come see why! Brand new live vocal concert every Monday at 11, never a cover charge! This weeks cast features Marissa Rosen, Brie Cassil and Lisa Ramey. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Opens in June at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT invite you to journey "Under The Sea" as it presents the fifth and final show of its 2015-2016 season, THE LITTLE MERMAID, music by Alan Menkcn, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright, musical direction by Colin R. Freeman, choreography by John MacInnis and directed by Glenn Casale.  (more...)

BWW Review: DOLLFACE Makes a Grand Debut at Mildred's Umbrella
by Katricia Lang - May 13, 2016

DOLLFACE, playwright Katharine Sherman's contemporary riff on the Medusa myth, marries imagination with detail beautifully in its world premiere run at Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company. (more...)

*Photos & Video* BWW Sydney Gets A Preview of XANADU THE MUSICAL At Hayes Theatre
by Jade Kops - May 13, 2016

*Photos & Video* BWW Sydney Gets A Preview of XANADU THE MUSICAL (more...)

BWW Blog: Samantha Tirrell - BACKBEARD: Artistic Synthesis
by Guest Blogger: Samantha Tirrell - May 13, 2016

Exciting things are happening with Backbeard here at the Theatre Institute at Sage! This past week, as we've finished staging the piece and other creative elements have started surfacing in rehearsal, has been an exciting reminder of how many different mediums of art are synthesized in the creation and construction of theatrical work. Musical theatre itself is an amalgamation of several different art forms, and all of these forms must be cohesively unified in the construction of a musical theatre piece. Backbeard, which was birthed from a brilliantly illustrated book series by Matthew McElligott, has been a constant reminder of how many different types of artists with their respective mediums of art must be engaged with the piece in order to ensure its faithfulness to McElligott's illustrations while still catering to the tried-and-true guidelines of theatrical work. (more...)

BWW Review: Desert Rose's World Premiere Musical JUNK is Sweet, Funny, and Highly Enjoyable
by Audrey Liebross - May 13, 2016

Desert Rose Playhouse, the Coachella Valley's main LGBT-friendly theatre, is currently presenting the world premiere of JUNK, a sweet, funny musical, written and composed by Michael Penny. The talented actors perform their roles with panache, and the company's behind-the-scenes designers help give Mr. Penny's clever material a top-notch introduction to audiences. (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Benanti Celebration and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

IN THE SECRET SEA's Glynnis O'Connor Pens Essay on Company Ties
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Glynnis O'Connor, one of the actresses in IN THE SECRET SEA, the new play by Cate Ryan and directed by Martin Charnin currently playing The Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row, wrote up a sweet little story about her "few degrees of separation" from every member of the company. Read the essay below! (more...)

Andre De Shields to Guest Star in WOZ: A ROCK CABARET at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Joining the original cast as the Wizard is Tony Award-nominated actor Andre De Shields, Broadway's original 'The Wiz' (1975). (more...)

Reality Singing Stars to Alternate with Amber Riley in West End's DREAMGIRLS
by Jessica Khan - May 12, 2016

GLEE's Amber Riley has quite the backup power for her nights off in DREAMGIRLS the West End. THE VOICE UK contestant Ruth Brown and THE X FACTOR's Karen Mav will alternate in the role of 'Effie' on Wednesdays in London, according to the Daily Mail. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK Eyeing Autumn Bow at New London Theatre; Still Hunting for Lead
by Jessica Khan - May 12, 2016

The Daily Mail reports that the West End production of School of Rock - The Musical, previously announced for a May 2017 bow at the New London Theatre, might be bringing the Gods of Rock to London sooner. (more...)

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