Hideout Players Present HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical: August 24-26, 2012
Who’s ready to let the sun shine in? The Hideout is staging a five-performance production of HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical on August 24th, 25th and 26th. The 1967 musical tells the story of “the tribe”: a group of bohemian, long-haired hippies opposing the Vietnam War draft during the Age of Aquarius in New York City. Our Chicago production features a diverse cast and crew handpicked from a wide pool of Chicago musicians, actors and ‘general fun’ enthusiasts.
Bobby Conn, Musical Director leads a live ‘pit band’ featuring:
- Ronnie Kuller (Mucca Pazza, Ami Saraiya & The Outcome, Daniel Knox)
- Paul Brannon (Mucca Pazza, Ssion)
- Paul Parts (Daniel Knox)
Producers Kate Urcioli (Little Shop of Horrors) and Rob Allen (The Encyclopedia Show), along with director Sarah Ann Giocomo and Assistant Director Gabriel Wallace (Chicago comedic-poetry enigma, Mahjongg, Relevant Hairstyles) lead a cast of local improvisers and musical theater veterans, including:
- Seth Dodson (Seth & Kellen, NEDTalks, Show N’ Tell Show)
- Sara Jean Stevens (BLEACHED)
- Laura Pearson (Chicago culture writer: Punk Planet, Pitchfork, TimeOut Chicago)
- Brittny Congleton (Storytown at iO)
Tickets are on sale now on hideoutchicago.com. Come for the sing-along musical numbers, the still-relevant message, or simply hoping for a reproduction of the famous nude scene. Stay tuned to hairatthehideout.tumblr.com and @HAIRatHIDEOUT for breaking news, psychedelic media, a glossary of hippie slang and other hairy details.