When: July 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
Time: Varies by date, see below for more details
Where: Caponi Art Park
Cost: Individuals, $8
Car Pool (3-6 people arriving in a single vehicle): $20
Van Pool (7-12 in a single vehicle): $50
Parking: Main parking lot
Additional Information: Learn more at Theater 55’s website. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. It is summer in Minnesota so don’t forget to bring some bug spray just in case!
Performance Dates & Ticket Links
The show that launched Theatre 55 three years ago will help us all break free from our hung-up lives of the last year, and sing our way into a bright new age!
The show is being performed as an outdoor concert. This bucolic space is a fantastic place for the show, and provides ample space for social distancing, blissed-out dancing, and singing along with the cast! Lyric sheets provided to all ticket holders.
Bring your own chair or blanket for seating, along with your own drinks and snacks, or purchase the famous Caponi Popcorn! HAIR is the joyous and poignant 1968 rock musical that focuses on a group of politically active hippies seeking truth, peace, and love while the country is divided over the Vietnam War. The Tribe seeks to find harmony, love, and freedom during to the sexual revolution while rebelling against the war and expectations from family and society.
HAIR’s jubilant score is filled with such timeless favorites as “Let the Sun Shine In”, “Easy To Be Hard” and “Aquarius”. The themes and struggles in HAIR remain vital and relevant to the times we live in today. (*sexual themes and language may not be suitable for all ages) The musical will be performed as a concert, with a live 4-piece band. All of the singers are ages 55+, in line with Theatre 55’s mission of enriching the lives of elders as artists.
About Theatre 55
Theatre 55 was formed with the purpose of developing lifelong learning through theatre performance and education. Our vision is to enrich the lives of elders as artists, audiences, and lifelong learners through theatrical performance and education. Theatre 55 aims to produce high-energy, impactful productions utilizing the senior artists of our community. We strive to engage with vibrant seniors living throughout the Twin Cities and beyond through classes, workshops, showcases, and performance. Theatre 55 is fiscally sponsored through Springboard for the Arts.