See it if You’re into new musicals and/or the horror comedy genre. The music and singing is fierce, characters fun & mystery plot keeps you guessing!
Don't see it if You can’t get into dark comedies or would be upset by violence.
See it if You want a well-acted topical drama that examines the aftermath of school shootings through the lens of the teenage experience
Don't see it if You’d prefer to stay away from that subject matter on stage
See it if you're interested in the topic of representation of women and minorities (particularly Hispanic) in Hollywood
Don't see it if you wouldn't want to see a two-person play
See it if you'd enjoy a fun blend of circus, dance music, comedy, and murder. The physical movement is amazing, especially in an intimate space.
Don't see it if You want something more traditional or care deeply about plot and character development.
See it if you like old school singing and dancing with some interesting historical context. Most importantly, Audra McDonald.
Don't see it if you don't have time or patience for imperfect musicals with an inconsistent book and flow.
See it if you'd appreciate a dysfunctional family play that tackles abuse, race, religion and marriage with quirky humor and sincerity.
Don't see it if You like straightforward realism (some funky moments here) or would dislike a millennial protagonist who can be self-centered.
See it if you enjoy a big musical that follows all the crowd-pleasing formulas, or if you have a special place for Peter Pan in your heart.
Don't see it if you're looking for particularly remarkable theatre.
See it if you want to see a fresh take on an already popular musical. If you value creative storytelling and accessibility for diverse talent.
Don't see it if you want a traditional theater experience or a straightforward adaptation.
See it if you'd appreciate a Golden Age musical at its finest. Visually beautiful production, pitch-perfect performances, lovely song, dance and heart
Don't see it if traditional musicals aren't remotely interesting to you.
See it if you like an epic musical with powerful singing, high-budget and imaginative costumes and scenery, and a fulfilling, creative story.
Don't see it if you want to avoid tourists, or if you haven't seen The Wizard of Oz.
See it if you like your musicals big, loud, in-your-face, and want to laugh about musical theater and Shakespeare.
Don't see it if you prefer subtlety, or get wary when too many immature jokes are thrown at you at once and then repeated.
See it if you're adventurous and would enjoy a wild mix of theater and world-class nightlife.
Don't see it if you want a traditional theater experience or a linear story. If you're uncomfortable around alcohol and/or nudity.
See it if you appreciate storytelling through ballet, love Gershwin music, and/or high-budget scenery and projections.
Don't see it if you care strongly about book and story, or if you're not immediately charmed by old-fashioned theater and ballet.
See it if If you'd like a hard-hitting, deeply personal, sweet and tragic true story that speaks to identity, family, and sexuality. Modern + unique.
Don't see it if You're only drawn to flashy, big-budget Broadway theater with a traditional happy ending.
See it if You want a little something different from your visit to a Midtown tourist bar
Don't see it if You want your theater experience to include narrative or conflict - even for an immersive show, it’s particularly slight here.
See it if You want to be blown away by a magical theater experience that delivers mind blowing stagecraft and similarly impressive acting and story.
Don't see it if If you don’t catch up on the Harry Potter universe beforehand. Watch the movies or read the books before going and you’ll be glad you did.
See it if You'll see any contemporary play examining issues facing families today, particulously religious identity.
Don't see it if You want a nuanced portrayal of either side of the religious spectrum, or a play that measures up to comparable modern family dramadies
See it if you'd like a well-performed revival of a play that was edgy and contemporary in the 1950s (think 1950s Lena Dunham).
Don't see it if you don't want to watch a sometimes dreary portrayal of working class life and womanhood in 20th century Britain.
See it if you admire great actors like Estelle Parsons and Judith Ivey and love to see them onstage regardless of the material.
Don't see it if plot is important to you.
See it if you like (particularly well-written) contemporary plays about race, culture, religion and family.
Don't see it if you don't like contemporary dysfunctional family comedy-dramas.
See it if you're interested in contemporary explorations of sexuality (even very problematic ones). Good for discussion afterwards.
Don't see it if you're familiar with and offended by 'bi erasure' in entertainment.
See it if you'd enjoy a silly, ridiculous but sweet comedy about the relationship between humans and their pets. Plus Annaleigh Ashford is adorable.
Don't see it if you're looking for something more serious, or if you're not an animal person.
See it if you'd like a visually stunning straight play that inventively puts you inside the mind and experiences of an autistic teenager.
Don't see it if you don't like plays or have a hard time with British accents.
See it if you can go in with low expectations and allow yourself to be charmed by the cute, harmless, unsubstantial spirit of the show.
Don't see it if you dislike simple fluff, want something more than a cute, short, enjoyable but forgettable experience.
See it if you just want to hear some catchy songs, see some good dancing, don't expect anything groundbreaking.
Don't see it if you're bothered by bad British accents or cliched messages about acceptance that would've been more progressive in the 90s.
See it if you are a loyal fan of Jim Parsons/The Big Bang Theory. If you like religious-themed stand-up comedy that isn't too controversial.
Don't see it if you're looking for more than a scripted Jim Parsons stand-up routine from your Broadway experience, or if you don't like religious cliches.
See it if you'd like clever, catchy music and a quirky, darkly funny story with fun characters and a strong dance ensemble.
Don't see it if you didn't like the movie Chicago, or if you're turned off by shameless celebrity stunt-casting (check the cast before you go).
See it if you're an adventurous theatergoer open to a completely unique experience. If you like Alice and Wonderland, that's a plus.
Don't see it if 1-on-1 interaction with a performer makes you uncomfortable, if you have any mobility issues or if you prefer a traditional linear story.