Patchogue Theatre Celebrates 50 Years Of HAIR With A Broadway Caliber Concert!

Patchogue Theatre Celebrates 50 Years Of HAIR With A Broadway Caliber Concert!Patchogue Theatre to produce a full concert version of the exciting, Broadway altering and Tony, Drama Desk and Grammy winning musical "HAIR." The concert production will be directed by Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner John McDaniel and will star Broadway and American Idol's Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, along with a cast of young Broadway and national touring talent. A full 11-piece band will back this amazing cast. There will be two thrilling nights of music performed at Patchogue Theatre on March 9 and 10 at 8:00 p.m.

With its Broadway debut in 1968, "HAIR" established the "Rock Musical." The groundbreaking show celebrates youth the hippie counterculture, anti-war movement and sexual revolution of the 1960s with a score of Grammy Award winning hits - including "Aquarius," "Hair," "Good Morning Starshine" and "Easy to be Hard" - that have become ingrained in pop culture.

"HAIR IN CONCERT" is just one of the shows in the "Broadway Series" being presented by Patchogue Theatre in the historic venue's 20th anniversary year.

"It's an exciting time at Patchogue Theatre and we are making some big changes. "HAIR IN CONCERT" is one of the most exciting, because it marks our first ever producing effort. It is surely going to be a wonderful show with some extraordinary talent" says Patchogue Theatre's new executive director Gary Hygom.

Tickets for "HAIR IN CONCERT: A 50th Anniversary Celebration" are now available online, by phone or at the box office. Ticket prices range from $25 to $65, plus applicable ticket fees. For more information on this special concert presentation of "HAIR," visit the Patchogue Theatre website at PatchogueTheatre.org/Events or call the box office at 631-207-1313.

Grammy and Emmy Award winner John McDaniel will direct and conduct "HAIR IN CONCERT: A 50th Anniversary Celebration" starring Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young on March 9 and 10.

Patchogue Theatre first opened in 1923 as the largest theatre in Suffolk County. It still is, with the installation of 1,106 brand new seats during the 2016 renovation. Saved by Village of Patchogue in 1996 and lovingly restored it to its original grandeur, this beautiful and historic venue was in use 245 days with over 155,000 in attendance for its 2017-2018 season. The Patchogue Village Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. operates Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to serve as a cultural center for Long Island by showcasing a broad variety of performing arts for a wide-ranging audience at affordable prices. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is located at 71 East Main Street in Patchogue, N.Y., and can be reached at 631-207-1313 or by visiting PatchogueTheatre.org.



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