See it if You don't mind watching a show about pedophilia. It was greatly disturbing. People laughed but I found that inappropriate.
Don't see it if You mind the subject matter. A lot of people around me walked out.
See it if You like horror/comedy combo with singing. The girl group trio is cute, the talent is great all around, but I have outgrown show.
Don't see it if You can't suspend belief and want a realistic show.
See it if You like large ensemble casts. There were a couple of compelling songs, but most of them were dull, with no melody or memorable lyrics.
Don't see it if The music was dull, the characters were not developed.
See it if You are a David Mamet fan. The acting is great on all counts. I have seen other productions of it and this was my least fave.
Don't see it if I didn't love it and left feeling like, "What was that?" It wasn't explained fully. Some of Sam Rockwell's actions didn't make sense.
See it if Beanie Feldstein was wonderful - just loved her.
Don't see it if Didn't believe any of the relationships - the depth didn't shine through. Took me out of the story because it seemed so fake.
See it if A very cute and delightful play with a wonderful performance by Billy Crystal.
Don't see it if You mind the fact that he is sometimes off key, but makes up for it with his charm.
See it if I didn't connect with the music so that was a disappointment. I know people love this show - it just didn't do it for me.
Don't see it if You want anything of depth.
See it if You love Debra Messing. She is adorable. It had its cute/touching moments. Just too cutesy at times and redundant.
Don't see it if You mind multiple people playing multiple characters. It gets a bit overdone.
See it if Eugene O'Neill is one of my fave playwrights, but this play seemed very insufficient plot-wise. Overly indulgent. The acting was great.
Don't see it if You can't sit through an almost 3 hour play. The theater was freezing and we all wore coats. Staff told me lighting was hot.
See it if This is one of my all time favorite plays - but I am talking about the original, not this production which doesn't serve the script at all.
Don't see it if You love the original, O'Neil-intended production. This is reduced to a confusing hot mess.
See it if You want to see incredibly talented performers dealing with a very difficult subject matter. Outstanding performances, directing, staging.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable hearing about cancer and the hardships of living and dying with this disease.
See it if You love improvisational theater. The cast is amazing. I was lucky enough to see Lin Manuel Miranda!
Don't see it if You don't like improvs, flying by the seat of your pants performances.
See it if You are interested in gender identity issues among teenagers. Also focuses on bullying. Delightful group of teenagers/young adults/adults.
Don't see it if You don't care about these issues.
See it if I love this show, but this production fell a little flat. Set issues. The lead singer's voice was not my favorite.
Don't see it if The set fell apart twice, so there were long breaks and delays. This affected the rhythm of the play influenced my experience.
See it if You love good old-fashioned plays about family relationships. The acting is wonderful. A lot of big name performers.
Don't see it if You want a modern play. This is dated to a certain degree, but with themes that are relatable in today's society.
See it if You love Sherlock Holmes, Victorian era, Charles Dickens. It was very entertaining and adorable and witty.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy the premise and era.
See it if You love Brecht's writing and songs.
Don't see it if You are expecting a musical. I wish they had done more of his music. The cast was wonderful though and his writing was interesting.
See it if You want to see wonderful acting and staging - the set is amazing.
Don't see it if You mind 3 hour shows. It was a bit dull for me at times, but I stuck with it and am happy to have seen it. Informative. Great acting.
See it if You don't mind watching a play about LSD tripping. You love tap dancing. You love very talented performers.
Don't see it if You want an interesting storyline. Why a play about tripping on LSD? The dancing and singing and staging and talent were great though.
See it if You love Bob Dylan songs. I couldn't get into the storyline or the characters or the music.
Don't see it if You don't like Bob Dylan songs.
See it if Very difficult to understand the words to the songs. Plodding and dull.
Don't see it if You are expecting a lot of dialogue. This was similar to an opera in a lot of ways.
See it if I saw it before the pandemic. Wonderful staging and singing. Love the music.
Don't see it if You don't like Motown music.
See it if Very resonant with today's social issues - drug addiction, sexual identity, sexual assault. Wonderful staging, singing, acting.
Don't see it if If you hate this type of music and social commentary.
See it if If you are a fan of David Byrnes and that style of music, you will enjoy it. I am not particularly into his music.
Don't see it if If you don't like David Byrnes, you will not like this show.
See it if You like edgy and thought provoking shows. The music is mesmerizing.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals or want a totally uplifting, Hollywood-style show (i.e. Judy Garland, etc.).
See it if I usually love this play, but I was aware that all four actors were acting which took me out of the play itself. First night of previews.
Don't see it if You mind a play that is close to 3 hours. Felt forced and overdone instead of organic and grounded in truth.
See it if If you like Tracy Letts as an actor and a playwright. Uneven. Strange plot. Good acting and staging.
Don't see it if You like classical plays. This is weird and edgy.
See it if This is one of my favorite musicals of all time, but I had only seen the movie. Even though this was updated, I adored it!!! Wonderful!!!
Don't see it if You aren't open minded. This is very updated, but still maintains the aura and charisma that I came to adore in the movie. Songs! Dance!
See it if You enjoy Disney musicals.
Don't see it if I didn't care for a lot of the casting which is why I had some trouble enjoying it. I enjoyed the movie more.
See it if If you love Mary Louise Parker in anything and don't care about the subject matter you will appreciate this. I didn't care for the story.
Don't see it if Some of the subject matter was too raw and disgusting for me given that I really wasn't enjoying the play anyway.
See it if It was well cast and ambitious, but left me in the cold. I just lost interest and felt that at 3 hours it was too exhausting to follow.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in politics and knowledgeable about that time period. It was too much for me to digest as it was bulky and plodding.
See it if You love Meat Loaf's music. The sound was too loud so the lyrics were difficult to hear and sometimes the music sounded flat.
Don't see it if The performers gave it their all and were very talented but the storyline was contrived.
See it if You want to see moving performances. I love this show and this production was exquisite. Tevya was beyond wonderful. Very touching.
Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with this show and hate to read subtitles.
See it if You want to learn about government.
Don't see it if The man seated next to me was grumbling throughout the entire show which was very distracting so my concentration was off, but it was good.
See it if Wonderfully engaging, phenomenal acting. A bit hard to follow the changes in timelines. Tom Hiddleston rocks!!! I am a longtime Pinter fan.
Don't see it if You hate changes in perspectives as plot is sometimes confusing.
See it if Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson stood out as being excellent in their roles. I am not a major Shakespeare fan, but I enjoyed this.
Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare.
See it if You want to watch Kerri Russel's character blend into the wall, Adam Driver's character hog the stage and be unlikeable and dull.
Don't see it if You mind endless, boring conversations. I hated this show.
See it if You want to witness an amazing production of a classic!!! I was mesmerized by the performances and the stages and want to see it again!!!
Don't see it if You would mind a darker version of this show. It was nuanced and deep and very moving. It is not light and fluffy.
See it if You love Cher. Her music is delightful and it was fun to watch and listen to.
Don't see it if You want a cohesive production. Having three versions of Cher on the stage was distracting. I would have liked a different format.
See it if You love shows about the newspaper industry. Very original in its staging and presentation. Wonderful acting. Remarkable set.
Don't see it if You hate long shows about the newspaper industry.