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

May 2 - 12, 2019
at the Queen Street Playhouse (home of Footlight Players)

20 Queen Street

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: Nicole Bianco
Costumes: Charleston Costume Design and Rental


Berger: Xan Rogers
Claude: Michael Okas
Shelia: Rebecca Weatherby
Hud: Javaron Conyers
Chrissy: Jennifer Bettke
Woof: Jonathan Harper
Jeanie: Cherie Kaufman
Margaret Mead: Brian Porter*

The Tribe: Grace Benigni*, Ethan Goodman, Bailey Gaines, Baron Clay, Chaquis Maliq, Madelyn Knight*,
Lydia Brown, Kevin Thorn & Maureen Wood

* indicates member of What If? Collective acting company

Show Dates: May 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11 at 7:30pm
                       May 5, 11 & 12 at 3:00pm

Tickets: $35 Adults / $30 Senior/Military / $20 Students