Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, Broadway alum Benjamin Walker and three-time Tony nominee Kevin Chamberlin will let the sunshine in in the Hollywood Bowl's mounting of Hair this summer. The Adam Shankman-helmed production will run from August 1 through August 3.
They join the previously announced Hunter Parrish, Kristen Bell, Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz and Beverly D'Angelo in the concert production. According to The Los Angeles Times, Hyland will play Chrissy and Walker will take on the role of Berger. Also joining the cast are pop singer Mario and Jonah Platt. Further casting will be announced at a later date.
Before starring as oldest daughter Haley Dunphy on ABC's Modern Family, Hyland originated the role of Jackie Bouvier in Grey Gardens on Broadway. Walker most recently appeared on the Great White Way in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. His additional Broadway credits include Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Les Liaisons Dangereuses and Inherit the Wind. He starred as the titular presidential slayer in the film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Chamberlin received Tony nods nods for The Addams Family, Seussical and Dirty Blonde. His other Broadway credits include The Ritz, Chicago and Triumph of Love.
Hair follows a group of free-spirited youths who passionately preach a lifestyle of peace, love, freedom and happiness in a society that they see suffering from intolerance and brutality during the Vietnam War. The musical features such memorable numbers as “Let the Sun Shine In,” Aquarius” and “Good Morning Starshine.”