The Public Theater’s new production of Hair, winner of the Tony Award for best revival of a musical, energetically depicts the birth of a cultural movement in the 1960s that changed America forever. The touring Broadway rock musical aims to resonate with audiences with its powerful messages of peace and love when it comes to Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $62 and $53 for an adult, $44 and $38 for a University Park student and $54 and $48 for a person 18 and younger. Buy tickets online at www.cpa.psu.edu or by phone at 814-863-0255. Outside the local calling area, dial 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Tickets are also available at four State College locations: Eisenhower Auditorium (weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Penn State Downtown Theatre Center (weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk (weekdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Bryce Jordan Center (weekdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). A grant from the University Park Allocation Committee makes Penn State student prices possible.
With an iconic score including hits such as “Let the Sun Shine In,” Aquarius,” “Hair” and “Good Morning Starshine,” Hair follows a group of charismatic, free-spirited young people who passionately preach a lifestyle of pacifism and free love in a society riddled with intolerance and brutality.
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