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Who's Who in the Cast

DONNIE BURKS (Hud) is a former All American basketball player at St. John's University. He either acted in or directed several Shakespeare plays at the Drama Workshop while attending St. John's. He has studied with actor Louis Gossett and playwright Leroi Jones and appeared off Broadway in Jones' double bill of The Slave and The Toilet, in Jones' Dutchman, in Benito Cyreno and Jello. He has been before the film cameras in The Pawnbroker, A Man Called Adam and Bayou. His LP album entitled "Soul" was released in Europe. His book, "Black Manifesto," written in collaboration with Robert Kalich and Rick Kalich, will be published in November.

SALLY EATON (Jeanie) was born in Great Lakes, Illinois and raised in Warren, Pa. under the sign of ARIES with PISCES rising. Before coming to Hair, she attended N.Y.U. and sang at Gerdes Folk City and The Cafe Au-Go-Go in the Village. She has also appeared on The Merv Griffin Show, Johnny Carson Show, Virginia Graham's Girl Talk, The David Susskind Show and the Joe Franklin Show. She is the mother of a baby son.

CHARLES O. LYNCH (Tourist Lady) is a native of Iowa and can type 93 words per minute, two truths whic are not necessarily related. He has appeared in works from Shakespeare to John Osborne and the past year has been working in Repertory Theatre in Washington, D.C. Movie buffs can see him in Alfred Hitchcock's upcoming Topaz. Mr. Lynch has studied with the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

HEATHER MacRAE (Sheila) made her first stage appearance in Annie Get Your Gun, in 1953, at Kansas City's Starlight Theatre, and subsequently appeared in stock productions of The Bells Are Ringing and Bye, Bye Birdie. She has appeared on several television specials with her parents, Gordon and Sheila MacRae, and with them played club dates in Los Angeles and in Las Vegas. A native New Yorker, Miss MacRae attended Colorado Women's College and the Yale Professional School. She made her first Broadway appearance in Here's Where I belong. Heather makes her film début this year in Recess.

MELBA MOORE (Dionne) is a native of New York. This is her Broadway début. She has sung at the Concord Hotel, Grossinger's, and the Rat Fink Room. On television she has appeared on the special, Comedy Is King, starring Alan King.

SHELLEY PLIMPTON (Crissy) - Shelley is making her Broadway début in Hair, and originated the part of Crissy at Public Theatre's presentation. She has done Bob Downey's Putney Swoop and Alice's Restaurant directed by Arthur Penn. She recently completed the film, Scuba Duba with George Segal.

ERIK ROBINSON (Claude) graduated from California State College in theatre and music - and worked continually in that field. He has appeared in two films, Miss Lonelyhearts and Sweet Charity. Mr. Robinson first appeared in the West Coast production of Hair after having been seen in Oliver, The Sound of Music and How to Succeed in Business....As a member of the singing group, the Young Generation, Erik has worked continuously on TV.


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