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Hair

Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Absorbing, Clever
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179 reviews
 

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

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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.

 

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Reviews (179)

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88
Avg Score

95
Clever, Enchanting, Masterful, Relevant, Hilarious

See it if a joyous hippy love-fest is just your thing and you love great rock music and 60s and 70s mindset.

Don't see it if you supported the Viet Nam war and are offended by anyone who didn't.

90
Edgy, Entertaining, Energetic

See it if you love the music from the show, hippie culture and a really well-directed, energetic piece of theatre.

Don't see it if you can't let yourself go and appreciate the hippie culture or if you're offended by nudity.

81
Relevant, Resonant, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you go back in time to the summer at the Delacourte &you want to be blown away by Johnathan Groff, Will Swenson & the tribe.

Don't see it if nudity bothers you; if you don't like theatre outdoors; if you don't care for catchy, timely, timeless music.

96
Clever, Intelligent, Must see, Entertaining

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.

66
Indulgent, Overrated, Dated

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.

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

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
Original, Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Great staging

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.

93
Ambitious, Must see, Refreshing, Relevant, Entertaining

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

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

70
Funny, Disappointing, Interactive, Fun, Nostalgic

See it if You love the music or the show. Great direction and acting. The staging of the final scene/song is chilling.

Don't see it if You like real story development. There's almost none here. Every time they try and dig into a plot line, they break into song.

98
Enchanting, Epic, Must see, Entertaining, Great staging

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.

95
Refreshing, Interactive, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You want to feel like you are part of the show and welcomed with open arms, if you want to feel uplifted yet socially aware.

Don't see it if Don't like hippy culture.

89
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Entertaining

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.

60
Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Raunchy, Excruciating

See it if I didn't understand the use of certain devices especially the nudity. But you get to sing on a broadway stage at the end which is awesome!

Don't see it if You want to see a show with your aging parents. Don't like anti-war stories, or ones that endorse illicit drug use.

93
Ambitious, Groundbreaking, Historic, 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.

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

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.

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

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

90
Thought-provoking, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

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.

88
Absorbing, Clever, Masterful, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You are a flower child, baby boomer, or just love the 70s

Don't see it if You do not like drug references, sexual references, or are easily offended

81
Dated, Entertaining, Great score

See it if you like a great score.

Don't see it if you don't like a date show.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Quirky, Relevant, Great staging

See it if You enjoy the score, some challenging subject matter, or are nostalgic for the 60s. The original rock musical.

Don't see it if You're with kids or a conservative crowd: drug use, nudity, extended drug trips. Nonlinear storytelling isn't your thing.

96
Original, Ambitious, Edgy, Epic, Entertaining

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.

85
Clever, Great acting, Dated, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You have a fondness for '60-inspired music. A little dated but still pretty powerful, entertaining and winning.

Don't see it if You prefer more modern shows, and are offended by sex, drugs and rock n roll

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

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.

65
Ambitious, Resonant, Cliched, Overrated, Lacking

See it if you enjoy the story and music

Don't see it if want to see a great production of this dated, so so show

80
Delightful, Confusing, Fun, Great music, Nostalgic

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.