Onstage: Hair

'Hair' is a great musical, presented by CCM with a depth of feeling and passion. The production, honoring the 40th anniversary of CCM's musical theater program, is an eye-popping evening of psychedelia and historic social consciousness in addition to a s

For 40 years UC’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) has trained musical theater performers. The legendary musical Hair burst forth around the same time that CCM’s program began, so the “American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” is a perfect centerpiece for an anniversary celebration.

The CCM production is an eye-popping evening of psychedelia and historic social consciousness in addition to a showcase for the talent we’ve come to expect from this nationally respected program. From the opening chords of “Aquarius” to the tumultuous finale, “Let the Sunshine In,” this production, directed by program chair Aubrey Berg, is a tour de force.

Hair is a great musical, presented by CCM with a depth of feeling and passion. The melodies will stick in your head. The youthful vitality onstage at Corbett Auditorium — demonstrating the treasure that the musical theater program represents — is a force to be reckoned with.

Through Nov. 21. Read Rick Pender's full review and get show details here.

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