LIGHTING A CANDLE FOR 'HAIR' AT 25: SHELLEY PLIMPTON; 'It Makes Me Feel Good to Know I Contributed to the World'
NYTimes - almost 24 years
"Yes, you can say I'm a housewife now." Shelley Plimpton is serving homemade asparagus soup and bread on the wooden deck of her Seattle home. "That's O.K.," she insists. "It's what I am. Very middle class." As Crissy, the lost waif in "Hair," she earned $130 a week, sang the musical's most poignant number, "Frank Mills," and won admiring notices