See it if A drama about the troubled relationship of a wildly mismatched, young couple. This story is based on an actual event/crime.
Don't see it if troubled, romantic relationship/partner abuse subject matter would be triggering for you. You would be uncomfortable seeing simulated sex.
See it if A heartfelt, coming-of-age story. Being gay isn’t easy in a traditional Indian family. Neither is being an immigrant in multiple countries.
Don't see it if you have no interest in the immigrant or gay experience. If you’re looking for something new in the gay, coming-of-age genre, this isn’t it.
See it if A story of star-crossed young lovers and a future Earth destroyed by ecological disaster where humans have evolved into two warring groups.
Don't see it if you don’t like puppet theater. Prefer a traditional, theatrical experience. Find the topic of ecological disaster upsetting.
See it if Darkly comic drama about skin cancer patients dealing w/nightmare of a disfiguring disease & their family members shocking lack of support.
Don't see it if you’re triggered by the subject of skin cancer or have had a bad, medical experience. Not an action play. It’s driven by talk.
See it if shameful story of how the Chinese - in pursuit of a better life - were detained & restricted from coming to America in early 20th century.
Don't see it if you don’t want to face one of the dark sides of American history and the literal ($$$) & emotional costs that restricted immigration caused.
See it if Set in NYC, this is a darkly comic but also thought provoking tale about racism, real estate, revenge and redemption. Pulitzer Prize winner.
Don't see it if if u don’t like "slice-of-life" plays or find cursing - of which there is a lot - racist language, overt sexuality objectionable, skip this.
See it if Fun recreation of the lost, first American play. It’s only known about because there was a court trial over it and, thus, a court record.
Don't see it if Immersive, 4th-wall breaking theater. U need to pay close attention to understand what’s going on. If that’s too much effort, skip this one.
See it if Peter Pan’s supposed origin story. Whimsically told by a wonderful cast (w/several newcomers) on a simple but effective set. Lots of laughs.
Don't see it if you prefer your theater serious, sophisticated or profound.
See it if 2-hander about a complicated, past relationship. Many might find it relatable. Both funny and thought provoking.
Don't see it if A talky, rehashing-of-the-past play. Lots of fast moving, topic changes. If you want action or a happy ending, skip this one.
See it if A suspenseful, twisty tale about a woman’s search for a friend who has disappeared - or did he? - which leads to her own self-reinvention.
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows, stark staging, mysteries, thrillers, are looking for something silly or light.
See it if American premiere of a seldom staged play about equality in marriage written when Coward was only 18 and, clearly, wise beyond his years.
Don't see it if you don’t like period pieces, prefer lighthearted pieces & happy endings. This is talky play, not an action play.
See it if A confessional, solo play about victimhood & how complicity in oppressive, patriarchal systems allows them to continue. Excellent acting.
Don't see it if you don’t like monologues, plays based on actual, political events, discussions of class, privilege, difficult childhoods, sexual assault.
See it if you like Dickens, would enjoy an unusual, mood filled, solo performance of A Christmas Carol. The inimitable Jefferson Mays was excellent.
Don't see it if u want a more traditional CC, don’t like solo shows. Very dimly lit (deliberately) & hard to see unless you are sitting close to the stage.
See it if A who-done-it murder mystery where the audience doesn’t really care who done it. It’s the mayhem of this laugh riot play you come to see!
Don't see it if you dislike farce/slapstick, don’t like to laugh. But, seriously, who doesn’t like to laugh?
See it if Documentary theater about practicing faith leaders who no longer believe in God and are fearful of the repercussions of admitting to that.
Don't see it if you don’t like documentary theater, prefer action over talk, religion/loss of faith is a trigger for you or that topic isn’t of interest.
See it if Story about a father & son both looking for connection, love & understanding. Deep humanity was on display in the folk songs & monologues.
Don't see it if you’re looking for a traditional theatrical experience or something silly or light or don’t like folk music.
See it if you want to learn about the impacts of incarceration on families and loved ones. Based on true events.
Don't see it if you’re looking for something light or aren’t interested in this topic. There are a number of funny moments, but this is a weighty piece.
See it if you’re interested in a two-hander about a teenage, love story set in 1938 in an American, pro-Nazi, summer camp.
Don't see it if the supposed premise of this play is barely recognizable in the actual play. Save your money and your time. Skip this one.
See it if Albee’s searing, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about existential dread & its destabilizing effects set in the world of country club WASPs.
Don't see it if you prefer something silly/light. This show is meant to disturb & to make you think. You must pay close attention to get the most out of it.
See it if relationship between 2 generations of women scientists & their differing opinions about women’s reproductive behavior & how best 2 live life
Don't see it if you don’t like two-handers, intimate venues or spare sets, are uninterested in female/feminist subject matter, prefer happy endings.
See it if you would like a story about the rift between a Chinese father & his Chinese American daughter & the secret that is the reason for it.
Don't see it if you prefer linear dramas, aren’t interested in stories about Asian culture or are looking for something silly or light.
See it if you would like a drama set in 1945 about tragedies/traumas large & small and the things we do and the way our minds work to help us survive.
Don't see it if you don’t like 2-handers, a mostly monologue drama, are triggered by disappointment, trauma or sexual assault, prefer lighthearted pieces.
See it if Thrilling, amazing and deeply mystifying. Ari Wind is a charmer and a world-class entertainer. This one is a must see.
Don't see it if you don’t like the practice / art of magic.
See it if you’re a Shaw fan or like old fashioned plays about women's place in society.
Don't see it if you’re expecting to see a comedy. Very few people were laughing the night I saw it. This one is all talk, no action, so keep that in mind.
See it if you’re NOT a Republican or are a Republican who can take a joke. Lots of jokes about the awfulness of the Former Guy.
Don't see it if you’re a staunch Republican. Female performer tried way too hard & it showed. Often found myself forcing a laugh. Expected more from this.
See it if Very funny, musical parody of the 1st season of the Netflix show “Stranger Things”. You will get the most out of this if you have seen that.
Don't see it if if you didn’t like “Stranger Things”, didn’t like the 80s, don’t like parodies, don’t like musicals, don’t like to laugh.
See it if Smart, fast-paced, darkly funny take on elite college admissions & the intense competition among minorities to be admitted to “The College”.
Don't see it if the fast paced, teenage girl dialog can be challenging to follow at times. If you don’t enjoy dark humor, this play isn’t for you.
See it if a serious & disturbing look at how race, class & a dysfunctional family/childhood affect 2 brothers who do what they have to do to survive.
Don't see it if you prefer lighthearted pieces and happy endings or find plays with family tensions triggering or upsetting.
See it if you would like a slowly unfolding family drama/tragedy/mystery about mental health, secrets and grief.
Don't see it if suicide, mental health, depression or family dysfunction would be triggering.
See it if a play within a concert re-tells a Greek myth about extraordinary sibling devotion, a brutal act & the terrible vengeance it results in.
Don't see it if you dislike indie rock music, violence and bloody retribution or aren’t open to a different type of theatrical/musical format/experience.
See it if Terrific revival! Joyous, upbeat, fun, energetic & relevant. Cast, direction, set & costumes all wonderful.
Don't see it if you’d have problems with gay/transgender/drag depictions on stage or dislike big, brash, over-the-top musicals.
See it if you’d enjoy a satire/farce about political meddling by USA/CIA in Chile in 1973.
Don't see it if you prefer your theater serious, aren’t interested in political/spy themed plays or are against criticism/satire of the US government.
See it if you’re interested in a play about young lovers from opposite sides caught in the middle of a war.
Don't see it if a play about war would be disturbing or you prefer lighthearted pieces and happy endings.
See it if you like intimate plays with bare-bones staging about historical events & people, in this case Walt Disney and the strikers opposing him.
Don't see it if you’re looking for big production values or something silly or light. This does not present a rosy picture of Walt Disney.
See it if A great book & movie about guilt & redemption, but this play has too much narration & not enough dramatization. Good musical accompaniment.
Don't see it if you were a fan of the book or movie, you might be disappointed by what's more of a recitation of the story than a fully realized drama.
See it if two actors/singers deliver monologues - spoken & sung - in vignettes depicting how they each grew up & their lives eventually intersected.
Don't see it if you’re looking for a big, flashy musical with a large cast. This isn’t that. It’s an intimate musical with a spare set & a small, live band.
See it if You will need a lot of “patience” to sit thru this. Started off promising but became rambling, as if playwright didn’t know how to end it.
Don't see it if you are looking for a tight, well-written, coherent play.
See it if A dark, psychological tale & unusual coming-of-age story. A daring, original musical. Disturbing but also entertaining & thought provoking.
Don't see it if Warning: this is NOT a feel good musical. It is not silly, romantic or light. Expect to see violence, murder, insanity & mayhem depicted.
See it if Good community theater. Powerful, affecting story of the tragic costs of repression on families & society. Wonderful set, costumes & acting.
Don't see it if you prefer lighthearted pieces and happy endings or find plays with profound family tensions triggering or upsetting.
Also Go see it. Well worth the time.
See it if Wonderful and enjoyable on so many different levels. Very relevant theme due to the current “Great Resignation” in this country.
Don't see it if if you don’t like period, British or morality plays or are looking for something light or fast paced.
See it if You are a fan of James Joyce’s Ulysses and would enjoy a well acted monologue of Molly Bloom’s interior life.
Don't see it if If you dislike one person or stream-of-consciousness shows or shows with sensual/sexual content. Unless you’re already acquainted with Molly
See it if a Holocaust themed family drama involving fortuitously preserved letters from the time & how they eventually come to light is of interest.
Don't see it if a Holocaust themed play might be triggering for you or you just have no interest in that subject matter. This is not a light hearted piece.
See it if you would like a poetry/movement/music ensemble performance, both painful and uplifting, on the topic of black women's lives.
Don't see it if you don’t enjoy poetry; aren’t interested in the black, female experience; and/or are triggered by stories of abuse or violence.
See it if Didn’t enjoy this and honestly can’t say who would. So many problems with it. Felt like a vanity piece to me.
Don't see it if Very simplistic, outdated material. Dialogue often delivered too fast & hard to hear. Characters often hard to distinguish from each other.
See it if Disturbing politics of US role in Afghanistan during Russia's occupation is set-up for complicated relationships between the 3 characters.
Don't see it if Not interested in socio/political or parent/child relations/conflicts. 1 hr + 45 minutes. No intermission. Not a light, fluffy play.
See it if you’d enjoy a dramady about trying to find your place & do good in a challenging world, even when family, lovers & friends don’t understand.
Don't see it if you prefer serious dramas or musicals.
See it if Fast paced. Dark but funny. Even when it seems like the devil’s got ya, with some imagination & guts you just might escape an unwelcome fate
Don't see it if you’re looking for a serious drama, have no interest in stories about ex-cons, not into raunchy comedy or need an intermission.
See it if A powerful story about the limitations of intellect when facing death. It’s an experience that reminds you what theater is for.
Don't see it if you prefer lighthearted pieces and happy endings or find plays about illness/cancer triggering or upsetting.
See it if a sweet, charming, fun-filled musical w/puppets about an abandoned dog’s journey to find a loving, new owner would appeal.
Don't see it if you don’t like puppets or musicals or dogs or musicals about dogs or prefer your theater serious, sophisticated or profound.