Producers nix Oct. 11 performance to participate
Producers of “Hair” have decided to cancel the Oct. 11 perf of the tuner so the cast can spend the day in D.C. as part of the National Equality March for gay marriage.
Oskar Eustis — a.d. of the Public Theater, one of the producers of “Hair” — said gay marriage had become “a ‘Hair’ company passion,” with activist efforts spearheaded by “Hair” thesp Gavin Creel.
Ticket holders for the Sunday matinee on Oct. 11 will have their ducats exchanged for another perf. Tuner has grown into one the season’s success stories since the revival picked up the Tony in June, with weekly box office figures topping the $1 million mark in recent weeks.