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Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

  • Queen Street Playhouse 20 Queen Street Charleston, SC 29401 (map)

Tickets: $32 Adults / $30 Senior/Military / $20 Students

Hair- The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
Book & lyrics by James Rado & Gerome Ragni
Music by Galt McDermot
Directed by Kyle Barnette

Sponsors: Mrs. Sandra Korn, Celeste & Charles Patrick, Chris & Leigh Handal,
Jerry Evans & Steven Bajillay, Doug McCoy & Danny Jones
Additional support from The Donnelley Foundation

What If? will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original tribal love-rock musical's Broadway debut with an epic production at the Queen Street Playhouse (20 Queen St.). The musical that introduced rock 'n' roll to the theatre stage, HAIR examines a group of late 60s-era youth struggling for generational & personal identity, dealing with the Vietnam War while exploring drugs & the sexual revolution. The legendary musical which se t the tone for energetic rock music on stage spawned a number of chart-topping hits as well including 'Aquarius', 'Good Morning Starshine',  'Let the Sunshine In' and of course 'Hair' the title track of the musical.

Exploring ideas of identity, community, global responsibility and peace, HAIR remains relevant as ever as it examines what it means to be a young person in a changing world.


Production cast and crew:
Director: Kyle Barnette
Production Manager: Caroline Tweedy *
Set Design/Construction: Ken Barnett
Lighting Design: Paul Hartmann
Choreography: Sarah Callahan Black
Costumes: Charleston Costume Design and Rental
Music Director: Misha Pekar
Vocal Director: Danielle Lavia

Berger: Xan Rogers
Claude: Michael Okas
Shelia: Rebecca Weatherby
Hud: Javaron Conyers
Chrissy: Jennifer Bettke
Woof: Jonathan Harper
Jeanie: Amanda Daniels
Margaret Mead: Brian Porter*
Hubert: Luciana Vincion

The Tribe: Ethan Goodman, Baron Clay, Madelyn Knight*, Mary Hope Ballou,
Imani Lloyd, Ian Bonner, Kevin Thorn & Maureen Wood

* indicates member of What If? Collective acting company

Earlier Event: March 30
Ballet Uncorked