See it if you're interested in plays that revolve around race and representation with intricate structure and staging.
Don't see it if you want a light-hearted or comedic show, this is definitely heavy and impactful.
Also Some moments throughout the show really reminded of Choir Boy.
See it if you like to see contemporary adaptations of theatre classics. You enjoy minimal shows.
Don't see it if you're an originalist, expect Medea in terms of script, you want something very intense.
See it if you like musicals that are similar to Hello Dolly and My Fair Lady. You enjoy well-staged productions with great audience interaction.
Don't see it if you prefer contemporary or abstract musicals. You're not a fan of shows with large ensembles.
See it if you're interested in interestingly staged musicals that involve a bit of audience interaction. You're a fan of some of the actors/writers.
Don't see it if you want something with depth and substance and breathtaking performances. You prefer a very classical belt-y musical.
See it if You enjoy sitcom-like humor about marriage, family, and divorce. The acting and script is great.
Don't see it if You prefer more thought-provoking plays or stronger, more dynamic plots. There are many motifs but little depth.
See it if you like musical adaptations of old plays. You enjoy creative scenic design and ensemble-based work.
Don't see it if you're only seeing it for Peter Dinklage. He's wonderful, but not a singer. If you see it, you should come in supporting the whole cast.
See it if you love a contemporary twist on a classic. It's wonderfully adapted to the modern-day and doesn't feel unrelatable due to the time period.
Don't see it if you like safe, traditional theater or you're triggered by gunshots, blood, or scenes in the dark.
See it if you're a fan of Peter Brook's legendary work, a theater creator, or want a simple yet thought-provoking show.
Don't see it if you expect a linear story or normal play. It doesn't tell the tale of a few characters, it explores the motives and techniques of theater.
See it if you enjoy stories that tie personal narrative with political commentary as a way to call for action.
Don't see it if you expect this show to be bipartisan. It definitely leans toward one side of the political spectrum, however it provides good reason for it
See it if you appreciate the kind of theater that makes you uncomfortable and ask many questions. It is incredibly overwhelming (in a good way).
Don't see it if you expect the story to be a linear plotline that is solely meant to be seen on stage and nowhere outside of it.
See it if you enjoy original musical comedies with a light-hearted, spectacle-focused feel to it. It's a more "safe" musical than a groundbreaking one
Don't see it if you expect this show to be resonating and heartwarming. It has a great message, but it doesn't face the complexities of homophobia head-on.
See it if you love any of the performers or songwriters in this piece. The music, lyrics, and actors are extremely talented.
Don't see it if you expect a full musical production. There is a minimal set, a few props, and a band. The stories are told by the actors, not the stage.
See it if you love Arthur Miller, amazing set/light/sound design, or powerful stories about middle-class American life.
Don't see it if you hate weak acting, can't handle flashing lights, or are triggered by gunshot sounds.
See it if you enjoy plays with lots of sarcastic humor. It has an underlying theme about the struggle of being a successful woman in America.
Don't see it if you prefer musicals or more dramatic plays. It is simple and realistic, the dialogue represents the themes well without being obvious.
Also The lighting design is INCREDIBLE. It definitely deserves a Tony.
See it if you love the music of the Four Seasons, you like musical biopics, or enjoy shows about the rise and downfall of success.
Don't see it if you hate biopics or you expect dramatic storytelling/a happily ever after.
See it if you love wholesome, sweet, coming-of-age stories. It's emotional, motherly, and beautiful. A great score and even greater performance.
Don't see it if you're triggered by the topic of domestic abuse or have trouble empathizing with the unfortunate but optimistic circumstances.
See it if you like newer musicals that deal with difficult topics like mental health. It really shows the struggle of being a teen in the digital age.
Don't see it if you are triggered by topics like suicide, depression, and anxiety; you don't like coming-of-age stories.
See it if you love to breakdown shows to its core values. It's a very inspiring, ambition-driven musical that will leave you questioning your legacy.
Don't see it if you have difficulty following both the lead and ensemble actors, there's always something constantly happening.
See it if you're able to watch for 3 hours, you enjoy plot twists, and love intense dialogue that shows family, politics, and how the two collide.
Don't see it if you expect very optimistic endings, have difficulty understanding accents, and have trouble paying attention to every word.
See it if you enjoy absurdist, fast-paced comedies that break the 4th wall. It may be hard to keep up with this show at times, but it's a fun ride.
Don't see it if you like traditional approaches to classic writers.
See it if you enjoy linear plays about immigration about how it affects families on a personal level.
Don't see it if you prefer non-linear plays, you're seeking something fun and lighthearted, or expect this play to be incredibly powerful.
See it if you enjoy plays about gay men that revolve around heavy intergenerational conversations.
Don't see it if you don't like plays that include narration and abstract staging. The acting also tends to get weak depending on the character they play.
See it if you love contemporary, reimagined adaptations of classic literature. It is cut down while still retaining the fundamental parts of the play.
Don't see it if you're sensitive to gore, prefer traditional adaptations of Shakespeare, or can't understand Shakespearean language.
See it if you love well-done audience interaction, beautifully staged plays, or heartwarming stories.
Don't see it if you're a Scrooge and hate Christmas! Or prefer something more contemporary, complex, or brand new.
See it if you love slice-of-life plays that capture realistic images of life. You're not seeking to think deeply or analytically after watching a show
Don't see it if you prefer more abstract, non-linear storytelling or something that deals with complex issues and themes.
See it if you are a fan of minimalist plays with talented actors. You enjoy Pinter's work.
Don't see it if you would rather see a more character-driven plot with more development and empathy. This play does not provide any substance for the viewer
See it if you love Marisa Tomei, classic American playwrights like Williams, or enjoy modern spins through incredible scenic design.
Don't see it if you prefer something more contemporary, want a show with a neater script and deeper themes, have difficulty understanding abstract blocking.
See it if you enjoyed Fairview, love shows that comment on the dynamics of race in America, or appreciate uncomfortable theater.
Don't see it if you prefer something lighthearted, less thought-provoking, or are uncomfortable with nudity, rape, or conversations about race relations.
See it if you want to see a show about life, death, grief, and love. The two stories are so beautifully written that it can resonate with anyone.
Don't see it if you would rather see a more uplifting, lighthearted show. The monologues deal with very heavy conversations that may be difficult to hear.
See it if you enjoy plays about being gay in unaccepting societies, Arthur Miller, or minimal spectacle in storytelling.
Don't see it if you prefer lighthearted theater with more spectacle and easier-to-digest topics/themes.
See it if you like Shakespeare, interesting and modernized interpretations of old plays, or want to experience outdoor theater.
Don't see it if you're unable to sit for 3 hours in the heat of New York City's summer nights or find the writing of Coriolanus to be uncomfortable.
See it if you want to see classic Broadway. Great dance sequences, breaking the 4th wall, and storytelling.
Don't see it if you don't care for stories of murder or the chorus girl format of storytelling. Or if you want a more resonating and thought-provoking show.
See it if you want to witness great acting.
Don't see it if you want a well-run show. The acting, costumes, and set were good, but the directing was poorly done. It made everything confusing and slow.
See it if you like stories about overlooked characters. I like the concept and theme of needing "commoners" just as much as rulers in a society.
Don't see it if you don't like gross and immature humor, nudity, or if you're only going for Nathan Lane.
See it if you want to see something completely different and magically done. The story is beautifully told through choreography, music, and props.
Don't see it if you don't like to figure out what is going on and prefer straightforward shows. It may get confusing for some.
See it if you love catchy musicals with a great message about acceptance. It's fun with a perfect balance between witty and serious.
Don't see it if you prefer darker musicals or plays.
See it if you enjoy really vulgar and offensive comedy. They use a perfect balance of different types of humor, from ironic to breaking the 4th wall.
Don't see it if you don't have a thick skin or have trouble digesting gross topics. There's a lot of talk about bestiality and pedophilia.
See it if you love the craft of set design and great choreography. The story is enjoyable, but the tech and ensemble are what keep the show strong.
Don't see it if you hate cliche plots. There were scenes that felt unnecessary or simply didn't belong. Some of the music was also out of place (dubstep)
See it if you can appreciate simpler, slice-of-life shows that reflect on the human experience and troubles of everyday life.
Don't see it if you like more politically-driven shows. Its a very realistic show that doesn't comment on social issues or politics. It's just about people.