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See it if you have tweens/kids who like the book or just want to have fun at the theater. It's mildly entertaining for adults, but the kids LOVED it
Don't see it if You aren't going with kids or want high-production values
See it if You want to laugh and have a fun night out that doesn't make you think
Don't see it if You want to leave the show singing some new favorite songs or if you're looking for any new interesting take in the post-MeToo era
See it if you like a bit of cheesy musical, enjoy poking fun at broadway, and want to have a fun time at a show
Don't see it if you want something deep or thought-provoking...or if you love living in rural Indiana! :)
See it if You like family drama plays and can laugh at the pitfalls of aging
Don't see it if your dementia-addled grandmother passed away two weeks prior (some of the humor didn't land as well due to that circumstance)
See it if you like your Melville told with 1/3 shadow puppets, 1/3 punk rock, and 1/3 audience participation
Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor and want a traditional show, this one is fun and better off with a drink and an open mind
See it if you want a truly unique experience seeing one of the best musicals every made and enjoy being feet away from the action
Don't see it if you aren't comfortable with the cast being very close to you or hate the sight of blood
See it if You want to see a truly unique show with world-class acting, humor, and operatic singing, but not a typical musical
Don't see it if You're a child or afraid of candles. That's all I got. This show is spectacular and beautiful, and every adult could enjoy it.
See it if You enjoy the story and want to see a fresh take that still employs all of Dickens' language but with creative minimalist staging
Don't see it if You like big productions or don't want to be in the Christmas spirit
See it if you want to be amazed by the children musicians, you like to rock, and you enjoyed the film
Don't see it if you're looking for a classic musical or if you didn't like the film or don't like to ROCK!
See it if you want to feel a range of emotion, listen to some great music, and...this is just a musical everyone should experience
Don't see it if you had seen the original staging as this version may let you down slightly
See it if you want to be challenged by a play and you enjoy being made uncomfortable
Don't see it if you can't stomach violence, torture, and harsh realities
See it if you're ready for a show that lives up to ALL the hype. Of course a must-see for everyone who loves what theater can be.
Don't see it if You can't follow fast-paced dialogue and singing/rapping - if that's you, be sure to listen to the album ahead of time.
See it if Everyone needs to see this show for a fresh and important telling of a classic
Don't see it if If you've read the book 100 times, adore the film, and can't bring yourself to see it produced any other way...YOU SHOULD STILL SEE IT!
See it if You want to feel ALL the emotions at a musical and relive a situation that brought out the best in people during one of the worst times
Don't see it if You want a musical with elaborate staging or costumes
See it if you like big score musicals with some of the BEST songs and terrific staging
Don't see it if you want a modern portrayal of the Time's Up era
See it if you're a fan of Joyce, Lenin, history, The Importance of Being Earnest, or Stoppard
Don't see it if you're not in the mood for a fast-paced, witty show with numerous historical and literary references that might fly over your head
See it if you like old-school musicals, lots of beautiful dancing, outstanding singing, and you don't mind to slow down a bit for an evening
Don't see it if you're looking for something modern or deep or don't like to sit through dance numbers that don't advance the plot
See it if you like streamlined Shakespeare, to see actors in their element, and hey, it's free!
Don't see it if you need lots of costumes or scenery to pull you into a play
See it if you want to see the funniest and most clever show ever produced
Don't see it if you're easily offended or don't like foul language
See it if you like to laugh and love physical comedy
Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor or have trouble understanding accents
See it if you haven't yet. Every musical theater fan must see this show!
Don't see it if you don't like musicals. I can't think of any other reason since it's so fun and unique