"We've had people reach out from both sides" explains William Lloyd. PR contact for theTRIBE Productions (the company behind HAIR's upcoming June run). "Some people are upset about having a drag queen in a musical, and others are happy. But the message behind the character is so much more than what she's wearing..."
HAIR was the first Broadway show to feature a drag queen in a positive light, predating the 1969 Stonewall riot (rumored to have been started by a drag queen defending herself) by more than year.
"The character, Margaret Mead [named after the famous sociologist]
Which is a message that resonates just as much today as it did almost 40 years ago.
HAIR includes characters that cover many "controversial"
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HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
El Centro Theatre
804 N. El Centro Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90038