See it if It's similar to "Sweat" in many ways. A depressed, low income town where people are struggling to get by. A compelling work that resonates.
Don't see it if Although there are comedic elements, it's a serious play about hardships in life and what we sometimes do to make ends meet to survive
See it if Great acting from the entire cast. Compelling whodunit with unexpected plot twist. Thought provoking
Don't see it if You don't like murder mysteries. You are looking for light subject matter. Are taken by racially charged subject matter.
See it if You like slapstick that seems forced and not spontaneous. A play without a purpose.
Don't see it if You expect intelligent humor, or even just decent slapstick like Noises Off! This was painful, I didn't laugh once, a few smirks maybe
See it if You like plays that make you think. Can maintain an open mind with the subject matter. Great acting and compelling.
Don't see it if It's difficult to get through the first 20 minutes due to it's graphic nature but stick it out, it's got relevant themes worth pondering
See it if You want to see a technological marvel with the animatronic puppet of Kong. The facial expressions of pain and sorrow brought me tears
Don't see it if You expect a good book, good songs,the whole show revolves around Kong, and I found it entertaining enough just from that point of view
See it if You want to see a show that essentially copies the movie word for word, with very little originality to spare.
Don't see it if You except memorable tunes. Probably more entertaining if you are not familiar with the film. Performances felt phoned in at times.
See it if You want to see a master class in acting. Powerful, thought provoking drama. Arthur Miller.
Don't see it if You are expecting a fluffy, feel good play.
See it if You like the classic revivals done right. Dazzling choreography and a great score.
Don't see it if You don't like old shows, even though this is brought to current times to some degree, it still feels dated.
See it if You like musicals that focus on the story more than big stage spectacle. Some solid, infectious tunes
Don't see it if You expect a big production. Less is better in this case
See it if Must see theatre at its best. Elaine May's performance is a shoe in for the Tony. Entire ensemble is fantastic. Subject matter is relevant.
Don't see it if You don't like plays that tackle difficult real life subject matter
See it if You like Sondheim. Like professional, minimalistic productions with a very talented ensemble.
Don't see it if You expect flash and spectacle. One of Sondheim's lesser known works, rarely produced. Hard to stage
See it if You like situation drama type plays. Great acting.
Don't see it if Can feel with a procedural crime TV series episode at times, storyline uneven.
See it if You like shows with swing style, bandstand music. Great choreography, fun upbeat tunes
Don't see it if Don't like some tragic elements mixed in with a generally uplifting story
See it if If you like Jonathan Larson, his first, lesser known musical that has some fine tunes
Don't see it if You are expecting a big scale production
See it if You like to see a funny ensemble of "A list" actors
Don't see it if You don't like long plays. First act drags on, Nathan Lane doesn't appear till the second act. Can be boring at times
See it if You like to see a regurgitated Seinfeld style play. You like Larry David or Jason Alexander.
Don't see it if You expect something original. Follows the Seinfeld formula with less success than the TV series.
See it if You like musicals that challenge the intellect with a solid book and some great songs.
Don't see it if Don't like plays that address homosexuality. Expect a conventional Broadway musical
See it if You want to see one of the best performances of the season from Bryan Cranston. Like thought provoking plays
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason not to see this, go now before it closes 8 June.
See it if You like musicals that have it all, funny, topical, heart felt, fun, infectious music, a great night at the theatre.
Don't see it if You don't feel comfortable with a theme that addresses homosexuality
See it if You like intelligent, thought provoking plays
Don't see it if You don't like subject matter that deals with racism and/ or don't like long plays
See it if You like jukebox musicals, one of the first, best and longest running. Has a great memorable score, good acting and solid choreography
Don't see it if You don't like the Four Seasons or music of that era
See it if You like spectacular shows that have it all, outstanding costumes, choreography, compelling with a powerful message and infectious tunes
Don't see it if You don't like big production musicals
See it if You like "American Utopia" style shows. It's basically a 65 minute concert with a narrative about her trials of life.
Don't see it if You are expecting a conventional musical with a plot, it's a concert with some anecdotes.
See it if Are open to changes from the original concept. Don't mind watching a video screen. See raw young talent and breathtaking choreography.
Don't see it if Your a purist to the original. Much of the action takes place far back or behind the stage. Sometimes the staging works, sometimes not.
See it if You want to see a a rising star in Solea Pffeifer, she is mesmerizing and oh, what a voice. You like the score and are open to some change.
Don't see it if You expect it to be entirely true to the original production. Staging is minimal but it works and two Eva's gives depth to the character.
See it if You love Peter Dinklage and Jasmine Cephas Jones who delivers some beautiful vocals.
Don't see it if You expect a compelling plot. Peter's singing leaves something to be desired but his acting is good, considering what he has to work with
See it if You like musicals that are intelligent and thought provoking with an engaging plot and beautiful orchestration and overall performances
Don't see it if You are expecting a show with bells and whistles. You get soulful performances about overcoming the challenges of racial inequality
See it if You would like to see a fresh, bold take on a classic that resonants in your mind long after it's over. Hauntingly beautiful and original.
Don't see it if You don't like reimaginings of classic material. You are expecting a big production.full of gimmicks and spectacle.
See it if It's a fun, feel good musical with an outstanding cast. Great staging
Don't see it if You don't like fluffy musicals, it's designed for sheer entertainment, that's it
See it if You like Jimmy Buffett, light, feel good island themed musical. Pure fun
Don't see it if You don't like Jimmy Buffett, mainly appeals to parrotheads. Story is weak but the overall experience can be fun if you don't think too much
See it if You like lavishly produced musicals with infectious tunes and a solid plot. Outstanding choreography
Don't see it if You can't handle a theme that deals with prostitution and tragedy
See it if You like a unique night at the theatre. Very cutting edge, sometimes shocking but captivating. Great staging and music
Don't see it if You want a safe, family night at the theatre. Subject matter is for a mature audience
See it if you like anything done by Tom Kitt
Don't see it if You expect something in the same vein of "Next to Normal". Songs are forgettable and the plot isn't compelling, boring at times
See it if You like historical, period piece plays. Great acting
Don't see it if You don't like period piece plays, expect a light hearted fluff of a show
See it if You want the pants scared off of you . Subject matter is frightening to watch at times, can become a reality in the not so distant future
Don't see it if You want something light and fluffy, this is not your cup of tea. Left me shaking afterwards which never happens at a play
See it if You like a musical with touching subject matter. Some clever, lively numbers
Don't see it if Are expecting a big spectacle. Don't like themes that deal with homosexuality and tragedy.
See it if You like musicals with heart and substance. Some showstopping numbers
Don't see it if You can't handle difficult themes such as abuse, racism.
See it if You want to see one of the finest performances of the season by Frank Langella
Don't see it if You can't handle the tough topic of someone experiencing dementia.
See it if You like period musicals. Lavish staging and infectious, memorable songs.
Don't see it if You don't like long musicals. Expect an uplifting night at the theatre, can be very depressing at times.
See it if You want to see some outstanding actors doing the best they can with a poorly executed play
Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare. play is very uneven and loses its direction much of the time. The music is distracting. Disappointing
See it if You like quirky plays, great acting, Sam Sheppard
Don't see it if You don't like plays that have absurd elements to them.
See it if You like the movie or like musicals geared more to the younger set. Has a relevant message to convey,
Don't see it if You don't like fluffy musicals. Expect a memorable score
See it if You like jukebox musicals based on 80's hair band rock.
Don't see it if You expect and captivating story. The show is fun with good music and great performances but the book is flimsy
See it if You love lavish spectacle with all the bells and whistles. Great singing, staging and an infectious score
Don't see it if You prefer minimalistic theatre.Don't like shows of operatic theme or shows of excess
See it if You like jukebox musicals, this was one of the first to start the trend and it's done well
Don't see it if You expect a deeply layered storyline,don't like Carole King or music of that style.
See it if You like shows that balance spectacular effects with an inspirational, heart felt story and infectious music. For all ages
Don't see it if You don't like lavish, layered, intelligent musicals