Performing Arts

‘Hair’ at KC Rep soars to unexpected heights

Director Eric Rosen takes an unorthodox approach with “Hair: Retrospection,” a celebration of a classic musical that captured the zeitgeist of the country at a time of radical change. Rosen brings it into the present by constructing a risky show that could have collapsed under its own weight -- but never does.

Performing Arts

Kansas City Repertory Theatre puts a groovy new twist on ‘Hair’

Eric Rosen, artistic director of the Kansas City Repertory Theatre,has fashioned a concert version of the classic “American tribal love-rock musical” that calls on veterans of the original production to share their recollections of the 1960s and the show’s cultural impact. The show officially opens Friday and runs through April 12 at the Spencer Theatre on the UMKC campus.

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