See it if you want an intense, gripping, emotional, well staged & acted marathon of strong powerful content focusing on gay men and the AIDS epidemic
Don't see it if 7 hours of theatre and gay content is intimidating. Its a theatrical event that should not be missed!
See it if you like mary louise parker in a first rate tony nod performance and don't mind a stark stage with uncertain story outcome
Don't see it if if you need staging as a distraction and don't like two person plays with a lot of dialogue and thought provoking story
See it if you liked movie & seek pure entertainment. has a lot of potential & can only improve thru previews. may be headed to bdwy. music a +!
Don't see it if you do not like a lot of small storylines; a little all over the place; not true to movie; weak female lead; band actors were ++! well cast
See it if you love Mr. Letts; want a thoughtful, well acted somewhat depressing theme with sexual overtones; 1st act much stronger than 2nd
Don't see it if you need to be uplifted by theatre and may be put off by creepy "old" men turned on by younger women. show held my attention throughout
See it if you like innovative ambitious theater with talented cast & well written/directed story; & I thought Second Stage lost some of its luster!
Don't see it if you don't want to be entertained by the reveal of childhood trials and tribulations into the adult life experience
See it if you like poor singing, weak acting, bad sound quality, effects that fail, weak story but like martial arts; but we saw it early previews
Don't see it if you want to be disappointed; show not ready; cast could not sing or act; dance & martial arts mildly entertaining. water effects failed
See it if you want to be entertained w/ solid acting, singing & staging; pure entertainment with not a lot of deep thinking required; very up to date
Don't see it if if don't like full fledged musicals; an excellent movie adaptation
See it if you enjoy intense, thought provoking, fast paced, well acted and staged dramas; a must see!
Don't see it if have a hard time w/ accents; try to spend extra $ for better seats; sat in the balcony & lost some of experience; missed facial expressions
See it if you are a big supporter of Second Stage and enjoy political protest themed entertainment with a hard working cast; rooms set was authentic
Don't see it if you must relate to a character; don't care that you leave show w/unanswered questions; your mind wanders when not fully absorbed by show
See it if you like low budget weak staged four person musical with a somewhat dated theme/story with a cast that has decent voices
Don't see it if a poor staging & dated story will affect you enjoyment of 4 actors w/decent voices work hard to entertain you; lyrics were above average
See it if you enjoy unusual & unique performance art w/great shock value & enthusiastic creative cast w/heavy audience involvement in intimate space
Don't see it if you are offended by loud music, nudity, & in your face type performances where you can't hide from cast. story got distracted by visuals
See it if you're big Armie Hammer fan. unfortunately can't think of another reason to see this uninspiring non thought-provoking tempidly acted show
Don't see it if you don't like male focused family relationships making life/career decisions. not sure how 2 gender fluid roles fit in; food focus overdone
See it if you're a T. Letts fan & don't mind post show confusion on meaning of play. Great use of 6 actors for 1 role & top notch staging; short show.
Don't see it if you want to understand show's take aways and not ponder its meaning; non linear plot. no stand out performance; polite audience ovation.
See it if you need an intensive expose on the trials & tribulations of being deaf & fitting in in the hearing world & didn't see original production
Don't see it if excellent acting but lead (James) dominated stage making for intensive focus on simple set & character. dated; too long; easily distracted
See it if you enjoy well staged traditional musicals. 2 leads forced, strained below par performances; just OK. Sound was inconsistent; costumes a 10
Don't see it if you want blockbuster lead singing or contemporary themes. Norbert LB gave an award nod performance. Good seats adds to enjoyment.
See it if you like to support small theatre companies. Cast worked hard with a less than fully developed story; still should be workshoped.
Don't see it if you are impatient w/ a work in progress & don't like a bare bones production w/ a less than refined cast. Title not tied to true story line.
See it if you like any the cast members; otherwise skip this very disappointing, flat, uninspiring 2nd Stage production with no meaningful story
Don't see it if you want to be entertained or see quality thought provoking theatre; decent acting w/flubbed lines; interesting story but not well executed
See it if you're a Ayad Akhtar fan, Lincoln center subscriber or like financial industry/ junk bond themed shows
Don't see it if you want light entertainment or don't like financial market theatre. Decent acting an alot of dialogue
See it if you enjoy uniquely pleasing staged heartfelt acted musical in form of modern folk concert romantic story of couple on how they met & married
Don't see it if you want more traditional musical theatre with a heartier story line and an unpredictable outcome. Kudos to NYTW for this creative endeavor
See it if You enjoy thoughtful well acted creative plays with a hard working no name cast that has solid chemistry and timely message for audience.
Don't see it if You don’t like small plays with minimal sets, sports themes and no headlines cast members.
See it if You want an up close & intimate discussion with sophisticated theatre goers & a come from away producer in a fast paced one hour discussion
Don't see it if You don't want a behind the scenes look into this production's life leading up to a successful run on broadway
See it if you want to be moved by a fine show of a socially sensitive topic focused on a gay man's love life, mother relationship & adoption of a son
Don't see it if you don't want to attend a must see emotionally charged moving well acted and staged production focused on a gay man's life
See it if You like off beat intellectual heavy dialogue w/ stark set & 3 man show. You don't mind trying hard to follow story line & like gospel theme
Don't see it if you want to be distracted w/ mindless entertainment & need to have staging be an integral party of the show value; one set staged production
See it if your are n l butz or zosia mamet fan and don't mind family crisis health problems, drugs, or poor relationship themes
Don't see it if you don't like painful family crisis with health problems, drugs, poor love & friend themes. nothing unique that cries out solid theatre
See it if you want to engage in a powerful theatrical experience that tackles HIV crisis in black & gay community in a very personal & well acted way
Don't see it if if you can't appreciate a mature presentation of a vulnerable and graphic portrayal of the HIV crisis affecting 3 back men
See it if you want to see excellent Judith Ivey performance; Ed Donovan also A+. relevant thought provoking story; top notch writing; quality theatre
Don't see it if you don't like long shows with a lot of emotional heartache
See it if you like hard core jewish humor with a sprinkle of lesbian and mother jokes
Don't see it if you do not like jewish humor with lesbian & mother jokes. somewhat outdated material same material from prior shows. well worth the $8 tkt
See it if You want to see a most entertaining thoughtful well acted, excellent staged and great leads voices; one of the best musicals in awhile!
Don't see it if You don’t like to be throughly entertain or can’t stand contemporary music imbedded in a love story
See it if you enjoy a unique theatre experience on a beautiful hudson valley night and can appreciate a very hard working cast with a lot of dialogue
Don't see it if you can't embrace and support innovative regional productions that deserve an appreciative audience and if you need air conditioned space
See it if you are a big John Larroquette fan and don't mind a play with no worthy post show conversations with your theater mates; a big yawn
Don't see it if you want to be bored with a lousy obscure story line and nothing to hold your attention; many audience members left during the intermission
See it if you like one person shows with no strong take aways or linear story line; at times boring; clever staging and use of minimal props
Don't see it if you want to be entertained and don't like one person shows with no strong linear story line
See it if you're a Quinn fan, like political humor; want to be entertained & cry at same time regarding our current state of affairs; short & sweet
Don't see it if you don't like one person shows; awkward sense of Quinn's monologue delivery is offputting for some; don't know if intentional or not
See it if you are a big Tom Stoppard fan and want to engage in heavy thinking during and after the show
Don't see it if you are not entertained by a lot of convoluted dialogue with characters that are hard to relate to with some predictable elements in story
See it if you love Edie Falco since performance was intense w/rapid fire dialogue; she & the rest of cast was excellent. staging complemented story
Don't see it if you don't like political themes with a lot of intense dialogue
See it if you want to be entertained in intimate space with excellent singing (no disco), staging & dancing; don't look too deep into story & enjoy
Don't see it if you need a strong book, want disco music; don't like hedwig; expensive production for the Atlantic; serious $ behind it; headed to BDWY
See it if you want to be mindlessly entertained with solid music, decent story, excellent dancing & completely engaged audience in intimate theatre
Don't see it if you want to be intellectually stimulated and hate the go gos music or do not enjoy gay and lesbian story lines or hate campy shows
See it if you want pure mindless visually pleasing entertainment with excellent vocals and enjoy Donna Summer music and like enthusiastic audiences
Don't see it if you don't like donna summer music or want thought provoking theatre
See it if you are a big bengsons fans and loved Hundred Days. A hugely schizophrenic production: awesome lively creative 1st act; boring slow 2nd act
Don't see it if you need a consistent performance without a self indulgent big letdown 2nd act with minimal entertainment value; show should have been 1 act
See it if you enjoy first class writing, excellent cast & a revival surviving the passage of time with relevant contemporary social sex & race themes.
Don't see it if you need more than a simple set with a lot of dialogue requiring concentration. Nice first show at brand new intimate Helen Hayes theatre
See it if you enjoy well acted, written, staged drama that stays w/you after show. contemporary complex social issues imbedded in story.
Don't see it if your don't want a though provoking well acted one act show that can really hit home and cause your to reexamine your social values
See it if you enjoy intimate setting w/very talented well credentialed cast, don't mind minimal staging & underdeveloped lyrics & not meaningful story
Don't see it if you want developed solid story. opportunity to be bored; excellent cast voices tarnished w/weak lyrics & over-exaggerated & loud production
See it if you're a Rajiv Joseph fan or Atlantic member. 3 hr convoluted political drama focused on a true or not true/lies theme w/implausible story
Don't see it if you want entertainment. I'm frustrated in not figuring out what message playwright wanted to convey to his audience. decent acting & staging
See it if You want simple story mindless family show that caters to new broadway audience & tourists. Nice colorful staging & few good musical numbers
Don't see it if You want real thoughtful theatre experience with a story and meaningful score. Acting is passable and no songs worth remembering.
See it if you want to see mass appeal, light not thought provoking, theater with a lively energetic cast aiming to please its nontraditional audience
Don't see it if you want meaningful sophisticated theatre. the show will draw a new crowd & will do well with tourists. Bdwy definitely has a place for it
See it if You enjoy intense drama about aids & a 2 person cast w/a lot of dialogue. A show for a patient theatre goer; limited audience/appeal
Don't see it if You have to work at enjoying show w/an intense subject matter. You come away from the play drained & need to contemplate the shows takeaway?
See it if slow to develop family drama where everyone has a secret; decent acting; nice set; underwhelmed; no uplifting take aways from production
Don't see it if you don't like family dramas; have work to figure out everyone's life secret to put puzzle together to make sense of the show
See it if you like wellacted fast paced dialogue & don't mind challenged by show's take away; definitely prompts after show discussion on show meaning
Don't see it if you don't want confusing story line & show's meaning; elements of waiting for godot; shows pedigree & expectations leads to disappointment
See it if you like one women shows about rape
Don't see it if you dont like intense 1 person shows (about rape) & leave show being emotionally drained & question the entertainment value of production
See it if you want to be entertained w/ a fine young cast w/ excellent social infused material & solid staging for small space; millenials would enjoy
Don't see it if you dont like perceived asian stereotypes, bi racial relationships or sexual and parential conflict themes