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Hairspray

Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever
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'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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Baltimore, 1962. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, and into the heart of teen idol Link Larkin. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for integration.

 

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93
Funny, Delightful, Must see, Entertaining, Fun

See it if you like having fun at the theatre

Don't see it if You must see it

83
Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You want a well made feel good musical with a lightly delivered message.

Don't see it if you do not like musicals or only like deep introspective shows.

71
Funny, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you like to root for the underdog.

Don't see it if you don;t like men in drag.

79
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you like the music or time period, you want a story that touches on important themes while remaining optimistic.

Don't see it if you want a serious show.

73
Funny, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy upbeat musicals with a spine to them

Don't see it if You do not want a show with racism as one of the central plots

89
Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining, Buoyant, Great singing

See it if you love a happy, nostalgic, smile your face-off musical.

Don't see it if You don't like men in drag.

85
Funny, Original, Great acting, Romantic, Great writing

See it if are a fan of John Waters, Baltimore, and Harvey Fierstein, Matthew Morrison, or Clarke Thorell. Also if you like rhythm and blues

Don't see it if you're offended by drag, slight raunch, or loud music

87
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining

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

82
Funny, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if You like great music, cute and entertaining story.

Don't see it if You don't like romantic comedy

82
Funny, Delightful, Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You want to have a fun time at the theater.

Don't see it if you don't like John Waters, or are uncomfortable with cross-dressers.

77
Clever, Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining, Fun

See it if You like a straight up good musical with catchy rock music. Great balance of dance, dynamic plot, and entertainment.

Don't see it if Don't see the movie musical first. It got in my way watching this. Or if you're thrown by the civil-rights inspired plot.

92
Funny, Delightful, Relevant, Entertaining, Fluffy

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.

89
Funny, Great acting, Must see, Hilarious, Great staging

See it if You want to get everything out of your theater day. This is nothing but amazing

Don't see it if I don't know why you would miss out

96
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you love a good time, great score, great cast. LOVE IT.

Don't see it if you don't like truly entertaining theatre.

85
Funny, Delightful, Quirky, Relevant, Fluffy

See it if you enjoy peppy musicals that include a message

Don't see it if you prefer epic musicals or plays

90
Dizzying, Great acting, Relevant, Hilarious, Cheesey

See it if you want to laugh but don't mind if it comes with a serious message, want some really catchy high pitched music, are big blond and beautiful

Don't see it if you want something high-brow, you're going to be a dick about it.

88
Funny, Clever, Hilarious, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You enjoy jaunty tunes with a message and heart - that's what this show has.

Don't see it if You don't like seeing men in drag.

70
Delightful, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if This show kids and adults can enjoy. The music is great, costumes/sets are entertaining. Story is about acceptance. I was entertained.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of cheese and coming of age stories. It has heart and is comedic as well. Acting is usually over the top.

80
Funny, Delightful

See it if you are looking for great music and fun dancing.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of pop-type musical numbers.

69
Overrated, Entertaining

See it if You loved the movie.

Don't see it if You didn't love the movie.

94
Original, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you like the movie.

Don't see it if you are a hipcrite. I don't know how to spell the word.

75
Quirky, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you're looking for an upbeat, fun show, with slight substance.

Don't see it if you didn't like the movie.

89
Funny, Original, Absorbing, Clever, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy a high energy show with incredible music and comedy.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of the movie. If you like the movie, you'll LOVE the show.

85
Funny, Original, Delightful, Great acting, 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
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, 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.