See it if you like jukebox musicals. The story is there to bind the songs together. Adrienne Warren is spectacular. Juliet Benn (young Tina) is too
Don't see it if you require great acting and writing. That said, Tina's story is more than enough
See it if You like American History and don't mind if the characters, as written, don't stand up to the real people
Don't see it if you have used audible.com to listen to Dallek's 1,200 page book on LBJ or Caro's 5 volume set
See it if you want to see dark, intelligent theatre by the author of "Small Mouth Sounds"
Don't see it if you dislike slow and often too long theatre
Also Who says childhood doesn't impact adulthood
See it if you like jukebox musicals and have the patience to sit through the whole 4th of July fireworks
Don't see it if you feel that you have to stay through the whole performance to get your money's worth
See it if you want to see the best of NY theatre. Great writing, acting, staging. Nobody moved for 85 minutes.....and for $30/seat it's a bargain
Don't see it if there is no reason not to see it
See it if you like the music of the Temptations
Don't see it if you don't like the music of the Temptations
See it if you can get into a brilliant re-interpretation of an operetta you grew up on. Like with Hamilton, it took a while to get into it
Don't see it if If you can't give up Rogers & Hamerstein's Oklahoma. All the words are the same but this has nothing to do with the original
See it if It's easy to say "best damn show I've seen in years". It's easy to say "read Ben Brantley's NYTimes review" Both exactly right
Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this show. It's absolutely terrific and there are no bad seats
See it if Cast of 4 is terrific. Writing cuts to the core with no BS. Says things that are true to the black experience and must be said
Don't see it if You don't want to see the world as it is rather than how you would prefer that it be
Also This show can play in a dozen cities around the country
See it if you're up for a relevant, well written play performed by 5 fabulous actors
Don't see it if you have a hard time dealing with life's realities.....in this case, dementia
See it if you are interested in biography and well written theatre. Intellectually stimulating theatre. Provocative theatre.
Don't see it if you don't have interest in the law and politics
See it if You like intelligent comedy
Don't see it if would prefer not to spend 2 hours on the subject of gay relationships
Also too long, too gay, not up to the standard set by "Admissions"
See it if you want to have a fun, amusing evening in the theatre being entertained by 6 terrific actors
Don't see it if you can't deal with the obvious and somewhat less sophisticated work you get on Broadway
Also Noel Ehrman would have produced this at the acting camp he worked at
See it if you would like to see three women give a master class in theatre and watch Albee at his best. Only have the time for one play, THIS IS IT.
Don't see it if Sorry, no reason to answer this question
See it if NO INTEREST IN STORY though well written and performed. Three snores.
Don't see it if Can you imagine spending 2 hours talking with your doorman on the midnight shift? Some people lead lives of quiet desparation
See it if SPECTACULAR singing and dancing. R+H's dark operetta that has never been more well performed
Don't see it if If you need "fluffy" or if you don't like musical theatre
See it if you liked A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night as the same set designer did it. Really well performed. St. Anne's Warehouse fabulous
Don't see it if you're not interested in going to Brooklyn and seeing how terrific DUMBO has become
See it if You really like live theatre. This is the reason to go. Like with Angels in America, 7 hours fly by. Brilliant.
Don't see it if you have a problem with the story of gay men in America
See it if you are of a mind to watch three terrific actors for 90 minutes
Don't see it if you don't have the patience to sit through 90 minutes of slow paced theatre
Also The audience was stone silent.
See it if you want to see a relevant, well written, well performed, intelligent play
Don't see it if you love Donald Trump and are part of his base
See it if you want to see a meaningful story with fabulous singing
Don't see it if you have a problem dealing with the cruel white redneck men of South Carolina in the 50s
See it if You're interested in Rupert Murdock's business history
Don't see it if you are bothered by cigarette smoke. We were in row "D" and couldn't breathe. Hard to understand actors. Could have cut an hour. DON'T GO
See it if You like extravaganzas. A good story well told and well sung. Somehow, there's not the kind of electricity one would expect
Don't see it if There's no reason not to see this.
See it if you want to see insipid screaming and much ado about nothing. Clearly, the author wasn't there as opposed to his last play where he was
Don't see it if care about an authentic portrayal of the 60's and the Vietnam war protests
See it if you want to see a masterful performance by Janet McTeer and a beautiful set
Don't see it if you can't bear overwriting and overacting
Also truth be told, I escaped into sleep for much of this play
See it if you like musicals and a lovely three hour evening like the old days
Don't see it if you don't enjoy revivals and don't have the patience for a three hour show with one intermission
See it if you're a young woman who is under 30 and interested in the theme that puts this in the same bucket as Dear Evan Hansen
Don't see it if you don't like musicals
Also We're well over 30 and enjoyed the evening
See it if If you are a graduate of Hogworts you will love this "reunion". 1,600 people in the theatre loved this double header. We did not
Don't see it if you wouldn't want to see two Andrew Lloyd Weber shows in the same day. BORING. Don't see it if you haven't gone to 6 Rocky Horror Shows
See it if Watching Sahr Ngaijjah transform himself into an elephant, listening to Lynn Nottage's words leaves you breathless
Don't see it if I can't imagine why anyone wouldn't love this show. It's what theatre is all about.
See it if Affirmative Action is a very interesting and complex conversation. Extremely well done and kept us on the front of our seats throughout
Don't see it if You don't want a start point for thinking about an important subject
See it if We came for Mark Rylance, who was great, and were blown away by Iestyn Davies singing and the staging and writing. FABULOUS
Don't see it if This is a MUST SEE.
See it if You enjoy a good idea nicely written and staged though too long by a third
Don't see it if the depth of writing matters to you. There is just so much time you can spend in the ladies locker room