See it if you are curious about the intersection of theatre, scientific research & analysis, and hip hop culture.
Don't see it if you're averse to waving your arms around like you just don't care, participating in call & response, and staying for a Q & A with the artist
See it if you are willing to settle for a superficial telling of very important topics that should be discussed.
Don't see it if you care about young men facing meaningful consequences for their choices. This musical fails in the last 15 minutes.
See it if you can sit still, be quiet, and be transported by sound and color and creative genius.
Don't see it if you need a narrative or will disrupt the rest of the audience with your wiggles and need to talk.
See it if you like nonconventional theatre and stories about a woman finding her voice and way in the world.
Don't see it if you need a straightforward narrative and refuse to engage with metaphor.
See it if you are willing to embrace a show that deviates from the classic, Western plot structure.
Don't see it if you have recently lost someone important or are uncomfortable with nostalgia and aging.
See it if you need an escape from it all and want to laugh yourself silly.
Don't see it if you are resistant to silly, escapist, slapstick, fun.
Also Especially fun for theatre professionals and theatre educators.
See it if you want to see brilliant performers working with a moving script in a powerful production.
Don't see it if you are prone to describing stories about women as "precious".
See it if You want to see a show about what we owe and are owed by the people in our lives.
Don't see it if You are anti women with opinions or don't want to look at your own relationship to money and the transactional nature of relationships.
See it if you appreciate ensemble theatre, want to explore theatre history, and are interested in current social issues.
Don't see it if you want a big song and dance spectacle or you are uncomfortable with complicated emotional stories.
See it if you enjoy not knowing what is going to happen next!
Don't see it if you need a clear resolution.
See it if you see the beauty in dark, difficult material and if you love experiencing powerful performances in intimate spaces.
Don't see it if you are squeamish, unfeeling, or the subject matter hits too close to home.
See it if you enjoy watching actors do great scene work and want to know the difference between Wilson's early work and his great later works.
Don't see it if you need set changes or a lot of physical action on stage
See it if you can handle discomfort and want to see perfect beat work by three physically engaged and emotionally honest actors.
Don't see it if you are going to dispute the premise as a way to avoid dealing with all that the play explores.
See it if you can get tickets close to the stage so that you can experience nuance and not just spectacle.
Don't see it if you have no interest in theology, philosophy, feelings, and forgiveness. *There was too much yelling and not enough depth in Part One
See it if you want to see Andy Karl in his underwear.
Don't see it if you are going to grumble about what makes this show charming: silly stage tricks, a simple story, & light and delightful songs.
See it if you know a teenager! Such a beautiful play about parents & children- about feeling angry, lost, and unsure of how to connect with a child
Don't see it if you are put off by a mixture of realistic and poetic dialogue.
See it if you are curious to see how it beat out Indecent for the Best Play Tony- but are willing to leave knowing that Indecent was robbed.
Don't see it if you want to be emotionally moved by a theatrical experience.
See it if you are interested in family dynamics and the choices women make around care-giving.
Don't see it if you want a show with a clear conflict and resolution, profound character growth, and good staging.
See it if you want to hear some exceptional singers, enjoy interesting staging in intimate spaces, & can forgive some plot holes & flimsy development
Don't see it if you need fully developed characters and a plot that goes on a clear journey.
See it if you want to hear great voices and laugh about all the things that make the subway the subway.
Don't see it if you think it's absurd for a story about NYC in 2017 to focus on the plight of 2 confused white people & employ a "magical negro" character.
See it if you just want to hear some songs and eat overpriced but delicious pie in a jar and don't care about sending dangerous messages to women
Don't see it if you're a thinking human being who understands the complexities of domestic violence, abusing position of power, infidelity, and motherhood