See it if You LOVED the Metamorphosis and want to relive it from the sister's perspective. Also if you like solo performances.
Don't see it if Nuance or subtle acting are your thing. This as comical.
See it if You want a light-hearted night out, enjoy improv, and like a more suburban style of rap.
Don't see it if You don't like audience engagement, want a more traditional stand-up routine, or don't like rap in any forms.
See it if You are a Harry Potter fan who can't get enough of the old gang -- and is curious to see how they end up later in life.
Don't see it if You don't have the stamina for two-part plays that take a day or two nights to see. I prefer my mini-series to be on TV.
See it if You like hip hop and a nightclub vibe. This is more like a club act than theater, and the back and forth of the actors feels a little random
Don't see it if You want a well-honed plot and careful staging. Think of this as an edgy modern-day lounge act, with some great singing and fun dances
See it if You love original staging, monster movies, and new feats of animatronic excellence. Bits of #MeToo creep in.
Don't see it if You have a really high bar for singing and music. The songs are just okay, and the plot is truncated in ways that feel a little forced.
See it if You want to see a disturbing, in-your-face portrayal of drug addiction, chaos and all.
Don't see it if You have trouble understanding Scottish accents or don't like to become part of the action (beware to those sitting near the toilet)
See it if you remember the 80s and want to be reminded of the sheer scale of the AIDs tragedy and the ignorance that prevailed at the time
Don't see it if you don't have the patience to sit through seven hours of theater (I & II) ... It's a marathon and a real commitment
See it if you feel like slamming back margaritas with some friends and want a show that reinforces the party atmosphere
Don't see it if you want a thought-provoking plot, surprise ending, or anything other than Jimmy Buffett music. It is what it says it is.
See it if You are accompanied by a young teenager for whom this can spark discussion, be cathartic, and prompt some reflection.
Don't see it if You want a seamless and fast-paced show ... this is ambitious and choppy but ultimately satisfying
See it if you are a fan of girl power, loved the book, and are a fan of the Wizard of Oz. The core demographic for this show is a 12 year old girl.
Don't see it if You want a thought-provoking night of theater or stand-out performances. This is a slick and highly commercial production. Take the kids
See it if You like the Nickelodeon show, have kids to entertain, or get a cheap deal to see it
Don't see it if You're not a SpongeBob fan or don't love the outfits and set of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas ... This feels like a summery version of that
See it if you like clever plot lines and great acting, an ensemble that's really in sync, inspired direction, and fresh writing. A must-see.
Don't see it if You want a Broadway musical
See it if You want to spur conversation about designer babies, the commodification of childbirth, poverty, etc.
Don't see it if You want an evening of light-hearted entertainment; Solid cast but the staging is a bit slow
See it if You are a fan of David Byrne and the Talking Heads -- of course -- but also if you enjoy great choreography and absorbing dialogue
Don't see it if You want a splashy over-the-top musical. This is spare, with set design relegated to curtains and all eyes on the humans on stage.
See it if you are a media junkie who wants to see how Murdoch pivoted from being an Australian media mogul to Dr. Evil.
Don't see it if you get enough exposure to all things Murdoch [a.k.a. Fox News] in real life. Media manipulation feels like old news.
See it if You like to see someone ACTING and enjoy monologues about depressing topics ... or want to see Jake Gyllenhaal live.
Don't see it if You want to be entertained with storytelling that feels more like a play.
See it if You are moved by 9/11 tales and want a heartwarming tale about the good people of Gander
Don't see it if You judge musicals by the music; the songs in this one are merely okay
See it if You like intimate theater with great acting + a clever script. Everyone was terrific; Jason O’Connell and Kate MacCluggage really stand out.
Don't see it if You want a grand production — or want to bring your drink into the theater. We had to toss our wine after the short intermission.
See it if you want to learn while you're being entertained
Don't see it if you don't want to think much ... this is more like an amusing college lecture than a Broadway play
See it if you want to support local theater and are in the mood for a thought-provoking play
Don't see it if you want to be entertained or moved; unfortunately, the idea was promising but the execution wasn't quite there
See it if You have an interest in deaf culture, especially in the era prior to cochlear implants, and want to see a fabulous lead actress
Don't see it if You want something fast-paced and timely. The angst feels a little forced, as do the attitudes -- which wouldn't play in 2018
See it if you like Tennessee Williams' other works and thought-provoking dramas.
Don't see it if you are looking for elaborate set productions or light entertainment.
See it if you want a thought-provoking play that makes you question how disabled a "disabled" person is
Don't see it if You would rather have a light comedy
See it if You want uplifting music, romance, and fun
Don't see it if You're seeking a serious drama and be warned that anyone under 12 is likely to think it's kind of weird
See it if You want an evening of light entertainment and grew up in the 1980s
Don't see it if You hate seeing serious issues like gender identity or sexual orientation turned into trite fodder for song and dance