(Seattle, WA) – Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT) is excited to announce the upcoming production, HAIR, Aug. 6 through Aug. 8. HAIR will be the final of four weekends of shows in SCT Drama School’s Summer Season 2010 student productions. During Summer Season, the professionals step aside to provide young actors, ages 9 through 21, the unique opportunity to star in a diverse selection of plays.
HAIR is the Great American Tribal Love-Rock musical from the dark days of the Vietnam War, HAIR celebrates life, writes a love letter to freedom, and sends out a passionate cry for hope and change through some of the greatest songs ever written for the stage, including Aquarius, Hair, Easy to be Hard, Frank Mills and The Flesh Failure.
HAIR is directed by Summer Season Producer Don Fleming, book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.
HAIR will be performed in the Charlotte Martin Theatre at Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., in Seattle Center. The show will begin at 7 p.m. and will run approximately two hours. Tickets for HAIR are available for $10, or at a discounted rate of $5 if purchasing 10 or more tickets for any combination of the shows being presented over the course of Summer Season 2010. Tickets may be purchased by calling SCT’s Ticket Office at (206)441-3322 or by visiting www.sct.org.
Seattle Children’s Theatre, which will celebrate its 36th season in 2010-2011, performs September through June in the Charlotte Martin and Eve Alvord Theatres at Seattle Center. Since its inception, SCT has gained acclaim as a leading producer of professional theatre, educational programs and new scripts for young people. By the end of its 2009-2010 season, SCT will have presented over 200 plays, 103 of which were world premieres, and entertained over 4 million children.
Seattle Children’s Theatre Education Programs offer an extensive schedule of Theatre Arts programming for ages 3 ½ -21, serving approximately 3,500 students each year. SCT’s Outreach Program, working with school groups, community organizations and classroom teachers, reaches an additional 6,000 students.