See it if If you want to see a live in action play at a pie shop. The pie before the play was superb. The acting and story kept you captive.
Don't see it if You don’t like shows about murder. And you are not a fan of dark humor.
See it if You love Sondheim. I don't understand it. This show has been called his masterpiece. As far as I can see, the emperor has no clothes,
Don't see it if You don't consider serial homicides entertaining.
See it if you want to see a production of Sweeney Todd that will blow you away. I don't know if I'll ever see a better production of this show.
Don't see it if you don't like great musicals that get a little bloody.
See it if You enjoy an entire play sung. Small intimate experience with some interaction with actors. Play is intense and actors devoted to it.
Don't see it if You want grand staging and elaborate scenery. The singing is the main star and the actors sang beautifully. An intimate theatrical event
See it if If you like the legend Patti Lu Pone on stage. She is magnificent. Casting, staging, direction all excellent. Songs and acting very entertai
Don't see it if if you are not into the story or if a baroque musical is not for you.
See it if You want to be immersed in the atmosphere of the musical in a new way. The experience is all encompassing and intense. Also, the pie is yum!
Don't see it if You're easily scared. My teen daughter kept clutching my arm. The closeness of the actors intensified her fear.
See it if Even if you're not a Sondheim fanatic - the ever elegant Norm Lewis glowers and rages in fine fettle - the cast is superb.
Don't see it if I am a Sondheim fanatic - I can't picture that there might be people who wouldn't love anything by Sondheim. Just can't.
See it if you want to see a Bdway classic in an up close, brilliant, clever, dressed-down production that you will never forget. Fantastic cast.
Don't see it if you don't like Sondheim and can't get over it. Miss it at your peril!
See it if you are interested in seeing classic shows performed in a nontradition, yet very appealing/professional, way.
Don't see it if you have a fear of being a part of the action (though this is only for certain seats) or you have sensitive ears.
See it if you want to hear Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece. It is a horror story but also has wonderful moments of great humor.
Don't see it if you can't deal with unusual music... or people being murdered and baked into meat pies.
See it if you love re-imagined works. One of the best! Brilliant in its concept and execution. This is a Sweeney that will creep you out.
Don't see it if you expect a conventional production. If you don't like Sweeney start with this won't help.
See it if you want to see Patti LuPone at her demented, diabolical best - Michael C was incredible too. Great original take on a classic!
Don't see it if you don't enjoy dark comedy.
See it if you can't beat that cast, you love Sweeney (which is what it is)
Don't see it if you want something light-hearted, something not-too self-serious, the bloat of Sweeney Todd isn't you thing.
See it if You want to see a brilliantly reimagined version of a musical theater staple; you can go back in time to when this was on!
Don't see it if You prefer a full-scale production over an avant-garde simplified one; you don't like meat in your pies.
See it if You love Patti Lupone or Michael Cerveris.
Don't see it if You don't care for spare, streamlined versions of fun, expensive musicals. This production was elegant and contemporary but left me cold.