'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.
See it if You like a show that's fun with catchy music. Doesn't require a lot of intense focus. Easy going.
Don't see it if You want a show with intensity or if you don't like shows that are over the top quirky
See it if this is the first broadway show I've been to and i loved fit. Harvey Fierstein is Amazing. this show got me into theatre
Don't see it if you don't want to have a fun time at the theatre
See it if You're with a family or kids You want an upbeat show with serious social undertones You like romance, comedy, social justice and a good plot
Don't see it if You're looking for a serious, groundbreaking original musical (I think it's great but could see a serious person maybe not enjoying)
See it if You are the underdog and would like to see the underdog get a chance to shine.
Don't see it if You dislike the absurdness of characters that are dramatized to provide a meaningful lesson.
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.
See it if This was a really fun play. The music was fun and it was funny.
Don't see it if you have young kids, there are some innuendos that they would not understand.
See it if you like 60s style pop music, stories about underdogs coming out on top, and a mix of cute and moving songs. Music and characters are so fun
Don't see it if you are looking for something thought-provoking, don't like big productions, want to see a more standard musical. This show is new and fun.
See it if You like a fun musical with a lot of 60s inspired bubble pop music, another one of the movie versions I've seen. Can't wait for the live!
Don't see it if Honestly, it's not a MUST see, it's pretty good but not an earth shattering show.
See it if You enjoy shows with fun, upbeat numbers that's songs will be stuck in your head for days, if you enjoy a humorous approach to real issues.
Don't see it if You don't like shows that deal with political issues, or set in the 60's.
See it if people who enjoy clever musical theatre, stories of racial justice, and men in drag.
Don't see it if those who do not enjoy light story-telling of serious issues, or men in drag.