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See it if you want to see a different sort of comedy . Watch Nigerian actors have fun with the acting life be that African or American. Like irony
Don't see it if You are not anxious to get back to the theatre or If you are expecting an American sit com.
See it if u r a Potter fan, like over the top magical effects, dazzling sets, & extravaganzas, like ensemble acting.
Don't see it if u have not read or seen a Harry Potter book or film or don't want to see actors perform magical feats.
See it if u want 2 c a woman's solo performance as the monster,accompanied by a talented musician who speaks occasionally
Don't see it if u don't like experimental theater which needs further work on yet another csc bare bones set
See it if u want 2 c a rarely shown piece by the Bard & Middleton, reinvented & performed brilliantly by Hunter and a terrific cast.
Don't see it if Don't want to see the above in an outstanding showy production
See it if YOU LIKE KATE HAMILL’S WRITING & ACTING. A FEMINIST RENDITION OF DRACULA; SOME INTERESTING STAGING & COSTUMES, GREAT FIGHT SCENES
Don't see it if U DON'T NOT LIKE LONG. LOVE BELLA LEGOSI & FRANK LANGELLA, TRYING TO GET ACROSS TOO MANY MESSAGES
See it if u like the playwright/ want to c fantastic acting/ want to go back to 1991/ c different points of view on race and race relations
Don't see it if u r afraid to face racism from a point of view that u may not embrace
See it if u want to c a chef as artist/a show revealing a battle ‘twixt art & commercialism/ Fantastic set & A delight 4 all your senses
Don't see it if u want tried & true/can't overlook some histrionics and holes despite the fact that the whole play cooks up a truly entertaining experience
See it if u want 2 support,Coop, a new theater company founded by Kate Hamill & A. Nichols that has great promise. Good acting, interesting staging
Don't see it if u do not like Beckettian apocalyptic plays in progress that try 2 convey too many themes creating a big muddle.
See it if u like writers who try too hard to be hip, avant garde funny. want 2 c a wonderful cast burdened by repetitious material
Don't see it if you love Checkov
See it if U WANT 2 C A PLAY 2 DIFFICULT 2 ASSESS WITHOUT SOUNDING RACIST/ A QUOTE FROM PLAY "IS BLACK AS F---K" THAT IS WHAT IT WAS/TALENTED WRITER
Don't see it if U R WITHOUT AN OPEN MIND, R 2 OLD,WHITE @ TIRED/ WANT TO C A STRING OF SCENES BRILLIANTLY PERFORMED WITH A MESSAGE BUT WITHOUT PLOT
See it if U WANT 2 C GLENDA JACKSON, PHILIP GLASS’S MUSIC, RUTH WILSON, ACTORS WHO SIGN AS WELL AS ACT AND THE GLORIOUS WORDS OF SHAKESPEARE
Don't see it if IF YOU EXPECT DIRECTOR SAM GOLD HAS TURNED HIS COPIOUS IDEAS INTO MORE THAN A MESS EVEN THOUGH AT TIMES THAT MESS IS BEAUTIFUL
See it if u want 2c a fantastic performance by austin pendleton/ therapy from stage/some big laughs/like being part of the show/
Don't see it if if you are a Checkov purist/do not like experimental theater or long shows
See it if u like Strindberg, good direction, want to c a precursor to Whose Afraid of Virginia Wolfe/an interesting adaptation by Conor McPherson
Don't see it if if are in an impossible marriage u will never leave/ do not feel like being depressed
Also i felt lead actress was miscast.
See it if u can deal with the horror of apartheid that sadly lives on... like magnificent acting, writing and direction
Don't see it if u want 2 miss a tour de force performance by zainab jah
See it if u want 2 c what a perfect marriage is all about... absolutely beautiful writing performed exquisitely
Don't see it if u do not want to experience what true love is all about… and cannot not bear to tear.
See it if u have an interest in mystics! u should, they have a message for " now"...want 2 c a fantastic acting ensemble, especially jason o'connell
Don't see it if u want 2 c tried & true.. director austin & his cast r truly unique
See it if u want long repetitive, depressing and painful
Don't see it if u read above reasons + poor staging and not knowing how to transfer a story that is truth to a staged drama
Also Lois Smith wonderful so is Johanna Day
See it if U A WANT 2 C A PLAY THAT PROBABLY SHOULD HAVE DIED LONG AGO BROUGHT TO A GLORIOUS LIFE AND TRIUMPH UNDER A GENIUS WORDSMITH
Don't see it if IF YOU DON’T HAVE TIME TO WASTE YOUR MIND ON PURE JOY
See it if u want 2 c a play about the hopeless situation of living in or trying 2 leave the ghetto & how even if you succeed, it never leaves u
Don't see it if u expect an answer 2 the dilemma/if you r not satisfied with some unrealistic happenings
See it if u can’t get enough of Lear, want to see the The Royal Shakespeare Company giving a solid performance.
Don't see it if you expect “glorious”… want to see staging that tends to upstage the actors
See it if WANT 2 C VONNEGUT ‘S VIEW OF HERO WORSHIP, VIOLENCE, FEAR & DEATH FROM BY A VERY SCARY COMICALLY FEROSE HAROLD (O'CONNELL) &A GREAT CAST
Don't see it if U DON'T LIKE ABSURDIST VONNEGUT, DATED BUT STILL THOUGHT PROVOKING MATERIAL
See it if are not familiar with the event. want to see outstanding actors, like verbatim theater
Don't see it if if you not prepared to be upset by racism that has not changed too much in 30 years. violence on screen for three hours
See it if u like a Pulitzer Prize worthy masterpiece performed & directed impeccably. Shakesperian heightening of the vernacular. Heartfelt, Beautiful
Don't see it if don't want 2 c a radiant ensemble act, sing, dance, and make u glad u r American because u watched this black family in action.
See it if u want 2 c a writer break all the rules & still have an exciting play; a rock band as an important character + a wonderful cast
Don't see it if u r not interested Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge & history; u r not open to new ideas & music as an important part of this play.
See it if u like genius. Wooster Group meets the challenge of interpreting Polish actor, creator of happenings, director Kantor. FANTASTIC WORK
Don't see it if You do not like experimental theatre.
See it if u want to see judith ivy at her best and a very good performance by edmond donovan...very unusual set
Don't see it if u don't like a play that is long. A set that is different and should bring about discussion ...A tragedy that does what it does...DEPRESS
See it if you want to see the gospel come alive on stage as a beautiful prayer
Don't see it if u don’t like flawless acting, one man shows that bring back memories of innocence and true faith, the bible
See it if C If u want to support CSC one of the few theaters DEVOTED to putting forth classics
Don't see it if I can not recommend not seeing...Anything CSC presents is worth seeing...
See it if u want 2 c the WHY of acting & life told by Peter Brook & Marie Helene Estienne & an extraordinary cast, touching, beautiful, life changing
Don't see it if u want 2 miss a once in a life time opportunity to experience the joy & sorrow of life interpreted by writing, directing & acting geniuses
See it if u want 2 c a musical performance not a play.No sets, good voices, good choreography but unrelated 2 story & very little acting
Don't see it if u do or do NOT like musicals. want 2 c actors relate to each other
See it if U WANT 2 C A DEPRESSING PLAY ABOUT ADDICTED TECHIES UNABLE TO COPE WITH LIFE WHO MEET 2 HELP EACH OTHER (WITHOUT SUCCESS) ALL IN SONG
Don't see it if U R NOT FAMILIAR WITH TECHIE TERMS NOR WANT TO LISTEN TO MUSIC WHERE ALL SONGS SOUND THE SAME ALBEIT SUNG BY WONDERFUL VOICES
See it if u would like 2c a 1937 play with history worthy of its own play /a Brechtian type agitprop musical in a bare bones set
Don't see it if if you do not like political plays with many scenes, lots of message, but little plot/good ensemble acting, movement & great voices
See it if U want A straightforward version of play with an ensemble of actors who perform with a visceral energy that is RARE. They r a MUST SEE.
Don't see it if u do not like Shakespeare...BUT before u decide read "more to say below"
See it if u want 2 c a psychedelic, metaphysical interpretation of Alice, an extremely talented cast, great choreography, songs dance & staging.
Don't see it if u don't want to c another version of Alice and musicals
See it if u want see all that Lynn Nottage writes. Excellent sets & inventive scene changes. A play filled caricatures not real people.
Don't see it if u do not want to see an attempted satire on racial prejudice in film (and life) that doesn’t work.
See it if u like plays with a message, great acting, great directing
Don't see it if u don’t want to see a promising new playwright's heartfelt thoughts, feelings and hopes about women brought to light
See it if u like stream of consciousness poetry telling 2 families' stories touching on theater, food, deaths & life profoundly in 45minutes/genius
Don't see it if u don't appreciate david greenspan, a story that does not follow a linear path or experimental theater
Also Despite the reasons not to see... still very worth while seeing
See it if u feel everything Tucker does is worth seeing.Like experimental theater & r willing to put up with a creative mess with moments of genius
Don't see it if u r not famiiar with Vanya or Romeo & Juliet. Do not like experimental theater. Long for these plays beautiful words untouched.
See it if u want 2 c what amounts to a full blown broadway production set on the smallest of stages. It's absolutely magical
Don't see it if u don’t appreciate Hammerstein's genius, John Doyle's outstanding direction, ideal performances & a thoroughly enjoyable night
See it if u want to c a beautiful but inappropriate set, hard to hear, not good production
Don't see it if Do not c if u have never seen the play. It would be a poor introduction to this classic
See it if u want 2 feel as u r a "fly on the walls" of 121st street, watching people face heartbreak with understanding and humor
Don't see it if Do not want 2 c how people survive, lost in a world they will never escape, even if they do leave. Want the traditional format of a play
See it if U WANT 2 C CHURCHILL WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH ACTORS/IF U LIKE POLITICAL PLAYS THAT DEMAND U RESEARCH & LEARN HOW A NATION IS FORMED
Don't see it if U ARE EXPECTING MS. CHURCHILL’S USUAL UNEXPECTED WORK/THIS IS LONG DIFFERENT& DIFFICULT/IF U BELIEVE EVERYTHING SHE WRITES IS WORTH SEEING
See it if u are interested in seeing Ms. Morisseau’s writing. I had the treat of her act a lead role.
Don't see it if u expect a play anything close to August Wilson's work or if u sit 1st row; action was mostly stage right & left viewing was difficult.
See it if IF U WANT TO SEE EXCELLENT STAGING & ACTING OF THIS CLASSIC/A MUST SEE PRODUCTION & 2 C A WOMAN DIRECTOR'S "RIGHT ON" POINT OF VIEW
Don't see it if YOU JUST HATE SHAKESPEARE... I CAN THINK OF NO OTHER REASON NOT TO SEE.
See it if u r an O'Neill fan, want 2 c Denzel do a good /different Hickey, u want 2 c some fantastic individual performances especially Bill Irwin's
Don't see it if u want 2 see what should be an ensemble cast act as if they were solo performers giving tour de force performances