Jonathan Groff
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Jonathan Groff
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Spring Awakening star Jonathan Groff will play Claude in the Public Theater's 40th Anniversary concert production of the musical Hair, to run September 22-24 at the Delacorte Theatre as part of the Joe's Pub in the Park series. The production will be directed by Diane Paulus.

The cast includes Ato Blankson-Wood (Tribe), Steel Burkhardt (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), Karen Olivo (Sheila), Brandon Pearson (Tribe), Alisan Porter (Black Boys Trio / 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), Will Swenson (Berger), and Tommar Wilson (Tribe). In addition, the cast will be joined on-stage for the finale each night by past Hair alumni.

The show's creative team includes scenic consultant Scott Pask, costume designer Michael McDonald, lighting designer Michael Chybowski, sound designers Acme Sound Partners, movement coordinator Karole Armitage, and music director Rob Fisher.

Written by Galt MacDermot, James Rado, and Gerome Ragni, Hair officially opened at The Public Theater on October 17, 1967 and ran for six weeks. It moved to Broadway on April 29, 1968 and ran for 1,873 performances.