Producers of the 50th anniversary production of Hair have announced that the show will extend its run for a further six weeks to 14 January 2018.
Hair opens at The Vaults in London on 4 October 2017 following an acclaimed season at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, this new production will take advantage of the Vaults immersive space.
Initial casting for this thrilling, young and moving production of Hair includes: Daniel Bailey (Motown The Musical – Shaftesbury Theatre, The Lion King – Lyceum Theatre), Adam Dawson (Jet in West Side Story RSC Live – Stratford), Jessie May (Fiona in Blondel – The New Union Theatre, Rock Of Ages – UK tour). And returning to the production are: Natalie Green (Wicked – UK tour), Laura Johnson (Rizzo in Grease – UK tour), Shekina McFarland (Parade – Hope Mill Theatre, The Lion King – UK & International tour), Robert Metson (Ryan in Bear – Southwark Playhouse), Liam Ross-Mills (Les Miserables – West End, Ben in Ushers: The Front of House Musical – Charing Cross Theatre), Koryann Stevens (West Side Story – Live Nation) and Kirsten Wright (Our Seasons End – The AC Group). Further casting is to be announced.
Hair has a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni with music by Galt McDermott.