See it if you like: Bob Dylan's music; beautiful singing and staging; a large ensemble piece where everyone has their "moment" to shine.
Don't see it if you don't like Bob Dylan's music, or don't like an interpretation of Dylan's songs; jukebox musicals; sometimes slow and somber show.
See it if you like: juke box musicals featuring many popular pop tunes; the film; a multi sensory spectacle with great singing, staging & costumes.
Don't see it if dont like: juke box musicals; loud, garish, overproduced musicals. It's not a traditional Bway musical, but rather like a cruise ship revue.
See it if you like: the original show and/or the film; a fun musical with a delightful score (and so many recognizable tunes); Christian Borle!
Don't see it if you don't like: to laugh, sing along (at least to yourself) to so many now Broadway classics; musical comedies.
See it if you like a powerful and intimate drama about the struggles (and back story) of a young Syrian woman and man in a Greek refugee camp.
Don't see it if you dont like: a small cast, edgy drama; a story about Syrian refugees.
See it if you like: a well written political drama performed by a large talented cast; LBJ; the politics of the 1960's; anything at Lincoln Center.
Don't see it if you don't like: a long play (ran just under 3 hours w/ intermission) that gets lost, at times ,because it tries to cover too much material.
See it if you like: a fast paced modern day remaking of a Chekhov play in an intimate setting; family comedy-dramas; anything,Chekhov.
Don't see it if don't like: a modern day remake of a Chekhov play; family dramas; 95 minute show without an intermission.
See it if you like: a funny, well staged, somewhat campy original musical in an intimate setting; Joe Iconis' music (his score is solid); Annie Golden
Don't see it if you are expecting: a large scaled Broadway production- this musical has a catchy rock score; a show with deep themes (this show is pure fun)
See it if you like: an old fashioned (but updated) Broadway musical with great singing, high energy choreography & that Cole Porter score.
Don't see it if you don't like big production Broadway musicals. (Really no negatives.)
See it if you like: the movie-Beetlejuice; a multi-sensory big production with great staging, cast and effects; a musical that is laugh out loud fun.
Don't see it if you don't like: campy, crude humor; bright lights & effects; or if you are seeking a musical with deep meaning- this show is just for laughs
See it if you like: the songs from the original Oklahoma; an ambitious take on a timeless classic; an intimate theater experience.
Don't see it if you like the original Oklahoma: this revival is pared down (small band on stage/smallish cast) and its edginess misses the mark.
See it if you like: a brilliantly acted, staged, and conceived immersive theater experience; a story about the plight of refugees
Don't see it if you don't like: a show about refugees or the historical event surrounding the destruction of the "Jungle camp" in Calais; immersive theater.
See it if you like: the film, "Network; Bryan Cranston (he is brilliant), a fine adaptation of a 70's film whose message resonates today
Don't see it if don't like: stage adaptations of popular films; shows about television and media; and a longer show with no intermission.
See it if you like: the novel, Jeff Daniels, a drama with a large cast, great acting and staging, and a timeless classic with a still relevant message
Don't see it if you are a "purist" with regards to the novel, you don't like an awkward (at times) telling of the story; and a long (almost 3 hours) play
See it if you like: a riveting thriller that is filled with raw emotion and addresses the very topical themes of race relations & police practices.
Don't see it if you don't like: a small cast (4) play in one setting; edgy, intense plays; a play that addresses race relations in a very open manner.
See it if you like: the film "Pretty Woman", slick Broadway production numbers; a pop rock score; and strong performances by the leads (esp. Orfeh.)
Don't see it if don't like: a slick (but at times slow) Broadway musical; a plot you already know: stage adaptations of classic films; or a pop rock score.
See it if you like: a fast paced breezy jukebox musical comprised of the music of "The Go-Go's"; funny,campy musical with nice production numbers.
Don't see it if don't like: jukebox musicals, The Go-Go's, music of the 1980's; or if you are turned off by sexual references.
See it if you like Jerry Herman's music, especially Hello Dolly and La Cage; a great tribute to a legendary composer song by a talented ensemble.
Don't see it if you were expecting more selections from Hello Dolly and more from headliner Kate Baldwin; or a more cohesive presentation of Herman's work.
See it if you like: small musicals where you can get to know the characters; wonderful music and great singing; story lines about family dynamics
Don't see it if you are expecting a large Broadway production; don't like one act plays; don't like shows about family dynamics and/or social issues.
See it if you like; great singing, dancing and story-telling; the 1990 original production; creative immersive staging; and Caribbean/calypso music.
Don't see it if you are expecting a big Broadway production; don't like ensemble productions; don't like calypso music.
See it if you like: a funny full staged musical production with great singing and choreography; a modern "Mel Brooks" / Tina Fey take on high school.
Don't see it if you expect this to strictly follow the iconic movie; don't like a full Broadway musical production; don't like sometimes cheezy humor.
See it if (only) if you like Jimmy Buffett's music, jukebox musicals, and/or a fun vapid time (just like the Island where it the musical is set.)
Don't see it if you don't love Jimmy Buffett's music, hate jukebox musicals, and/or looking for a musical with substance.
See it if you like:a musical-comedy with great singing and acting; farces; a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure"; to laugh!
Don't see it if you don't like: small productions, farces, musical comedies with no major production numbers, a show that is clever but not very deep.
See it if you like: funny, well acted,well paced comedies; Jason Alexander (who is wonderful); a light fluffy play; and an enjoyable night out.
Don't see it if you don't like: light, fluffy comedies; predictable themes and situations; or a play that isn't really about deep themes.
See it if you like: the 2007 award winning film, Tony Shalhoub, and a charming musical with music that adds texture and depth to the characters.
Don't see it if you don't like: smaller musicals without major production numbers or musicals/shows with a Middle Eastern theme.
See it if you like a play that is: both funny and poignant; about struggles within a family;and is one of Canada's most popular shows ever.
Don't see it if you don't like a play about struggles of an immigrant family, the Korean culture and assimilation, or isn't edgy or political.
See it if you like: a well performed dark comedy; British comedies; period pieces- this is set in 1960's England; works by playwright Martin McDonagh
Don't see it if you dont like: dark comedies, British comedies; longer, slow evolving plays; shows with accents that may (initially) be difficult to grasp.
See it if you like: Broadway and musicals; Bway show parodies; a laugh out loud good time; a fast paced musical revue with a talented 5 member cast.
Don't see it if you don't like: parodies; sarcastic look at Broadway; or bare bones show (just 5 performers and 1 piano);
See it if you like: a well acted & constructed riveting murder mystery; show about race relations during WW 2; Blair Underwood (who is excellent)
Don't see it if you don't like: slow developing dramas; a drama about race relations during WW 2; uncomfortable language.
See it if you like: original musicals; a fun take on Macbeth; great staging in an intimate setting; a nice rock score.
Don't see it if you don't like a musical: without a memorable score; and doesn't quite know whether it's a musical, a comedy, or a drama.
See it if you like: Tom Hiddleston (he is brilliant); a well written drama about relationships; great acting by the 3 leads; and an absorbing story.
Don't see it if don't like: a small cast, bare-boned production; a slow moving drama; a show without an intermission (runs 90 minutes); non-linear plots.
See it if you like: an enjoyable take on Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya"; great acting a show in an intimate setting with some deep (unanswered) questions.
Don't see it if you don't like: a longish show (the second act ran 10-15 minutes too long); actors breaking the 4th wall; adapatation of a Chekhov classic
See it if you like an edgy, jazz/soul infused score; a hip show with great staging and strong performances by the lead actors; a riveting story.
Don't see it if you don't like: a non-traditional Broadway musical (the score is jazz infused); a musical without big production numers.
See it if you like: great staging, writing and acting; an interesting story of Rupert Murdoch's early years; period pieces (this play is set in 1969.)
Don't see it if don't like: a somewhat long (2:45 running time) disjointed drama (the show is a gripping story made up of essentially various vignettes.)
See it if you like: a polished, big production Broadway show with plenty of comedy; to see an actor at the top of his game-Santino Fontana is amazing!
Don't see it if you like don't like big production numbers; lots of laughs; and most seriously, a show with an un-memorable score.
See it if you like: the original and/or revivals of classics; Laura Benanti (she does not disappoint!); old fashioned big production numbers.
Don't see it if don't like: the original "My Fair Lady"; large cast, big production numbers musicals; revivals.
See it if you enjoy intelligent laugh out loud comedy presented brilliantly by a comedian (Birbiglia) who is clearly at the top of his game.
Don't see it if you don’t like “one man shows.”
See it if you like: Bob Dylan's music & a great ensemble cast singing Dylan's music; a musical where the music tells the backstory of the characters.
Don't see it if you don't like: Dylan's music; a slow melancholy-almost depressing musical; a large ensemble cast
See it if you are interested in Wernher von Braun, or the US space program; or plays about the ethical decisions govts must make for the common good.
Don't see it if you are expecting a big cast, fast paced drama (this isn't); you don't like non-linear story line (the story, here,was somewhat disjointed.)
See it if you like: a well acted, intense drama set in Northern Ireland in the 1980's; family dramas; a riveting, gripping seat of your pants drama.
Don't see it if dislike: very long plays (running time is 3.25 hours); accents that might be difficult to understand; dramas with political overtones.
See it if you like: a , campy, laugh out loud musical comedy; a fun night out at the theater; "New Jersey" or "Joisey" themes; rock 'n roll.
Don't see it if dislike: campy humor, predictable plot lines, rock 'n roll music, and "Jersey" themes.
See it if you like: a fresh staging of this timeless gem; to see Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry at their best; wonderful choreography by Justin Peck
Don't see it if you don't like: a ballet inspired choreography; the original production of Carousel or grand Broadway productions.
See it if you like: large Broadway productions with lavish sets and grand production numbers; Bernadette Peters (who is absolutely wonderful)
Don't see it if don't like: big Broadway productions, great sing and dancing. (There are no negatives.)
See it if like: farces; quick-paced comedy; intimate theater experience; affordable NY theater;David Ives' plays.
Don't see it if don't want to see an insipid, banal and disappointing farce (nothing of the quality of Red Bull's The Government Inspector.)
See it if you like: an intimate, well written, well acted drama about diplomacy; a smaller but similar type of drama like "Oslo"; political drama(s.
Don't see it if you are looking for a large production; if you don't like political dram(s) or stories about the US-Soviet "Cold War."
See it if you enjoyed the film, like a great Flaherty and Ahrens score, & love Christy Altomare (or just want to hear her sing "Journey to the Past")
Don't see it if you don't like: musical adaptations of popular films, a somewhat formulaic show with some cheezy dialogue.
See it if you like to see a masterful performance by Mark Rylance-who is brilliant; an interesting absorbing period play, with beautiful music.
Don't see it if you are looking for a fast paced play; or don't like period pieces.
See it if you like: Michael Urie (an amazing young actor who is a reason to see the show); great writing and acting; and a drama about relationships.
Don't see it if don't like: period pieces about pre- AIDS era NYC; somewhat slow moving plays; and graphic sexual content (especially in Act 2.)
See it if you like: dramas about the go-go '80's and/or financial world; themes similar to those in the film "The Big Short"; great acting & staging
Don't see it if don't like: a slow developing & lumbering drama; plays about about the financial world or the '80's; a play where good/evil are so obvious
See it if you like: a slow developing drama, non linear plots, great acting, British period piece and Elizabeth McGovern (who is wonderful!)
Don't see it if you expect a play with a lot of action, you dislike a show with heavy British accents, you don't like period pieces or family dramas.
See it if you like: big bold (at times- over the top) Broadway productions; the original version; beautiful staging, wonderful singing & great story
Don't see it if you don't like: big production numbers; the original version; lots of gimmickry and props (eg, helicopter; musicals with little dialogue.