The last slot in the Theatre Charlotte season has become a go-to spot for rock operas over the last few years: “Rent,” “Avenue Q” (more of a pop opera) and now “Hair,” which starts May 16. The company will carry on the tradition, capping its 2014-’15 lineup with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
The company’s 87th season will contain another surprise: “The Normal Heart,” Larry Kramer’s angry drama about a city in denial during the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s. It won three Tonys in 2011, including best revival of a play.
Here’s the roster: