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See it if You want to witness generational trauma and hereditary mental illness play out over three timelines of a family
Don't see it if You lose focus when things get too busy or you are sensitive to the portrayed themes
See it if You're interested in political drama that doesn't shy away from creating a conversation with historical events and modern themes.
Don't see it if You are closed minded in how you believe theatre is structured. See it if you're a closed or open minded liberal or conservative however.
See it if you love musical performances done non-traditionally and love simple love stories loosely footed in reality
Don't see it if you want a life-changing experience of meaningful messages that transcend the ideas of doomed loves.
See it if You want an evening of fantastic acting and an engaging story from beginning to end
Don't see it if You prefer something not focused on gay and bisexual men in the 70's/80's
See it if You greatly appreciate plays based on underrepresented subjects, or you enjoy dramas that explore the causes and effects of people's actions
Don't see it if You don't have the patience to experience what is technically a 3 act piece
See it if You love Arthur Miller performed by a superb all-star cast, or you want to see incredible acting done with brilliant writing.
Don't see it if You want intense action and in-your-face entertainment. The play is heartfelt, and relies on the humanity of the characters to drive.
See it if you enjoy clever and absorbing one-man shows that are full of surprises.
Don't see it if you're claustrophobic or don't like being pulled from the audience by chance.
See it if you want a big production and simple show that you can turn your brain off and watch.
Don't see it if you want a cohesive story with meaningful choices in the writing and the design.
See it if you appreciate adaptations of texts like Dante's Inferno, and you want to explore the mind of a soldier with a personality disorder.
Don't see it if you are sensitive to controversial topics including war crimes and the Iraq War.
See it if you adore clever and self-aware works of theater that can also emit emotion from the audience when you least expect it.
Don't see it if you don't like abstractions, sociopaths, dark comedies, or ambiguous endings.
See it if You want to see a simple show with a great cast that has the balance of humor and emotion like a HIMYM episode
Don't see it if You want something big and extravagant. The show is refreshing in its simplicity
See it if You want to experience a refreshing indie rock musical with fantastic elements of tragedy, comedy, and early 20th century Russian politics
Don't see it if You somehow know exactly what happened in Rasputin's life or you are sensitive to profanity and violence (or under 16)
See it if You want to experience an American Psycho-esque reimage of Richard III with musical moments and a predominantly young cast.
Don't see it if You want a traditional take on the show with an entirely age appropriated cast it don't want abstractions at some points.
See it if you love Disney's Aladdin and big productions that have a sense of classic Broadway in them. A great experience for all ages.
Don't see it if you don't like big musicals or want something more gritty and dark like something not Disney.
See it if you love satire, Matt Stone, and Trey Parker. It is a fully self-aware piece of genius that one might not expect on multiple levels.
Don't see it if you are too sensitive about vulgar content, religious satire, and African war.
See it if You want a truly powerful piece of theatre that does memoir true justice. Real and complex characters with passion and struggle.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to topics such as homosexuality, affairs, and the bitter truths behind suburban life.
See it if you want a big musical with laughs and classic Broadway moments. Very self-aware and fun to watch.
Don't see it if you want historical accuracy or something serious.
See it if You want to see something truly immersive and innovative. It's something that can offer an experience like nothing else. Brilliant design.
Don't see it if You dislike one-man shows and are expecting something that has to do with space. I didn't know anything going in but I still loved it.
See it if you are a fan of the source material, and/or enjoy immersing yourself with great and definitive characters who share wonderful chemistry.
Don't see it if you are too sensitive to minor changes from the film, not fond of realistic abstractions, or really do not like thrust stages.
See it if You are interested about a sitcom style comedy about space and being a surrogate for a lesbian couple.
Don't see it if You want to see something relevant, in depth, and with unique perspective.
See it if You want to see a cleverly crafted social drama disguised as two absorbing two-fers.
Don't see it if You want something on the nose or you are sensitive to verbal details and tensions of sexual and violent encounters.
See it if You want a truthful afternoon of wonderfully created and developed drama that gives voice to a character commonly deemed as disgraceful.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to blood/bright flashes of light or are uncomfortable with topics on drug reliance, broken families, and rehabilitation.
See it if You have understanding of the given circumstances of Sojourners, but it stands well on its own too.
Don't see it if You are seeing it before Sojourners. Probably best seeing them both in a linear run
See it if you love old pieces that still have incredible relevance and age like fine wine, the work of O'Neill, or out of this world productions
Don't see it if you don't like plays no matter how extravagant and incredible they are, or you rather see a play more focused about race than class tension
See it if You adored the movie, and you appreciate a more historically accurate and darker take on the story. The music and cast are both amazing.
Don't see it if You REALLY want to see Rasputin (go see Beardo if you want that), or you just really don't like musicals that don't smother you to death.
See it if you absolutely adore the show, and you are not concerned if the production lives up to the hype of the musical.
Don't see it if you want the show to blow you away more than the play itself. The show has good moments, but it's the safest show on Broadway right now.
See it if you like historical stories that have relevance juxtaposed with contemporary elements.
Don't see it if don't want a show that's only carried by two great actors with great design and magical moments.
See it if you appreciate the traditional way of doing Sweeney Todd, or you want to see Sweeney Todd for the first time.
Don't see it if you want a challenging adaptation of the text or a big production. It's a simple production, but the vocal performances are amazing.
See it if you want grit, dynamic relationships, great character development, and fantastic connection between the actors and the story.
Don't see it if you are sensitive to controversial topics and circumstances.
See it if you want to experience something different from the traditional play. This is like if Samuel Beckett wrote Noises Off.
Don't see it if you want something simple and easy to digest for everyone.
See it if You want something different and interesting. It's best to go in not knowing much about the production.
Don't see it if You want a fourth wall and/or an intermission.
See it if You want a fun musical with heartfelt moments and insane vocal ability.
Don't see it if You want a dark musical or despise all forms of a acapella performance.
See it if You want to see a truly beautiful, dynamic, and powerful show that is very much still relevant.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to topics on oppression, rape (mentioned), abuse, and discrimination or don't like strong belts and riffs.
See it if you love the movie and love extraordinary amounts of talent especially from the children. Or if you want a fun theatre experience.
Don't see it if you don't like Andrew Lloyd Webber, rock musicals, or really big musicals.
See it if You love the story of Matilda and the genius of Tim Minchin, or want a heartfelt and feelgood show rich with emotion and talent.
Don't see it if You don't like happy endings, or you want something completely true to the book and the movie.
See it if You love Disney and a kind of musical that beautifully incorporates many kinds of art.
Don't see it if You want a show that's only tailored towards children.
See it if you are a fan of the movie and/or Sara Bareilles' work, love great chemistry between actors, and want to laugh and cry.
Don't see it if You want either a big musical or a small one. This is something in between that pulls on the heartstrings while keeping it heartfelt
See it if You love modernized historical pieces such as Hamilton or immersive environmental theatre such as Fun Home
Don't see it if You are a stickler for the traditional setting and despise being interacted with by the performers