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See it if You love everything and anything Sondheim. You love Patti Lupone.
Don't see it if You want a more engrossing story. It's just ok. Honestly, I lost interest when Patti was not onstage.
See it if You want to see a new take on a old story. You enjoy silly, funny shows which will give you a few laughs.
Don't see it if You want something deep and profound, or you have trouble with actors playing multiple parts. Can get confusing at times.
See it if You may be unfamiliar with a bygone era in race relations, and want to see a play about how things were.
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of dramas dealing with issues of the past, or expect a happy ending. This is a serious play about race and intermarriage.
See it if You want to see a great revival of a classic musical in a small intimate setting. All cast members were terrific.
Don't see it if You'd rather see this as a big spectacle. It's small scale but doesn't detract from the excellence of this show!
See it if You like one man shows on a bare stage with the actor doing multiple parts.
Don't see it if You want to see something a little more profound. The actor did a decent enough job, but the depictions seemed very cliched.
See it if You want to see a very different type of show with one actor playing all parts which includes music in a historical perspective.
Don't see it if You are not into the baby boom generation. Really for an older crowd but young people might learn something from this!
See it if You want to see a fresh new take of a established Broadway musical. You like to see great young energetic singers and dancers.
Don't see it if You are expecting anything even close to the original or the movie versions. You might be distracted by huge screens in the background.
See it if You want to see some very talented young actors dealing with subjects of loss, addiction, family issues and just plain unhappiness.
Don't see it if You have trouble sitting through a 2 and a half hour play. A bit too long considering where it ends up. Climax could use some rethinking.
See it if You are a die-hard Star Wars fan who eats drinks and breathes Star Wars. Even then be cautioned, you might be disappointed anyway.
Don't see it if You want quality staging, acting, singing etc. Very amateurish production which I found very difficult sitting through.
See it if Some great writing by Horton Foote with some excellent performances. Very engrossing, if a bit dated.
Don't see it if You want to see a big scene splashy musical. Very powerful small scale drama by a celebrated playwright.
See it if You want to see a heavy drama concerning a dysfunctional Jewish family centering around themes of incest and illness.
Don't see it if You want something lighter and with a happy ending.
See it if A great performance by Marisa Tomei in a long somewhat confusing rendition of an old play.
Don't see it if I don't understand the purpose of two kids being used solely to scream and run across stage numerous times.
See it if Intense dramatic performances in a tightly written piece dealing with a topic not always presented on stage.
Don't see it if You are put off by violent themes and simulated sexual assault.
See it if Just superb! Whether you're a fan of The Temptations or just want to see some awesome singing and choreography, this must be seen!
Don't see it if No reason not to. Just a great musical all around! Fun night at the theatre!
See it if You are somewhat familiar with the book and want to see a terrific interpretation with superb acting.
Don't see it if You expect this to be like the movie. It's a different take with more of a narrative nature.
See it if You are into and interested in LGBTQ issues and want to have a fun night seeing a relevant play with great acting!
Don't see it if You are not into alternate relationships between people and are close minded and/or homophobic.
See it if You like heavy Scottish accents mixed in with in your face actors who do their best in a confusing story.
Don't see it if You may not appreciate up close and personal plays with the actors engaging with the audience. You have trouble with Scottish accents.
See it if You like to support young actresses in a rendition of a play which is very amateurish and confusing.
Don't see it if You want to see classic Shakespeare. This doesn't even approach it.
See it if You want to see great acting by an all inclusive cast with great chemistry amongst the three leads.
Don't see it if You want something splashy. Straightforward story that ends predictably.
See it if You want to see a totally new approach to a classic musical. Minimal sets allows you to really concentrate on some great acting.
Don't see it if You expect the original. This is a different take from what you might have seen before. Much more hip and modernized.
See it if You know someone in the cast or like amateurish productions. Actors did their best but script and direction need to be addressed.
Don't see it if You want a polished play with a clear focus. This was all over the place. Not sure what the message was or the writer's goal.
See it if You are fascinated by ghosts and apparitions and the paranormal within a Thai cultural setting.
Don't see it if You are scared of ghosts, or are not open minded. This does force you to think about things in a different way.
See it if You are interested in the issue of gun violence and its effect on the families of both the victim and shooter. Powerful performances.
Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment. This is intense and deep. Not for everyone.
See it if You want to see a play about how a man changes his views about race and lesbianism following a near death experience.
Don't see it if A little predictable and contrived but still a great night at the theater.
See it if You may want to see a play about a topic not really covered in most dramas, BDSM. You are curious about this type of sexual propensity.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the above or are not into gay themed plays. Obviously this has its target audience.
See it if You want to see a truly spectacular staging of a classic Greek myth. Music, sets, costumes, presentation are all A plus!
Don't see it if You want to see a more conventional play. This is very different from anything I'd seen before. Story told completely in verse.
See it if You want to be totally confused from the moment the actors enter the stage. You like blood, gore, spit and actors playing more than role.
Don't see it if You want a clear storyline with more subdued performances. This was all over the place.
See it if You want to see some good acting about a family dealing with both the death of the matriarch and the acceptance of a gay son.
Don't see it if You may not enjoy a different culture's reaction to issues of acceptance of a gay son. You are expecting a happy ending with problem solved.
See it if You want to have fun at the theater and laugh your head off. Just a great entertaining evening!
Don't see it if You expect it to be like the movie. While there are some parallels, the twists in this production make it a whole new experience!
See it if You want to experience a different take from the movie and are comfortable with some raunch and political innuendos. Alex Brightman rocks!
Don't see it if Not for kids or for the squeamish. If you weren't a fan of the movie, this may not be for you.
See it if You want to see a really fun and rousing musical with great singing, songs, and staging.
Don't see it if You prefer a more serious experience at the theater or you don't like musicals about high school kids trying to be popular.
See it if You are moved by dramatic performances about a important period of history, in vivid, horrific detail. A must see for everyone.
Don't see it if You are looking for something lighter, with a happy ending. This is real history based on real people.
See it if You want to see some great acting involving themes around bullying and school violence. A must see!
Don't see it if You want something light and feel good. This is a thoughtful presentation without a happy ending.
See it if You want to see some very talented young actors do their best in what is really just a mass of confusion.
Don't see it if You prefer clear and thoughtful writing. If you liked Hedwig, this will be your thing. The performers were great especially Noah Galvin!
See it if Edgy experimental theater with lots of screaming, vomiting, futuristic subplots with political undertones are your thing.
Don't see it if You want to understand the point of a play. I couldn't. Actors did their best, however some were too loud and annoying!
See it if You like period pieces with a talented cast trying to make sense of a rather confusing piece of writing.
Don't see it if You want something that is lighter, entertaining, and clearer in scope. Slow moving and boring at times. Actors did their best, though.
See it if Issues surrounding a man's quest for his background amid issues of sexual identity, family dysfunction and secrecy might pique your interest
Don't see it if If you have trouble following time sequences which go back and forth throughout. Can be confusing at times. But story is compelling
See it if You want to see drama with a religious bent with over the top performances.
Don't see it if Nudity, violence, religious themes, mental disease, and racist overtones are not your thing.
See it if You want to see a drama about a dysfunctional family coming together in a time of serious illness. Great performances all around.
Don't see it if Themes of death and suffering might disturb you. Some parts are represented very graphically.
See it if You want to see a serio-comedy about a dysfunctional family dealing with secrets over time and how they devise to keep those secrets.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with plays dealing with Alzheimers disease.
Also The final scene in the first act is worth the price of admission!
See it if You are in love with anything Brecht.
Don't see it if You dont like long talky plays that seem to go on forever. Minimal staging, confusing dialogue and multiple parts by the actors.
See it if Great acting in a very engrossing story. Tyne and Tim Daley together are worth seeing.
Don't see it if Story line tends to deal with too many issues....but it keeps your interest. Definitely worth seeing.
See it if You want to see heavy drama involving Russian luring of gay men for the purpose of humiliation and torture.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with gay violence, simulated rape, humiliation, and male nudity. Not for everyone, but important to tell.
See it if You love Cher as I do and would enjoy a synopsis of her life played by three actresses. Music and dancing are great as is the ensemble.
Don't see it if You are not a Cher fan or don't enjoy her music.
See it if You want to see a musical with great talent all the way around. I just loved it! You'll be on your feet at the end!
Don't see it if You don't enjoy musical comedies.
See it if You want to see a good comedy-drama about a flawed group of people that takes place in the 70's.
Don't see it if You are expecting a great show with great performances. A bit over acted in some cases, but still convincing enough to hold interest.
See it if You enjoy short plays about real people in real life situations. This trilogy of one act each plays center around a single character.
Don't see it if You like more elaborate stages or might not want to see just one actor on stage at all times.