Book and lyrics are by James Rado and Gerome Ragni
Music by Galt MacDermot
Directed by Alan Van Antwerp
Musical direction by Jack Bender
Choreography by Megan Ferentinos
Cindy Alexander is the show’s producer
WHEN: July 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, and 20. All Thursday, Friday & Saturday shows are at 8 PM while all Sunday performances are 2 PM matinees. (No show July 4th.)
WHERE: 54 Grove Street in downtown Chester, NJ at the corner of Grove Street and Maple Avenue
TICKETS: $25 with a $2 discount available for seniors aged 65 and over and students under 18.
Tickets can be purchased online on the theater’s web site: www.chestertheatregroup.com or requested by phone by calling 908.879.7304.
It was rejected by countless Broadway producers as “too controversial,” but in 1968, Hair—the American Tribal Love Rock Musical—entered the theatrical pantheon as the show that captured the zeitgeist of the 1960s like no other. Hair tells the story of the “tribe,” a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the “Age of Aquarius” living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War.
The Chester Theatre Group’s own interpretation of the hippie-generation classic, set in an abandoned church, features an ensemble cast comprised largely of young newcomers (plus a few CTG veterans. Note: The production will NOT include any nudity.
Chester Theatre Group theater is a charming, intimate, 100-seat, in-the-round venue that makes for a unique and memorable theatergoing experience for all.