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The cast of Hair
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The Public Theater has announced that it will join producer Elizabeth McCann in bringing its production of Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, currently performing at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, to Broadway in 2009. The show -- featuring book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot -- will once again directed by Diane Paulus. No casting has been announced.

The musical currently stars Christopher J. Hanke as Claude (who replaced original star Jonathan Groff), 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).

The production features scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Michael McDonald, lighting design by Michael Chybowski, sound design by Acme Sound Partners, and choreography by Karole Armitage.

For TheaterMania's review of Hair, click here.
For TheaterMania's photo feature of Hair's opening night, click here.
For TheaterMania's interview with director Diane Paulus, click here.

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