Saturday, October 21, 2017

HEAR ME RAW – Soho Theatre by Laura Kressly

Hear Me Raw was perhaps the poshest theatrical experience I have ever had (and that really is saying something). It was a glowing auditorium of bad hair, good genes, and plastic prosecco, fo…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Video: 'We should drop acid, not bombs': Elaine Paige and the original cast of Hair celebrate the show's 50th anniversary

The show opened in New York in 1967 before coming to the West End in 1968

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Lauren Zakrin, Constantine Rousouli, Carrie St. Louis & More Set for Cruel Intentions Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

Lauren Zakrin, Constantine Rousouli and Carrie St. Louis have been tapped for Cruel Intentions: The Musical as Kathryn, Sebastian and Annette, respectively. As previously reported, the produ…

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Broadway Theater Review: Time and the Conways by Lauren Yarger

Time and the ConwaysBy J. B. PriestleyDirected by Rebecca Taichman Roundabout Theatre CompanyThrough Nov. 26By Lauren YargerIf you could go back 18 years in time, what would you tell yoursel…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Hair Hits 50. Lin-Manuel Asks Sondheim. The Boss Extends. Week in NY Theater by New York Theater

Fifty years ago, Hair was the very first show to play in the old Astor mansion, which was transformed into Joseph Papp’s first year-round Public Theater. (even though it feels like the…

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Trevor ‘Ziggy’ Byfield obituary by Anthony Hayward

Stage and screen actor who took leading roles in Hair and The Rocky Horror ShowTrevor Byfield, who has died of pneumonia aged 73, was a star of stage musicals under the name Ziggy Byfield be…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Look Back at the Original Production of Hair by Hannah Vine

The show debuted Off-Broadway October 17, 1967, at the Public Theater.

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Anastasia's Derek Klena Launches New Season of Show People with Paul Wontorek by Lindsey Sullivan

It's a new season of big Broadway stars, big revelations and big hair: season eight of Show People with Paul Wontorek launches on October 18 with Anastasia leading man Derek Klena. Tune …

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Photo Flash: Annie Golden and More Visit New Talk Show BARING IT ALL WITH CALL ME ADAM by BroadwayWorld

Helping Adam launch the show were Orange is the New Black's Annie Golden 'Norma Romano' and Lin Tucci 'Anita DeMarco', plus Broadway's Lauren Elder revivals of Hair amp Side Show, and award-…

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VIDEO: Annie Golden & More in Highlights from BARING IT ALL WITH CALL ME ADAM by BroadwayWorld

Helping Adam launch the show were Orange is the New Black's Annie Golden 'Norma Romano' and Lin Tucci 'Anita DeMarco', plus Broadway's Lauren Elder revivals of Hair amp Side Show, and award-…

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Flow It, Show It: 50 Years of ‘Hair’ by American Theatre Editors

An assistant director recalls the path-breaking original production at the Public Theater.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Hair The Musical at The Vaults by Emma Clarendon

Following a successful run at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre, Jonathan O’Boyle’s 50th-anniversary production of hippie musical Hair arrives in London for an extended season at The Vaults…

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HAIR – The Vaults ★★★ by Johnny Fox

No ‘turn’ unstoned? The fourteen young performers in Hair certainly give a credible impression of being out of their skulls on psychedelic substances while still managing to deliver som…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

HAIR – The Vaults ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Transferring down from Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Hair is an exciting revival of a show that was to define so much of the 1960s.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Review: Hair at The Vaults by Francesca Peschier

"Like stumbling, joyously stoned, through Camden Market": Francesca Peschier takes a trip into The Vaults to review Johnathan O'Boyle's fully immersive revival of Hair. The post Review: Hair…

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BWW Review: HAIR THE MUSICAL, The Vaults by Gary Naylor

Hair The Musical is back for a 50th anniversary show, but only provokes Gary Naylor to turn on, tune in and drop off.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Springsteen on Broadway review – joy and glory as the Boss unveils his flaws by Laura Barton

Walter Kerr theatre, New YorkThe rock superstar kicks off a four-month residency with two spellbinding hours of stories, reimagined hits and a dissection of his own legendThe audience is in …

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HAIR – The Vaults ★★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Although I’d never seen a production of Hair, many of the songs were familiar to me, and I felt as if I’d almost been born knowing them! Whilst I wasn’t part of the ‘Hair Generation…

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Review: Review: Hair (The Vaults, London)

The 50th anniversary production of this classic 60s musical opens in London

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REVIEW: Hair The Musical, The Vaults London ✭✭✭✭ by Danny Coleman-Cooke

By Danny Coleman-Cooke As the gloomy winter approaches, Hair’s fabulous music and energy is a guaranteed to give you a ray of sunshine. This post REVIEW: Hair The Musical, The Vaults Londo…

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Hair review at the Vaults, London – ‘energetic but toothless’ by Neil Norman

It is five decades since Hair, the hippy musical, first shook its baubles, bangles and beads. Its claim to be the first

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Hair, The Vaults, London, review: A full-throttle production by Holly Williams, Holly Williams

The Vaults is turned into an immersive Sixties venue for this big-hearted production of 'Hair The Musical' which is celebrating its 50th anniversary

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

James Rado Nods to Current Politics with Additions to 50th Anniversary HAIR at The Vaults by BroadwayWorld

Opening tonight 11 October is the new production of the first protest musical HAIR at The Vaults. 85-year-old Tony- and Grammy Award-winning writerlyricist of HAIR, James Rado, told young pr…

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Hair updates political references for its 50th anniversary

HAIR, the tribal love musical that took musical theatre by storm all those decades ago is back, enjoying a raucous run at The Vaults theatre. Writer/lyricist James Rado will not only be visi…

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Guest Blog: Director Jonathan O'Boyle On HAIR At The Vaults by Guest Blog: Jonathan O'Boyle

The values and anxieties of the characters in Hair still resonate 50 years after the original production opened Off-Broadway in 1967. Women's equality, LGBTQ rights, ethnic diversity, Black …

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at 50th Anniversary, Immersive HAIR at The Vaults by BroadwayWorld

Andy Coxon plays the iconic role of Berger in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR. The rock musical HAIR opened at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wed…

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Take a Look at the 50th Anniversary Production of Hair by Hannah Vine

London’s The Vaults has been transformed into an immersive venue.

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Photo Flash: First Look At The 50th Anniversary Production of HAIR at The Vaults! by BroadwayWorld

The rock musical HAIR is now in previews at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, running until 13 January, 2018, with a 50th Anniversary Gala on 17 October. Get a sneak…

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Lovers Raise Unanswered Questions in Perplexing "Victory Condition" at Royal Court by Mark Beech

If you were to watch “Victory Condition” with the sound turned down, Chris Thorpe’s new play at the Royal Court would be one of the uneventful and conventional of plays.The writer has …

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Kiss Me review at East Riding Theatre, Beverley – ‘a claustophobic two-hander by Will Ramsey

A young woman paces her cramped flat, fussing with her hair, trying on different necklaces. It appears that she’s preparing for a

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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