Approved by ATG's PR & Communications Officer, David Bradbury
Fresh from sell-out European arena tours, the international smash hit production of 60s musical Hair is set to tour the UK for the very first time. Starring Gareth Gates, Zoe Birkett and Amy Diamond, Hair will be appearing at the Churchill Theatre Bromley from Monday 16 to Saturday 21 April.
It's 1960 New York and a group of people come together to fight for peace, love and freedom. Capturing the mood and movement of the times, Hair is the original rock musical and has one of the most thrilling soundtracks ever written, featuring classic songs such as Aquarius, Let The Sunshine In and the infectious title track Hair.
Fresh from his critically acclaimed appearance as Marius in Les Misérables in the West End and on the sell out 25th Anniversary tour, Gareth Gates takes on the leading role of Claude. He captured the nation's hearts in 2002 when at just 17 he was a Pop Idol finalist. Since then he's gone on to sell 3.5 million records worldwide, picked up countless awards and has appeared in musical productions including Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Starring alongside Gareth as Dionne will be fellow Pop Idol finalist Zoe Birkett, recently seen in the West End in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Thriller Live and Respect La Diva. As well as being an incredible chart-topping singer, multi-talented Zoe is an accomplished actress, dancer and presenter. The cast will also include BBC1’s Over The Rainbow finalist Amy Diamond in the role of Sheila.
Directed and choreographed by Gary Lloyd, the award-winning director of the huge West End hit Thriller Live, as well as 20th Century Boy – The Story Of Marc Bolan and X Factor to name a few. Hair remains an unforgettable groundbreaking spectacular for all generations – don't miss it!