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Vanessa Ray to Join Broadway Hair as Crissy

Vanessa Ray
Vanessa Ray

Vanessa Ray will temporarily replace Allison Case in the role of Crissy in the Broadway production of Hair, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, until January 2010.

The musical, featuring a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermo, is the story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era. The Tony Award winning revival is directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Karole Armitage.

The company also features Sasha Allen, Ato Blankson-Wood, Krystal Joy Brown, Steel Burkhardt, Jackie Burns, Heath Calvert, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Gavin Creel, Matt DeAngelis, Lauren Elder, Allison Guinn, Chasten Harmon, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Rachel Bay Jones, Kaitlin Kiyan, Andrew Kober, Josh Lamon, Caissie Levy, Nicole Lewis, John Moauro, Darius Nichols, Brandon Pearson, Paris Remillard, Megan Reinking, Bryce Ryness, Michael James Scott, Hannah Shankman, Maya Sharpe, Kacie Sheik, Will Swenson, Ryan Watkinson, and Tommar Wilson.

The creative team includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Michael McDonald (costume design), Kevin Adams (lighting design), and Acme Sound Partners (sound design).

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