See it if you want to see a couple fantastic dance numbers from Tony Yazbeck; the 1st act has amazing lighting and staging and innovative sound design
Don't see it if You are looking for something that holds together well; you like music that isn’t dissonant
See it if You like small musicals about family & growing up. And are open to both deep emotion & absurdity
Don't see it if You have no imagination; you only like big production numbers
See it if You want to see amazing singing and an very unusual way of telling a story.
Don't see it if You’re not prepared for something sung all the way through. You want something like and fluffy - this is a difficult topic.
See it if You want to see a funny and also extremely intelligent one woman show. Indescribable but staggeringly good.
Don't see it if You’re offended by frank talk about sex and body parts and the patriarchy.
See it if You like camp! This is a great send up of stories of tragedy and redemption, brothels and music.
Don't see it if You don’t like camp. You don’t like Charles Busch. You are looking for something serious.
See it if You are interested in Harlem in the 30s; the experience of gay men at that time; you’re interested in stories about African Americans
Don't see it if You don’t like thoughtful “talky” plays - this is full of beautiful language and can be slow some places because the discussion is profound
See it if You want to see a great play by one of the great writers of the 1970s. You’re interested in women writers and women’s issues.
Don't see it if You want to see something traditional. You can’t walk around well (you move around the theater). You want something straight forward.
See it if You can follow a slightly surreal, kind of non-linear plot. You like non-traditional stories. You like good writing.
Don't see it if You want something easy to follow or traditional. You’re looking for something big and flashy.
See it if You are interested in stories about teenage girls dealing with all kinds of issues. The dialogue is glorious and feels totally real.
Don't see it if You would be upset by depictions of drug use, or discussions of difficult topics, or depictions of violence.
See it if You are interested in non-traditional story telling, and ghost stories.
Don't see it if You are easily scared, or aren’t open to an unusual concept. You have to put on a lab coat for example.
See it if You are interested in philosophy as it relates to blindness or vision. You want to see something thought-provoking.
Don't see it if You want something fancy or funny. This is a bare bones production of a very profound “talky” play
See it if You like Stoppard. You like wordplay. You like Shakespeare revisited.
Don't see it if You are easily confused or can’t pay attention to difficult word games. You want something straightforward and easy to follow.
See it if You like Rita Rudner. You want to see a story about people in their 60s dealing with love and sex and marriage - that was very refreshing
Don't see it if You like large productions with lots of choreography. You don’t think Rita Rudner is funny.
See it if You are interested in new writers; you like shows that explore difficult topics in a quirky way
Don't see it if You are looking for something totally light and fluffy. You would be upset by depiction of blood and medical issues.
See it if You are interested in recent British history, Queen Elizabeth, or Margaret Thatcher. You like British comedies (smart ones not broad ones)
Don't see it if You have a hard time with British accents. You aren’t interested in British history etc (see above). You like traditional staging.
See it if You want to see one of the best musicals in NYC today. You are interested in honest, difficult, and beautiful theater.
Don't see it if You would be offended by graphic language, depiction/discussion of queer sex/themes. You are looking for something light or fluffy
See it if You like big production numbers, pop music, and are looking for something over the top. And if you like Danny Burstein!
Don't see it if You’re looking for something at all deep - this is all shiny without a lot of substance. It’s like the theater equivalent of cotton candy.
See it if You like shows that defy simple description - this is more than a play but not exactly a musical.
Don't see it if You’re looking for something with a large cast or traditional structure.
See it if You’re interested in Yiddish Theater, Yiddish language, or seeing a classic musical from the beginnings of US Yiddish Theater.
Don't see it if You aren’t interested in supertitles (it is in Yiddish with English & Russian supertitles). You want something modern or up-to-date.
See it if You like fringe festival type shows. You want to see a show sung about modern life and fighting the good fight
Don't see it if You want something polished. You aren’t interested in political songs and commentary.
See it if You like dark dark comedy. You can follow a somewhat non-linear presentation. You are interested in character studies of flawed people
Don't see it if You are looking for something cheery or fluffy. You only like musicals or large productions. This is a 2-person show.
See it if You are interested in politics- particularly women’s issues, the environment, “behind the scenes” stories.
Don't see it if You’re looking for something fluffy or comic (though there is some humor)
See it if You like mysteries and suspense thrillers but also philosophical discussions.
Don't see it if You would be upset by cursing, violence, and discussions of of child’s abduction.
See it if You are a fan of Kids In The Hall or Kevin McDonald or both. You are interested in one person shows.
Don't see it if You want a show with a plot or don’t like the humor of Kids In The Hall.
See it if You are interested in the next phase of musical theater. You liked Octet.
Don't see it if You aren’t interested in women’s stories. You are looking for a traditional musical. This is brilliant but confronting.
See it if You like Midsummer Night’s Dream and want to see a version where the action is all around you.
Don't see it if The seating is a bit problematic - tight quarters, sharing tables with people. Since it’s chairs and not theater seats you can get crushed
See it if You are interested in baseball, history, women in sports, the Negro leagues. You want to see a truly remarkable performance by the lead.
Don't see it if You want a story traditionally told from start to finish.
Also Compelling story, wonderfully acted and innovatively told.
See it if You like classic musicals, Cole Porter, humor, Shakespeare, Kelli O’Hara, Tap dancing
Don't see it if You only like dark or modern musicals; honestly I can’t imagine a reason not to go
Also Classic, funny, perfect, dancing was killer, so glad i went.
See it if You love Kung fu fighting and are willing to ignore poor acting & singing to watch some brilliant fight sequences
Don't see it if You are looking for something with a plot you can easily follow; you dislike over-amplified voices and music
See it if You like old fashioned musical comedies. You’re interested in breaking into theater in the 30s.
Don't see it if You want something 100% modern. You would be offended by some innuendo and old-fashioned “girl craziness”. You only like serious plays.
See it if You like funny musicals. You are a fan of any of the leads. You liked the movie. You want to laugh and see a spectacle.
Don't see it if You don’t like ridiculous over the top numbers with lots of special effects. You don’t like to have fun.