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See it if Are a fan of Bette. She doesn't disappoint while the first act is a bit slow the second act comes alive! Good dancing and singing too.
Don't see it if Aren't a fan of a big musical with a bit.of camp or aren't a fan of Midler as the controls the reins.
See it if you're a fan of the Divine Miss M. (and don't mind a little heartbreak over her declining voice) or love this Jerry Herman classic
Don't see it if you have high standards for lead performances. Midler, though a true star, is middling & Pierce is miscast. Still a classic though.
See it if You want to wallow in old school theatrics , this is what musicals used to be . ..big, brassy, with a star at the center
Don't see it if You hate nostalgia
See it if you love Bette, if you like the story, if you want excellent choreography. a big old fashioned musical. great costumes
Don't see it if you saw the original; this one is miscast. you don't like silly, mugging. very dated, not a modern sensibility
See it if You already love the show or are a sucker for an old-fashioned musical. You want to see something staged how it would have been originally.
Don't see it if You're looking for something fresh--the piece feels dated; Bette and DHP lacked chemistry, and her voice has aged. And tickets are EXPENSIVE
See it if Loved original and the show itself. Can't get enough of Bette. Don't mind miscast Minnie Faye (nothing to do with her weight) & Ermengarde
Don't see it if Don't like Bette. Want Bette to show more of her true self and a little less caricature. See below
See it if You can get a ticket! They don't make them like this anymore. Great production! And Bette? It's so nice to have you back where you belong
Don't see it if You aren't ready to walk out of the theatre riding on pure happiness and energy.
See it if you love Bette Midler or David Hyde-Pierce, want to see an exquisite revival of a great Broadway classic, love musicals, love great theater!
Don't see it if you don't like musicals, if you're don't like theater, would prefer watching a Knicks game, you are brain dead.
See it if you love classic musicals. Great cast, amazing set & colorful costumes. Bette was simply amazing! A must see. Broadway at its finest.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals.
See it if You love Bette. Want to see a musical extravaganza , fabulously clever dance routines. Electrifying
Don't see it if You don't like extravagant, over the top musicals
See it if you love rich, full productions with incredibly talented casts, beautiful costumes and sets, a full robust orchestra and a classic musical.
Don't see it if you only like rock operas.
See it if you enjoy the Golden Age musicals because this is the perfect example one- a loving homage to the original production's staging and design.
Don't see it if if you need musicals that are heavily Sondheim influenced or if melody gives you the hives because this score has it in abundance.
See it if you want to see what makes Broadway absolutely fantastic. It has the charm, the colors, the dancing, and the production values. And Bette.
Don't see it if You want the best story ever told - this is just fluffy fun.
See it if You want to see one of the few "perfect musicals" (in my opinion), at its best. The design is unreal, the performances are stellar.
Don't see it if You don't like Hello, Dolly. Because this production is a straightforward, true to the original production of that show.
See it if & only if you love Bette. I love DHP but he feels miscast here as do some of the others. Bette has so much fun it's infectious, though
Don't see it if Splashy, old fashioned musicals aren't your thing. You don't like so much dust on your "cheese." I was in minority. There were many ovations
See it if you want to see a true nod to the classic, golden age musical.
Don't see it if you don't feel like smiling for the entire night or if your hands hurt easily from clapping excessive amounts.
See it if You want great performances by seasoned pros. Bette/DHP are spot on.. very faithful to the original
Don't see it if You want something new or reimagined. It can feel a bit dated and stale, but the sentiment and joy are still there.
See it if You want to see Bette Midler's return to Broadway. Like "Hello Dolly" regardless of how it is performed.
Don't see it if Like to see an young athletic dance ensemble. Want to hear Broadway belting.
See it if You like classic Broadway theater with the amazing Bette at the helm. Huge set pieces, a strong chorus, and stunning production values- see!
Don't see it if You're looking for a modern or new interpretation or if you can only afford the balcony- set makes them all obstructed view! So frustrating!
See it if Bette Midler being Bette Midler in a fluffy, fun, timeless musical. She's 100% back where she belongs. I didn't blink. The costumes!!
Don't see it if Carol comes out every now and again. The Yonkers accents are hysterical.
See it if You love Bette Midler and classic musicals and Bette Midler and tuneful scores and Bette Midler and fun productions and (yes) Bette Midler.
Don't see it if You're not a Bette Midler fan, or if you thought Sweeney Todd, Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton were too dramatically lightweight.
See it if You want to see legends perform in one of the greatest musicals ever and see a show that looks as amazing as it sounds!
Don't see it if If you want a "new" musical or something deep and sad. If you don't like bright colors. If you don't want to get songs stuck in your head.
See it if you enjoy a big "old fashioned" musical. This was the role Bette Milder was born to play. the supporting cast is first rate. t
Don't see it if you don't like musicals