See it if you are curious about how a story of newspapermen can be made into a Broadway spectacle. The sets were clever and visually interesting.
Don't see it if you have no interest in British tabloids or how they came to be.
See it if you think you'd enjoy a reworking of Lewis Carroll with a bit of steam-punky edge. Most songs are wonderful and the set is really well done.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the fantasy of Alice's adventures or are triggered by WWII and the London Blitz.
See it if you enjoy small casts with curious, at times, nonsensical dialogue. The actors maintained their cool in this crazy sick world they inhabit.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy dark somewhat sinister workplace comedy and don't want to leave the theater feeling uneasy and unsettled.
See it if you are interested in very intense dramas about sensitive topics presented with thought provoking points of view. The actors are brilliant.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with an intimate staging or don't want to witness unflinching depiction of a couple on the brink of destruction.
See it if you like Cher and enjoy biopic style big glitzy musicals. The three Chers really did the songs justice and Micaela Diamond was a standout!
Don't see it if you don't like Cher's music or care about her background, life and career. Also, if you hate glam and sequins, this isn't for you.
See it if you want to learn about Gloria Steinem and her activism and how she rallied and inspired others.
Don't see it if you prefer traditionally staged plays without any audience participation.
See it if you enjoy great acting from a small cast who uses their space limitations to inventively tell a story highlighting the effects of bullying.
Don't see it if you have a problem with the porn industry, simulated sex acts or brief nudity.
See it if you enjoy an enthusiastic cast performing a formulaic story but with lovely 90s inspired songs and a really likeable cast.
Don't see it if you disliked the story of the film or don't enjoy big productions with glitzy sets and over the top song and dance numbers.
See it if you can be entertained by silly ridiculous circumstances. I found myself wishing the actors would be the actual characters in the end!
Don't see it if you don't enjoy a cast that plays a variety of characters or when characters engage the audience directly and break the fourth wall.
See it if you enjoy great witty dialogue, hilarious circumstances and unique and absorbing performances.
Don't see it if you can't see the humor in everyday, workplace scenarios played out to ridiculous lengths.
See it if you enjoy Christmas standards sung by powerful voices and / or you are familiar with the performers and their stint on American Idol.
Don't see it if you are looking for a fully staged production or don't enjoy witty banter back and forth between the performers.
See it if you want a poignant story about kindness under impossible circumstances. Sadly, the height of the stage is under utilized.
Don't see it if 9/11 subject matter is still a trigger. I was a little upset but the songs and humanity of the story helped me get past that somewhat.
See it if you enjoy a one person performance where they talk directly to the audience in a conversational and confessional manner.
Don't see it if you do not like Mike Birbiglia and/or do not feel that a stand up comic can hold a Broadway audience's attention for over an hour.
See it if you like catchy songs and children who sing and play all their own instruments. It’s a feel good story but super deep.
Don't see it if you’re looking for more than light-hearted entertainment.
See it if you enjoy biopic musicals with powerful voices that leave the audience dancing in their seats.
Don't see it if you don’t like Donna Summer music or glitzy staging.
See it if you don’t mind lots of children or being covered by soap. It’s easy to forget about your surroundings and just let yourself be mesmerized.
Don't see it if you hate bubbles and don’t want to sit through an hour of nothing else
See it if you love large glitzy productions, wonderful vocal performances, an incredibly touching story and a triumphant conclusion.
Don't see it if you don’t enjoy drag performances and never root for the underdog.
See it if you enjoy riffs on the classic character switch, funny faces, and stores that are tied up neatly at the end.
Don't see it if you don’t like silliness, energy or shows set in the wild wild west.
See it if you are not bothered by intesnse subject matter covered in a musical. I wans't aware of this history so I was intrigued and curious.
Don't see it if a very traumatic and uncomfortable part of history; the abuse of women, rape, torture, violence paired with musical theater are not for you.
See it if you like the time period, you don't mind actors playing a variety of characters at once, and are not put off by religious themes.
Don't see it if plays with dated language bore you or you find the premise corny.
See it if you enjoy large dazzling productions with lots of moving parts and lighting effects. It was like a large shiny circus.
Don't see it if you are not familiar with the characters and you feel this would detract from your understanding the story. It is helpful but not necessary.
See it if you like fantastic voices, high energy movement and near 50 year content that remains relevant and poignant today.
Don't see it if you prefer shows with elaborate sets and don't want to see dance sprinkled throughout all the songs.
See it if you enjoy a quick ride through the history of women as celebrated as well as lamented in song.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy small casts, no main story and familiar songs you know all the lyrics to.
See it if you are interested in what straight white men talk about amongst themselves when no one else is listening.
Don't see it if you don't care to have an inside glimpse into this demographic and are annoyed by adults being juvenile, bratty and obnoxious.
See it if you're a big fan of R+H as songs as this is a concert format. Insight is given through Hammerstein's musings which shed light on his process
Don't see it if You want a traditional musical. The digital illusion is distracting and the songs are just used to support Hammerstein's inner thoughts.
See it if you are fondly nostalgic for the film. The story changed slightly but is still really over the top and ridiculous. Fun comedy and songs.
Don't see it if you think the premise it too unbelievable to stand and you don't mind some sexism strewn throughout a big glitzy production.
See it if if you enjoy great rhythms and spectacular voices paired with themes of sexual awakening, exploration and bias set in a boys prep school.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with brief nudity, same sex pairings, aggressive racial and homophobic slurs or teen confusion.
See it if you don't take things too seriously. The title gives a big clue but it does try to go a bit deeper into the dynamics of female friendships.
Don't see it if you can't stand romantic comedies and find the idea of a group of women discussing their lives through the lens of these films irritating.
See it if you are a fan of the film and love musicals. The songs are lovely and wistful, and using musician characters on stage in unique and fun.
Don't see it if you are looking for a big production with large sets or group numbers. It is very much a film come to life telling the story of one night.
See it if you love original quirky musicals with confident female actors singing wonderful tunes. I was also impressed with the sophisticated set.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy a fluffy, somewhat obvious plot line or have negative memories of cheerleaders in high school.
See it if you want to be awed by songs you didn't know you knew were theirs as well as learn about the members and their individual back stories.
Don't see it if you don't like this type of boy group and can't appreciate the impact they made over the years.
See it if you are interested in family dramas set in IRA controlled Northern Ireland and seeing the effects of single decisions on each member.
Don't see it if you don't want to see nearly 20 individual, fleshed out characters on a stage and find it hard to follow along through thick accents.
See it if you love musical theater and human rights with catchy songs and adorable characters.
Don't see it if you don't care for big bold entertaining numbers, themes that pull at heartstrings or quirky characters that border on caricatures.
See it if you are familiar with the story or enjoy deeply intense and poignant plays where the third wall is occasionally broken.
Don't see it if themes of diseases that cause diminishing mental capacity in regards to an aging family member may hit too close to home.
See it if you're a huge fan of the series and remember it well. As a one woman show, the performer truly put in a lot of work, running back and forth!
Don't see it if you never saw the series or if you'e completely unfamiliar with it as you will just leave confused.
See it if you are eager to witness a gigantic marionette puppet. The Kong character is incredible and his facial movement are strikingly animated.
Don't see it if you expect a fully thought out story. I wanted to love it so much, the opening number had me hooked, but full the story is way too ambitious
See it if you enjoy original songs about an unusual topic for a musical. The cast does a lot with such a small theater really filling the space.
Don't see it if you think the Legend of Sleepy Hollow isn’t suitable for a musical or you need a fully developed story.
See it if you enjoy theater in the round with unique staging and a goat! The story is not too original but Alex Newell is a standout.
Don't see it if you like more traditional theater where there’s a separation between audience and performers.
See it if you enjoy wonderful and poignant performances, engaging diologue and a reminder that ultimately we all just want to be loved.
Don't see it if you don’t enjoy plays with small casts depicting a span of several decades dealing with loss and family drama.
See it if you enjoy cabaret style entertainment and sparkly costumes.
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable when performers travel through the audience and interact with them.
See it if you can decifer heavy accents and know something about snooker. Impressive that it was played live because how can they predict the results?
Don't see it if the idea of a play revolving around snooker leaves you underwhelmed as there’s a lot of references to the game.
See it if you love big voices, dazzling music and dance sequences, a period love story and songs you always knew.
Don't see it if you don't want to know that so many of the popular songs we are familiar with were written by a songwriting husband and wife duo.
See it if you're curious about how science can be turn into engaging rap! Baba does his very best explaining complicated theories with great visuals.
Don't see it if you have no interest in how the mind might work, or don't want an experience that may require audience participation and introspection.
See it if you like small casts, a little bit of breaking the fourth wall and requesting a little bit of audience participation and great voices.
Don't see it if you can't see humor in the premise of a secret meeting for a revolutionary, semi-pyramid scheme-y society for the propagation of red heads.
See it if you enjoy ensemble plays with wonderful witty writing and nuanced performances.
Don't see it if you are not interested in seeing a roomful of gay men be unapologetically themselves.
See it if you enjoy big productions with dance numbers and lots of moving parts, silliness and suspension of disbelief.
Don't see it if you're annoyed by characters who whine about getting old at 40 and who foolishly think that high school was the best time of their lives.
See it if you enjoy an unconventional setting as it is theater in the round. The voices are strong and powerful and the actors use the space perfectly
Don't see it if You like a traditional theater experience and want some separations between cast and audience.
See it if you like historical stories about segregation coupled with some great strong voices.
Don't see it if you don't like smaller productions with actors playing several characters and uncomfortable circumstances surrounding race including slurs.
See it if you are familiar with all the songs and don't need a concrete story to weave the scenes together.
Don't see it if you are looking for a true musical theater experience versus a musical review with a set.