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A Slice of Love! Hair Hippies Sample a Special Pizza Honoring Their Show

A Slice of Love! Hair Hippies Sample a Special Pizza Honoring Their Show

Who can resist a piping hot slice of NYC pizza? Certainly not the cast of the Broadway revival of Hair, which received a special honor on August 23: a “Broadway Slice” named in the show's honor at Two Boots Pizza in the theater district. The actors walked a block west from their Summer of Love home at the St. James ...

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Hair Star Steel Burkhardt Invites You on an Exclusive Backstage Tour

Hair Star Steel Burkhardt Invites You on an Exclusive Backstage Tour

The Tony-winning revival of Hair is back on Broadway for the summer, and original Tribe member Steel Burkhardt is now starring as a very sexy Berger. Broadway.com recently spent an afternoon with Burkhardt at the show’s current home, the St. James Theatre, where he roamed the halls talking with Paris Remillard (Claude) and other castmates, offered a peek at ...

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Share a Busy Day With the Stars of Hair, from a Mets Game to a Charity 'Be-In' Concert

Share a Busy Day With the Stars of Hair, from a Mets Game to a Charity 'Be-In' Concert
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On their day off from eight Broadway shows a week, the energetic stars of Hair spent August 7 on the go from morning till night—and Broadway.com followed them every step of the way! The day began with a cab ride to Citi Field in Queens, home of the New York Mets, where the actors gave a pre-show concert to ...

Share the Joy as Same-Sex Couples Wed Onstage at the St. James Theatre

Share the Joy as Same-Sex Couples Wed Onstage at the St. James Theatre
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There wasn’t a dry eye in the house after the July 25 performance of Hair, and it wasn’t because of the musical’s peace and love storyline: The stage of the St. James Theatre was transformed into the ultimate wedding venue for a trio of same-sex couples. Presided over by Tony-nominated actor Colman Domingo, the nuptials united actress Terri White and ...

Caren Lyn Tackett on Her Full Circle Journey as Sheila in Hair

Caren Lyn Tackett on Her Full Circle Journey as Sheila in Hair

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Since making her Broadway debut as Mark’s mom and other roles in Rent, Caren Lyn Tackett (formerly billed as Caren Lyn Manuel) has appeared on Broadway in High Fidelity and Brooklyn and toured in musicals ranging from Les Miz to Grease. Three summers ago, when Hair was prepping for a full production in Central Park, Tackett was ...

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Tony Nominee Colman Domingo to Perform Same-Sex Marriages Onstage at Hair

Tony Nominee Colman Domingo to Perform Same-Sex Marriages Onstage at Hair

Tony nominee Colman Domingo (The Scottsboro Boys) will perform marriages onstage at the St. James Theatre on July 25 as part of Hair's previously announced celebration of the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York state. Domingo became ordained for the special occasion.

Among the three couples tying the knot are actress Terri White (Finian's Rainbow, Follies) and her ...

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Hair Star Kacie Sheik Shares a Day in Her 'Summer of Love' Life

Hair Star Kacie Sheik Shares a Day in Her 'Summer of Love' Life
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As Jeanie, Hair’s sweetly romantic mother-to-be, Kacie Sheik has been charming audiences since the hit revival’s first concerts in Central Park back in 2007. She’s been on Broadway, the West End and the show’s national tour, and now she’s thrilled to be back in New York for a summer return engagement of the Tony-winning revival. Broadway.com photographer Jenny ...

Paris Remillard on Taking the Lead as Claude in the Broadway Return of Hair

Paris Remillard on Taking the Lead as Claude in the Broadway Return of Hair

Paris Remillard never expected to take center stage as Claude Bukowski in a Broadway opening night performance of Hair. As a Tribe member since the Tony-winning revival’s original Central Park concerts in 2007, Remillard has celebrated multiple Hair openings around town. But it took three years for the actor and his real-life BFF Steel Burkhardt to step into the starring ...

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The Tribe Has Spoken! Chatting With the Stars on Opening Night of Hair

The Tribe Has Spoken! Chatting With the Stars on Opening Night of Hair

By their own count, the original stars of Hair have celebrated six big opening nights: Central Park concerts (2007), Central Park full production (2008), Broadway opening (2009), Broadway second cast opening (2010), London opening (2010) and now a happy return to Broadway. The touring company of the show—starring original cast members Steel Burkhardt and Paris Remillard as Berger and Claude—opened ...

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This Is the Dawning of Hair's Latest Broadway Opening Night

This Is the Dawning of Hair's Latest Broadway Opening Night
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Just in time for a brand new summer of love, the Tony-winning revival of Hair has returned to Broadway's St. James Theatre. Led by show vets Steel Burkhardt as Berger and Paris Remillard as Claude, the production is as fresh and exciting as it was in Central Park way back in September 2007. After the show celebrated its latest opening ...

Phyre Hawkins on Heating Up Broadway in the Summer Return of Hair

Phyre Hawkins on Heating Up Broadway in the Summer Return of Hair

Age & Hometown: “Old enough to drive!”; Flint, Michigan

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Dionne, Hair's big-voiced diva who starts the show with a soul-stirring rendition of “Aquarius.”

Playing with Phyre: Hawkins got her incendiary name as a kid, because two other neighborhood girls happened to share the name she was born with, Tiffany. “We all ...

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Same-Sex Couples to Get Married on Hair Set at St. James Theatre on July 25

Same-Sex Couples to Get Married on Hair Set at St. James Theatre on July 25

Gay marriage is coming to New York State, and to celebrate, Broadway Impact and Hair plan to stage an onstage group wedding at the St. James Theatre. At a July 13 press conference, Book of Mormon star and Broadway Impact co-founder Rory O’Malley, Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis and Jujamcyn Theatres President Jordan Roth announced that same-sex couples from ...

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A Lizard Hunter? Hair Star Kacie Sheik on Her Dog's Special Skills

A Lizard Hunter? Hair Star Kacie Sheik on Her Dog's Special Skills

After a two-show day, Broadway’s pet-owning performers love nothing more than coming home to their number one fan: a loyal four-legged friend. In honor of the annual Broadway Barks dog and cat adoption event, coming up on July 9 in Shubert Alley, we asked stage stars to show their puppy—and kitty!—love by telling us all about their furry pals ...

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Lucky 'Hippies' Win Walk-On Roles in Broadway Return of Hair

Lucky 'Hippies' Win Walk-On Roles in Broadway Return of Hair

To celebrate the return engagement of Hair, which begins a summer run at Broadway’s St. James Theatre on July 5, the production planned a special contest: Fans dressed as hippies could win a walk-on role in the show! A long line of would-be Tribe members turned out, with cast members judging the contestants' 60s-era finery. In the end, 25-year-old Stephanie ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Counting Down the Best Songs From Hair

Weekend Poll Top Three: Counting Down the Best Songs From Hair

The Hair hippies are headed back to Broadway, and to celebrate the return of the Tony-winning revival, Broadway.com asked which song from the classic musical is your favorite. Take a look below to see which tunes fans felt were the most groovy.

1. "Let the Sunshine In": 25%
The musical ends with this song of optimism and hope as ...

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Weekend Poll: What is Your Favorite Song From Hair?

Weekend Poll: What is Your Favorite Song From Hair?

The hippies of Hair are returning to Broadway to spread their message of peace at the St. James Theatre beginning July 5 for a limited "Summer of Love" engagement, and Broadway.com staffers are already humming songs from the Tony-winning revival in anticipation. From the opening number "Aquarius" and the exuberant "I Got Life" to the sparkling "Good Morning Starshine" ...

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Let the Sun Shine In! Tickets on Sale for the Broadway Return of Hair

Let the Sun Shine In! Tickets on Sale for the Broadway Return of Hair

A brand new summer of love is coming to Broadway as the Tony Award-winning revival of Hair heads back to the Great White Way for a limited engagement. Tickets are now on sale for this acclaimed production of the original rock 'n' roll musical, which is set to begin performances at the St. James Theatre on July 5, with opening ...

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Hair Headed Back to Broadway for Summer Run

Hair Headed Back to Broadway for Summer Run

The national tour cast of Diane Paulus’ Tony-winning revival of Hair is headed to Broadway’s St. James Theatre for a 10-week summertime run, July 5-September 10, with opening night set for July 13. The production, which features a mix of original Broadway cast members, London cast members and newcomers, has played in 20 cities in the past nine months.

The ...

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Squigs Salutes the Age of Aquarius as the Sun Sets on Hair

Squigs Salutes the Age of Aquarius as the Sun Sets on Hair

Broadway.com's new resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson kicks off a new column this week with a salute to the Tony-winning revival of Hair, which ends its run at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre this Sunday, June 27. In the center of the drawing, you'll find the show's creators James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot, surrounded by two trios of stars ...

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Before the Tonys, Paula Abdul Lets Down Her Hair With Idol Friends DeGarmo and Young

Before the Tonys, Paula Abdul Lets Down Her Hair With Idol Friends DeGarmo and Young

Before taking the Radio City Music Hall stage as a Tony Award presenter on Sunday, former American Idol judge and pop star Paula Abdul got in the Broadway mood by taking in a hit show. With her former Idol protégés Diana DeGarmo (Season 3) and Ace Young (Season 5) currently leading the tribe of the Tony-winning Hair revival over at ...

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Broadway Revival of Hair to Close on June 27

Broadway Revival of Hair to Close on June 27

The Tony-winning Broadway revival of Hair has set a closing date of June 27 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The production will have played 29 previews and 519 performances upon closing. Hair opened to critical acclaim on March 31, 2009, directed by Diane Paulus.

The closing release emphasized that Hair recouped its entire $5,760,000 investment four months into ...

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Vanessa Ray on Her Crazy Year Juggling Hair, a Soap and a Deadly Role in Damages

Vanessa Ray on Her Crazy Year Juggling Hair, a Soap and a Deadly Role in Damages

Age: “Whatever age you think I am, you’re probably right.”

Hometown: Born in Livermore, California; raised near Portland, Oregon, and Spokane, Washington

Currently: Making her Broadway debut as Crissy, the sweet-natured hippie who sings longingly of “Frank Mills” in the Broadway revival of Hair.

Schooled by Mom: Growing up on the road with a musician-turned-pastor dad, Ray and her ...

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Diana DeGarmo & Hair Tribe Headline 'Cut-In' to Contain Gulf Oil Spill

Diana DeGarmo & Hair Tribe Headline 'Cut-In' to Contain Gulf Oil Spill
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Can hair clippings help combat the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? Amazingly, the answer is yes, so it made perfect sense for cast members from the Broadway revival of Hair to spend their day off at the posh Bumble and Bumble salon, raising awareness for Matter of Trust, an environmental group that helps clean up oil spills ...

It's Party Time for Hair's New Tribe

It's Party Time for Hair's New Tribe
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Yes, we know—the Broadway revival of Hair welcomed a new Tribe more than two months ago. But every cast deserves its very own opening night party, and after facing the critics (who said good things!), the Hair newbies celebrated at the appropriately groovy eatery VNYL after their May 20 performance at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Check out their adorable party ...

Hippies Hit the Road as Hair Sets National Tour Dates

Hippies Hit the Road as Hair Sets National Tour Dates

A national tour of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hair will open at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC in October after a four-day preview engagement in New Haven, CT. Cities and dates through June 2011 have been set, but no casting for the tour has been announced.

The current tour schedule is as follows: New Haven, CT (Shubert), October ...

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