Hairspray
Closed 2h 40m
Hairspray
89

Hairspray NYC Reviews and Tickets

89%
(744 Reviews)
Positive
97%
Mixed
3%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever

About the Show

'Hairspray', based on the 1988 film of the same name, is the story of a young girl in Baltimore, who uses dance to find fame and friendship.

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85
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Original, Great music

See it if You want to laugh and see a classic musical for every age.

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals or comedy

89
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great music

See it if You like fun comedic musicals that make you want to get up and dance.

Don't see it if You don't like having a fun time at the theater.

72
Banal, Cliched, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if if you like a Grease type of show, good songs, good staging.

Don't see it if your not into PC, I'm okay, your okay, let s sing kumbia. It s overly campy and not relevant to what is being portrayed here.

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Relevant

See it if You're interested in light-hearted fare with a message.

Don't see it if You can't tolerate big, gaudy musicals.

69
Great staging, Overrated, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if It was a big show but I didn't understand what all the fuss was about. It was my first time seeing Jackie Hoffman so that was great!

Don't see it if I did not like this show very much when I saw it back in 2002 (or so). Read more

90
Fluffy, Fun, Great singing, Great dancing

See it if you are looking for a fun show that also tackles relevant issues and ultimately leaves you dancing in the aisles!

Don't see it if you are bringing young kids. There are some adult themes and situations.

87
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you like a flashy Broadway show that still has substance

Don't see it if you dislike interracial relationships or men in dresses

92
Entertaining, Hilarious, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if Leave sad at the door. All around, what night (or day) at the theater should be: fun. Fierstein, Morrison, Hoffman, Bundy and Butler.

Don't see it if Feeling unwelcomed to the 60's

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