The legendary rock musical is back in 2019 with a cast starring Jake Quickenden, Daisy Wood-Davis and Marcus Collins.
The legendary rock musical is back in 2019 to celebrate its 50th anniversary, with a cast starring Jake Quickenden, Daisy Wood-Davis and Marcus Collins.
Jake Quickenden will star as Berger and is perhaps best known as Dancing on Ice’s 2018 champion. Meanwhile Daisy Wood-Davis will play Sheila and has starred in Hollyoaks and Marcus Collins, who finished as a finalist in the 2011 X Factor, will take on the role of Hud.
The production will embark on a tour, starting at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 21st March 2019, before visiting venues in destinations including Manchester, Cardiff, Plymouth, Birmingham, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Edinburgh, Oxford, Sheffield, Brighton, and Milton Keynes.
Further casting information
Jake Quickenden’s stage credits include Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure and Cinderella, while his other screen credits include I’m a Celebrity and X Factor, among others.
As well as starring in Hollyoaks, Daisy Wood-Davis has been seen on screen in EastEnders, Holby City and The Boat That Rocked, while her stage credits include Dreamboats and Petticoats and The Rocky Horror Show.
Marcus Collins’ stage credits include Hairspray and Kinky Boots.
The cast is completed by Alison Arnopp, Tom Bales, Louise Francis, Natalie Green, David Heywood, Bradley Judge, Aiesha Pease, Laura Sillett, Spin, Kelly Sweeney and Paul Wilkins.
Hair: The Synopsis
Welcome to the ‘Age of Aquarius’. It’s 1967 and HAIR’s hippie ‘tribe’ youngsters in the East Village of New York are yearning to change the world, questioning authority and the American flag. Wild, colourful, sexually liberated and free, they are united in protest and song, under the shadow of the Vietnam War.
The musical includes an award-winning score and features hits including Aquarius, Let The Sun Shine In, I Got Life and Good Morning Starshine.
The 50th anniversary production is directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, with a book and lyrics written by Gerome Ragni.
Tickets are now on sale. GTOs wishing to book should contact their chosen venue for information on group rates.
For more information on the tour, visit www.hair50.com.
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Image: Jake Quickenden and Daisy Wood-Davis in Hair the Musical (Photo Credit: Johan Persson)