Hair: The musical that 'changed theatre forever'

Hair: The musical that 'changed theatre forever'
 

On 27 September 1968 the curtain fell on centuries of theatre censorship. Hours later, a cast of long-haired young actors took to the stage in a show depicting drug-taking, anti-war protests and shocking nudity. London's West End was never the same again.
Hair was a musical that placed the 1960s counterculture on stage. It thrust bisexuality, interracial relationships and the rejection of monogamy in front of audiences who had previously been "protected" from such taboo subjects.
In a theatre first, one scene featured the cast appearing from behind a sheet, fully naked and... read more

 
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