Hair (Musical)

  • Theater

    December 19, 2012

    'Show Boat' and a Boatload of Shows from Sony

    The company amasses 25 Broadway musicals in one CD box set

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Donna Summer, R.I.P.

    In the two-family house where I grew up in Bensonhurst, the two musical acts I heard most often, blasting from stereos at the top and bottom of the house, were the Beatles and Donna Summer. The former was more my parents' speed, although my teenaged cousins who lived downstairs played the Fab Four ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Me In Hair!

    The love-and-peace musical Hair may be back on Broadway, but the only real production was in 1986, when Gabriel Rotello gathered a bunch of downtown zanies at the ironically named club the Saint and put us through the Hair-y paces. Here I am in a gigantic hat and even bigger shades singing "My Con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    The Street Pianos Are Coming! New York's Latest Public Art Experiment

    Photo by Luke Jerram.​In 2004, there were "The Gates". And in 2008, there were "The Waterfalls". And now, in 2010, there will be THE STREET PIANOS!

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Al Pacino, Sam Shepard, Roy Scheider, Estelle Parsons -- It's Obies 1968!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 30, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 33 23 Win '68 'Obies' The 1967-68 Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards were presented on Saturday afternoon at a giant invitational party at the Village Gate. These were the 13th annual "Obies," and a crowd of ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 19, 2010


    When the moon hits your eye, you're at the Planetarium

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    NYC RFD: Celeb Swim Class, DWI, Cab-Robber, Hair Loss

    Just a day after returning from the Olympics, mega-gold-medalist Michael Phelps came to the McBurney YMCA on 14th Street, reports amNY. Phelps presented a $20,000 check from Visa to the Greater New York Y to support its youth swimming programs, and gave swimming lessons to visibly excited kids in Mc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008

    Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow

    I was deeply moved by the Shakespeare in the Park revival of Hair, the anti-establishment, anti-plot, pro-love musical from the '60s. A big, old hippie jamboree, it has the tie-died cast prancing around a grassy stage and belting the fantasia of songs right to the audience, which responds to the f ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 9, 2008


    The Public Theater stages a sexual revolution

  • Theater

    May 9, 2006

    Even Bad Is Better 'Off'

    If this season was any indication, the future is brighter Off-Broadway

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    January 23, 2001
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    December 19, 2000
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    November 7, 2000