See it if you want to see history reinvented and hear lyrics and music that are engaging and intelligent. See it if you can.
Don't see it if you can't afford to sell your house for tickets.
See it if you love the story of Anastasia, you're impressed by impeccable projections and set design, you want to be entertained.
Don't see it if you're expecting the movie. The new songs and characters are very different and don't give as much to the story.
See it if you want to believe in the goodness of humanity again
Don't see it if you are triggered by anything to do with 9/11, even though it's not presented in a depressing way
See it if you want to see either Bette or Donna Murphy in truly magical performances of a classic musical theatre piece.
Don't see it if you don't like big musicals with no truly important meaning.
See it if you're interested in the behind-the-scenes workings of Middle Eastern peace talks, you want to see great acting, you want to think.
Don't see it if you don't like long shows (almost a 3 hour play), you aren't interested in historical heavy topics with not-so-happy endings.
See it if you're into dark musicals that make it okay to laugh sometimes while still being depressing and if you like great music.
Don't see it if you don't like heavy musicals about hard topics
See it if you want to experience incredible acting, a SPECTACULAR theatre space, and thought-provoking story lines.
Don't see it if you don't like wordy, heavy pieces that focus on classism.
See it if you want to see an epic love story with an incredible performance by 17 year old Eva Noblezaba.
Don't see it if you don't like sung-through musicals.
See it if you enjoy one act musicals, you like Middle Eastern-style music, you are impressed by incredible musicians.
Don't see it if you're looking for a fully thought-out plot (it's more slice-of-life)
See it if you like quirky, huge musicals with a super diverse cast.
Don't see it if you don't like weird
See it if you enjoy the works of Hal Prince. Also, Tony Yazbeck's performance is worth the price of admission.
Don't see it if you're looking for a show with a story. This is very much a musical revue.
See it if you want to see disabilities represented authentically on stage.
Don't see it if you don't appreciate the premise and are turned off by one acts and small casts
See it if you enjoy extremely well-crafted physical comedy. If you just want to laugh and escape, this show is perfect.
Don't see it if you're looking to experience a real story.
See it if you want to experience Jake Gyllenhaal crush a difficult Sondheim score.
Don't see it if you don't like very stereotypical Sondheim.