Synopses & Reviews
HAIR: The Story of the Show That Defined a Generation
is the first and only authorized history of this groundbreaking show—from its original conception, to its highly influential initial run, to its numerous productions, to the 2009 sell-out Broadway production, to the upcoming 2010-11 national tour—including such pivotal points as the real-life events that inspired its creators, the original off-Broadway production, the 1968 move to Broadway, and recent productions from around the world. This stand-out book features over 200 4/c photographs and a stunning removable poster.
Booklist, October 2010
"An entertaining social history and fascinating document of a seminal musical."
The first and only authorized history of this groundbreaking show--from its original conception to the 2009 sell-out Broadway production to the upcoming 2010-11 national tour. This standout book features over 200 full-color photographs and a stunning removable poster.
About the Author
was the chief theater critic for The New York Sun
and has written about theater for The New York Times
, New York magazine
, Village Voice
, and Time Out New York
. His work has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal
, The Boston Phoenix
, and YM
. Eric is currently Vice President of the New York Drama Critics Circle and sits on the advisory board for the Goldring Arts Journalism Program at Syracuse University. He lives in Syracuse, New York.