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50 Years Later, It’s Still A Must-See

Theater: ‘Hair’
The entire company, or tribe, of “Hair” acts as a unified entity at the Sherman Playhouse. Photo by Tom Libonate

I’m old enough to remember the original Broadway run of “Hair.” It would be difficult to overestimate what a groundbreaking experience that was. The country was as divided then as it is now, but in addition to the liberal/conservative rift there was a schism between “the establishment” and those young people who didn’t want to go gently into their expected roles. This was a time when simply refusing to put on suit and tie and go to work in an office for the rest of your life was considered an act of rebellion. 

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