Venue Details

The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 167 members
Review from John
Red Velvet 98 events 96 reviews

This performance of Hair was dull, drab, and lackluster. The play really should of had a "do not revive" label on it. It just isn't relevant today, can't imagine it was then either. Maybe if it was for free in Central Park, okay, but at the...continued

reviewed Oct 30 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from John Bertak
18 events 5 reviews

Sorry - it didn't hit a nerve with us; wife and I both wondered if the other one understood most of the lyrics - we were in good orchestra seats, but the words were hardly audible - loud, but not clear; like most of the performance. Weak story...continued

reviewed Oct 28 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Michelle
9 events 4 reviews

We went to hear the music and relive the era of our youth. Disappointed with the band, musical arrangements, and the singing. Couldn't hear the words or feel the emotions of the time. Just looked like kids play-acting something from the past. ...continued

reviewed Oct 27 2010 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“There was nothing like HAIR when it opened on Broadway in April 1968, and there’s nothing like the revival. HAIR was then and is now … a jolt of adrenaline.”—Bloomberg
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A celebration of life, a love letter to freedom, and a passionate cry for hope and change, HAIR defined one generation and continues to inspire today. Join the tribe of the Age of Aquarius for the story of a group of friends choosing to speak up and sing out in celebration of love, life, and freedom. The first great rock musical, it has some of the most rousing and soulful songs ever written for the stage, including “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Good Morning Starshine,” “Aquarius,” and the infectious title song, “Hair.”

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