Wednesday, August 16

Full casting announced for 50th Anniversary production of Hair

The full cast has been announced for the 50th anniversary production of rock musical Hair, which runs at the Vaults from from 4th October to 13th January, with an official opening on 11th October & 50th Anniversary Gala Tuesday 17th  October at 7.30pm It has also been announced that a ‘clothing optional’ performance will take place on 11th November, where the audience will be invited to watch the show naked, if they so wish.

The cast of the musical includes Daniel Bailey (Motown The Musical – Shaftesbury Theatre, The Lion King – Lyceum Theatre)  and Andy Coxon as his friend Berger (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Les Misérables – West End and currently starring as Mitch in the acclaimed London production of Yank! (Charing Cross Theatre). 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).

This production opened at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester last year, and will transform the London venue into an immersive, psychedelic Woodstock-esque experience with a special pop-up restaurant and themed drinks before the show starts.

It is directed by Jonathan O’Boyle who has acted as an assistant director on An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre and directed The Scottsboro Boys at the Young Vic and in the West End.

Tickets for Hair

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