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Ace Young, Paula Abdul, and Diana DeGarmo
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Choreographer and television personality Paula Abdul helped the Broadway cast of Hair celebrate its 500th performance on Friday, June 11, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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 current Broadway cast is led by Diana DeGarmo (Sheila), Kyle Riabko (Claude), and Ace Young (Berger).

As previously reported, Hair is scheduled to play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, June 27, and will launch its national tour at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC, on October 26.

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