HAIR ARTICLES INDEX
In Chronological order




New York Times - October 15, 1967
Article about Joseph Papp's new theater, and its opening show - Hair

New York Times October 30, 1967
Off Broadway review

Newark Evening News - October 30, 1967
Off Broadway review

New York Post - October 30, 1967
Off Broadway review

The Wall Street Journal - October 31, 1967
Off Broadway review

New York Morning Telegraph - October 31, 1967
Off Broadway review

New York Daily News - October 31, 1967
Off Broadway review

The Village Voice - November 2, 1967
Off Broadway review

The Villager - November 9, 1967
Off Broadway review

The New Yorker November 11, 1967
Off Broadway review

Variety - November 15, 1967
Off Broadway review

Newsweek November 13, 1967
Off-Broadway review

New York Times November 14, 1967
Off Broadway review

The New Republic November 18, 1967
Off Broadway review

New York Times November 19, 1967
Off Broadway review

Dance Magazine - December 1967
Off Broadway review

New York Times - December 6, 1967
Hair moves to Cheetah

Saturday Review January 13, 1968
Review of the show at Cheetah

New York Times January 23, 1968
Hair to close at Cheetah discotheque and move to a Broadway house

Variety - March 20, 1968
Hair files suit against NY Theatre League

New York Times - March 20, 1968
Hair wins injunction against Tony nominations

New York Times - March 22, 1968
Hair loses court injunction

The Reporter - April 4, 1968
Review of Cheetah production

New York Times April 28, 1968
Pre opening article from the Sunday Times

The London Sunday Times - April 28, 1968
Broadway preview review

WMCA Radio - April 29, 1968
Broadway review

CBS-TV - April 29, 1968
Broadway review

ABC-TV - April 29, 1968
Broadway review

NBC-TV  - April 29, 1968
Broadway review

WNEW Radio - April 29, 1968
Broadway review

WNYC Radio - Arpil 29/30, 1968
Broadway review

New York Times April 30, 1968
Broadway review - Clive Barnes

The New York Post - April 30, 1968
Broadway review

Newark Evening News - April 30, 1968
Broadway review

Long Island Press - April 30, 1968
Broadway review

WOR-TV - April 30, 1968
Broadway review

WNEW-TV - April 30, 1968
Broadway review

Hair Press Release - May 1968

The Canadian Composer - May 1968
Broadway review and interview with Galt MacDermot

Variety - May 1, 1968
Broadway review

The Wall Street Journal - May 1, 1968
Broadway review

New York Times - May 1, 1968
Ticket sales soaring. New album to be recorded.

The New York Daily News - May 1, 1968
Broadway review

New York Morning Telegraph - May 1, 1968
Broadway review

The Village Voice - May 2, 1968
Broadway review

The Christian Science Monitor - May 3, 1968
Broadway review

Show Business - May 4, 1968
Broadway review

Time - May 10, 1968
Broadway review

Saturday Review - May 11, 1968
Broadway review

The New Yorker - May 11, 1968
Broadway review

Billboard - May 11, 1968
Broadway review

Newsweek - May 13, 1968
Broadway review - Jack Kroll

Chelsea Clinton News - May 16, 1968
Broadway review

New York Times - May 16, 1968
Ticket prices go up

Commonwealth - May 17, 1968
Broadway review - John Simon

Schenectady Union-Star - May 18, 1968
Broadway review

New York Times - May 19, 1968
Broadway review - Walter Kerr

New York Times - May 19, 1968
Profile/Interview with Tom O'Horgan

New York Magazine - May 20, 1968
Broadway review

The National Review - May 21, 1968
Broadway review

Newsweek - June 3, 1968
Tom O'Horgan article

America Magazine - June 8, 1968
Broadway review

Dance Magazine - July 1968
Broadway review

Rolling Stone - July 20, 1968
Rock musicals

Saturday Evening Post - August 10, 1968
Clive Barnes writes on Hair

New York Times - August 11, 1968
Lamont Washington injured in fire

New York Times - August 22, 1968
Tony awards clarify eligibility code in wake of Hair dispute

New York Times - August 22, 1968
$50 tickets plan scraped

New York Times - August 26, 1968
Lamont Washington Obituary

Variety - August 28, 1968
Lamont Washington obituary

Harper's Magazine - September 1968
Backstage with Ragni and Rado

Esquire - September 1968
Optional Nudity in Hair

Playbill - September 1968

New York Times - September 29, 1968
London production opens

New York Times - October 26, 1968
Munich production opens

Plays & Players Magazine November 1968
London Review and analysis

Billboard - November 16, 1968
German company keeps nude scene

Dance Magazine - December 1968
Julie Arenal on the Swedish production

Encounter Magazine - December 1968
London Production review

Rolling Stone - December 7, 1968
Broadway review

Billboard - December 28, 1968
Hair Songs Too Hot to Handle, Authors Claim

New York Times - January 6, 1969
Mexican Hair closed after 1 performance. Cast members deported.

New York Times - January 8, 1969
Mexican Actors Association supports deportation

TeenSet Magazine - February 1969
Short general article

TeenSet Magazine - February 1969
Review

New York Times - February 5, 1969
Clive Barnes re-review

The Village Voice - March, 6, 1969
Comparison of O'Horgan & Hair to Chaikin & The Serpent

Billboard - March 22, 1969
Many people recording Hair's songs

New York Times - April 12, 1969
Ragni and Rado barred from theater

New York Times - April 13, 1969
Authors of Hair Protest Their Removal From Cast

New York Times - April 16, 1969
Dramatists' Guild tried to arbitrate dispute between authors and producer

New York Times April 16, 1969
Princess Anne dances on stage at London Hair

Unknown Los Angeles newspaper - April 1969
Overview of dispute between authors and producer

New York Times - April 18, 1969
Ragni and Rado back in show as dispute is settled

Billboard - late April, 1969
First anniversary be-in and RIAA gold awards

New York Times - May, 11, 1969
Interview/portrait of Galt MacDermot

New York Times June 2, 1969
Paris production is well received

Sydney Daily Telegraph, June 6, 1969
Sydney review

Sydney Daily Telegraph, June 6, 1969
Partial article - Bomb scare at the Theatre where Hair opens

Sydney Morning Herald - June 6, 1969
Sydney review

New York Times - June 7, 1969
Hair opens in Sydney, Australia

Circus Magazine - circa 1969 (exact date unknown)
General article

New York Times - June 10, 1969
3rd U.S. company of Hair is set for Chicago

The New Yorker - June 14, 1969
Paris Hair

High Fidelity - July 1969

Variety - July 2, 1969
New Zealand bans Hair record

Newsweek - July 7, 1969
Hair around the world

The Journal of Popular Culture - Fall 1969
Essay

New York Times - September 13, 1969
Clive Barnes reviews the Paris and London productions

New York Times - September 14, 1969
Profile/Interview with Melba Moore

Performing Arts Magazine (the San Francisco program) - October 1969
Hair around the world

Variety - October 8, 1969
London Hair First Anniversary

New York Times - October 9, 1969
Japanese production to open

New York Times - November 3, 1969
Hair open-call auditions

Time - December 12, 1969
Hair's success all over the world

New York Times - December 10, 1969
Japan Hair

Opera News - December 20, 1969
Is Hair the opera of tomorrow?

Variety - December 24, 1969
RCA to cut 3rd Hair LP, Japan Hair

Rolling Stone - December 27, 1969
L.A. says no to hair concert in park.

New York Times - January 13, 1970
Clive Barnes reviews the Toronto production

The New Complete Book of the American Musical Theatre

Magazine unknown circa early 1970
Profile of Shelley Plimpton

New York Times January 29, 1970
Benefit concert for the Vietnam Moratorium Committee

New York Magazine - January (?) 1970
The Urban Coalition's "Love - it comes in all colors" campaign

New York Times - February 2, 1970
Salvation Army jousts with Hair in Paris

Scene Magazine (Toronto's Playbill) - February 22 - 28, 1970
Toronto Hair

Variety - February 25, 1970
Boston Hair troubles begin

TV Guide - March 7, 1970
The Urban Coalition's "Love - it comes in all colors" campaign

Toronto Daily Star - March 7, 1970
Toronto Hair

National Review - March 24, 1970
Re-review

Astrology Today - 1970
"Rapping with Sally Eaton from Hair"  Hair from an astrological perspective

Variety - April 15, 1970
Boston Hair loses a round in the Boston Hair trials

Life Magazine - April 17, 1970
Hair around the world

Seattle  - April 17, 1970
Interview with Janis Gotti, Seattle Hair's Sheila

Unknown Seattle newspaper - mid-April 1970
Review of Seattle Hair

Unknown Seattle magazine - April 1970
Partial article about the making of Seattle Hair

The Seattle Times - mid-April, 1970
Review of Seattle Hair

Variety - April 22, 1970
Boston Hair trial continues

Variety - April 22, 1970
Rumor that Producers may compromise in Boston Hair case

New York Times - April 27, 1970
2nd birthday party concert

Unknown Publication - April 1970
2nd birthday party concert

Ebony Magazine - May 1970
Hair from a black perspective

Variety - May 13, 1970
The continuing story of Boston Hair trials

New York Times - May 19, 1970
United Nations Youth Assembly finds sponsors in Michael Butler & Hair

New York Times - May 23, 1970
Supreme Court Clears Hair for Boston Run

An overview of the Boston Hair Case

Variety - May 27, 1970
U.S. Supreme Court rules in Boston Hair's favor

The Seattle Times - May 27, 1970
Seattle Hair

New York Times June 6, 1970
Astronauts find Hair offensive and walk out

Variety - June 10, 1970
2 Boston cast members found guilty of drug possession

Variety - June 10, 1970
First anniversary bash for Australian Hair

Variety -  June 18, 1970
Astronauts walk out of  Hair

Variety - June 24, 1970
Indiana fights Hair tour

Billboard - June 27, 1970
Article about Hair's amazing success

Hit Parader  - circa August 1970
Interview with Gerry and Jim

Variety - August 5, 1970
Indiana protests Hair runs

Variety - August 5, 1970
Seattle company to replace proposed Atlanta company for tour

Variety - August 5, 1970
Miami Hair to open

Variety - August 5, 1970
Phoenix Hair protested

Variety - August 19, 1970
Productions planned

Newark Evening News August 20, 1970
Rome production announced

Variety - September 2, 1970
Bilingual Montreal Hair to open

New York Times - September 5, 1970
Italian production opens

Hit Parader - circa 1970 (exact date unknown)
Allan Nicholls on singing

New York Times - September 11, 1970
8 Miami cast members arrested

New York Times - September 13, 1970
Shelley Plimpton profile/interview

Easyriders Magazine - circa 1970 (exact date unknown)
"Heavy Tribesman" - profile of Red Shepard

Billboard - September 19, 1970
Israeli production opens and record is released

New York Times September 27, 1970
Essay/ re-review of the Broadway show

Mainliner - October 1970
Profile of Michael Butler

Variety - October 13, year unknown, probably 1970
12 cast members arrested

Essay inserted in National Tour Playbills

Down Beat Magazine -  November 1970
Profile of Galt MacDermot

New York Times - November 5, 1970
Profile of musical director Margaret Harris

Billboard November 14, 1970
John Fogerty speaks out on Hair

The Cincinnati Enquirer November 25, 1970
Tour review

Unknown publication - November 29, 1970
Why Italian Hair failed

Variety - December 16, 1970
Hair launches recording careers

Rolling Stone Magazine December 24, 1970
London record sales

Variety - circa 1971
Broadway re-review

The Louisville Kentucky Courier-Jounal - January 1971
Interview with 2 members of the National Touring company

Chicago Daily News - February 1971 (exact date unknown)
Hair in Israel

New York Times - March 13, 1971
Hair opens in Washington DC

The Washington Post - April 7, 1971
Washington Hair auditions

New York Times - April 11, 1971
Humor piece - If Hair Were Revived in 2016

Variety - mid-April 1971
Fire kills 4 in Hair family

New York Times - April 26, 1971
Bomb thrown at Cleveland theater

Unknown Washington DC or Virginia Newspaper - April 26, 1971
Washington Hair casting

English Journal - May 1971

New York Times - May 10, 1971
Hair celebrated 3rd birthday with Galt MacDermot's Mass in F

New York Times - May 18, 1971
Hair on the David Frost television show

Playbill Magazine - May 1971
Hair around the world

Time - May 24, 1971
Third anniversary Mass in F concert

Variety - June 9, 1971
Melbourne Australia Hair opens

New York Times - circa June 1971
Review of the album Divine Hair - Mass in F

New York Daily News - Spring 1971 (exact date unknown)
Profile of musical director/conductor Margaret Harris

The Washington Post - June 26, 1971
Brief portrait of Kathy Shearer of the Washington company

Cue Magazine - August 28, 1971
Brief re-review

Unknown New Haven, CT newspaper - circa September 12, 1971
Review of Mercury Tour

Unknown New Haven, CT newspaper - circa September 12, 1971
Another review of Mercury Tour

Unknown New Haven, CT Newspaper - September 19, 1971
Third review of the New stop on the Mercury Tour

Variety - September 22, 1971
Hair album sucess affects other cast albums

Billboard November 6, 1971
The Hair phenomenon

Variety - December 1, 1971
South Carolina town closes down tour performances

Variety - December 1, 1971
Texas town closes theater and cancels tour performances

Variety - December 1, 1971
Hair tour to play Houston

Rolling Stone December 9, 1971
Brief mention of third anniversary celebrations

Billboard - December 11, 1971
Hair songs are most played of 1970

Rolling Stone December 23, 1971
Rock musicals on Broadway

Sunday New York Times Magazine - January 2, 1972
Profile of Tom O'Horgan

The Chatanooga (Tennessee) Times - April 5, 1972
Chatanooga goes to court to ban Hair tour

New York Times - May 8, 1972
4th Birthday party concert

New York Daily News - May 8, 1972
4th Birthday party concert

New York Times - May 17, 1972
Hair may close

New York Magazine - September 1972
Lorrie Davis' forthcoming book

Michael's Thing Magazine - March 26, 1973
Profile of Sally Eaton

Brooks Atkinson on Hair
from his book The Lively Years 1920-1973

Cambridge Guide To American Theatre

It Happened On Broadway (An Oral History of the Great White Way)
Excerpt in which Jules Fisher talks about lighting Hair

William Goldman on Hair
from his book The Season

The Blackwell Guide to the Musical Theater on Record

The Wall Street Journal - September 20, 1974
A look at Hair 6 years later

Newsweek - March 31, 1975
Hair wins censorship battle in the Supreme Court

The Soho Weekly News - September 8, 1977

The New York Times - October ?, 1977
Review of the revival

Newsweek - October 17, 1977
Review of the revival

Unknown News magazine - late 1980s
Review of a Chicago production produced by Michael Butler

Associated Press - May 24, 1988
Review of the 20th Anniversary U.N. Concert

The Jerusalem Post, July 1, 1991
Review of an Israeli revival

The Washington Times - March 6, 1994
Article Jim Rado and the 1994 tour

Copley News Service August 1 7, 1996
Article about the '96 Chicago production

Copley News Service August 1 7, 1996
Review of the '96 Chicago production

Archives of the 1996 Chicago production

The Hair edition of Cyberbil
A virtual program from the 1996 Chicago production

Archived pieces on The Festival Tour

Unknown Online Magazine - May 2000
Margaret Harris Obituary

Scott Miller on Hair
from his book Rebels with Applause: Broadway's Ground-Breaking Musicals

Time Magazine - early May, 2001
Encores concert review

AP wire - May 4, 2001
Encores concert review

New York Times - May 5, 2001
Encores concert review

New York Times - May 11, 2001
Possible Broadway revival

LA Times - June 17, 2001
Hair history article

Orange County Register
Interview with Galt MacDermott about Hair

LA Times - June 18, 2001
Reprise concert review

Daily variety - June 19, 2001
Reprise review

New York Post - June 27, 2001
Discussion os a possible revival

Playbill Online - July 3, 2001
Reprise concert to be fully staged

Playbill Online - July 5, 2001
Reprise production cancelled

Denver Post - November 16, 2001
High School production to be featured on ABC news special
 
 
 

PLEASE NOTE: Additional articles about James Rado, Gerome Ragni, Galt MacDermot,  Tom O'Horgan, and Michael Butler can be found in the Rainbow, Dude and Pre and Post Hair sections of the site.
 
 

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