Christopher J. Hanke
Christopher J. Hanke
Christopher J. Hanke will take over the role of Claude in the Public Theater production of the musical Hair, now at the Delacorte Theatre, August 17-31. He will replace Jonathan Groff who has a prior work commitment.

The show, which opens officially on August 7, is directed by Diane Paulus. It stars Will Swenson as Berger, Caryn Lyn-Manuel as Sheila, and Ato Blankson-Wood (Tribe), Steel Burkhardt (Tribe), Jackie Burns (Black Boys Trio/Tribe), Allison Case (Crissy), Lauren Elder (Tribe), Allison Guinn (Tribe), Anthony Hollock (Tribe), Kaitlin Kiyan (Tribe), Andrew Kober (Father/Margaret Mead), Megan Lawrence (Mother), Nicole Lewis (White Boys Trio / Tribe), Patina Miller (Dionne), John Moauro (Tribe), Darius Nichols (Hud), Brandon Pearson (Tribe), Megan Reinking (Black Boys Trio / Tribe), Paris Remillard (Tribe), Bryce Ryness (Woof), Saycon Sengbloh (White Boys Trio / Tribe), Maya Sharpe (Tribe), Kacie Sheik (Jeanie), Theo Stockman (Tribe), and Tommar Wilson (Tribe).

Hanke most recently starred on Broadway in Cry-Baby and previously appeared on Broadway in such shows as In My Life and Rent.

For more information, visit www.publictheater.org.