Already closed | 2h 40m | Midtown W

Hairspray

From 741 member  reviews
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. More…

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.

2h 40m | Already closed | Neil Simon Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (741)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever

27
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated, Confusing

See it if It takes a story of racism and societal acceptance and makes it about white girls. If that's your thing, go for it.

Don't see it if It underplays racism and the role white privilege has it in.

30
Excruciating, Overrated, Fluffy, Dizzying, Cliched

See it if You are looking for a musical for a girls night out

Don't see it if You aren't looking for a musical or something very feminine


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