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In the Black: Broadway's HAIR Recoups Investment in Four Months

Hair

While many Broadway shows have shuttered due to the economy, HAIR is a success story: "Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis says the Tony-winning revival of the 'Age of Aquarius' musical has recouped its $5.76 million productions costs in four months. The show opened March 31 to favorable reviews, and has been doing strong business at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre."

It can't hurt that the show's cast and crew has been proactive in its support of gay causes, rallying for marriage equality in Times Square and announcing they'll be going dark in October for the National March on Washington.

The cast's performance on Letterman in April, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Loves me some Gavin Creel. Not only is he purty, he's family and talented. Check out his 2006 album "Goodtimenation."

    Posted by: KJ | Aug 7, 2009 11:37:20 AM


  2. Saw the show for a second time and if you haven't seen it YOU MUST!! spoke to Gavin Creel about his activism and thanked him for bringing it out in me. A very nice guy. A fan for life.

    Posted by: George | Aug 7, 2009 3:29:54 PM


  3. Of course it made bank, it's an amazing collection of songs and is timely no matter the year.

    Congrats.

    Posted by: Derek Washington | Aug 9, 2009 3:53:53 PM


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