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From its stunning Broadway premiere in 1968, Hair defined the "rock musical," exuberantly celebrating the hippie counterculture, anti-war movement and sexual revolution of the 1960s with a rainbow score of hits - including "Aquarius," "Good Morning Starshine," and "Easy to be Hard" - that have become ingrained in pop culture. Let down your long, beautiful hair, pull out the tie-dye and celebrate this groundbreaking American journey as we "Let the Sunshine In!"



HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot, and tells 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. The 2009 revival, directed by Diane Paulus, won the 2009 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle also honored the production with their 2009 award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical.



2016 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Update - Ann Hampton Callaway, Jeff Harnar and More Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between November 2015 and October 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Due to Popular Demand Chris Rock Adds Third Show at DPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced Tuesday a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. The TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 kicks off on February 13, 2017 in Durham, NC at DPAC. By popular demand, third show added February 13, 2017. The first leg of the TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 will be the acclaimed comedian's first tour in over 9 years and will visit cities throughout the U.S. including Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver, Houston, Detroit and more. More dates will be announced soon.  (more...)

'Aquarius' Singer of The 5th Dimension Releases New Song: 'Cease Fire'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The 6-time Grammy winning founder of Pop-Soul legendary singing group, The 5th Dimension is keeping it fresh these days, celebrating a hit memoir and now releasing a new song he wrote titled, 'Cease Fire.' (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards Update - Bunny Cadag, Basti Artadi and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

National Tour of HAMILTON Comes to Minneapolis in 2018-2019 Season at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that the national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Minneapolis at the historic Orpheum Theatre as part of the 2018-2019 Broadway on Hennepin Season. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards Update - THE MIRACLE WORKER Winning Best Play!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Israel Regional Awards Update - BILLY ELLIOT Leading 'Best Musical'
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Israel Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Mykal Kilgore to Perform Original Tunes at BROADWAY AT W Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Broadway at the W & 42seven Productions (Mike Evariste & Tiffani Howard) present Mykal Kilgore Live in the Living Room of the W Hotel on December 12, 2016. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Orlando Regional Awards Update - WEST SIDE STORY Winning Best Musical!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Miller Auditorium, are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are on sale now. (more...)

Broadway's IN TRANSIT Officially Opens This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first a cappella musical, now in previews, officially opens on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 6:30pm at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Delaware Regional Awards Update - Tony Oriente, Bob Hoffer and More Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Delaware Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: MUTED Opens at The Bunker Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Interval Productions present new musical Muted, described by Stephen Fry as 'stunning' and Mark Shenton (The Stage) as the British equivalent to Rent. Written by Sarah Henley, with music and lyrics by Tim Prottey-Jones (Once, Phoenix Theatre; Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre; finalist on ITV's Superstar) and Tori Allen-Martin, Muted is a story of grief, guilt, self-discovery, forgiveness and the thing we can't do without - love. (more...)

Starry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This January, the legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince returns to New York City Opera to direct a new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. The production, choreographed by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated choreographer Patricia Birch, brings together a versatile cast of Broadway veterans and rising opera stars to tell the story of Candide's adventures and tribulations in the "best of all possible worlds."  (more...)

Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Joins Broadway Brews Project with 'School of Hops' IPA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit Broadway musical, School of Rock, is the latest Broadway show to create a craft beer for charity and partner with The Broadway Brews Project. A portion of the proceeds benefits Sing for Hope, a NY-based charity that brings the arts to those in need. Scroll down for a peek at the show's new IPA! (more...)

Tony Rock to Host New Outrageous Game Show THE GAME OF DATING on TV One
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

TV One redefines the dating and game show genres this January with the debut of THE GAME OF DATING. (more...)

The Asahi Shimbun Displays Creating an Ancestor: The Jericho Skull
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The British Museum is committed to curating the human remains in its collection with care, respect and dignity. Their display and study provides one of the most direct and insightful sources of information on past human biology and, different cultural approaches to death. We continue to learn from human remains through state of the art noninvasive technology. (more...)

BWW Review: CHILDREN OF EDEN Amazes with The Beginning of Time
by Katherine Waddell - Dec 8, 2016

This past weekend, the Clay High School Fine Arts Department presented Children of Eden, a musical based off the first nine chapters of the Book of Genesis. With the music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and the book by John Caird, you already know going in that the music and story will be great and it's just the interpretation of the material that could either succeed or fail; Clay High School more than succeeded, it thrived. Combined with the direction of Meghan Beard and an incredibly talented starring cast, Children of Eden was phenomenal. (more...)

Chris Rock Makes His Return To Mohegan Sun
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. The Total Blackout Tour 2017 will be the acclaimed comedian's first tour in over 9 years and will visit Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, April 22nd at 8:00pm. (more...)

Klick Hired to Rebrand Santa in Satirical New Holiday Video
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

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Paramount Theatre to Bring Beauty to Sondheim's Dark Musical SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Some, others, many and bloody well everyone need to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

You'll 'Dye' Laughing! SHEAR MADNESS to Open Beef & Boards' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre opens its 44th Season on Dec. 29 with the Indiana debut of Shear Madness, the first of four new shows on its stage in 2017. (more...)

Beef & Boards' 2017 Season to Feature Four Shows New to Its Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

There's more to be seen in 2017 as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents four new shows to its stage for its 44th Season. Plus, a musical theatre classic returns after 20 years, two beloved stories are revisited, and the year is capped off with the silver anniversary of Beef & Boards' own holiday production. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Official Trailer for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

MADONNA's highly-anticipated concert film, MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR will premiere this Friday, December 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, on-air, on demand and over the internet (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Presents SQUEEZE MY CANS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Due to popular demand, Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to announce the return of Cathy Schenkelberg's hit one-woman show SQUEEZE MY CANS, directed by Shirley Anderson, playing February 16 - March 12, 2017 at 2016 at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Upstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Schenkelberg's evocative and humorous account of life as a Scientologist returns for a full run following a limited engagement last summer during the Greenhouse's popular Solo Celebration! Series, now being produced by the Greenhouse Theater Center.  (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Hold A Special Talkback with Tevye and His Daughters 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Next Thursday, December 15th, bring your dad or daughter to come see Fiddler on the Roof, and stay afterwards for a special post-show talkback with Tevye (Danny Burstein) and his daughters (Alexandra Silber, Samantha Massell, Jenny Rose Baker and Nerghiz Sarki).  All ages are welcome! Come enjoy a special night full of tradition, love, and, of course, family, with the stars ofFiddler on the Roof before they take their final bow on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m, (more...)

Chris Rock Adds Second Show at DPAC 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation's strongest comedic voices. As an actor, director, producer and writer he has created many memorable moments. (more...)

Forecast for NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!: Sunny & Clear
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2016

Good Morning Baltimore! The cast and crew of NBC's HairSPRAY LIVE! will wake up to a beautiful day in Los Angeles, the perfect weather to entertain millions of TV viewers across the country. (more...)

Sydney Festival to Expand Free Offerings in New Spaces & Places
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Sydney Festival prides itself on the accessibility of its events. Inclusive programming, affordable ticketing options and a broad range of free events have ensured that Sydney Festival is open to all. For over forty years, Sydney Festival's audacious programming has appealed to both new and loyal attendees and provided audiences with the opportunity to see the very best local and international performing arts. (more...)

Chris Rock to Start His Tour at DPAC this February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. (more...)

Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich announced today that beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, Dear Evan Hansen will launch a digital lottery, which will allow users to enter the lottery for a chance to purchase specially-priced tickets to that day's performance. (more...)

BWW Review: The BODYGUARD at Paper Mill Playhouse is Thrilling
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 6, 2016

See 'The Bodyguard' now though January 1st at Paper Mill Playhouse. Based on the hit 1992 movie, this thrilling production is directed by Thea Sharrock, choreographed by Karen Bruce and features an all-star cast that includes Grammy Award noninee, Deborah Cox. (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins the Cast of LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Eden Espinosa joins cast of new rock musical Lizzie. (more...)

'Hamilton Mixtape' Poised to Hit No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The original Broadway cast recording of HAMILTON set multiple records on the Billboard charts and according to Billboard.com, the recently released 'Hamilton Mixtapes' is poised to do the same! (more...)

Victory Gardens to Stage World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Hillbarn Theatre Kicks Off 2017 with Kander and Ebb's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Hillbarn Theatre - the Peninsula's premier theatre company - kicks off 2017 with John Kander and Fred Ebb's acclaimed musical masterpiece, Cabaret. (more...)

Chris Rock Brings the 'Total Blackout Tour 2017' to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. (more...)

Chris Rock: THE TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR Comes to Playhouse Square This April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. The TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 kicks off on February 14, 2017 in Durham, NC at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The first leg of the TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 will be the acclaimed comedian's first tour in over 9 years and will visit cities throughout the U.S. including Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver, Houston, Detroit and more. More dates will be announced soon.  A full list of tour dates is below. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9 at www.livenation.com and other outlets.  (more...)

BWW Review: CHRISTMAS CAROL at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - Dec 5, 2016

Scrooge saves Crachit family and Christmas for 143rd straight year. (more...)

MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR to Premiere on 12/9 at 9PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR will premiere on December 9 at 9PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Peter Van Norden in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ('NCIS,' RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10, followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. The show is currently in previews for a run through December 24, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

Further Casting Confirmed for THE WEDDING SINGER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Further casting has been confirmed for the sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer, the hilarious musical based on the hit film, ahead of its arrival at the King's Theatre in Glasgow on April 18 for five nights. (more...)

BWW Review: One More Week To See THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE: REVISITED
by Don Grigware - Dec 5, 2016

One thing is perfectly clear. Jane Wagner's perspective of the 80s, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe is a brilliant piece of writing. When Lily Tomlin performed it in the 80s (the film version was released in 1991) as a one-woman play, portraying all twelve characters, the charm of the play was watching Tomlin's ingenious skill. She flawlessly slipped in and out of all the characters, female and male, without changing makeup, Hair or clothes. It was a phenomenal performance. Now thirty years later, Wagner and Tomlin have adapted the work for a cast of 12 actors under the direction of Ken Sawyer, which opened in October and has been extended until December 11 only at the LGBT Center on the Ed Gould Plaza at McCadden Place, Hollywood. (more...)

Madonna Raise Over 7.5 Million Dollars for 'Raising Malawi'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Madonna's evening of music, art, mischief and performance raised over 7.5 million dollars for the superstar's Raising Malawi foundation during Art Basel on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach, FL. (more...)

Alex Bernstein Releases Memoir, PIRKNIB
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

In his new memoir 'Plrknib' (www.amazon.com/Plrknib/dp/B01N3RD9E2) Alex Bernstein takes the I'm with the Band notion from 'Almost Famous' and flips it into I'm with the Comics. At 16, Bernstein was the youngest regular at Cincinnati's legendary comedy club, d.w. eye, desperately trying to balance high school with writing and performing at night. As the pressure to keep up with the older comics grew, he looked for something - some edge - to help him compete. And then he found one: Plrknib - the perfect joke. But using the joke came with a terrible, terrible price. Set against the bohemian, downtown comedy boom of the early '80s, 'Plrknib' is a breezy, bittersweet, and compelling story about love, friendship, and finding your own punchlines. Early reviews say: 'Hysterical, edge-of-your-seat drama.' 'The Power of Jokes permeates this book...in a way rarely seen in fiction.' 'I felt as though I was on stage with him 30 years ago.' About the Book: 'Plrknib' is published by Prom on Mars and is available for sale at Amazon and other online retailers, as well as to order from most bookstores. The paperback (ISBN 978-0-9913135-4-9) retails for U.S. $6.99. The ebook (ISBN 978-0-9913135-3-2) retails for U.S. $1.99. Book website: www.plrknib.com Publisher website: www.promonmars.com About the Author: Alex Bernstein is a Pushcart Prize nominated writer and the author of 'Miserable Holiday Stories'. His work appears at McSweeney's, NewPopLit, The Big Jewel, Litro, The Rumpus, MonkeyBicycle, Corvus, BluePrintReview, Yankee Pot Roast, Swink, Hobo Pancakes, Gi60, The Legendary, Back Hair Advocate, and PopImage, among others. Contact: Alex Bernstein alexb0917@gmail.com (more...)

Preview, On-Sale Dates Set for Paula Vogel's INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The producers of Indecent - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre following productions at Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse - have announced that the production will begin performances on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's OLIVER! Balances the Dark and Light
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 5, 2016

The new professional production of the classic musical OLIVER! at Pioneer Theatre Company strikes a nice balance between the squalor of the story and the optimism of the score. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

OSFUG at UCB Sunset & SF Sketchfest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

In January 2017, the New York-based OSFUG The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show will perform three shows in California: the first at the Upright Citizens Bridge (UCB) Theatre Sunset in Hollywood on Monday, January 9th, and the following two on Friday, January 13th and Saturday, January 14th during their return trip to the SF Sketchfest in San Francisco. (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park to Present AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS and A BREAKTHROUGH FAMILY CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents two Christmas productions: 'An Old Fashioned Christmas' (December 9-12) and 'A Breakthrough Family Christmas' (December 16-19). (more...)

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