‘Hair’ canceled for gay marriage march

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.

More Legit

  • Patricia Morison Dead: 'Kiss Me Kate'

    Patricia Morison, Stage Star of 'Kiss Me, Kate,' Dies at 103

    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’ […]

  • Prince Harry Meghan Markle

    Who's on the Royal Wedding Guest List?

    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’ […]

  • School of Rock

    'School of Rock' Captures the Heart and Soul of Messy Adolescence

    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’ […]

  • From left, creators David Henry Hwang,

    David Henry Hwang Hopes Hillary Clinton Will See 'Soft Power'

    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’ […]

  • LaChanze

    Stagecraft Podcast: LaChanze on 'Summer,' Tony Boosts and Dream Roles

    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’ […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content