Hair on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 25 minutes, with one intermission


A WONDER IN MY SOUL World Premiere Extends at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels announce a one-week extension to the World Premiere, hit production of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Chay Yew, with music direction by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul will now run through March 19, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Octavia Spencer, Janelle Mon'e, Halle Berry, and Giuliana Rancic Sparkle in Forevermark Diamonds at the 89th Annual Academy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Develop Model Management Beauty Show Closes Out With Live Style Battle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Victor Victoria wins first ever live Style Battle of Omaha Fashion Week. Four styling teams spent 48 hours completing head-to-toe looks including Hair, make-up and clothing for six models. (more...)

The Spooky Men's Chorale Prepare To Lay The Country To Waste on 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Spooky Men's Chorale, the de facto archdeacons of low frequency vocal mayhem, have performed at festivals and concerts all over Australia and internationally, including six critically acclaimed tours of the UK. (more...)

'RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop' Coming to Theaters Nationwide for Special 2-Night Event
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The RiffTrax crew (Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, of MST3K fame) return to U.S. movie theaters this spring to slice and dice Samurai Cop, the beloved z-grade action film of the early '90s. (more...)

GUILTY PLEASURES and ROCK OF AGES Set for Shadowbox Live This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The metaperformers at Shadowbox Live are getting ready to launch two powerhouse productions: Guilty Pleasures and Rock of Ages, opening in March and April, respectively, at the Brewery District theater, 503 S. Front Street. (more...)

Lineup Announced for The New Black Fest at The Lark 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The New Black Fest and The Lark, two theater organizations dedicated to celebrating and advocating for extraordinary and diverse stories, have announced the third annual The New Black Fest at The Lark. (more...)

Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announces March Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room is feeling lucky this March! Marvelous entertainers and singers will grace the stage all month long, creating an unforgettable experience. This month's performers include Mark Nadler "Cole Porter After Dark", Gabrielle Stravelli, Kathy "Babe" Robinson, Bob Egan (for his Bob Egan Showcase) and, Michael Richard Kelly. Additionally, the dynamic duo, Eddie Bruce and Paula Johns, are set to perform March 29, 30 and 31.  Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room - the unique dining and entertainment experience reminiscent of the sophisticated supper clubs of the 40s and 50s - is located at 287 Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. See www.dinosbackstage.com or call 215-884-2000 for more information, including specific music charges and minimums in The Celebrity Room. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Fox Cities premiere at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for one week only, May 30 - June 4. (more...)

Rush Ticket Policy Will Continue Through Run SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Hot off last week's historic opening night, the producers of Sunday in the Park with George are pleased to announce the show will continue to offer a limited number of tickets $41 each, to celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Theatre as it becomes Broadway's 41st theater.  All $41 tickets will be available at Hudson Theatre box office (139-141 West 44th Street) on the day of the performance when the box office opens. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 27, 2017

'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' follows a fictional meetnig between two of the greatest minds of the 20th centurey- Pabloe Picasso and Albert Einstein. From the mind of Steve Martin, this show is playing at the Old Globe through March 12th. (more...)

Original Star Peter Straker to Return to THE WHO'S TOMMY at Ramps on the Moon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

After playing the Narrator in the original West End production in 1979, Peter Straker returns to the iconic rock opera THE WHO'S TOMMY as the Acid Queen. (more...)

Rags-to-Riches-to-Rags-to-Riches Story GOOD FORTUNE Wins Best of Fest at SIFF; Full List of Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Good Fortune, the rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches story of one of the world's most celebrated entrepreneurs, John Paul DeJoria - founder of Paul Mitchell Professional Hair Products and Patron tequila - won the Best of Fest Award at the 23rd annual Sedona International Film Festival. (more...)

The Spooky Men's Chorale to Spread Vocal Mayhem Across Australia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The Spooky Men's Chorale, the de facto archdeacons of low frequency vocal mayhem, have performed at festivals and concerts all over Australia and internationally, including six critically acclaimed tours of the UK. 2017 will see these fifteen magnificent, craggy specimens of latter day masculinity undertake their most ambitious Australian tour to date. (more...)

G'DAY HABIBI Showcases What It's Like Growing Up as a Lebanese-Australian
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Body Hair, cultural clashes and veganism - just a few of the issues confronting 24-yearold Danielle Faour. G'Day Habibi is a musical exploration of life's contradictions when you're a half-Lebo, half-Aussie girl. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Downhome Musical PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Comes to City Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Pump Boys And Dinettes a down-home musical full of country fun opens at City Theater in Biddeford March 10th. Welcome to the Double Cupp Diner, way down on Highway 57 between Frog Level and Smyrna, where the pie is fresh, and the waitresses are like the coffee - hot! The boys from the gas station next door play a high-octane blend of country and bluegrass packed with entertaining toe-tappers about life, love, and good times. Come on in and let good American folk music melt your troubles away with a generous serving of great music and foot-stomping fun. (more...)

York Theatre to Present Off-Broadway Premiere of MARRY HARRY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The York Theatre Company, announces the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). Directed and choreographed by York favorite Bill Castellino (Cagney, Storyville), performances are set to begin Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 21, 2017 (more...)

BWW Vlog: Rehearsal Day 3 of WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana
by Guest Blogger: Casa Manana's WSS - Feb 25, 2017

BWW Vlog: Rehearsal Day 3 of WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana (more...)

Broadway Method Academy Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Broadway Method Academy, a musical theater program in downtown Fairfield, Connecticut opened the smash hit, Little Shop of Horrors. The non-profit organization's mission is connecting the stars of today with the stars of tomorrow, and this production welcomed to Broadway designers Ryan Howell, Weston G. Wetzel and Kaitie Adams. (more...)

Don't Throw Away Your Shot! New Block of Seats On Sale for HAMILTON in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced today the addition of 16 more weeks for HAMILTON at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe) putting tickets on sale for performances through January 7, 2018. (more...)

LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Opens at the Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Lauren Weedman, who took the city by storm with The People's Republic of Portland, is back once again for the world premiere of her first music-based production,Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The Armory's Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan will direct the production. Tim Sonnefeld will provide music direction and join Weedman on stage to play guitar, along with Ji Tanzer on drums. The production will mark Weedman's debut on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore begins preview performances on March 16; the opening night/press night is March 24; and regular performances run through April 30. (more...)

CABARET Announces Digital Lottery at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

Regional Premiere of RED RIDING HOOD Announced for Casa Mañana Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Casa Mañana Theatre and Regions present the regional premiere of Red Riding Hood, as part of the 2016-2017 Children's Theatre season. Tickets are on sale now. A bewitching new musical, Red Riding Hood tells an uplifting story of brave Red, who must journey through the forest to reunite herfamily and save her mother's bakery from closing down. Will she reach Grandma's house in time? Or will the charming Big Bad Wolf distract her from her quest? Join Red on her journey into the woods, where no one is who they seem and adventure waits at every turn! This show is suitable for all audiences. (more...)

Musical Weekend Brings Classic Sounds to Parr Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Warrington will boogie the night away this March as two fantastic music events come to Parr Hall. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Returns to Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy, and Broadway in Detroit are proud to announce that MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will return to Detroit's Fisher Theatre, April 18-30.  (more...)

Darren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2016). (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Feb 23, 2017

Escape to Sweetgum, Texas for a couple of hours of country-bumpkin fun! (more...)

Join the Conversation Across All Platforms with NBC Sports #CSNTOMBOY
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In conjunction with TOMBOY, NBC Sports Regional Networks' multi-platform documentary project, six CSN markets will host symposiums with colleges in order to examine and fuel conversation around gender balance in today's evolving sports landscape. NBC Sports Regional Networks announced last week the launch of TOMBOY, the first-of-its-kind integrated initiative that aims to elevate the conversation about female participation in sports, culminating with a one-hour documentary. (more...)

Review Roundup: Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 23, 2017

Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (in his Broadway musical debut) and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford lead the all-star cast of an extremely limited engagement of Stephen Sondheim and George Lapine's, 'Sunday in the Park with George'. (more...)

Over 700 Fashion Fans Attend Omaha Fashion Week Event to Support Local Cancer Survivors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

???????Over 700 fashion fans turned up at the Omaha Design Center yesterday evening to support local cancer survivors. Every model on the runway was a cancer survivor! Several models traveled from other cities to participate with 140 of their peers ranging in age from three to 88!  (more...)

THE OTHER MOZART Comes to Eisemann Center 3/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Other Mozart is the true and untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus ? a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. Written by and starring Sylvia Milo, the monodrama is set in a stunning 18-foot dress (designed by Magdalena Dabrowska). Directed by Isaac Byrne, The Other Mozart is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family's humorous and heartbreaking letters. This riveting story comes to life at the Eisemann Center in Richardson with five performances Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, March 25, 2017.  (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's 2016-2017 Season Concludes With Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final mainstage production it its 2016 - 2017 season Marry Me a Little starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook.  (more...)

Red Carpet Roundup: Richard Ridge Chats Up the Stars at Opening Night of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (in his Broadway musical debut) and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford lead the all-star cast of an extremely limited engagement of Stephen Sondheim and George Lapine's, 'Sunday in the Park with George'. The revival had its opening night tonight and Richard Ridge was on the scene to catch all the action on the red carpet pre-show. See all of Richard's red carpet chats with the stars below. (more...)

CABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

John Salley to Co-Announce Hallmark Channel Special Event MEOW MADNESS
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Hallmark Channel, home to the world famous 'Kitten Bowl' franchise, announces four-time NBA champion, author, TV host and activist, John Salley, will join previously announced Peabody Award-winning sportscaster Mary Carillo as co-announcers of the first-ever feline championship of basketball, MEOW MADNESS, a Hallmark Channel Original Special Event, Monday, April 3 (7 p.m. ET/PT, 6C). (more...)

BWW Vlog: Rehearsals Begin for WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana
by Guest Blogger: Casa Manana's WSS - Feb 23, 2017

BWW Vlog: Rehearsals Begin for WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana (more...)

SKELETON CREW, EVERY BRILLIANT THING, FOLK and More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer has announced Chester Theatre Company's 2017 Summer Season, which will feature an American Premiere, two New England Premieres, and the return of actor Joel Ripka in a one-man performance. And, in a first for CTC, the second half of the season will be staged in the round. (more...)

Lesli Margherita Completes Cast for JOYCE JACKSON'S GUIDE TO DATING at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Final casting has been announced for the upcoming concert presentation of Joyce Jackson's Guide to Dating, which will take place March 14 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Tony DeSare to Make Cleveland Debut with Cleveland Pops Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

???????The Cleveland POPS Orchestra's Severance Hall concert on Saturday, March 25th is titled "I Love a Piano," appropriately features Tony DeSare, one of today's hottest new pianists. (more...)

Michael Weller's LOOSE ENDS to Play T. Schreiber Studio This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Award-winning T. Schreiber Studio (TSS) returns with their second full length play of their 2016-2017 season with Michael Weller's Loose Ends. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Feb 22, 2017

Overture Center welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The TROCKS, to Overture Hall for one night only on Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. The program will include Le Lac Des Cygnes, Pas de Six from Esmeralda and Don Quixote. (more...)

ALADDIN Finds Princess, Genie, Villains and Band of Thieves for National Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago have announced full casting for the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney's Aladdin, which begins rehearsals in Chicago on Monday, February 27. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah University's Four Leading Guys & Dolls
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 22, 2017

Winchester, Virginia's very own Shenandoah Conservatory's production of Guys and Dolls runs this weekend only, from Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 27th in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University. The boisterous and witty musical is led by Carolyn Coulson (Director), with Rick Edinger (Music Direction), and Jacob Brent (Choreography). I was lucky enough to sit down with four of the show's leading guys and dolls: Taylor Bloom (Sky Masterson), Adia J Seckel (Sarah Brown), Stevie Bovo (Nathan Detroit), and Freya Falkenstein (Miss Adelaide) and hear about their personal experiences working on the Shenandoah production. (more...)

BWW Review: Victory Gardens' World Premiere A WONDER IN MY SOUL Pays Loving Homage to Chicago's South Side and Female Friendship
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 22, 2017

In Kurtis Boetcher's set design for Marcus Gardley's world premiere A WONDER IN MY SOUL, the backdrop for the South Side beauty shop where the play is set prominently displays the photographs of black female icons ranging from Diana Ross to Beyonce-and all of course have fabulous Hair in the photos. And as we learn in the play, Aberdeen "Birdie" Calumet (Greta Oglesby) and Bell Grand Lake's (Jacqueline Williams) fictional beauty shop has played host to a number of these famous black women over the years. But what Gardley's play does so beautifully is take the story of these specific, everyday characters and lend a universality to them. The play takes place primarily in 2008 but shows us flashbacks of young Birdie (Camille Robinson) and young Bell (Donica Lynn) as they make their way from Mississippi to settle in Chicago and start their business. Along the way, Gardley weaves a narrative that is warm and sometimes funny but also ultimately serious and touching. And as one would expect, Johnny Jamison's Hair and wig design is just superb. (more...)

Copious Love Productions Premieres THE FOG MACHINE PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

A quick note from our beloved Playwright and Director, Brendan Mack: "It is important to note that in the ever changing world we live in, the one unchanging constant is that people love theatrical fog. No matter how bad your day is, or what life events may be pushing you around and making you feel trapped- oh so trapped, so unbearably trapped- you know that would all change if you were given the opportunity to run through a room full of theatrical fog. We are changing people's lives. And by people we mean you. And by Lives, we mean fog. And by you, we mean Machine." While this show may not give you that exact opportunity, it will be close!  (more...)

MVT Rocks Your World in ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Manoa Valley Theatre parties on in its 2016-17 season, with the rock musical, "Rock of Ages," by Chris D'Arienzo from the 2015 Broadway season. It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary rock and roll venues. The fairy-tale madness is about to end, though, when developers unveil plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can a pack of rock and rollers save the strip-and themselves-before it's too late?  Music of headliner pop bands from the era holds the answer. This is a Hawaii premiere. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-District
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

For three nights in March, a former medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle's University District will transform into a makeshift theatre cafe. Inspired by Joe Cino's legendary Greenwich Village performance space, Caffe Cino, the space will house performances of six short plays from the early days of Off Off Broadway.  (more...)

VH1's Hit Series LOVE & HIP HOP: ATLANTA Returns for Season 6, 3/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

VH1's LOVE & HIP HOP: ATLANTA returns for its sixth season with several new additions and returning series vets. Season six is set to premiere March 6th at 8 PM ET/PT on VH1. (more...)

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