See it if you're a fan of the original film, you enjoy dazzling scenery and costumes, you want to see Danny Burstein in a spectacular performance
Don't see it if you hate pop music, you're unfamiliar with the original property
See it if You're a fan of Adam Driver and Brandon Uranowitz - they are truly putting out great performances! Overall, the show leans in to the humor.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of straight plays, you don't enjoy period pieces (80s)
See it if You enjoy folk music with New Orleans vibes, gorgeous performances, jaw-dropping design, and a story that draws you completely in.
Don't see it if You’re looking for a traditional musical comedy.
See it if You’re a fan of Ethan Hawke. He shines! If you like Sam Shepard plays about family dynamics.
Don't see it if Loud noises bother you. There’s some great effects that swell during scene transitions, but it could bother some people.
See it if You're a fan of the movie, but you're okay with a few changes. The book is hilarious! The score is fine, but not amazing. Dancing is great!
Don't see it if If you don't like poppy scores, if you want an exact carbon-copy of the movie.
See it if You have an interest in history, you can look past a weak script and appreciate the actors giving it their all.
Don't see it if You want creative staging or an engaging script, or if stark depictions of racism are difficult for you to watch.
See it if You're looking for a fun night out, a lot of laughs, and a cute little story! Everyone onstage is giving 100% to make you smile!
Don't see it if You have no sense of humor, you're extremely tied to pure Shakespeare, rhyming annoys you.
See it if you grew up with the books, you love theatrical magic and staging, you are ready to get lost in a new world!
Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with the basics of the original series. Might be a little dark and scary for small children.
See it if You are a fan of classic rock and have watched The Voice. If you're young and just discovering some of these songs for the first time.
Don't see it if You're a purist when it comes to your rock, or you're expecting a "Broadway Play"- this is a concert. Also, if you're distracted by visuals.
See it if You are interested in Shakespeare. Even if you're no scholar, there's plenty to laugh at here! The kids in the audience had a lot of fun!
Don't see it if You hate goofs, puns, and parody, you're a purist, or you expected something serious.
See it if You're familiar with sponegbob, you love set and costume design, you are ready to laugh
Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with the source material, you don't like kids
See it if You’re interested in history, you love a great absorbing story with fascinating characters
Don't see it if You’re looking for a simple story. There’s many intersecting plots here, that are all brought together in the end masterfully.
See it if You're already a fan of the original film, you want to see some gorgeous puppetry, projections, and scene design, + you're looking to laugh!
Don't see it if If you're sensitive to bright lights, if you're looking for catchy songs, if you don't like low-brow humor.
See it if You’re not precious about your old school musicals, like new experiences, and want to hear great singing and INCREDIBLE orchestrations!
Don't see it if You don’t like changes to old classics, you don’t like country music, you want a dark theater, you hate chili and cornbread.
See it if You read the book in high school, but aren’t particularly tied to the text. You’re interested in how we work through our memories.
Don't see it if You can’t get over adults playing children. You want a word for word copy of the book.
See it if you're familiar with Macbeth, you like to drink, you're looking for something different to do with friends.
Don't see it if If you're a Shakespeare purist, if you don't like jokes about drinking, if you're looking to bring children.
See it if You're a fan of Renee Fleming and the other amazing singers in the cast, if you haven't seen Carousel before, if you love impressive dancing
Don't see it if You're a Carousel lover, or you aren't a fan of very, very grey characters.
See it if You enjoy catchy music, beautiful scenic and lighting design, and some truly incredible performances. You want to be immersed in the show.
Don't see it if You hate musicals without an intermission.
See it if You're interested in how others experience the world, and questions of identity. You're a fan of Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson.
Don't see it if Supertitles distract you from the action, you're annoyed by one character doing most of the talking, you don't like plays.
See it if you want lovingly crafted and impressive set pieces, moving and emotional performances, witty dialogue, and are a fan of classic musicals!
Don't see it if you don't like Shaw or golden age musicals.
See it if You loved the movie, you enjoy large production numbers, you have children, and you like a bit of theatrical magic!
Don't see it if You are tied to the animal characters - Iago is human, the monkey Abu is replaced by Aladdin's 3 friends.
See it if you're okay with audience interaction, you're okay with characters narrating their own actions, you like fun
Don't see it if you were hoping for a traditional Broadway musical, you're sensitive to strobe lights