See it if You enjoy tales of family, how everyday life Is impacted by loss, strong performances, great theatre space
Don't see it if You are bored by stories of everyday life and problems or southern 1950s setting with limitations for gays, women, & people of color
See it if You have kids 8- 14 who enjoyed books - pleasant but not memorable score - a more innocent Be More Chill but with children of gods on quest
Don't see it if Theatre aimed at young is difficult for you to sit through - Still it’s a pleasant show - Jorrel Javier as Grover was the standout performer
See it if You enjoy improv, beat boxing and audience participation. You saw it downtown and want to see how FLS translates to a larger space.
Don't see it if You expect great art - production is fun night’s entertainment &just 80 minutes. Tonight’s guest was James M. Inglehart & he is always a joy
See it if You enjoy the science of mind reading/telepathy mixed with magic. You like interactive, participatory shows - very positive tone
Don't see it if You don’t like interactive theatre - if you don’t buy in/engage it might not be fun - tonight’s audience was all in and loved show
See it if you appreciate one character monologues, men talking about being fathers & sons, and love & loss with some moments of humor - very relatable
Don't see it if You don't appreciate character driven plays, need lots of plot twists or action. These are quiet, emotional one acts that require attention
See it if You like 1980s top 40 music, boy meets girl/stardom dreams musicals
Don't see it if Nipple jokes offend you or you’re looking for a serious, deeply felt musical. This is just fun. Not appropriate for young children.
See it if You love Temptations/Motown hits - top notch singing, dancing, lighting and choreography. Fast moving show. Audience loved it.
Don't see it if You wouldn't appreciate a speed bio play of lives/deaths/tragedies/addictions of talented group members. Entertaining but not in depth look
Also Seats near the mezzanine walls are partial view.
See it if You like intimate, conversational play-action conveyed through spoken/read dialogue in present & flashback-suicide, war, sexuality discussed
Don't see it if You like explicit, visually enacted conflict and big casts. Actors work hard but material is heavy & emotionally unsatisfying - no catharsis
See it if an imagined glimpse into the complexities/compromises involved in a marriage between 2 political people - see for Metcalf & Lithgow
Don't see it if You are over the Clintons, disinterested in the idea of private lives of public people
See it if You love bluegrass, charismatic leads in Jones & Daunno - Stroker & Davis provided comic relief. Strong singing and charming performances
Don't see it if Strange lighting choices; at times in complete brightness/darkness - dancer was beautiful but costume/choreography incongruous with show
See it if You love Shakespeare & for Jackson’s ferocity & energy -she fully embodies role - you don’t think about gender/age & forWilson & Houdyshell
Don't see it if You can’t sit for 2 hour first act; 3.5 hours total - directing uneven, modernity in Edmund love triangle felt gratuitous, not sexy/funny
See it if You are a fan of always impressive Audra McDonald and intense Michael Shannon, over the top romantic, hyperbolic sometimes salty dialogue
Don't see it if male nudity/sex talk make you uncomfortable - uninterested in 2 act negotiation of relationship between middle-aged restaurant workers
See it if very curious about how film could be turned into musical about female empowerment, enjoy Broadway allusions. Best songs by character actors
Don't see it if You are expecting memorable songs, choreography, or sets, you expect to see Michael’s physical transformation into Dorothy
See it if You don’t mind leaving with uncomfortable/confused feelings (and not just about racism) There is humor amidst tension & strong performances
Don't see it if You cannot sit through 3.15 hour performance & do not want to see racism, self hatred treated in a satirically realistic format
See it if You like sharply written dialogue, and for Adam Driver’s ferocity/intensity/individuality -for Brandon Uranowitz's funny turn as Larry
Don't see it if Keri Russell is good, funny & strong, but script doesn’t give her as much to work with - the men have much meatier dialogue & characters
See it if You want a window into this generation’s psyches - filled with self doubt &loathing, but also longing to connect & belong
Don't see it if You don’t want to watch a story about adolescent angst, but Salazar and Hsu are a joy
See it if You think language =identity; you’d enjoy 70 minutes of a sweet love letter from son to mom - Michael Urie was perfect
Don't see it if You do not like earnest, interactive theatre that involves slight audience participation or learning words in a new language
See it if You want to see large cast command stage, sharply written dialogue, incredible intergenerational actors - especially Considine/Donnelly/kids
Don't see it if You can’t sit for 3+ hours, but it is fast paced, with music, poetry, animals, like eavesdropping on a family gathering
See it if You are a fan of the book, but open to Sorkin’s smart, funny timely adaption. Set design is incredible and writing is sharp
Don't see it if You need a word for word novel to stage translation - there are omissions of character/scenes and adults playing roles of the children.
See it if You can get tickets before it closes January 13th, want to see some strong ensemble performances by Jones, Radcliffe and Cannavale
Don't see it if You cannot sit through a 3 person 85 minute performance (intermissionless) and need definitive closure by the play’s end
See it if You’re a Bryan Cranston fan - he is riveting. Use of cameras really adds to the staging - as does lighting and reflective stage floor
Don't see it if Watching on stage audience eating what seems to be a six course meal distracts you (occasional scraping of forks on plates!)
See it if You are married, have kids, want to laugh about those experiences - I laughed aloud through the entire 75 minutes
Don't see it if You dislike one man shows, don’t appreciate male perspective on being a husband & father
See it if You long for your youthful zeal for protest, strong acting by entire cast, comic moments amidst earnestness, great soundtrack/amazing sets
Don't see it if You want fluff, there are funny moments between all the earnestness but it’s not light hearted.
See it if You want to see some fine ensemble acting, realistic storyline about aging and family dynamics
Don't see it if You are looking for campy, flashy humor or a 2+ hour character driven play
See it if you are down with laughing at inappropriate, blasphemous humor. Not quite as inappropriate, gross as South Park - surprisingly educational
Don't see it if you are easily offended, do not appreciate jokes about religion
See it if You like relationship dramas, briskly told in 90 minutes...lots of pauses and stillness. True to Pinter’s writing. Acting is subtle.
Don't see it if You need a lot of action, can sit with no intermission and lot of pregnant pauses (coughing is very audible).
See it if You are a Talking Heads fan; Byrne is so smart, talented - percussionists are incredible; true musicianship
Don't see it if No reason not to see this; I want to go again. Great show.
See it if You love a classic musical - saw this as a kid and it didn’t disappoint- JGroff, Borle, Blanchard & Urchins are delightful - score holds up
Don't see it if You don’t like campy, quirky fun but it’s in an intimate space and really great entertainment - just pure joy - actors & audience having fun
See it if A Josh Henry fan; he is earnest, ridiculously talented-beautiful expressive choreo by Wall to emotional score - strong dancing/singing
Don't see it if idea of musical about justice system/death penalty doesn’t appeal; Henry is earnest, while man in black is cartoonishly evil - uneven tone
See it if you like Meatloaf's classics, long song titles, camp performances and strong singing, cast works hard
Don't see it if You expect it to make sense - punk, Rocky Horror, Peter Pan references but the book is nonsensical and tone inconsistent
See it if You love myths, bluesy soundtrack, outstanding musicians - deserved Tony win - for heart, emotion, directing & outstanding performances
Don't see it if No reason not to see this - so few original musicals, the audience loved Hadestown, and it had humor, intelligence and style - loved it!
See it if You love a great set, and some visual humor. Loved performances of Ann Harada and David Wohl - some very funny situations/dialogue
Don't see it if you don't appreciate a joke spinning into morality tale on truth/ how we glorify people & companies who engage in harmful/immoral acts
See it if You want to learn about how people feel/think about their jobs, & for great singing - Jackson, Thoms, Munoz, & Burns, dancers & band shine
Don't see it if You dislike a sincere tone - there's no snark here, more a bittersweet quality to piece overall - but it's an enjoyable night
See it if awed by Lane, a perfect clown/wannabe fool, and wowed by Nielson; both show tremendous stamina/energy & for stellar comedy of White
Don't see it if you are offended by the human body in its naked form - the incredible Loquasto set is a mass of corpses - much talk of gas & penises
See it if you already love show; real emotion from actors Usnavi, Graffiti Pete, Vanessa & Nina. My family's favorite musical & cheap tickets
Don't see it if can't tolerate uneven singing, acting in community theater. Space is warm/lots of outside noise. Staging is awkward - on stairs/balconies
See it if You want to see young women master Shakespearean dialogue - cast is energetic and all in - there’s grass, rain and lots of blood
Don't see it if You are a purist - the play is adapted and framed by the idea of violence perpetuated by young women under spell of group think.
See it if Funny dialogue, perfectly cast John Larroquette . Refreshing to see original play that wasn’t based on a film
Don't see it if Last performance. Themes about creativity and Disneyification of entertainment disinterest you
Also Mitzi Newhouse is a great space to see theatre
See it if You want to see powerhouse acting by Letts, Bening & Walker.. did not feel dated; emotionally makes you want to do/be better
Don't see it if You are disinterested In a conversation about war profiteering, underlying themes of achieving American dream at expense of humanity.
See it if You love an earnest punk rock Alice vibe - cast has real chemistry. Choreography and singing are lovely. Great original score
Don't see it if It bothers you to look up For 90 minutes - seating is well below stage height. I was left 2nd row with partial view
See it if You love a spectacle & Cher, similar speed biopic to Summer, incredible Mackie costumes
Don't see it if You don’t like Cher/her music, dance party or biopic book format. Story is her life in quip format
See it if You want to laugh,marvel at wordplay and creative on the spot storytelling mined from audience suggestions
Don't see it if Go if you can get tickets- it’s just so fun, you don’t have to like hip-hop. People of all ages were laugh crying
See it if You love a mostly classic take, breathtaking sets and costumes, charismatic actors and strong singers
Don't see it if You require a clear, old fashioned resolution, can’t sit for 3 hours, are looking for a modern score/story
See it if You are tired of the division in our country - Quinn is critical of the right & left. Founding fathers and sex portion of show is hilarious
Don't see it if You dislike one man shows; this is an 80 minute argument with few props, but it is a smart night of entertainment
See it if You love Sam Shepard; this is a faithful, funny production - Dano and Hawke are all in and having fun
Don't see it if you are disinterested in masculinity, a long conversation about siblings, identity and art.
See it if You are nostalgic for American Idol and the early 2000s. The cast is likable and both men can really sing.
Don't see it if You dislike Christmas music and are expecting high art. This is self-styled as a cheesy variety show and it definitely achieves that goal
See it if You would enjoy a Go-gos fueled update of a play from the 1500s with LGBQT themes and lots of camp fun
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy sparkle and glitter in your musicals, or Shakespearean style dialogue
See it if You’d be entertained by game cast/clever look at today’s social media obsessed teen bullies
Don't see it if Pop culture and one liners are not arty enough for you - also pretty true to film so skip if you were not a fan of film
See it if You appreciate great staging, conversations about parenting & friendship. Choreography of students capes/wands is beautiful,
Don't see it if You cannot sit through both parts; have no interest in the Harry Potterverse
See it if You want some light, forgettable entertainment - Andy Karl and Orfeh, Matthew Stickman and Tommy Bracco were singing and comedic standouts
Don't see it if You are expecting great music; the score is inoffensive but bland - definitely reminiscent of Bryan Adams minus emotion of his best songs