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See it if You like off the wall, clever, funny evening of music and story telling by a charming trombonist/raconteur.
Don't see it if You need your theatrical evenings to be driven by plot and characters
See it if you like wonderful acting in a play dealing with black experience over a century, in a deeply humanistic way. Mr. Nicholson is a star
Don't see it if can't think of any reasons you shouldn't see it
See it if you like a moving treatment of how social customs and religious belief run headlong into the reality of human love, like great acting
Don't see it if you're a conservative evangelical Christian who is uncomfortable with how faith can lead to tragedy
See it if you like Gogol, shows that skewer corruption, stupidity and cupidity.
Don't see it if you don't like broad acting, jokes that sometimes seem too easily earned
See it if you like clever scripts and staging of sprawling stories, good acting, amusing lines
Don't see it if you don't want to risk potentially self-defeating edginess, jokes may fall flat, over-the-top acting.
See it if You like great ensemble performance, attention to period detail, depiction of a corner of real life as if a hidden camera filmed it
Don't see it if You are looking for a play about a high-stakes event.
See it if you just want to see a great performance by a beautiful talented actress or want to enter the home and minds of a Bombay sex-worker
Don't see it if you expect the life of real people to be sweetness and light
See it if Good authorial intentions, occasionally good acting, especially by the script playing Sacco.
Don't see it if Flabby writing, badly needs a sharp editor; confusing; unpersuasive characters; poor acting by the actress playing animal control officer.
See it if you like some good acting, good writing, don't mind cliched love-triangle themes
Don't see it if you mind slow-moving play on themes that have been ploughed over many times
See it if you like shows that show that gay relationships are just as complicated, messed up, insecurity-driven as hetero ones
Don't see it if you're looking for complex plots, melodrama, etc.
See it if you like great acting -- Jayasundera is superb in her multiple roles. Simple and universal theme: revenge and forgiveness.
Don't see it if You mind chronologically confusing production that depends a bit too much on theatrical razamatazz.,
See it if you enjoy updated classics, nice acting by a mix of amateur and equity actors, good script and an interesting human story.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy stories about a culture far away in space and time, the necessary limitations on a community-theater production.
See it if you like Shakespeare, good to great acting, performance where serious parts are done seriously and comic parts are done comically
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare without period costumes, casting an actress as Prince Hal with unconvincing rationale (given that, she's good).
See it if you don't mind a well-intentioned but poorly executed show where many lines are delivered in a hard-to-follow accent
Don't see it if you do mind a well-intentioned but poorly executed show where many lines are delivered in a hard-to-follow accent