See it if You want to see Bette Midler's grand return to musicals (probably for the final time).
Don't see it if You want to see more faithful revivals that don't depend on the appearance of a single individual..
See it if have any vested interest, emotional or otherwise, in social media as stylized musical entertainment.
Don't see it if you are social media challenged or prefer conventional musicals.
See it if Your idea of fun is the Umbrellas of Cherbourg seen through the lens of the undisclosed offspring of Matilda's parents makes you horny.
Don't see it if You're expecting any kind of theatrical magic: It's based on a very cinematic movie that's best experienced in that medium.
See it if you liked the original and enjoy dramatic ways to re-tell stories
Don't see it if edgy material makes you uncomfortable.
See it if you want to see the next evolution in staging, scenic design and projections.
Don't see it if stories involving autistic characters are unappealing.
See it if you like new takes on older movie material, outstanding choreography and direction
Don't see it if stuff set outside of the U.S. bothers you.
See it if you want to see Bruce Willis live, on-stage, in person! And one of the great performances by an actress that's a master at her craft.
Don't see it if convincingly violent special effects bother you, or you're expecting "Sleuth".
See it if you like pretentiousness and aging actors meandering all over the stage to read the teleprompters.
Don't see it if you enjoyed David Mamet plays before he turned from a liberal to a conservative. (i.e. all the good ones).
See it if you like wedding comedies with or without music or are a fan of either Tyne Daly or Harriet Harris.
Don't see it if you want anything deep or meaningful. It's like the logo, a cake too big for it's own platter about to tip over from all the sugar.
See it if you like autobiographical rock musicals (but it's fictional), Tony caliber performances and astonishingly good book writing.
Don't see it if cross dressing makes you queasy or at sensitive to VERY loud music and now the very brightest, most assaulting lighting design ever.
See it if you care about future generations and how they perceive the world around them. This won the Tony Award for Best musical over "Wicked".
Don't see it if you can only associate puppets as being 'kids stuff' This won the Tony for Best musical over "Wicked" remember.
See it if you're interested in something very different--and FAST paced and enjoy historical accounts.
Don't see it if you're not curious about what happened to all those planes in the air that couldn't land on 9/11 or hate actors playing multiple roles.
See it if You care about one of the great acting performances given twice now by Glenn Close in a role perfectly suited to her talents
Don't see it if A touch of the morbid bothers you
See it if Whether or not you're familiar with the film, this is a very special and profoundly moving experience.
Don't see it if you object to shows with otherworldly elements and messages all good people can learn from.
See it if the idea of a cross between "Green Acres" and "42nd St." is one you find appealing and like old fashioned shows done well.
Don't see it if you couldn't get into "Hamilton" (meaning inside the theater, not the actual material) or find musicals in general to be corny.
See it if you like Stephen Sondheim but with less psychobabble and more laughs
Don't see it if you're not fond of English accents and musicals.
See it if if you like top-notch everything (but the slimmed down sets of a staged concert--but they don't matter that much).
Don't see it if you don't care about your theatre history.
See it if you like to really chew on some what great 'what if' questions in history.
Don't see it if you couldn't care less about the royals or iambic pentameter.
See it if you like material that really pushes the envelope (if a film, this would be an NC-17 for sure), terrific performances and suspense..
Don't see it if if you thought "Fun Home" made you uncomfortable. This makes "Fun Home" seem like G-rated fluff.
See it if You enjoy parodies such as "Airplane". making fun of old fads and can't resist naughty nuns with deadpan deliveries.
Don't see it if have no sense of humor, expect anything other than fun for fun's sake or are a curmudgeon.
See it if you don't mind a big, splashy Vegas-type show that's actually designed to be seen in the lounge.
Don't see it if you don't like Tony Danza or you just want to thumb your nose at the rave that Ben Brantley gave this.
See it if you are female of any age over 8, know any female over 8, enjoy timeless, critic-proof classic musicals, and intimate romance and BIG sets.
Don't see it if How could you not be curious, it's "Phantom of the Opera!" the longest running show in history.
See it if See it even if you didn't like it in any of its previous incarnations this is the definitive version. Won for scenic design over "HAMILTON".
Don't see it if you can't stand charm, effortless storytelling and inventive staging.
See it if You enjoy any incarnation of South Park or the work of it's creators and/or have a strong desire to laugh your ass off.
Don't see it if You are easily offended (but don't worry, the Mormons don't seem to be), or religion is a very touchy subject.
See it if you must or can easily be fooled into thinking you enjoyed something because you paid so much to see it..
Don't see it if you enjoy entertainment because whatever this 3 hours + endeavor is, it's not entertaining.
See it if You're interested in what all the fuss was about when this won Best Direction of a Play and Best Revival of a Play.
Don't see it if You don't like drama or works from Masters like Arthur Miller.
See it if you don't expect much from something that won a Best Play Tony. It's an average family drama/comedy
Don't see it if you find plays easily over-hyped to within an inch of their pretentious life by critics and Tony voters.
See it if you like the music of Carole King told in a juke box way.
Don't see it if you're expecting anything ground-breaking.
See it if you're very, VERY open minded, enjoy chamber pieces and experimental themes.
Don't see it if you're easily offended or are uncomfortable with extremely sensitive and mature subject matter that's shockingly intimate.