SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Students have been working for months to get the musical Hair just right. The show opened over the weekend at Santa Barbara High School. Hair tells the story of hippies living in New York and protesting the Vietnam War. Many of the songs became anti-war anthems. The cast is made up of 29 students including soon-to-graduate seniors. The band is made up of UCSB students, graduates and professional musicians. Hair is directed by Otto Layman who has been working with teens at the school for two decades. The show runs through the weekend Mother's Day May 8.
Performance are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday with matinees as 2p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
For ticket information visit sbhstheatre.com