Already closed | 2h 25m | Midtown W

Hair

From 210 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Great staging, Absorbing

About the show

Directed by Diane Paulus, this Tony Award winning musical features everything essential about the 60's; rock, drug use, and nudity. More…

The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, 'Hair' portrays a movement that changed the world. Its rock score paved the way for some of the greatest musicals of our time. The "Age of Aquarius" dawns again in this new production directed by Diane Paulus.

2h 25m | Already closed | Al Hirschfeld Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (210)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Great staging, Absorbing
88
Avg Score

80
Delightful, Great music, Nostalgic, Fun, Confusing

See it if you love the music, the 60's, hippies, rebellion and teenage angst. It's exhilarating and whimsical. Powerful and still relevant.

Don't see it if you expect the linear storytelling of the movie. It is more like vignettes put loosely together. It works if you go without expectations.

78
Entertaining, Dizzying, Great singing, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a period piece with great music and choreography. great book and lyrics help make this an enjoyable evening.

Don't see it if If you do not like the inferences, what it curtails or 60's rock.

65
Banal, Dizzying, Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if you're a flower child at heart.

Don't see it if you like a good story (there isn't much of one here) or are turned off by on-stage nudity.

90
Entertaining, Dated, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to feel connected to a work, but have fun while doing it.

Don't see it if You've heard the music and dislike it. But, if you dislike the show, give this revival a chance.

66
Dated, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if You've never seen the show and want to see it.

Don't see it if If you have any memory of the show and its music. No real need to see it again.

75
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if This is the end of the AMAS season's show. Great group of kids doing an awesome version of the original Some great young talent with guts!

Don't see it if You want a high end professional show, they're students but delightfully enthusiastic.

Also Sound direction needs some work but it's still THE DAWNING OF THE AGE ... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Clever

See it if What's not to love? A terrific score, an energetic cast, a classic show.

Don't see it if Public nudity offends you - yes, it's there.

93
Ambitious, Historic, Groundbreaking, Excellent score

See it if You never saw it, you saw it and loved it, you lived it. Ahead of its time, topical then and now.

Don't see it if You are a prude, the 60'd passed you by. You feel you missed the boat on the new generation.

89
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if Are a child of the 60's, the Woodstock era or the "flower power" movement and want to revisit for a brief time.

Don't see it if Do not like 60's music, the Woodstock era of the "flower power" movement. I saw the original and it was considered a bit risqué.

96
Ambitious, Entertaining, Edgy, Epic, Original

See it if are a fan of the music and the rebellious era of the 60's (Hippies, sex, drugs, Rock n Roll)

Don't see it if do not like Hippies or the any of the music from the show. Also skip if you are easily offended.

90
Ambitious, Great staging, Profound, Resonant

See it if you've seen a bad version of Hair, you want to learn about this era of history, you're interested in the 60's counter-culture.

Don't see it if you're not into hippies or hippie-like things.

100
Enchanting, Great staging, Must see, Riveting

See it if Shakespeare in the Park:flawless. Perfect setting for (memory of) perfect moment in musical theater.Diane Paulus:genius. Groff 'n Swenson!

Don't see it if No reason unless cannot get ticket

85
Intense, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing, Edgy

See it if You are a fan of 60's rock/folk/soul. You are a musician. You enjoy loosely structured shows. You want to see a great time-capsule.

Don't see it if You only like traditional book musicals. You dislike the above genres. You have an issue with seeing nudity on stage.

Also This was a fantastic revival. The first thing to note is that it sound... Read more Read less

81
Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you lived through the 60's or would have liked to. Sheer fun all the way through (the musical, not necessarily the 60's)

Don't see it if you don't want to be reminded by the downside of the 60's, e.g. the Vietnam War

93
Ambitious, Entertaining, Must see, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if you were born too late to see the original

Don't see it if you don’t have a heart

86
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you appreciate an original story line about life in the US at the dawn of the free love society

Don't see it if you are offended by the use of drugs or brief nudity

100
Brilliant, Epic, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you like being provoked, challenged and made to THINK. Saw it twice in the Park and was left an utter mess afterwards.

Don't see it if you're a republican who supported the war in Iraq and W Bush. It's tragic his actions made this show poignant again. Brilliantly directed

91
Enchanting, Classic, Great singing, Great dancing, Masterful

See it if you want to live a Broadway classic from the 60's.

Don't see it if you don't like hippies (bad joke).

Also Hair is an icon of the 1960's. I saw it with my parents little kid sea... Read more Read less

100
Exquisite, Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Original

See it if You love the Sixties and want to enjoy experiencing that time period.

Don't see it if You want a more contemporary show and don't like musicals.

94
Great music, Profound, Must see, Thought-provoking, Classic

See it if you've never seen it before & you're looking for a classic show with themes that are still relevant today.

Don't see it if you don't like hippies.

92
Ambitious, Absorbing, Funny, Great staging, Must see

See it if You want to be transported back to the 70's by the Tribe of wonderful actors. The music and messages still hit hard.

Don't see it if You don't agree with the drug use of hippie culture and if you are offended by nudity.

90
Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you're a fan of the material. So good.

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with on stage nudity or need a clear story line.

99
Enchanting, Entertaining, Epic, Great staging, Must see

See it if You love the score, music from the 60s, or anything at all about flower children, hippie culture, youth and community.

Don't see it if You don't like theater that makes you feel refreshed and amazing and that moves you profoundly.

83
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Must see, Raunchy

See it if I saw the cast in Central Park before they transferred to Broadway and they were FANTASTIC. The energy was phenomenal & the young cast KILLD

Don't see it if If U hated the 60's then this won't be your cup of tea. And taking an outdoor show indoors may dampen the effect (see other reviews).

96
Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You want to see an important cultural piece of work. You want to see a snapshot of the human struggle and spirit.

Don't see it if You want a detailed and complicated plot. You do not like the sound of sixties music.


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