The following photographs of Mercury Hair were taken during set up and a rehearsal in Ottawa in September 1971. These photos are some of the only photographs of the Hair set.
Marc Weiss, lighting man and follow spot operator adjusting the baffles on the lights hung from the tower of the set.
Looking through the set during set up, from stage right (audience left) to stage left (audience right).
Lighting man Marc Weiss with Tribe member Jim Farrell backstage right.
Cecelia Eaves and Arthur Dillingham.
Kim Kearsley, Assistant Stage Manager. David "Pappy" Hunt in the background in white hat. This photograph gives an excellent view of the main tower of Hair's set with the eye, jukebox, Waverly sign, ladder, etc.
George Mansour, Cecelia Eaves and Arthur Dillingham.
Linda Gaines (Sheila) and Randy Keyes (Woof). Out of focus in the back is Jonathon Johnson.
In back, L to R: Betty Lloyd, David Stidwell, Zora Rasmussen. In front L to R: Valentino Harris, Pappy Hunt, Jim Farrell (on floor) and Gayle Riffle (Jeanie).
All photos this page © 1971, 2002 Bill Swiggard.