The American Tribal-Love Rock Musical
Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni
and James Rado
Music by Galt MacDermot
Produced for the Broadway Stage by Michael Butler
Originally Produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival Theatre
directorF. Reed Brown
musical directorHector Salazar
Tue, Feb 17th @ 7 p.m.
Wed, Feb 18th @ 6 p.m.
Wed, Feb 18th @ 7 p.m.
(Burnight Center Theatre)
Preparation: Bring sheet music in the correct key, accompanist provided. Prepare two contrasting songs; one up tempo rock and a "legit" ballad. Music should be in the style of the show, no recorded music or
a-capella singing. All Roles Open. All performers must be able to move/dance well. HAIR confronts issues with race, freedom of speech, drug use and does not require nudity.
A cast list will be posted on the studio theatre doors and online by noon on Fri, Feb 20th. After completion of auditions and the cast list is announced, all students cast must enroll in the required classes in order to participate. They will be instructed as to which course they belong: Th 130 - minor role, Th 131 - supporting role or Th 132 - lead role.
May 1st @ 8 p.m.
May 2nd @ 8 p.m.
May 7th @ 8 p.m.
May 8th @ 8 p.m.
May 9th @ 8 p.m.
May 10th @ 2 p.m.
For more information: www.cerritos.edu/theatre or call: 562.467.5058
Cerritos College: 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650
SYNOPSIS: The exuberant musical about a group of young Americans searching for peace, and love in a turbulent time has struck a resonant chord with audiences young and old. The show features unforgettable songs such as "Aquarius", "Let the SunShine In", "Good Morning Sunshine" and "Easy to be Hard." Its relevance is undeniable and its' energy Unbridled, and its truth Unwavering.
GEORGE BERGER (Rock Baritone/Tenor) the charismatic tribe leader; sings "Donna" and "Hair"
CLAUDE (Rock Baritone/Tenor) the young soldier going off to war; sings "Manchester England" and "Where Do I Go"
SHEILA (Rock Alto/Belter) NYU student and passionate protester. The most intelligent of the tribe; a strong voice and presence.
JEANIE (Alto) Wise, passionate, quirky, caring.
CRISSY (Mezzo) A young lovelorn flower child.
DIONNE (Soul/Rock Alto/Mezzo Belt) African-American - Energetic and fun. Great with comedy.
HUD (Soul/Rock Baritone/Tenor) African-American High energy, spiritual performer with a strong presence.
WOOF (Rock Baritone/Tenor) Loves life and Mother Earth. High energy, versatile comic performer
Other "Named" roles (various vocal ranges): Steve, Ron, Leata, Paul, Walter, Hiram, Hubert, Suzannah, Mary, Emmaretta, Diane, Margorie
TOURIST COUPLE Margaret Mead and husband. Strong comic timing. Margaret sings "My Conviction."
THE TRIBE (All Ethnicities/various vocal ranges): This is not a typical musical chorus, as the entire cast is a true ensemble. Tribe members sing lead in many featured songs including "Aquarius", "Black Boys", "White Boys", "Walking in Space", "ElectricBlues", etc., and play many roles in the show including the principals, parents,historical figures, and more. Energetic, creative performers with heart and passion.