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Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March

A new version of HAIR's iconic dance-party finale, created to motivate New Yorkers to join in the National Equality March, was presented at the matinee performance on Wednesday, October 7th at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre - 302 West 45th Street. The producers of the Tony Award-winning revival of HAIR previously announced that, in an unprecedented move, they are canceling the show's Sunday, October 11th performance so that the entire cast can join the National Equality March in Washington, D.C.

The producers of HAIR have recently announced the addition of six new cast members to the Tony Award-winning musical. Krystal Joy BrownHeath CalvertMatt DeAngelis, Rachel Bay Jones, Hannah Shankman and Ryan Watkinson have now joined the "Tribe." HAIR began preview performances on March 6 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC) and opened to rave reviews on March 31, 2009. The HAIR "Tribe" also includes Sasha AllenAto Blankson-WoodSteel BurkhardtJackie BurnsBriana Carlson-GoodmanAllison CaseGavin CreelLauren ElderAllison GuinnChasten HarmonJay Armstrong JohnsonKaitlin KiyanAndrew KoberJosh LamonCaissie Levy,Nicole LewisJohn MoauroDarius NicholsBrandon PearsonParis RemillardMegan ReinkingBryce RynessMichael James ScottMaya SharpeKacie SheikWill Swenson and Tommar Wilson.

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, which is the winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle also recently honored the production with their 2009 award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical. Directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Karole Armitage, HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.

The creative team also includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Michael McDonald (costume design), Kevin Adams (lighting design) and Acme Sound Partners (sound design).

HAIR is presented on Broadway by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Executive Director) Jeffrey RichardsJerry FrankelGary GoddardEntertainment, Kathleen K. JohnsonNederlander Presentations, Inc.Fran KirmserProductions/Jed BernsteinMarc FrankelBroadway Across AmericaBarbara Manocherian/WenCarLar Productions, JK Productions/Terry SchnuckAndy SandbergJam TheatricalsThe Weinstein Company / Norton HerrickJujamcyn TheatersJoey Parnes and by special arrangement with Elizabeth Ireland McCann.

Tickets for HAIR (starting at $37.00) are available via Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday at 2:00 & 8:00 p.m., Thursday - Friday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00.

Ghostlight Records' New Broadway Cast Recording of HAIR is currently available in stores and on iTunes. For more information, visit www.HairBroadway.com

Photos by Peter James Zielinski

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Will Swenson

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Caissie Levy

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
The special HAIR finale begins

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Chasten Harmon

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
The cast of HAIR

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Equality now!

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Krystal Joy Brown

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
HAIR celebrates with a very special finale!

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
The cast of HAIR

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
The cast at the finale curtain with Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
The cast of HAIR

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
The cast of HAIR

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March
HAIR's Special Finale to Honor the Upcoming National Equality March



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