See it if you want to see a moving play about gay men in NYC with some interesting themes and great acting.
Don't see it if you cannot commit to 6+ hours, dislike dialogue-heavy plays, or are not interested in the stories of gay men.
See it if you enjoy stripped down reimaginings of classic musicals (like the recent Oklahoma! revival).
Don't see it if you are a classic musical purist or do not enjoy (sometimes distracting) video projections used during the performance.
See it if you enjoy family dramas and great acting.
Don't see it if you are looking for something deep and less comedic or are uncomfortable with sexual themes.
See it if you enjoy pop music and want to see a big, fun, flashy production.
Don't see it if you dislike pop music, didn’t enjoy the movie, or prefer musicals with substantial stories.
See it if you enjoy 80s music and jukebox musicals or if you are just looking for a simple good time.
Don't see it if you are looking for a unique or less predictable story or if you do not enjoy 80s music.
See it if you want to see a fun new musical in an intimate setting. Annie Golden is great in the lead role.
Don't see it if you prefer bigger productions or do not enjoy silly plot lines.
See it if you enjoy touching stories or character-driven musicals with many points-of-view.
Don't see it if you prefer to avoid discussion of 9/11 or if you prefer large production musicals.
See it if you already love the music. You are looking for a fluffy, feel-good story.
Don't see it if you dislike jukebox musicals or Motown or if you prefer a deeper story.
See it if you want to see a classic musical reimagined in a very new way or if you enjoy the musical’s original songs.
Don't see it if you prefer traditional takes on classics or musicals with elaborate sets and dance numbers.
See it if you are a fan of Adam Driver or Keri Russell. Driver's performance is unforgettable.
Don't see it if you prefer lighter plays or musicals or dislike plays with a lot of dialogue or if you prefer strong female characters.
See it if you want to see a powerful performance by some extremely talented actors or if you love Shakespeare.
Don't see it if you don’t enjoy traditional Shakespeare or cannot sit through a very long play.
See it if you want to see a riveting performance by Bryan Cranston or are very interested in influence of media on society.
Don't see it if you need an intermission or don’t enjoy shows that have too much going on at once. It is often busy to the point of distraction.
See it if you are a fan of Alice in Wonderland and don’t mind new a new take on the story or if you want to hear some incredible singing.
Don't see it if you aren’t already familiar with Alice in Wonderland.
See it if you love Sondheim or are interested to see a new take on an old musical.
Don't see it if you prefer flashy productions or dislike reverse chronological timelines.
See it if you want to see an intense drama that addresses relevant issues.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy serious plays or plays with racial themes.
See it if You are a fan of the book and are open to a reimagining of it or if you want to see a thought-provoking play about race relations.
Don't see it if You do not enjoy serious plays. It may also require more concentration to follow if you aren’t already familiar with the story.
See it if You enjoy silly, fluffy musicals that don’t require much thought or are a fan of the Go-Go’s.
Don't see it if You do not like the Go-Go’s or prefer something more serious.
See it if You enjoy historical dramas or moving stories performed by an excellent cast.
Don't see it if You prefer flashy shows or comedies.
See it if you enjoy classic musicals or great choreography or if you’re just looking for a fun night out at the theatre.
Don't see it if you prefer big, flashy productions or modern musicals. This one feels a little tired. It is still fun but could probably use some updates.
See it if you want to see a dramatic, beautifully-written two-character play.
Don't see it if you don’t enjoy depressing themes or are uncomfortable in very dark spaces.
See it if you are a fan of Alanis Morissette or enjoy heavy drama in musical form.
Don't see it if you are looking for something light and fun or if you are triggered by themes of sexual assault or drug abuse/overdose.
See it if you love the Disney movie or are seeing it with children. The costumes and dancing are beautiful.
Don't see it if you did not enjoy the Disney movie or prefer something not so cartoonish.
See it if you are a fan of Tennessee Williams (don’t expect this to compare to his others) or if you want to see a great performance by Marisa Tomei.
Don't see it if you prefer something modern or have trouble understanding heavy accents.
See it if you ever felt like you didn't fit in or if you want to see a fun musical with catchy songs.
Don't see it if you dislike sci-fi or stories about teenagers or if you prefer classic musicals.
See it if you really enjoy Shakespeare and want to see one of his lesser known plays.
Don't see it if you dislike Shakespeare or prefer comedies or if you cannot sit through a long play (especially on a hot night).
See it if you want to see a masterful performance or if you enjoy slow, though-provoking romances.
Don't see it if you dislike dialogue-heavy plays or sexually explicit scenes.
See it if you want to see something new and exciting with fun music and choreography.
Don't see it if you prefer traditional musicals or comedies or don’t enjoy shows that get political.
See it if you are looking for a very real, emotional drama that will make you both laugh and cry.
Don't see it if you prefer something light and fun or are sensitive to themes/talk of suicide.
See it if a dialogue-heavy play about the relationship between two very different brothers sounds interesting to you or you are a fan of Ethan Hawke.
Don't see it if you prefer fast-paced plays or original concepts. Also, if you are sensitive to bright lights, you may want to avoid this one.
See it if you want to see a play that will make you feel strong emotions or a play with moving musical numbers.
Don't see it if you don’t enjoy serious plays, plays with LGBTQ themes, or plays with songs.
See it if you want to see truly great acting and a play that will stay with you and make you appreciate your parents and grandparents.
Don't see it if you dislike intensely emotional plays or stories around the truth about aging.
See it if You enjoy fast-paced, dialogue-heavy plays that introduce concepts that make you think.
Don't see it if You prefer plays with simple themes that don’t require as much thought.
See it if You enjoy Shakespeare and theater history or serious plays with a lot of dialogue.
Don't see it if You do not enjoy dialogue-driven plays or Shakespeare or have anti-feminist views.
See it if you enjoy Shakespeare or are looking for something classic but refreshing or if you just want to have a nice night out in the park.
Don't see it if you only enjoy Shakespeare in its original form and are opposed to a musical adaptation.
See it if you enjoy music from the 60s or Carole King.
Don't see it if you aren’t at all familiar with music from the 60s or if you prefer complex stories.
See it if You want to see a wonderfully magical musical that will make you feel strong emotions.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy musical theater or need an intermission.
See it if You are a Harry Potter fan in any capacity.
Don't see it if You dislike Harry Potter or the idea of another story line after the original series or if you don’t want to sit through two shows.