See it if you want a touching, heart breaking, honest look at a man's psyche after being diagnosed with HIV.
Don't see it if you're homophobic, don't like simulated sex on stage, or don't want to sob your way through the final 10 minutes.
See it if you want a raw, honest take on queer coming-of-age. Beautiful lights, clever use of costumes and props.
Don't see it if you’re uninterested in queer stories. (The theatre was v hot and dizzying towards the end. Hopefully they fix this for future performances)
See it if u want a refreshing, brutally honest take on being a gay black theatre maker. Literally, there are no soft blows here, only cold hard facts.
Don't see it if you want a cohesive piece of theatre-- the show takes place in a mind, and like a mind, there's no logical connection btwn some scene jumps
See it if you want a harrowing picture of colonialism, otherism, and racism.
Don't see it if you don’t want to be challenged and retrospective about hard, real topics.
See it if You love ensemble work! And if you can keep up with a whirlwind of characters changing at the blink of an eye.
Don't see it if you can't handle emotionally charged stories, especially about 9/11.
See it if you want to see an impressive technical feat; the sound, lights, and set are spectacular.
Don't see it if you want a cohesive storyline and a soundtrack that flows together. Good for kids, but it’s not great for the adults that’ll chaperone.
See it if you're a fan of classic disney. the designs are beautiful and the cast is talented. also there's a flying carpet.
Don't see it if you're interested in something new or thought provoking.
See it if you're a Hispanic living in NYC. it's filled with latinx pride, and a sense of community you can't get anywhere else. great writing.
Don't see it if you dislike mixing genres of music-- salsa and hip hop/rap and musical theater might not be for everyone, but this musical does it so well.
See it if a clever retelling of a story we already know. the characters are complex and feel so real, they're written really well.
Don't see it if you hate joy, having fun, or flying monkeys.
See it if you want to appreciate the work of great actors and designers. Honestly, the saving grace of this show is that it was beautiful to look at.
Don't see it if you're interested in an actual plot or storytelling. The entire 'story' could have been told in one song.
See it if If you want a hauntingly beautiful Broadway experience.
Don't see it if You believe abstinence-only sex ed is great for teenagers.
See it if you don't want a real, slice-of-life look at the lives of homeless women
Don't see it if you don't like foul language or flawed characters
See it if you're interested in dystopian takes on art, humanity, and life set to music with glitter.
Don't see it if you dislike EDM music, flashing lights, and being on your feet for 2 hours.
See it if you like the slow-paced classic Chekhov. The actors were good, and the whole thing felt very intimate, which worked.
Don't see it if you want an exciting night out. As a debut for the “Hunter Theatre Project,” it was a bore, and the sound design was hyped too much.
See it if You want a body- and sex-positive concert with brutally honest anectdotes on the state of society today.
Don't see it if You’re not a fan of glitter, audience participation, or intersectional feminism.
See it if you love gloria estefan and are interested in her music, life, and struggle.
Don't see it if you're someone who leaves after the first act. (seriously, act 2 is better than 1). if you don't like latin music or biographical musicals.
See it if you love seeing Shakespeare redone in modern settings. if you're into gender and race blind casting. if you like engaging ensemble work.
Don't see it if you're not into art being politically charged and relevant.
See it if you love american history. you like hip hop. you like musical theater. if you want to see a show with great writing and talented actors.
Don't see it if you can't keep up-- seriously, this show is fast paced, every line has information relevant to the plot. Blink and you'll miss something.