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PHOTO FLASH: Diana DeGarmo, Kyle Riabko and Cast of Broadway's Hair Join Mayor Bloomberg at Gracie Mansion logo
Jeannette Bayardelle, Mayor Bloomberg, Diana DeGarmo
and Kyle Riabko at the Hair cast party at Gracie Mansion
(© Spencer Tucker)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a cast party for the Broadway company of Hair at Gracie Mansion on Sunday, May 23.

The Mayor's previous association with the show has included performing with the Broadway cast of the musical in a spoof, retitled Mair, at a charity dinner for the Inner Circle, in March. (Click here for a photo from that performance.)

Hair is currently playing the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, with the cast led by Diana DeGarmo (Sheila), Kyle Riabko (Claude), and Ace Young (Berger).

The company also includes Annaleigh Ashford (Jeanie), Jeannette Bayardelle (Dionne), Vanessa Ray (Crissy), Wallace Smith (Hud), Jason Wooten (Woof), Justin Badger (Tribe), Nicholas Belton (Swing), Larkin Bogan (Tribe), Natalie Bradshaw (Tribe), Catherine Brookman (Tribe), Briana Carlson-Goodman (Swing), Antwayn Hopper (Tribe), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Swing), Rachel Bay Jones (Mom), Mykal Kilgore (Tribe), Josh Lamon (Margaret Mead/Dad), Nicole Lewis (Tribe), Anastacia McClesky (Tribe), Paris Remillard (Tribe), Arbender Robinson (Swing), Kate Rockwell (Tribe), Cailan Rose (Tribe), Rashidra Scott (Tribe), Jen Sese (Tribe), Lawrence Stallings (Tribe), Terrance Thomas (Tribe), Emma Zaks (Swing), and Lee Zarrett (Tribe).

Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, the production is directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Karole Armitage. Hair features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot. The creative team also includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Michael McDonald (costume design), Kevin Adams (lighting design), and Acme Sound Partners (sound design).

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