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 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.
See it if you want to see a brilliant, dark, and originally staged Sondheim classic! You can never go wrong with LuPone and Cerveris.
Don't see it if you don't like Sondheim or dark disturbing subject matter.
See it if Great story, great talent. Amazing music. Patti at her best.
Don't see it if minimalist staging didn't work well in this production.Confusing. The playing of instruments added distraction without increasing creativity
See it if you love LuPone enough to watch her play the tuba, appreciate multi-talented actors, love a morbid Tim Burtonesque Sondheim musical.
Don't see it if you really need staging and choreography to get into a show. Probably easier to follow if you've seen the fully staged version first.
See it if You enjoy Sondheim, and dark musicals, or if you liked the movie (this is much better.) It's a riveting revenge tale, w/dollops of humor
Don't see it if Thriller elements in shows are not your idea of a good time
See it if you want to see amazing talent performing a phenomenal musical in a minimalist way.
Don't see it if you want a traditional Sweeney Todd experience. John Doyle has his cast members score the show...it was an interesting choice....
See it if you love Sondheim, immersive theater, being really, really close to the actors, Le Mis-level revenge fantasies, and Shakespearean tragedy
Don't see it if are squeamish thinking about murder, and like your personal space.