See it if You like the book or movie; you're eager for some eye candy
Don't see it if You haven't seen the book or movie as it's incredibly confusing without prior knowledge of the plot.
See it if You're looking for a "different" Broadway musical or are a fan of acapella.
Don't see it if You prefer musicals with an orchestra. A lot of inside humor about NYC only locals will get.
See it if You enjoy plays which draw parallels between historical events and present-day concerns.
Don't see it if You can't look passed a seemingly cliched storyline to a decent display of perseverance, courage & coming to terms with one's painful past.
See it if You want to be surprised by Carole King's life story and extensive music writing resume. Great use of iconic pop songs, uplifting story. A+
Don't see it if You enjoy dialogue through song in musicals or are not a fan of 60s/70s music.
See it if All your friends have but you've been the holdout. Just do it. Music is beautiful, fun, and witty and set is stunning. Classic in the making
Don't see it if You can't possibly hear the song Popular one more time.
See it if You like musicals with meaning beyond the surface. Great original music and staging. A very deep yet clever show.
Don't see it if You can't go wrong with this show.
See it if Well, it has closed on Broadway, but it was a sheer genius. A thought-provoking critique on American capitalism. Great music & choreography.
Don't see it if You don't like '80s music, blood/violence, or shirtless men.
See it if You enjoy and appreciate puppetry and crude humor.
Don't see it if You're expecting a deep or unique critique of American consumerism or Chinese labor practices, or hate cliche/random inclusions of sex.
See it if You're longing to see a socially relevant, heart-wrenching musical which can make even the most jaded New Yorkers cry. A profound story.
Don't see it if The earth has become totally deforested; you will need tissues.
See it if You want to laugh your behind off! A wonderful comedy of unexpected romance and redemption. Perfect for couples or date night.
Don't see it if You're easily offended by innuendos.
See it if You enjoy unique staging and unexpected stories, although they're very transparent, nothing left to the imagination.
Don't see it if A little slow in my opinion.
See it if You're a fan of acrobatics, not that there's a ton of it. Fun for families or a vacation activity.
Don't see it if You're a Broadway purist or looking for a thought-provoking plot.