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See it if You are interested in how young people's lives were affected by our immigration laws
Don't see it if You are put off by a non linear first act that requires you to figure out was is going on
See it if You enjoy an ensemble cast performing at a very high level with great results. A new and different kind of musical theater
Don't see it if You are expecting a juke box musical of Bob Dylan hit songs
See it if You want to see how musicals should be done today. Clever dialogue, great dancing, high energy and a good story
Don't see it if Loud music and teenage anxiety annoy you.
See it if You like Harry Connick Jr., jazz, New Orleans Jazz, Cole Porter, & good singing from a talented performer
Don't see it if You are looking for a story, something new about Cole Porter, a light show with fireworks or anything but pure entertainment
See it if You want to hear the stories behind our homeless population and the system that is failing them, using the sound and flow of street talk
Don't see it if You cannot handle a play that is a little too long & a rehashing of some familiar stories
See it if You want to see the best show you will likely see in the next few years.A great ensemble staging of an intelligent well written work.
Don't see it if You cannot sit through two 3 hour plus separate parts. You are offended by frontal nudity.
See it if You enjoy seeing and hearing one of the best Motown groups do their thing & doing it very well
Don't see it if You are expecting anything earth shattering or different. By the way the seats were the most uncomfortable I have ever sat on
See it if You want to see this year's most Tony nominated show. Far and away the best show of the year
Don't see it if You don't enjoy historical drama or sitting for over 3 hours
See it if You want an immersive experience about a topic (immigration) that concerns us all. The staging is fantastic.
Don't see it if You are unwilling to experience "immersive" theater
See it if . A family drama with conflicts of religion, traditions and how our past shapes our future
Don't see it if You do not enjoy thought provoking dramas
See it if You've never heard of Bruce Springsteen, but enjoy seeing a superstar give a poignant recollection of his life and song
Don't see it if There is no reason not too
See it if You enjoy seeing interesting characters in an intelligent, well written play
Don't see it if You are looking to go home without thinking about the meaning of the play
See it if You or your family came to the US from eastern Europe and you enjoy Klezmer music and a tear jerking story
Don't see it if You are expecting a full orchestra and sing along songs
See it if You enjoy very well staged, fast paced, high energy, extremely well directed ensemble works.
Don't see it if You are looking for something profound or expect something as good as Akhtar's Muslim orientated plays
See it if You want to laugh & are tired of seeing depressing shows. Very relevant for an older, mature audience
Don't see it if You are under thirty, it may not hit home
See it if You want a pleasant evening with a family who are living in the shadow of the immigration crisis
Don't see it if You expect earth shattering revelations or great writing
See it if You absolutely love Laura Linney, because otherwise there is no reason to see this show. It is like listening to a boring audiobook,
Don't see it if You are going because of the rave reviews from London, because it certainly doesn't deserve them
See it if You enjoy the works of Tony Award composer Maury Yeston & enjoy seeing young talented singers perform
Don't see it if You are looking for anything more than a pleasant experience
See it if You enjoy intelligent, well written, dramas with outstanding performances
Don't see it if You are put off by intellectual, philosophical dialogue
See it if You want to see a comedy by Tennessee Williams, especially if like myself you never thought he could do that. The second act was great
Don't see it if You expect great theater
See it if A refresher course in the history of the US from 1965-1968. Well done but a little too educational. Well acted by Brian Cox and a very large
Don't see it if You are not interested in the history of our country.
See it if You are interested in the work of new and upcoming playwrites
Don't see it if If you are unwilling to think and complete the unexplained in the play
See it if You miss what theater once was, great writing, great acting with something to go home and think about
Don't see it if you are looking for 90 minutes with no intermission & pure fluff
See it if You want to see a deconstructed, minimalist version of a classic Rodgers & Hammerstein show, beautifully done
Don't see it if You want to see a lavish over the top production of a classic Rodgers & Hammerstein show
See it if You enjoy watching a mix of stream of consciousness, poetry and performance art, written by an up and coming author
Don't see it if You don't have the patience to sit through any of the above
See it if You wish to see a superb French actress at her best Isabelle Huppert
Don't see it if If you are looking for a straight forward play that you don't have to think about
See it if You wish to see the best ensemble cast ever. Over 3 hours that fly by while you are absorbed in each character and every line.
Don't see it if You enjoy the light fluff that passes for drama in today's theater
See it if You enjoy theater the way it use to be. A play that you want to talk about after. Excellent scenic design.
Don't see it if You really don't enjoy true theater.
See it if You can take your daughter or granddaughter. The look on their face is worth the price of the ticket
Don't see it if You are an adult and plan to go without children. My rating is for children only
See it if You want to have a chance to enjoy Jeremy Irons & Leslie Manville together. Theater as it ought to be and once was. A great venue at BAM.
Don't see it if Cannot sit for 3 1/2 hours.