Hair today…

Hair Tour
The cast of the national touring production of Hair, the 1967 rock musical that feels strangely relevant today, now at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco. Below: The company lets its collective hair down. Photos by Joan Marcus

I made my Broadway debut in Diane Paulus’ revival of Hair. There I was, dancing and singing “Let the Sunshine” on the stage of the St. James Theatre. Sadly, I was not nominated for a Tony along with my hundreds of co-stars who accepted the invitation from the groovy cast to come shake a leg on stage.

That populist notion of turning the audience into the show remains intact for the San Francisco stop of the Hair national tour. You can watch the curtain call dance party over on the SHN site (this link is for Wednesday’s opening-night performance):

Hair Tour

I reviewed this production of Hair for the San Francisco Chronicle. Read my review here. Here’s a sneak preview of my Little Man:

Hair continues through Nov. 20. at the Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., San Francisco. Tickets are $31-$95. Call 888-746-1799 or visit

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