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See it if You want to see a show with a great score and talented cast that delivers a top notch performance. Likely the 2019 Tony winner in my opinion
Don't see it if The only type of musical you like is Disney. But if you like drama, romance, story, or characters this is for you.
See it if You like thought-provoking plays about contemporary issues. Or if you like serious drama with levity and strong characterizations.
Don't see it if You want a pat answer to the questions being discussed. Or if you want to know everything about the characters instead of having to infer.
See it if See this show if you have streamed the soundtrack and really want to see it staged, but aren't all that picky about good theatre.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you have seen previous productions (see below), if you are bothered by really loud productions or poorly behaved audiences.
See it if You are a fan of the original Mean Girls movie and want a musical thqat evokes memories of that film.
Don't see it if You want something with much to say. The overall feel of this show is that they want you to say, "Oh yeah, remember that from the movie?"
See it if You are at all interested in the autistic spectrum. Or if you just want a really well done play.
Don't see it if You want an end to end comedy. There is humor here, but mixed with many other emotions.
See it if You like dystopian drama or plays that are dark and intense.
Don't see it if You want a linear plot, a happy ending, or a story that is nicely wrapped and concluded for you. And definitely not for kids!
See it if You are a sondheim fan who wants to see one of his best shows iperformed in innovative and immersive staging with excellent performances.
Don't see it if You dislike performer/audience interaction, or prefer traditional staging with a full ensemble.
See it if You like Ethan Lipton's "No Place to Go," or you like story tellers in general. This is not a traditional musical or play.
Don't see it if You expect characters and dialog, or a story that is advanced via music. This is basically a one-man show with a backing band.
See it if You want a unique theatre experience that leaves you thinking. Also note that this show is open on Mondays!
Don't see it if You don't like audience participation, or if you just want some light mindless entertainment.
See it if This is the only way to see the show. Honestly the movie was much better. Maybe if the star of the month is somebody who interests you.
Don't see it if You get annoyed by poorly-behaved audiences, or if you expect a fully-staged production. Or if there is anything else available?
See it if You like the music, of course. But also if you just want to see a good biopic type of show. There is more substance here than you think.
Don't see it if You don't like the music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons. Otherwise, this show really has a lot going for it.
See it if You like drama that explores issues without promoting a particular viewpoint
Don't see it if You can't deal with hearing about human imperfections
See it if You have already seen the Now-canon version of the show and want to see a new tale that incorporates elements of the original play.
Don't see it if You want to hear great voices, or will miss the ensemble and depth of the original staging
See it if You want a fun show and a light hearted good time.
Don't see it if You want a “message” or a deep show. Or if you want a big splashy production. This is a much more intimately sized show.
See it if You like rapid fire witty dialog and character-centered story and interaction. A very topical play.
Don't see it if It has been said before, but if you can’t handle criticism of the current administration, you are not the target demographic.
See it if You want to see an upbeat yet reverant, funny yet touching, character-driven yet musical show that will make you think.
Don't see it if You want a traditional romance story, or a hero/villain piece. But basically this show is for anybody age 8-98.
See it if You're a fan of manic action and staging gimmicks. Or if you like the movie, of course.
Don't see it if You don't like hackneyed and obvious romance plots, or if you expect to remember any songs the next morning.
See it if You want to see a show about New Yorkers in the New Yorkist of settings, the subway. Or if you really like acapella or beat boxing.
Don't see it if You expect Tony-level characterization, writing or choreography.
See it if You like musicals. OK that's obvious, but this is great for anybody who likes inside jokes about musicals.
Don't see it if Umm...maybe if you don't like musicals? Honestly there is nothing offensive, nothing poorly done.
See it if You want to see a spectacle with well-known songs, special effects, and excellent singing.
Don't see it if You want deep meaning. Also don't go if you want dancing and great choreography.