Camplex Will Let The Sun Shine In

The rock musical that sparked a revolution and ignited a generation is back! All the original hits and new songs rediscovered from the original production - all played live by The Tribe, lending the show raw energy and immediacy. This new production returns to its rebellious and provocative roots! Although initially performed in 1967, the universal themes of individuality, experimentation, and acceptance in the face of oppression are just as resonant today. 
 
When HAIR premiered, the show was controversial for its portrayal of integration and free-love. But it since has gone on to be praised for these very things, and this national tour brings the positive message of love and peace to audiences throughout the country. 
 
Updated for 2014 by the original creator Jim Rado, experience HAIR like you have never seen before! HAIR depicts the birth of a cultural movement in the turbulent 60's that changed America forever. Follow The Tribe, a diverse group of free-spirited, politically active hippies who live a bohemian life and passionately preach a lifestyle of pacifism and free-love in a conservative society riddled with intolerance, brutality and the looming draft of the Vietnam War. "It's bold, brash, youthful and defiant - a great fun night out!", enthuses producer David Galpern. 
 
All the chart-topping songs that became anthems of counter-culture and the sexual revolution are back including "Aquarius,” Let the Sun Shine in,” “Good Morning, Starshine” and “Easy to be Hard”. This new production includes the restoration of two songs not included in the later Broadway production. Music Director, Mark Camilleri's new arrangements of many of the songs signals a return to the roots of the music. 
 
HAIR co-creator James Rado comments on this new production in 2014, "This new HAIR script is welloiled and finely-calibrated, with subtle new twists of plot and character and the restoration of two songs not included in the recent Broadway version. This production brings the show back to its origins. This is the best version of the script that is out there now."
  
HAIR will star Erik Kopacsi as Claude, Joshua Wiles as Berger, Eden Richmond as Sheila and Shahi Teruko as Dionne. Directed by Charles Roy and produced by Classical Theatre Project and Starvox Entertainment, the cast features an international cast consisting of Jos N. Banks, Emma Bartolomucci, Bruce Jones and Breton Lalama. The Tribe and musicians are: Ashley Arnett, Drew Bastian, John Bronston, Aurie Ceylon, Graham S. Fleming, Andrew J. Hampton, Zachary Knowles, Susaye Lawson. 
 
HAIR features book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado with music by Galt MacDermot. 
 
Additional Tour information can be found at www. thehairtour.com. 
 
About Starvox Entertainment: Founded by Corey Ross, Starvox Entertainment produces, manages, represents and promotes cross-over performing arts shows that tour across Canada and the United States, as well as México, China, the Middle East and Europe. In 2013, Mr. Ross was a producer on the record-breaking production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS and remounted Evil Dead-The Musical to record-breaking sales at the Randolph Theatre, both in Toronto. Starvox is the producer of the successful and record-breaking Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience which continued its' 2013-14 tour with sold-out engagements across the United States. Potted Potter is set to launch its next tour in México in February 2014. 
 
About Classical Theatre Project (CTP): CTP is emerging as one of Canada’s leading theatre producers. CTP is recognized as both an artistic and commercial leader for its unique focus on inspiring a new generation of theatre audiences. Since its founding by David Galpern and Charles Roy in 2001, CTP has played to more than 1,000,000 people in more than 40 cities across North America.
  
Please join the CAM-PLEX Heritage Center staff for the presentation of HAIR on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact the CAM-PLEX Ticket Office at 307-682-8802 or visit our website at www.cam-plex.com.
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