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Pictured: Liam Quealy
Mercury Theater Chicago has announced the cast of HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL, playing from July 27 through September 17. James Rado, Gerome Ragni, and Galt MacDermot’s rousing rock musical is celebrating its 50th year, and will be led at the Mercury by Jeff Award Winners Brenda Didier (Director) and Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) with choreography by Christopher Carter.
The scenic design is by Jeffrey Kmiec with costume design by Robert Kuhn, lighting design by Nick Belley, sound design by Carl Wahlstrom, and properties design by Mealah Heidenreich. The production stage manager is Kristi J. Martens with assistance by Hannah Wichmann. The Mercury’s production will feature extensive projections designed by Peter Guither, Artistic Director of The Living Canvas.
The cast features Matt Keffer as Berger and Liam Quealy as Claude. The “tribe” will also include Caleb Baze, Chuckie Benson, Aaron Davidson, Candace C. Edwards, Lucy Godinez, Michelle Lauto, Miciah Long, Andrew Lund, Mallory Maedke, Evan Tyrone Martin, Cherise Thomas, Leryn Turlington, Marco Tzunux and Craig Underwood.