If you like this person's taste, follow her!
See it if You have never seen Phantom, and are looking for something spectacular. Particularly a good choice if you are new to theater.
Don't see it if You want something cutting edge and modern. It is dated, but the costumes and music are still gorgeous.
See it if you have never seen the play or want to see Denzel Washington and other incredible acting performances.
Don't see it if you can't sit through a long play. I think the best part is the last 2 acts.
See it if you want to see excellent performances in an interesting story that allows you to dig deep and think about life and death.
Don't see it if you want something light that is thoughtless. Also don't see if if you only like strict realism.
See it if You want to see a quiet thought-provoking play with stunning performances. This production is very accessible to hearing impaired people.
Don't see it if You want something with extravagant sets or storytelling. This story is told mostly through conversation- sign language and speech.
See it if relevant subjects are very important to you. You get to see a window into the challenges of the experience of illegal immigrants.
Don't see it if A slightly incongruous score is extremely off-putting to you. If you are looking for a polished musical.
See it if you LOVE Jimmy Buffett. Or if you are looking for a show where you can just turn your brain off and drink a margarita while watching.
Don't see it if you don't like Jimmy Buffett or are looking for a meaningful show that isn't just clever inclusion of Buffett's music.
See it if you want to see a fantastic version of this classic musical. The staging is stunning and the performances are compelling.
Don't see it if you hate classic musicals OR can't sit through a longer show- it ran close to 3 hours.
See it if you want to go on a journey, or are coming with family. Also there is a live goat onstage!!!
Don't see it if you hate 90 minute shows or things based on fairy tales.
See it if you're looking for family friendly fun. You want to see great performances. Get a slushie! They're delicious.
Don't see it if You expect it to be like the movie. The pacing of the show is really off and the set is disappointing.
See it if you haven't seen many of Hal Prince's shows recently or love revues celebrating a person's career.
Don't see it if you hate revues, and can't overlook some less than optimal casting due to the nature of a revue.
See it if you enjoy seeing new plays that are showing a different perspective on lgbtq life. Also see it for the remarkable casting.
Don't see it if you can't handle the subject matter.
See it if you have listed to the cast recording and want to see a fresh form of storytelling.
Don't see it if you really hate rap music and haven't listened to the cast recording. Some faster rapping can be hard to understand in the theater.
See it if You love seeing stage adaptations of classic films. They make Samantha Barks really look like Julia Roberts in the movie & she sounds great.
Don't see it if you don't like the story- or are looking for a family show. I didn't feel like all of the ways they "stretched it" to make it 2hr 30 worked.
See it if You love Donna Summer music or are looking for a fun night out where you don't have to think.
Don't see it if Structural issues are a dealbreaker. The story woven with the songs becomes jumpy and doesn't hit the emotional points it should.
See it if You want a family friendly show with spectacle, heart, and familiar characters.
Don't see it if You want something that is cutting edge. I enjoyed it seeing it 10+ years after the first, but it is no longer the most innovative magic.
See it if You want a play dealing with relevant social issues- class & race. A compelling story of people striving to do the best they can.
Don't see it if You are looking for a light and comic show.
See it if you know the Harry Potter series and want to see an incredible production. The staging and special effects are truly amazing.
Don't see it if you don't know anything about Harry Potter. Someone who doesn't know the books or movies would easily get lost in the plot.
See it if you enjoy seeing a story beautifully told with terrific performances.
Don't see it if you want to see a "typical big musical". There were many times when this felt like a play with music- do not expect big dance numbers etc.
See it if you've never seen a good production of Carousel. OR you want to see a "golden age" musical done with full staging
Don't see it if You HATE Carousel or any classic musical.
See it if you have never seen Angels before or are hoping to see how it resonantes now.
Don't see it if You don’t want to sit through almost 8 hours no matter how good it is.
See it if you love big musicals, are going to the theater with family, or love spongebob.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy fun and whimsical theater or want to see a production with a profound message.
See it if you love non-traditional staging and/or seeing shows done in a new fresh way.
Don't see it if you hate non-traditional versions of musicals. Also the last row of the balcony says it is partial view and at times it REALLY IS PARTIAL.
See it if you love Miss Saigon and/or large scale musicals. See it for Eva and Jon Jon- they are incredible.
Don't see it if you dont' like large musicals and/or want an uplifting story.
See it if you find things going awry in various ways hilarious.
Don't see it if things falling apart and going wrong is not funny to you.
See it if you want to see an interesting piece delving into what has happened to Nora and how these "outliers" continue to relate to their world.
Don't see it if you haven't looked up the main plot point of A Doll's House- you really just need to know that Nora left home which was radical for the time
See it if you want a musical with big dance numbers and fun swing music.
Don't see it if you require a plot to be completely logical. Also, if you are not ok with that fact that a LOT of extra things are danced (moving sets etc).