See it if Ivan van Hove's staging is not to be missed. Everything about this production is worthwhile. It compares favorably to the great 2009 revival
Don't see it if The only reason to miss this is if you never enjoy musicals. An hour and 45 minutes with no intermission is too long for you.
See it if You enjoy well-written plays. You appreciate a sophisticated approach to leadership.
Don't see it if You are impatient with cast members who occasionally forget their lines.
See it if You like to see Broadway spoof itself. You appreciate that not all claims of good intentions are sincere.
Don't see it if You're looking for a deep take on homophobia or small-town attitudes.
See it if You have an interest in the life of the mind. You want to understand why philosophy is relevant to life. You love drama.
Don't see it if You're not at all curious about how the ancient Greeks created the basis for the modern world. My Big Fat Greek Wedding was enough for you.
See it if You enjoy a study of the relationship between the individual and the state, a la Antigone.
Don't see it if You seek escapist fare. You think 100 minutes is too long for a play with no intermission.
See it if You want an empirical demonstration of the importance of free speech, not just an academic exposition.
Don't see it if You believe that words have an intrinsic power to hurt, and not, as LB put it, that it's the suppression of the word that gives it its power
See it if You enjoy fun musicals and think it's possible to treat people well without being pummelled by social justice tropes.
Don't see it if You are looking for a return of Broadway's golden age.
See it if You love a grand combination of music, plot, costumes, scenery, singing, dancing. You are curious about the sound of an unusual language.
Don't see it if You are Richard Spencer.
See it if You're a Jim Parsons or Zach Quinto fan, or you're interested in the effects of a culture that compels men to repress their sexuality.
Don't see it if You don't like shows about gay men.
See it if You are a "Seinfeld" fan or you enjoy smart comedies.
Don't see it if You're looking for Noel Coward, though that's an awfully high bar.
Also The latest chapter in the battle of the sexes.
See it if You love the original play so much that you're willing to see it in any guise, or if you've never seen any Cyrano.
Don't see it if You are such a big fan of the world's greatest play that you'll feel deprived by all the missing scenes.
See it if You are on a date.
Don't see it if You want a traditional multi-character drama. While there are multiple actors and multiple characters the story focuses on an individual.
See it if You like Chekhov or any classic Russian playwright. You'd like to see "Uncle Vanya" in a new light.
Don't see it if You prefer action thrillers or musicals.
Also A tour de force. Also great to see some familiar faces.
See it if You're enough of a fan of the U.S. Constitution that you don't mind seeing it co-opted for polemic purposes.
Don't see it if You do not reside in the Left's cultural bubble and realize that it might not be best for the government to act as a parent.
See it if You're interested in entrepreneurship, the dynamics of workplace relationships, or the history of the newspaper business.
Don't see it if You cannot understand British accents.
See it if You enjoy intelligent drama with a strong moral perspective.
Don't see it if You think 3-hour-plus play deserves more than one intermission. You dislike a playwright explaining what he's already strongly implied.
See it if You are a Wagner fan or are interested in how otherwise intelligent people can pursue anti-Semitism or any form of irrational discrimination
Don't see it if You are looking for a strong plot with active, heroic characters.
See it if You are into silly premises. You agree with Johnny Carson when he said "Buy the premise, buy the bit." You appreciate satire.
Don't see it if You're looking for a good story.
See it if You like to make your own decisions about social and political issues or are interested in how art can reveal truth.
Don't see it if You prefer conventional entertainment or are happy living in a media filter bubble and prefer not to have to think for yourself.