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The eyebrow-raising 1967 psychedelic rock musical "Hair," now playing at DPAC, will quicken Baby Boomers' pulses

“Hair” Lets Its Freak Flag Fly at DPAC

The eyebrow-raising 1967 psychedelic rock musical “Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical,” now quickening Baby Boomers’ pulses at the Durham Performing Arts Center, is a real trip (pun intended), a tie-dyed treat with a toe-tapping score that includes “Aquarius,” “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Easy to Be Hard,” and “Good Morning, Starshine.”

The score for Hair includes such Top 40 hits as "Aquarius," "Let the Sun Shine In," "Easy to Be Hard," and "Good Morning, Starshine"

DPAC Brings the Award-Winning 2009 Broadway Revival of the 1967 Rock Musical “Hair” to Durham

“Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” (1967) by composer Galt MacDermot and librettists and lyricists Gerome Ragni and James Rado is a cheeky celebration of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, as well as a profanity-laced protest against the Vietnam War. In 2008, Time Magazine wrote, “Today ‘Hair’ seems, if anything, more daring than ever.”