Hairspray 3401
4.3 / 5 Rated by 93 members
Review from David

We took my two kids to see it and we all had a great time. The slowness of the first act was more than made up by the tempo of the second act. We'd recommend this show to others.

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Betty Murray

A very fun and uplifting comedy with very good music. The performances were overall quite good, though it appears that the cast was all new.

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Paula Broome

At 7 PM we were led immediately to the ticket window where our tickets were waiting. We had no trouble getting our tickets and even had time to have a nice meal at a nearby restaurant. The play was outstanding. The actors' enthusiasm was...continued

reviewed Apr 25 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Linda R.

Music has authentic sound of the late 50's - early 60's. AWFUL noise. But sound system is properly balanced and the story is appropriate for tweens and older as long as family explains Jim Crow laws beforehand. Good acting....fun.

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Rosemary

Cute play. I took my two daughters (13 and 15) who enjoyed it. They were a bit disappointed because it differs slightly from the movie but all in all said they liked it.

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Totally0Random

Hairspray was a lot of fun. The Wang is a pretty venue, and it was easy to get into and out of the theater. The spotlight operators needed additional practice on the theater's equipment or general training or something because they kept the light...continued

reviewed Apr 25 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from William D.

Great production. Touring cast was very good, but not extraordinary.

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Len Rubin

I thought it, basically, was what I call a "popcorn musical"...no real depth....but sometimes very amusing. No "Sweeney Todd" or "Company" etc....not like the musical we enjoyed just the day before "Dessa Rose". That had depth and meaning.

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Damien

I loved this musical. Even better than the movies,which is how I first saw Hairspray. It had a light, but deep spin on really tough issues which I appreciated. 110% Fun. Would definitely see again! And, I got upgraded to four rows from the...continued

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Jerry Ingemi

Better than 'I liked it'....loved the music and the performers...casting seemed almost perfect! Edna Turnblad was my favorite!!

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Mary

Hairspray was wonderful -- a fun and talented cast kept everyone entertained all evening!

reviewed Apr 25 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

I took my daughter and grand daughter and we all had a fabulous time!

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Paul Goldie

Seats were a bit far back for what we thought we were getting but show was good

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from R.ROMAIN

we really enjoyed the show. glad we went

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from clara freedman

A lively show professionally done. Lots of laughs. Wish we had sat a little closer so that we could have seen the expressions better.

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from laffytaffy

It was a great performance! Energetic and fast paced fun. Definitely would recommend seeing this.

reviewed Apr 27 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

A delightful musical with an important message, great voices, and terrific dancing!

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Donald Engelman

Excellent show, great singers and, of course, a great story.
But the sound system in the Wang Center could have been better.

Worth seeing

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Peggy Dellea

Great costumes, great songs, fun production. I took my teenaged daughters and they had a blast.

reviewed Apr 25 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Rita Kaprelian

The play was a great one and the theater is unbelievable.

reviewed Apr 26 2008 report as inappropriate
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