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Hair - 1974 - West End

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.


Sondheim Theatre (formally Queen's Theatre)

(London, )
(Piccadilly Circus) Shaftesbury Avenue
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 8-9, 2021.
by Timothy Shawver - May 8, 2021
Scottsdale's Desert Stages Theatre presents TICK, TICK...BOOM in a limited engagement through May 16th.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Today (May 7) in live streaming: Next on Stage is back to introduce the College Top 30, an Anastasia reunion on Stars in the House, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Entertainment legend Les Dennis will join the new production of Hairspray the Musical which is set to play a limited season at the London Coliseum from Monday 21st June – Wednesday 29th September 2021.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
The voice on the soundtrack of many childhoods, Liz Callaway made a name for herself on stages from New York to South Korea, and continues to connect with audiences virtually until theatre is back in full force.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Just as trillions of 17-year cicadas are emerging from underground in parts of the Eastern and Southern U.S., emerging country artist Toby T. Swift has released 'Cicada Love Call,' a novelty song that highlights the similarities between the big-eyed bugs and an ex-wife coming back into his life.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
Today (May 6) in live streaming: Next on Stage is back to introduce the high school Top 30, Jeremy Jordan in concert, The Secret Garden revival workshop, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
James Cohan will present Un/Common Proximity, a group exhibition featuring the works of the 2020-2021 NXTHVN Studio Fellowship artists: Allana Clarke, Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, Daniel T. Gaitor-Lomack, Esteban Ramón Pérez, Jeffrey Meris, Ilana Savdie, and Vincent Valdez.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
San Francisco Ballet has announced Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson’s farewell season in 2022, celebrating Tomasson’s remarkable 37-year tenure leading the Company.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
The Roundhouse is back! They’ll be re-opening their doors for seven days of electric performance with this year’s The Last Word Festival. This exciting programme will see some of the boldest stories told by some of the capital's most vital voices. 
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
Hale Center Theater Orem will produce 'ANNIE JR' playing from May. 14 to May. 22, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
A glittering spectacle of circus, cabaret and a love-letter to disco, Velvet Rewired will be presented in the Opera House Studio from 7 October – 14 November, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
After releasing his widely successful debut family album D.a.D. in 2020, Freelon excitedly returned to the studio to expand on his unique musical vision for today's families. I
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
Opera San José invites music lovers from the Bay Area and beyond to its virtual variety show and fundraiser, Sing for Your Supper!  
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
The Broadway Cast Reunion Series, virtual visits with Broadway casts “backstage” and unrehearsed, is announcing its May lineup.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Today (May 3) in live streaming: Charlayne Woodard is Live at the Lortel, Lily Rabe is exploring Shakespeare, and more!
by Aaron Wallace - May 3, 2021
Louise’s long monologues between Patsy’s numbers aren’t nearly as timeless, but then her ability to talk about a single celebrity sighting for two whole hours is something I find both deeply and embarrassingly relatable...
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
The Lion King will begin performances at the KeyBank State Theatre on Friday, October 1 for a limited engagement of 2 weeks (16 performances) through Friday, October 15. The opening night is Tuesday, October 5 at 7:30 PM. 
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Out Film CT announced highlights from the upcoming 34th Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival running June 4 through 13, 2021. Having shifted almost exclusively to a virtual format during the pandemic, festival organizers are delighted to offer a full slate of in-person screenings at the historic Cinestudio on the campus of Trinity College in Hartford.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Indian Ranch announced Melissa Etheridge will perform as part of the Mike’s Hard Lemonade Summer Concert Series in Webster, MA on Monday, September 6. Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 7 at 10:00 AM; the Insiders Club Presale will take place Thursday, May 6 at 10:00 AM.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Emmy and Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian, Tig Notaro (HBO's “Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted”), will return to HBO this summer with the first-ever fully animated stand-up special, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. The special will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Antipodes Theatre Company has announced the lead artists who will be participating in their second annual Winter Lab for bold work and new ideas, taking place 16-27 June, 2021. A total of nine projects were selected, ranging from physical theatre and devised work to comedy and musicals.
by Jade Kops - May 2, 2021
Captivating, heartwarming and heartbreaking, Jeanine Tesori (Music) and Lisa Kron’s (Book and Lyrics) adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir FUN HOME has finally opened in Sydney after a pandemic induced delay
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2021
Enjoy songs from musicals like: Sweeney Todd, A Chorus Line, Chicago, Company, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Annie, Grease, Pippin, Mack and Mabel, A Little Night Music, and so many more!
by Stephen Mosher - May 1, 2021
With years of cabaret experiences behind them, Barbara Bleier, Austin Pendleton, Barbara Maier Gustern and Paul Greenwood are taking to the 'net for their latest cabaret show, and Bleier has a lot to say about it.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 30, 2021
There are so many wonderful women that have contributed positivity to our lives. Mother’s Day is a special time to recognize them with our time whether you are planning a gathering or a virtual get together. And don’t forget to get the gifts that will be treasured.
by Ron Bierman - Apr 29, 2021
The San Diego Opera continued its quixotic foray into parking-lot adventures with The Barber of Seville by Rossini, social distancing once again forcing substantial changes to a production's length and cast size. Revisions to libretto, costumes, set and lighting went all out for a zany farcical effect that even many staid opera lovers of a certain age would eventually realize harkened back to the free-wheeling spirit of Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in, complete with 'Sock it to me,' chicken jokes and Rowan's trademark closing 'Say goodnight, Dick.' This always said to his seemingly clueless partner Dick Martin. Lest you think it was a radically revised libretto, I offer assurances that most of the explicit references to the bygone TV show were displayed in hand-drawn lettering on cardboard placards held up by a man near the stage whose humble garb included a Santa Clause hat. This seemingly homeless but cheerful gentleman was teamed offstage with a gaggle of other extras. Some of them were chorus members, policemen and musicians usually on stage for Rossini's comic opera, but now, during difficult times, especially for opera directors and stage managers, they were singing, dancing and gesticulating wildly offstage, one of them mounted on a pickup truck.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2021
Aquarian Blood is releasing their sweet duet, “Time in the Rain” today. The second single from their forthcoming album, Bending the Golden Hour, finds the silver lining in the confusion and uncertainty of these times.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 28, 2021
When your hear over and over about how amazing a singer is, you might grow to fear the hype. This is one time high expectations are met... with a vengeance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
HAMILTON Will Return to the West End From 19 August 2021, resuming performances at the Victoria Palace Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
ROCK OF AGES will return to tour the UK opening at The Alexandra, Birmingham on 19 August 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
Today Steppenwolf Theatre Company unveiled its path to welcoming audiences back to the theater—and not the same one they left but a stunning new 50,000 sq. ft. theater building and education center on Halsted Street.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
San Diego Repertory Theatre and Hershey Felder Presents – Live from Florence announced today the world premiere livestream of Hershey Felder as Sergei Rachmaninoff in Nicholas, Anna & Sergei, a new streaming film written by and starring virtuoso pianist/performer Hershey Felder.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
Delegates met remotely to recommend policy for the future of the union in accordance with the convention's theme: “Equity: Solidarity in a New Era”.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 27, 2021
Stage Left was founded in 2016. It's first production was 'Exit Laughing' the show opened in May of 2016. Stage Left's first home was Ventana Lakes Yacht Club in Sun City where it performed for two years, then Stage Left also partnered with Paradise RV resort Ballroom. In 2018 Stage Left signed a lease and began construction on its current location in the Bell Mar Plaza. The first show to open in its new space was an Arizona Premiere of Steve Martin's Musical 'Bright Star' in May of 2019 Since its inception stage left has produced 41 productions both adult and kids. We have served 15000 patrons have worked with over 500 actors and crew and has performed almost 300 performances. This year's holiday show 'Tuna Christmas' will be stage left's 50th production.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 27, 2021
The women you love should be celebrated every day, and especially on Mother’s Day. Delight them with your thoughtfulness. We have a nice variety of gifts at price points to suit every budget.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
ZACH Theatre announces the Summer Concert Series for 2021 “Songs Under the Stars” lineup running June 10 through August 8, 2021. The weekly socially distanced outdoor concerts will feature four concerts over eight weekends running Thursdays through Sundays. Tickets on sale Thursday, April 29 at noon.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
While Disney's Frozen, which was previously announced as part of Broadway In Detroit's 2021-22 season, will be scheduled for a future Detroit engagement, Broadway In Detroit has announced that Disney's The Lion King will return to The Detroit Opera House in early 2022. Performance dates and times will be announced at a future date.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
The Hill Country Community Theatre is casting the musical comedy “The Addams Family” book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams. Auditions are Monday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 11 at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, May 15 at 2:00 PM at the theatre, 4003 W FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
Barry, Gavin, Norman, Craig and Wes find themselves down on their luck outside the pub on Saturday night. What starts as a drunken joke, rapidly becomes a challenge they can't back out of... an all-male strip show.
by Student Blogger: Liam Joshua Munn - Apr 26, 2021
There is something really exciting about a Brand New Musical Theatre Program in New York City - Welcome to the Manhattan School of Music's New Musical Theatre Degree! I had the pleasure of speaking with Liza Gennaro, the Associate Dean and Director of the Musical Theatre Program at MSM. MSM has produced several quarantine musicals over the last year, including Rupert Holmes's The Mystery of Edwin Drood!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Today's top stories: check out the all new trailer and poster for West Side Story, and listen to the title song from In The Heights!
by Ainhoa Hornero - Apr 26, 2021
Se cumplen 51 años del estreno del revolucionario musical.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
The Southbank Centre today announces a four-month reopening programme, Summer Reunion - providing opportunities for people to reconnect, reunite and enjoy a colourful, joyful celebration of art, culture and entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
The first ever UK tour of hit musical Dreamgirls, which was due to start in 2020, will now open at the Liverpool Empire Theatre this December before visiting cities right across the country throughout 2022 and into 2023.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Kinetic Light announces the premiere of the new documentary-dance film One + One Make Three -- featuring dance artists Jerron Herman, Laurel Lawson, and Alice Sheppard -- set to air May 11 at 8pm EDT as part of the ALL ARTS Past, Present, Future festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Today Indian Ranch unveiled its 75th Anniversary Season and announced a multi-year partnership with Mike's Hard Lemonade to present the Mike's Hard Lemonade Summer Concert Series in Webster, MA.  
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Esther recalls, “We only had one day to shoot so timing was everything. We brought in some all-stars and old friends who helped us make it happen.'
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
The crew includes a prolific team, with costumes designed by the Academy Award®-winning Gabriella Pescucci, production design by Luca Tranchino (Prison Break), make-up by Katia Sisto (Penny Dreadful) and hair design by Claudia Catini (Trust).
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2021
Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman were nominated for their Leading Actor roles in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' the Netflix film adaptation of the 1982 play by August Wilson. The film was also nominated for Best Costumes, Best Makeup and Hairstyling.