See it if you're looking for a really fun night, you have been through a few generations of emojis, you want to hear some amazing singing and songs
Don't see it if you don't do silly, you hate cliches, you can't handle lasers/lights/haze/etc, you're looking for something super profound/life-changing
See it if you're interested in sort of a sequel/response to Angels in America, you're interested in how gay men deal with the gay men of their past
Don't see it if you need something to be a bit more fast-paced and not drag on its point for 6+ hours
See it if you are interested in the escalation of sexual exploration and comfort levels around sex, cheating, and other things
Don't see it if you're a duncan sheik fan - this will ruin him for you
See it if you enjoy absurdity in a more conventional style show, you have a good sense of humor, you love the music
Don't see it if you don't like murder or talking plants, you need the singing to be amazing (I found them only okay, but could've been off night)
See it if you're interested in a perspective on racism that isn't talked about a lot, you believe in strong black characters
Don't see it if you dislike historical shows, you struggle to follow or dislike interweaving timelines (though they do a great job of it)
See it if you're interested in a unique perspective on a school shooting, you are interested in a short but intense show surrounding high emotions
Don't see it if you're expecting to feel new things after the show, you're hoping for intensity or drama, you want more time on deep subjects like this
See it if you love rock music, you know nothing about Cambodia, you're interested in new ways of telling stories, you love history
Don't see it if you can't handle strobe lighting / rock concert style stuff, you don't like toggling between concert and show
See it if you're interested in theater that is trying new things, you love campy stuff, you wanna hear the actors belt their hearts out.
Don't see it if you prioritize plot at all (the plot was horrible), you're not comfortable with sex/implied-nudity/etc, you don't want to sit through 3 hrs
See it if you think the grass is greener for famous people ... you're fascinated by the trauma of fame ... you enjoy peeling back layers of people.
Don't see it if you are expecting something flashy or Broadway level ... you bore quickly of repetitive/obvious/beat-me-over-the-head moral-of-the-story
See it if you're looking for a play that does a great job intertwining many different storylines in a quick paced way.
Don't see it if you want to avoid a show with cliches that seems to belittle mental illness...you don't like shows that wrap everything up all at once.
See it if you're interested in seeing interpretative ballet interwoven into a musical plot
Don't see it if you are unsympathetic toward adulterers, you were expecting it to be more dance intensive, or you value good songwriting and song-timing.
See it if you know sex and the city at all...you feel like the characters are characitures...you enjoy laughing.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy someone explaining all of their jokes to you as if either you didn't get it or it wasn't good.
See it if you love to laugh, you have gone through your share of life (medical issues, having kids, etc), you're open to tearing up at a comedy
Don't see it if you are looking for slapstick humor - this is more wholesome (albeit still sexual at times) and carries a touching story throughout
See it if you enjoy cute theater with amazing singing.
Don't see it if you're expecting it to have a lot of Book of Mormon references.
See it if you're really interested in seeing great acting concerning major women's rights and empowerment issues.
Don't see it if you want more continuity and action rather than telling and only emotion in your plays
See it if you've ever wondered what it'd be like to be someone else ...you're curious about the entanglement of a growing persona ...you never fit in
Don't see it if you have trouble forgiving or accepting deceit (why do you like theater at all?) ...you are turned off (get it?) by overt sexuality and sex
See it if you love really, really good singing ... you're interested in the idea of music fusion ... you want to have a good night with favorite songs
Don't see it if you're a purist with music ...you don't like "covers" in general ...you like concerts in either a rock concert or concert hall setting only
See it if you enjoy wit and humor...you're fed up with this political environment...you enjoy watching people falter in the game of politics.
Don't see it if you're hoping that some moral or theme comes from the story...you have morals yourself that don't align with cheating or blackmailing.
See it if you're a tourist / fan of these singers specifically...you must see an do everything Christmas ever.
Don't see it if you have anything else you can do that is Christmas-y...you are looking for a Broadway show (plot, development, good singing, etc).
See it if you love Elizabeth McGovern...you are fascinated by this economy and its impact on the upper/middle class...you are slightly cynical
Don't see it if you need something with a little more pace...you abhor "first world problems" type shows...you like good costuming/hair (it's really bad)
See it if you're a Hufflepuff and hiding it. This show goes into why you're in the best house.
Don't see it if you don't like funny things. This makes jokes on the books, movies, 90s, etc.
See it if you're interested in more about this author ...you're interested in theology in general.
Don't see it if you're looking for more action, less telling.
See it if you think the tonys should have a sound design award ...you love a capella and you are curious how I think fits into a musical storyline.
Don't see it if you need a stimulating, new and thoughtful plot that hasn't been done a thousand times.
See it if you need to see first hand what people in this country are going through ...you're strongly political - it shows complications on both sides
Don't see it if you dislike conflict ...you're looking for something upbeat and fast paced.
See it if you love the music and know it well, you are big into current events and current struggles, and simply see it for Lauren Patten.
Don't see it if you don't like shows that try to cover every single issue happening right now, you don't know the music very well (story was hard to follow)
See it if you're interested in how non-white writers are trying to deal with the delicate balance of writing something ... (cont. in "more to say")
Don't see it if you don't like meta plays, can't follow 3+ subplots at one time, want to wait until the dialogue/plots are perfected (felt rough-draft-y)
See it if you're interested in how immigration and family separation affects a family day to day, including the most pivotal moments of one's life
Don't see it if you're expecting some elaborate drama with a central character and plot - this is just snippets of lives over time
See it if you're interested in a more cabaret style of story-telling where the story is just a preface for the song
Don't see it if you want any acting or sense of drama
See it if you are interested in discussions around old-age divorce
Don't see it if you dislike when shows try to put in too much in the way of subplots to where it takes away from the central plot
See it if you have to see everything, you're into absurdist theater, you love backdrops (loved the backdrop and that's about it)
Don't see it if you want the story to mean anything or you like to be transported into a world
See it if you're interested in adding complexity to a well known Greek tragedy and love good music...if you loved great comet.
Don't see it if you only like certain styles of music or dislike strong characters. Really I can't think of who might hate this show.
See it if you know the story Alice in Wonderland by heart, you prioritize staging, movement, and sound as works of art over storytelling
Don't see it if you feel storytelling is the point of theater, you don't like/understand/haven't memorized Alice in Wonderland.
See it if you love good music and a unique way of telling a really well-known story.
Don't see it if you want to feel something different about this well-known story than you ever have or are expecting some new truth.
See it if you're really interested in all sorts of refugee/immigrant/minority stories
Don't see it if you're looking for a refugee story with a bit more emotion, storytelling, and still "in the thick of it"
See it if you want to see the amazing work of the puppeteers creating king kong, as well as the beautiful set design and projection design.
Don't see it if you only care about singing and storytelling when it comes to theater (this show is bad at both)
See it if you're a fan of Kurt Vonnegut stuff...you love absurdist type theater...you're comfortable with some vulgarity.
Don't see it if you have a headache...you like things that make a bit more (obvious) sense...you aren't into pushing boundaries.
See it if you're interested in the politics of women's choices in terms of class, society, and friendships of the early 30s.
Don't see it if you are expecting to leave the theater with a profoundly new understanding of the world.
See it if you like powerful perspectives from people different than you...you are immersed in the debate of how to be inclusive on the disabled's term
Don't see it if you dislike inaccuracies and impossibilities ...you feel that arguments concerning the deaf are more complex and modern than the 1980s
See it if you want to enjoy an afternoon of fun in a frozen wonderland ...you want to hear amazing singing ...you're curious about the special effects
Don't see it if you're looking for a story that will change your life ...you think this will be Lion King 2.0 ...you don't want songs stuck in your head
See it if you're looking for a great, light date night musical...you love theatrical effects and how they shape a show...you were a 90s kid.
Don't see it if you're looking for something thought-provoking...you're unfamiliar with the dynamics of the characters...you thrive on real drama
See it if you want to support the narrative of someone with down syndrome... you want to get interested in the history of down syndrome.
Don't see it if you are looking for a real revelation in the story and continuity...you are hoping to get a clearer picture of what it all was like
See it if you're interested in millennial relationships...you struggle with the past affecting your present...you want to support small theater.
Don't see it if you need a story to follow some sort of arc...you don't like to just make up with you think the show might've been about.
See it if you love great and inventive singing...you want to see something light and serious at the same time...you love steampunk costumes and opera.
Don't see it if you need a deep story...you have sensitive hearing (the sound system was awful)...you can't stand repetition (songs are too long and repeat)
See it if you're interested in Russian literature, you are profoundly interested in how loveless marriages and affairs can play out
Don't see it if you need theater to do more showing than telling.
See it if you love Mozart or any more operatic music ...you enjoy genre-mixing with rap and other humorous antics not usually associated with opera
Don't see it if ...you're looking for a deep/modern storyline (this keeps things pretty light and funny the way that older shows like SITR)
See it if you have seen the debates since the election but still don't understand how trump won.
Don't see it if you are very one sided and don't care to think of the debates critically from another point of view.
See it if you're looking for a good time that involves audience participation and some "murder mystery" flair.
Don't see it if you need to see a show that makes you leave thinking ... you don't like improv or audience involvement.