See it if you're impressed by one-man shows performed with a variety of characters. The lighting design was also on point.
Don't see it if you're over white men from America flaunting their privilege to travel where and how they want.
See it if you are adventurous and are willing to fully commit to role playing. The more you get into the story, the more fun you will have.
Don't see it if you have physical mobility issues or prefer more tradition, passive audience experiences.
See it if you're curious about burlesque or secretly love the circus.
Don't see it if you have delicate sensitivities, are annoyed with people being on their phones (cast encourages photos and videos), or need a plot.
See it if you like to support under-represented voices in the theater (women of color) and enjoy women-driven narratives
Don't see it if sexual abuse, sexual situations, or full frontal nudity upset, trigger, or bother you.
See it if you enjoy the theatrical acrobatics of one actor embodying several characters. Or if you're interested in immigrants' stories.
Don't see it if you find one-person shows tedious
See it if need a reminder that someone is always having a worse day than you. Or if you are an avid Neil Diamond fan.
Don't see it if you are prone to dismissing feel-good shows as saccharine.
See it if you've never considered a subaltern approach to world history. It'll be good for you.
Don't see it if you are made uncomfortable by irreverent humor or audience participation.
See it if you need to be convinced that human decency and kindness still exist in the world. (Spoiler alert: they're in Canada)
Don't see it if a musical about 9/11 is too raw for you. Or if you like strong character development.
See it if you're a Sondheim fan. It was great to hear some of his lesser known works re-imagined in a new context. See it to support community theater
Don't see it if you prefer shows with structure or high production value. One of the actors was fantastic and the other one was lackluster. It distracted me
See it if you've ever online dated - you'll commiserate with the awkwardness, loneliness, and search for self. Great cast.
Don't see it if you've ever online dated - it might hit too close to home for those unlucky in love. And it brings to life some very real fears.
See it if you're a fan of the movie or Irving Berlin in general. The show harkens back to an earlier time and includes some impressive tapping.
Don't see it if you prefer provocative shows that surprise and challenge.
See it if you like weird, but entertaining theater. Or if you want to see whatever happened to Joffrey.
Don't see it if you take yourself too seriously or if you think puppets are bizarre.
See it if you want to completely lose yourself in the piece. I recommend following one actor for an extended period of time.
Don't see it if you are not curious, offended by full-frontal nudity, or prefer a linear presentation of Macbeth with words.
See it if appreciate strong, complex women characters. Also check it out if you want to hear one of the most talented kids on Broadway.
Don't see it if complex family dramas or dark humor are not your thing.
See it if you enjoy intimate theater that makes you feel like the protagonist is speaking directly to you.
Don't see it if prefer shows with a fast pace. The writing felt half-baked, but the actors saved the show for me.
See it if you are Irish or are fascinated by one of Ireland's favorite sons.
Don't see it if you prefer large show-stopping song and dance numbers. The cast is small and the show is intimate.
See it if you're a Jessie Mueller or Sara Bareilles fan. The all-female creative team put together a fantastic show that is fun, but not too sweet.
Don't see it if strong female protagonists make you uncomfortable. Also, trigger warning for those sensitive to domestic abuse.
See it if you enjoy camp, are looking for a fun/fluffy evening at the theater, or wished Scream Queens became a musical.
Don't see it if you are sensitive to violence.
See it if you'd like to see Stockard Channing in her element - she's exciting to watch.
Don't see it if you are easily distracted or require more drama to hold your attention. I took a short nap in Act 1...
See it if you want to see an American classic. Fierstein's script is still as timely and relevant as ever. And Michael Urie is brilliant
Don't see it if you have long legs - the newly renovated Hayes Theater might have the most uncomfortable seats on Bway. And for a 3 hour show, it was rough!
See it if you have school-aged children and are looking for a way to talk with them about living in a violent, scary world.
Don't see it if you are triggered by talk of guns or violent acts.
See it if you want to support theater featuring non-white, non-western artists. It's designed for people looking for a break from current events.
Don't see it if you need a strong plot or dramatic tension. I didn't feel invested in any of the characters.
See it if you want to have a fun, fast-paced, immersive evening at the theater. This is refreshingly not your typical B'way fare. Embrace the weird.
Don't see it if you are a risk-averse theater goer.
See it if enjoy family dramas and multidisciplinary productions - I was pleasantly surprised by the a cappella selections.
Don't see it if you have a tough time with Welsh accents or prefer shows with a clear dramatic tension to be resolved
See it if you are a Cyndi Lauper fan or need a touch of magic to uplift your life.
Don't see it if you're off put by drag queens who look better than you in a dress and heels.
See it if you like big shows that are both a feast for the eyes and rich with drama. Fantastic cast (I'm looking at you, Ramin) for the revival.
Don't see it if you are looking for fluff. The show is dark and tragic - not a surprise for anyone familiar with Victor Hugo.
See it if you are a Disney fan. It's also worth seeing for the innovative costumes and staging.
Don't see it if you prefer high brow, intellectual theater that will encourage personal introspection.
See it if you've never seen live theater, but are a Disney fanatic. This is where the tourists who don't know any better go to experience "Broadway."
Don't see it if you prefer to support innovative theater or be introduced to new characters and plots that challenge audiences to think.
See it if you encouraging young and new performers in New York is important to you.
Don't see it if you're looking for amazing production value.