See it if You want a portrayal of the South in 1930. You want good acting and honest discussion.You aren’t afraid to acknowledge racism.
Don't see it if You are someone who deals with unpleasant aspects of the US past by tossing them and putting blinders on. You want a strictly linear plot.
See it if you don't think every show needs a deep message. You enjoy amazing puppetry. You want an afternoon/evening of just plain fun!
Don't see it if your shows must solve the worlds problems and be deep and political. You can't just sit back and enjoy something for the moment.
See it if you want to spend some time just having fun. Good singing, simple plot, some corny jokes. I consider this a feel good play.
Don't see it if unless you walk out in deep conversation,pondering possible hidden meanings and messages from the play, you are left feeling incomplete.
See it if you are accepting of a Marlowe/Shakespeare connection. You enjoy a show despite one poor act. You can follow multiple rolls per actor
Don't see it if you need your shows to be 100% perfect. Good acting is not enough for you. You aren't willing to think outside the box.
See it if you enjoy traditional musicals.This is a full stage, large scale,traditional show. I saw it with Donna Murphy and thought she was fantastic
Don't see it if you want some modern and edgy.
See it if you are a human who one day will age. You want an intellectual, yet funny discussion of some of the concerns we all face as the years go by
Don't see it if You need a fluffy light piece. You feel that somehow you won't age and won't face the problems and concerns the come naturally
See it if You want a show that explores relationships and how we impact each other, you get that despite outside differences we are the same.
Don't see it if If you feel a musical must be big, loud and overwhelming, also if you are unwilling to think a little when watching a show
See it if Interested in the financial world and some of the wheeling and dealing that went/goes on. You can enjoy a show that uses your intelligence
Don't see it if Wall Street is "boring" to you. You have no idea what buyout, poison pill, junk bonds,options, short sales etc. are or mean
See it if You want pleasant and cute mindless entertainment. You appreciate the powerful voices of LuPone and Ebersole.
Don't see it if You are looking for a something meaningful that you will talk about afterwards.There are higher rated shows that you haven't seen yet.
See it if have some familiarity with theme of 1984. Like shows that really make you think. This is NOT light entertainment.
Don't see it if If you are looking for a family show. --DON'T BRING under 16-18. If you are squeamish about seeing results of torture, dislike strobe lights
See it if You enjoy Chekov. You want to see a show where the acting stars, not a set or special effects. You enjoy small intimate theater.
Don't see it if Classic plays are not your thing. You need the special effects, fancy staging.
See it if you are a fan of Harry Potter and have every detail about him, his friends and school memorized. Also if boarderline cute works for you.
Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with the Harry Potter books or are looking for something that is really funny.
See it if you are down to earth enough to enjoy a sweet musical with great voices on a simple set. you enjoy basic sweet entertainment.
Don't see it if you want a show that will solve the world's problems, or offer great insight on the boy meets girl relationship.
See it if you enjoy Carole King music and enjoy learning about the person behind the star. you want to know the motivation behind many songs
Don't see it if you dislike Carole King music. YOu want a modern hip edgy musical. The style matches the music
See it if you can enjoy a play where the characters wrestle with problems found in many families today. ( maybe even yours?)
Don't see it if you are incapable of watching a show with minimal physical action.If you don't want to engage your brain be mentally involved with the plot.
See it if you enjoy a light show about a heavy topic. Singing is good and show is fun. Loads of innuendo if you listen.
Don't see it if you want a deep show with deep meaning. You are offended by 4 letter words and simulated sex. Adultery is a turn off for you.
See it if You enjoy the paranormal or you enjoy a show where you have to use your brain to follow the dialog and understand what is happening.
Don't see it if You are looking for mindless entertainment.
See it if If you like musicals, history, great singing and an interesting twist. Appreciate that off Broadway isn't as massive as Broadway.
Don't see it if Need full hoopla of Broadway. Don't like child leads (she has an amazing voice) Won't be happy sitting on folding chairs. (biggest minus)
See it if Enjoy mellow, old time shows with banjos, jazz, country and folk. If you want a really nice evening with good music, singing and staging!
Don't see it if You will only enjoy a show if it is hip and edgy.
See it if You like shows that are different and must see al the top shows.
Don't see it if you get upset at a show that insults a religion. Feel that ALL "top" shows are going to be great. This one is good but I've seen better!
See it if New subject matter. Interment of Japanese was a blot on US. This show shares a dark period in American history in a refreshing fashion.
Don't see it if You think that the interment of the Japanese after Pearl Harbor was okay and anything that shows sympathy is incorrect.
See it if You enjoy musicals with a slightly irreverent touch. You want to leave humming the music, buying the CD and playing it over and over again.
Don't see it if you can't just sit back, kick off your shoes ( figuratively) and enjoy a bit of nonsense.
See it if You want to develop an awareness of what it is like to be mentally ill and have people react in ways that aren’t always appropriate or nice.
Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment, or offended by rough language
See it if You want to see how some immigrant families integrate into American Society-their concerns and hopes-without American politics also present
Don't see it if you are looking for a fluff show that provides mindless entertainment. ( these shows have their place, but this is not one of them)
See it if If you want a entertaining FUN evening, (even though it speaks of a serious concern) You want a plot that goes some very unexpected ways
Don't see it if You are homophobic and are incapable of disagreeing with homosexuality while simultaneously acknowledging that ALL people have rights.
See it if you like to laugh out loud. This was slapstick for someone who dislikes slapstick. A play to just sit back and enjoy.
Don't see it if every show you see must have some deep philosophical message. You can't enjoy just laughing to laugh!
See it if you enjoy musicals with a twist in staging and presentation. You enjoy Caribbean music and dance.You want an edgy staging.
Don't see it if You are not willing to go beyond traditional and enjoy a musical with a message. OR a musical where the stage is sand!
See it if you want to see actors, who displayed talent, dealing with a horrendous script. They, individually, playing multiple roles, deserve a "85"
Don't see it if you find non-stop, repetitive potty mouth unnecessary, you want something that begins to approach what a Birthright Group is.
See it if you want a light comedy show that happens to include a bi-sexual character. Great acting, especially by Lucy Devito.
Don't see it if you want deep plots and something to reflect on
See it if you want to spend a pleasant afternoon/evening being entertained by simple and enjoyable
Don't see it if you feel going to the theater there has to be a message. If you need to leave contemplating what you can take away from the show
See it if You can relate to difficulties with the expectations of a parent and your own achievements ( can't we all?)
Don't see it if you don't like one man shows, expect a big showy fancy set
See it if you believe it is important to learn about the horrors of the Holocaust and want to see a show that does an EXCELLENT portrayal of this time
Don't see it if You are looking for a glossy show that leave you feeling good as you walk out. Can't overlook a handful of parts that moved slowly.
See it if you want to see a humorous accounting of the trials and tribulations of a couple when they realize they can't conceive naturally.
Don't see it if the subject matter is very close to your heart and painful. If you are not ready to see the subject approached with humor
See it if the good in people that came out of the horror of 9/11 means something. A small town and its 7,000 guests face an unimagined new reality.
Don't see it if you are unopen to anything positive happening ANYWHERE as a result of 9/11. OR your nerves are still raw from the 9/11 terrorism.
See it if you want a laid back evening of good fun. If you remember the 50s you can add a plus since you will be walking down memory lane.
Don't see it if subtle commentary about the role of women isn't your thing. If you can't handle a play that appears to accept the social mores of the time.
See it if you want a marvelously acted play about interpersonal relationships
Don't see it if you are looking for something that is light-hearted, you cannot accept sexual innuendo ( small amount)
See it if You want an old fashioned big time musical with a full band and large cast offering well choreographed numbers,songs and great set!
Don't see it if You need to see modern and edgy. This show IS Old Fashioned and that's what makes it great!
See it if you want to see a show that has a premise based on a simpler time. Good acting, good scene and a very positive experience
Don't see it if Everything you go to has to be relevant today
See it if you love Ionesco, want an interesting 2nd Act enabling you to "feel' the rhinos taking over, want something that relates to modern issues
Don't see it if you cant sit through a very slow drawn out first act, want action throughout, dislike the premise of the play
See it if You are interested in Joyce. Like a musical that can be slow at times but still worth seeing. Enjoy seeing the story behind the book.
Don't see it if Sexual innuendo or poking fun at the Catholic Chuch upsets you
See it if you enjoy simple quality plays. You can see the expressions and nuances on the actor's faces due to intimacy of theater.
Don't see it if you need 21st century bells and whistles. Also, if you can't get past the slight dragging of the second play.
See it if You love dogs and your's isn't an animal but a person! You're "competing" with a dog for affection. You enjoy plays with no social message.
Don't see it if You are offended by curse words. ( there are a lot of them) You expect Mathew Broderick to deliver a more than monotone performance.
See it if You liked the Wizard of Oz and find the idea of a prequel interesting. You want to understand the character's motivation for Oz behavior.
Don't see it if You don't like shows that are lacking a great social message.
See it if You are looking for an adult themed show presented by a very unique cast. You forget that ½ the cast is hearing impaired as you watch.
Don't see it if You have kids under 14-15 with you, your are very conservative about the age a child learns about sex or you are a prude.