See it if You want to see how something written 75+ years ago is still relevant today
Don't see it if Accents are not your thing; sitting through 2 acts of a play is not your thing
See it if You are 55 or over (they were howling throughout the show) and want to see a short musical (only 80 min)
Don't see it if Jokes about the older generation having sex are not your thing
See it if A night of theater you won't forget! The cast is terrific, writing and direction is amazing! The story-from 100 years ago -is as relevant
Don't see it if You like huge stage sets, don't like minimalist staging.
See it if You want to start a discussion on the subject of race-but you need to go much further than the show does. Good performance by Danielle Lenee
Don't see it if You are looking for some new insight into the subject of race.
See it if You want a fun night out, great singing, and you forget there is no music!
Don't see it if Les Mis is the only kind of musical you enjoy. This is a simpler story, but worth seeing
See it if You are a fan of Jonathan Larson, you are ok with some songs sounding like Rent hits
Don't see it if Rent is sacred to you!
See it if You like character driven stories, the simplicity of 2 actors, few props, if you are a fan of MaryLouise Parker (you won't be disappointed!)
Don't see it if Lots of words bore you, you need multiple characters to keep you entertained.
See it if You enjoy theater in a small setting, you are ok with being confused about the truth (it's the point of the show)
Don't see it if You need a straightforward plot, you don't like monologues
See it if You want to see a well-written play with good actors, are interested in current issues; are the parent of a child that will go to college
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with discussions of rape; moments of absolute silence in the theater bother you
See it if You are planning a mom's night out, if you enjoy comedy shows (lots of 1-liners).
Don't see it if You think you are going to a show with a story or if you don't think mommy jokes are funny
See it if You enjoy great singing -- especially Whitney Bashor; want to see a talented cast, interested in learning more about James Joyce
Don't see it if You don't like musicals with sexual inuendo (there are LOTS of references -- too many), or if redundant references are annoying to you
See it if You want an enjoyable night of fun, campy, musical theater; you want to see a lead actress that belongs on Broadway (Kim Maresca)
Don't see it if You only want to see mature, serious musicals
See it if You want to go to a show with amazing performance onstage and the band too! You love Stew and Heidi music, liked Passing Strange
Don't see it if You want a straightforward plot with a defined ending, don't like shows with foul language, you are uncomfortable with stories about race
See it if You enjoy seeing something new, using different storytelling methods
Don't see it if You like straightforward stories, you think you are going to learn much more about Gorey
See it if You want to experience material still relevant decades later. Great performances!!
Don't see it if You don't have 3 hours to sit back and enjoy live theater
See it if You want to see great acting, are prepared for a lot of dialogue, and are ready to pay attention for 90 minutes straight
Don't see it if You are looking for light, comedic fare, or if the subject matter of abuse is too much for you
See it if See it if you enjoyed the book. See it if you are fascinated by minimalistic staging. See it if you have not seen a play in a while!
Don't see it if You need to leave early. The ending -- after bows -- is excellent!
See it if The writer of the show said it best -- see it if you are a mother or a father or a daughter or a son
Don't see it if If you don't fit into one of the categories above!
See it if You enjoy the psychological side of sports/athletes; tennis is your game
Don't see it if You don't like shows without sets, small cast, lots of dialogue
Also I think this show is worth seeing. Good performances by all
See it if Love the cast -- Great performances by all. I never saw this material in any version (stage, screen) - I enjoyed it here.
Don't see it if There are shocking parts of this show -- and if you are uncomfortable with that pass on this one
See it if You enjoy plays that take some time for character development, you want to see a good performance by Amber Tamblyn
Don't see it if You are looking for a show with a major twist or some great revelation.
See it if You want to see some great performances. There are no slow parts in this show - a great ride throughout. I loved it!
Don't see it if You are single and not ok with it -- this show can be tough.
See it if You like shows dealing with a range of issues including the economy,racism, politics, drug addiction, incarceration, unions,family & friends
Don't see it if You need to understand the story up front, this one makes sense as you go along. Well done!
See it if You know the story and background, you are a fan of Rachel Weisz -- she is fantastic in this
Don't see it if You don't know anything about the story (like me). I was confused the whole time
See it if You know you love the music!! You enjoy a simple plot, and to hear some good singers in an off-Broadway show. Good to go to with friends
Don't see it if You are looking for a story with twists, only like live orchestras, or don't like musical covers
See it if You want to see some amazing performances!! And see it before it closes - do not miss it!!
Don't see it if You don't like an intimate theater seeing
See it if You are interested in seeing an amazing performance, you enjoy powerful stories
Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows
See it if You are a Barbra Streisand fan and can laugh about it
Don't see it if You enjoy seeing more serious material or think you are getting an inside, truthful view of the life of Babs
See it if You want to see AMAZING performances, you like a show that makes you feel/laugh/cry. Do not miss the chance to see this greatness
Don't see it if I can't think of any reasons NOT to see it
See it if You like theater that leaves you questioning what you just saw
Don't see it if you wanted to see another Nina Arianda performance like Venus in Fur!The story never gets going, the old man character is disturbing
See it if You know the cast and are there to support them
Don't see it if You want to see good acting, enjoy a well-written script or want to be entertained. I walked out at intermission -- and I NEVER do that!
See it if You like Sara Bareilles music, you want to see another amazing performance by Jesse Mueller and you always wanted the movie to be funnier
Don't see it if If you loved the darkness of the movie (like me) and are expecting the musical to be that way too.
See it if You love Carol King music (and of course anything written by Gerry Goffin, Cynthia Weil, or Barry Mann).
Don't see it if You think you already know everything about music from the 60's and 70's
See it if You are open to experiencing theater in a new way with music from different genres, and casting of the best actors to fill the roles
Don't see it if Still thinking of a reason not to see it....
See it if You love music, love Kelli O'Hara, want to get swept away in a classic romance
Don't see it if You can't miss an episode of the Bachelor or the Kardashians. Then this show -- and most of Broadway theater -- is not for you.