UPDATE: Check out a vid of the new cast performing “Let The Sunshine In” after the jump.
The rumors are true: Season 5 Idol, Ace Young and Season 3 Idol, Diana DeGarmo will be joining the Broadway cast of Hair.
DeGarmo, who most recently appeared in The Toxic Avenger Off-Broadway and the Broadway run of Hairspray, has been cast as Sheila (originally played by Caissie Levy). After starring in the Broadway and national tour of Grease, Young will return to the New York stage as Berger, the role originated by Tony nominee Will Swenson.
The new cast of Hair will make their Broadway debut March 9, while members of the original Broadway cast will begin performances in the London production at the Gielgud Theatre on April 1. An official London opening has been set for April 14.
Congratulations Diana and Ace!
Video after the JUMP…