Tag Archives: Hair On Broadway

SLIDESHOW: NYC Pride Rally

NYC Pride held its annual Rally at Central Park’s SummerStage yesterday where co-hosts Bruce Villanch and Vickie Shaw entertained the crowd in between performances by the Gay Men’s Chorus, MeShell Ndegeocello, Ari Gold, Billie Myers, the cast of Hair, and Martha Wash. Also featured was Lt. Dan Choi, who delivered a rousing MLK-esque speech, leading the crowd in chants of …

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Broadway Friday

-Don’t cry for him, Puerto Rico. Ricky Martin will star in a revival of Evita slated to open in the 2012 season. Martin will play narrator Che (based on Che Guevara) opposite West End veteran Elena Roger in the title role. Evita last ran on Broadway from ’79-’81. Martin made his Broadway debut in 1996 as Marius in Les Miserables. …

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Hair Cut

Canceling next Sunday’s performance so the entire cast can travel to the National Equality March will cost the producers of Hair as much as $150K, but they say they didn’t hesitate when the show’s openly gay lead, Gavin Creel, came to them with the idea. Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater, a producer of “Hair,” showed up and …

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