See it if You are a fan of the film, the work of Cyndi Lauper or the writing talents of Harvey Firestein.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see drag queens serve it.
See it if You are a fan of Bryan Cranston and/or Ivo van Hove. Both artists are turning in iconic work.
Don't see it if The landscape of broadcast television is of no interest to you.
See it if You are a musical comedy fan. This show made me laugh in ways I haven’t in a line time.
Don't see it if Country western music is not your cup of whisky.
See it if You are a fan of Sally Fields, joe mantello, or Sam gold; all three are putting in terrific work; the surprises in the staging are beautiful
Don't see it if You haven't seen or read "the glass menagerie"; this production throws convention out the window in minutes
See it if You want to see a brilliant cast of 6 performing a top notch level; fantastic staging; razor sharp craftsmanship in the writting
Don't see it if You need a flashier experience: one (beautiful) set; need a more traditional straight play
See it if You are a fan of August Wilson's writing and John Douglas Thompson on stage. Both are at their very best.
Don't see it if You like broad comedy
See it if You are the youngest person in your circle by 15 years and are told how "used to be"
Don't see it if You don't want to challenge your perception on age and the previous generation
See it if You are a fan of the amazing cast and want to see something that your grandparents would have loved
Don't see it if A three hour play where not much happens and Nathan Lane doesn't enter until deep into Act 2.
See it if You loved the film or love the idea of a “mix tape” musical; one of the most expensive looking productions I’ve ever seen
Don't see it if You go to the theater to be moved and don’t like the idea of preexisting music to tell a story
See it if You know the score and have any familiarity to the show
Don't see it if The thought of a Yiddish “fiddler” made me nervous but the subtitles were easy to read. However, there is reading involved.
See it if You are a fan of Joe Iconis music or want to see an original musical certain to be a staple of high school productions to come
Don't see it if You are looking for something more substantial
See it if You have watched the evolution of Beth Leavel and Brooks Ashmankas throughout the years and see them both walk away the show in leads.
Don't see it if You are more suited to Sondheim.
See it if Well, I guess since I saw the final performance, you can’t.
Don't see it if The opioid epidemic is not a story you want to sit with for 75 minutes
Also A mixed bag. Worth the trip but wouldn’t see future productions.
See it if You are a fan of Mr. Belber’s others plays or the stage work of the incomparable Johanna Day.
Don't see it if You like traditional and linear theater.
See it if You are a fan of any or all of these 4 actors. They are all turning in excellent work.
Don't see it if You are more “11 o’clock number” than “11 o’clock news”
See it if You are fimilar with the play or are a fan of any of these 6 actors. The play feels fresh and the lead performance from Mr. Urie is a joy.
Don't see it if You go to the theater to stay away from politics and family drama...which leaves us with “King Kong” lol
See it if You grew up with the film and are a fan of Tina Fey. Great book with a hummable score.
Don't see it if If you need a deeper experience at the theater
See it if You have read the plays, seem the film or are a first timer to the material. The most powerful day of the theater.
Don't see it if 7 and a half hours of theater sound like a chore. But try.
See it if You are a fan of Laurie Metcalf as she is onstage nearly the entire show. The other three actors are all putting in terrific work.
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of modern adaptations or elaborating on classic text
See it if You are able to get a ticket! Ben Platt is giving a miraculous performance: the show is brilliantly shaped and scored
Don't see it if You go to musicals to get away from today's issues
See it if Immersive theater; Josh Grobin; edgy theater with brilliant staging; a brand new sound for Broadway
Don't see it if You like traditional theater and a classic "broadway" sound
See it if the family is in town and you want a fail safe entertaining night out. The production is spectacular.
Don't see it if You aren't a holiday person
See it if You want a funky downtown interpretation of a classic, this can't be missed
Don't see it if You like traditional staging of a classic novel
See it if You know every word to the Four Seasons music...fantastic staging and a solid book
Don't see it if You need a more engaging and profound evening in the theater