See it if the music is the main reason you see a show. The arrangements are breathtakingly gorgeous. The cast is spectacular. The plot is fine.
Don't see it if You like flashy shows. This show doesn't try to be bigger then it is. It's a small story filled with big, passionate voices.
See it if You love spectacles and jukebox shows. It is very different from the movie and has so many mashups at times it feels like a Glee episode
Don't see it if Jukebox shows aren't your thing. Or if you have a strong love of the movie, that was what the let down was for me, some unnecessary changes
See it if You love contemporary character driven pieces, powered through the music. Not too flashy, but lives up the hype
Don't see it if If contemporary shows are not you thing. If you like spectacle shows this also may not be for you.
See it if You love the Aladdin movie or love big Disney Stage Musicals. The Genie is a show stopping character and makes the show amazing.
Don't see it if If you want a show with a bit more substance. Great show, but a bit fluffy for my taste.
See it if You love Harry Potter or cutting edge effects in a show. Amazing production and talent. My Inner Harry Potter Geek was enthralled
Don't see it if You don't like straight plays. If you cannot sit through a show very long. It is a five hour experience in two parts.
See it if You love shows based off of real events. Shows were actors play multiple characters. Original and moving perfromances
Don't see it if You like grand, over the top shows. Confused by actors playing multiple characters. If you don't like tear jerkers
See it if You like flashy shows. If you like things that tend to be over the top. If you want to see a show that is very entertaining.
Don't see it if If you like darker shows or shows that tackle more adult subject matter. If you want a show that is a little meatier
See it if You love the nostalgia that it brings. Are a fan of the show or have kids who are. Love watching actors have fun.
Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of fluffy shows. Familiarize yourself with some spongebob before seeing it if you aren’t familiar.
See it if You like shows that have a lot of heart and have a crazy talented cast. Have some catchy songs and is quirky. Entertaining enough.
Don't see it if You want a show with a lot of depth and layers. Conceptual shows, or shows about cheating. Has a bit of a masoginistic view.
See it if You love period pieces and amazing singing. Like shows that delve into the psyche of a soldier who has returned home from the war.
Don't see it if You only like shows set in modern times. If you don't like cursing, or if you're overly sensitive about the topic of PTSD
See it if If you like a Robin Hood. Shows with non traditional casting. Great actors. Small, intimate shows. the issues with this show is the writing.
Don't see it if You can't sit for a long time, it's a two and a half hour show. If you don't like mixed modern references and period dialog.
See it if You love immersive works, or want to see something that is far from traditional. A very visually appealing show. If you love Josh Groban
Don't see it if If you want to see something with memorable music. I didn't find any song catchy. Everything else was great, but the score left me wanting.
See it if You like rock musicals. Musicals with great lighting and stage effects. Awesome transitions and great singing. The visuals are brilliant.
Don't see it if You want a more traditional show. I thought the show was a hair too long, but not bad at all. If you don't like shows based on history.
See it if You like the movie. It adds a depth that eluded the film. The staging is beautiful and transitions are amazing. Both leads shine in this.
Don't see it if You're looking for something dark or very deep. There is depth to this show, but you dont really feel it until the second act.
See it if You want a show with a talented cast. If you like shows that has strong male characters dominating a show. If you like conceptial shows.
Don't see it if If you like a cohesive show, there are a lot of awkward scene changes that take you out of the moment. There are not many memorable songs.
See it if You love acapella music because that is the best part of the show. It has a very fun but predictable plot. The music makes the show worth it
Don't see it if Multiple plots happening at once. Don't see if you don't like thrust shows. Predictable plots bother you. Bothered by gay story lines.
See it if You like plays about love and different perspectives on it. If realism resonates with you. Strong acting and good characters. Small cast.
Don't see it if Dislike straight plays. If you need shoes with grand sets or big technical displays. This show is very simple. Plays that focus on love.
See it if You love a good feminist story, wish astonishing music and the best acting on Broadway.
Don't see it if You're bothered by strong female characters. Not s show for young kids.
See it if If you like kids, because they are astounding in the show. And I guess if you're a fan of the movie
Don't see it if You want originality.
See it if If you love more modern pop music. If you enjoy concert-esque productions. No intermission and about an 80 minute run time. Fun show.
Don't see it if If you like a traditional structure to a musical. If historical musicals aren't your thing. If you do no t like pop musicals.
See it if You enjoy Shakespeare or improv. It's a fun time and a quick experience.
Don't see it if Improv is not your thing or audience participation is something you avoid, there is a lot of it.
See it if You enjoy adaptations of popular culture. The show is very entertaining and a little raunchy. The talent on stage spectacular. Great Design
Don't see it if You don't like adaptations, or are looking for something family friendly. I'd say appropriate for teenagers and up.
See it if You love Golden Age Music. Enjoy intimate shows or Musical Revues/ Song Cycles
Don't see it if If you want a strong Cohesive Story. Need big casts or large dance numbers to enjoy. Show was bit clunky because of hologram technology
See it if You love Sonheim. IF you are a fan of immersive theater and want a unique theatrical experience. It was a great time
Don't see it if You don't like dark plots or shows sung the whole way through. If murder depicted on stage upsets you
See it if You love other works by David Yazbek. If you like other productions based in other countries. If you like shows about ordinary people
Don't see it if You want a big spectacle when you go to see a musical. If you want big name stars (now that Tony Shalhoub is no longer in the show)
See it if You love watching two power houses owning their craft. Love a show with fantastic costumes clever usage of lights and set. Strong women
Don't see it if If you aren’t a Patti Lupone fan. I wouldn’t say any music was insanely memorable but it was good. If you don’t like biostories
See it if You love the music of King. If you like biographical musicals. Abbey Muller is a must see force in this show, just enchanting.
Don't see it if you're not a jukebox musical person.
See it if You love shows about the inner workings of family. If you love dark comedies. And if you enjoy watching three brilliant actresses own it.
Don't see it if Family issues upset you. Or if you are sensitive to material revolving around terminal illnesses. If you don't like plays.
See it if You want something a little light, or a show that doesn't take itself too seriously. The singing in the show was on point, the lead kills!
Don't see it if You want something more serious or thought provoking. If you don't like period pieces.
See it if You love Harry Potter and the wizard omg world. There are so many inside jokes that will have you rolling. Cool use of puppets and casting
Don't see it if Harry Potter isn't your thing. Looking for a family friendly show, or looking for a musical. Don't like shows where actors play many parts.
See it if You love fast paced entertainment. Non-traditional theater, and unpredictability. It is such a fun experience, and intimate as well.
Don't see it if You have issues with cursing or sketch based entertainment. If you get overwhelmed by fast moving and loud energetic actors.
See it if You like seeing a star own the stage and a technically enthralling show. Smooth transitions and wonderful storytelling.
Don't see it if You don't like Webber musicals. If you don't like tales of old Hollywood or period pieces.
See it if You have a love for classic theater with modern twists. Love Greek tales. Enjoy shows with political undertones. Blackbox productions.
Don't see it if Have trouble getting used to different ways of speaking. Don't like shows where actors play multiple parts. Politically charged shows.
See it if Like small productions, black box style. If you like shows that tackle the same topic from different perspectives. Symbolism.
Don't see it if You need flashy and large spectacles. Don't like all male casts. Don't like shows that deal with darker issues. Don't understand chess.
See it if You are a fan of the movie, or really into technically enthralling shows. Or puppets.
Don't see it if You dislike the Disney movie. Some people who have seen it multiple times have told me they found it boring on a secondary viewing. I don't.
See it if You like big spectacle shows where the staging is more important then plot. Amazing technical work and singing.
Don't see it if Spectacles aren’t your thing. You want to stay away from mainstream shows. You have a hard time listening to legit singing for a long tim
See it if You like a fun time and music. If you don't mind audience participation or getting a little grossed out.
Don't see it if You are grossed out easily. Or if you are not a fan of shows with no dialogue