Wednesday, July 12

Casting announced for Hair at the Vaults

Initial casting has just been announced for for the 50th anniversary production of Hair which transfers from the Hope Mill Theatre to The London Vaults from Wednesday 4th  October 2017  to Saturday 13 January 2018 (Press Night Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 7.30pm & 50th Anniversary Gala Tuesday 17yh October at 7.30pm)
Jonathan O'Boyle will direct the production which transfers following a  run at the Hope Mill Theatre last year.

The cast for this  young and moving production of HAIR includes: Daniel Bailey (Motown The Musical - Shaftesbury Theatre, The Lion King - Lyceum Theatre), Berger - Andy Coxon (Mitch in Yank! - Charing Cross Theatre), ADAM DAWSON (Jet in West Side Story RSC Live - Stratford), ABIOLA EFUNSHILE (Urdang graduate 2017), Margaret Mead - Patrick George (Cats - UK tour), Hud - JAMMY KASONGO (Beautiful The Carole King Musical - Aldwych), Jeanie - Jessie May (Fiona in Blondel - The New Union Theatre, Rock Of Ages - UK tour). Returning to the production from the acclaimed Manchester run are: Cassie - Natalie Green (Wicked - UK tour), Sheila - Laura Johnson (Rizzo in Grease - UK tour), Dionne - SHEKINA MCFARLANE (Parade - Hope Mill Theatre, The Lion King - UK & International tour), Claude - ROBERT METSON (Ryan in Bear - Southwark Playhouse), Woof - Liam Ross-Mills (Les Misérables - West End, Ben in Ushers: The Front of House Musical - Charing Cross Theatre), Mary - KORYANN STEVENS (West Side Story - Live Nation) and Chrissy - KIRSTEN WRIGHT (Our Seasons End - The AC Group).
With a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, Hair is set in the East Village of New York in 1967 and tells the story of a tribe of young people yearning to change the world — under the shadow of the Vietnam War. It features the songs "Aquarius", "Let the Sun Shine In" and "Good Morning Star Shine".

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