See it if you enjoy dancing, opera, classic musicals
Don't see it if you want your shows to have a sympathetic male lead or an ending that doesn't come out of left field
Also We enjoyed it for sure, but it was certainly bizarre
See it if you like musicals, classic theatre, good performances, feel-good shows...
Don't see it if English isn't your first language AND you frustrate easily, for the first nearly 1/3 of the show is in thick lower-class accents, by design
See it if you like great cuts of Shakespeare's "lesser" plays with creative staging; if you like small, intimate shows; if you like physical comedy
Don't see it if you don't like modern dress or other anachronisms; if you want your Shakespeare followed to the letter (if the spirit does not suffice)
See it if you're ready to be whisked away into the lives of five very different women first resisting, then confronting their deepest burdens
Don't see it if you don't want a serious show
See it if you like musicals with harmonies, silly romantic "intrigues" with happy endings, Shakespearean adaptations
Don't see it if you want Shakespearean text, you want to be on your way home before 11pm, you need to understand every word (lots of Cajun French shoutouts)
See it if You enjoy a tightly run, well staged show. You enjoy practicing your French. You like small, intimate theaters.
Don't see it if you need multiple and/or major love scene storylines
See it if you like Shakespeare, feminist plays that don't feel like they're pushing an agenda, and/or interesting directing.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of genderbent casting, don't care for very small theaters, or maybe have hearing problems (some bits are quite soft).
See it if you like weird theater, long monologues, or characters awkwardly working out sexual dysfunction.
Don't see it if you want something uplifting or tightly written or actually about the consequences of living during the Plague.
See it if you like harmonies (up to 8 parts!), classic musicals, or the history of NYC.
Don't see it if you'll be driven nuts by heavy Boston accents trying to be New York accents.
See it if you liked the original/movie, want to think/feel about family and faith, have friction with loved ones based on their life choices
Don't see it if you want something light. This musical will make you think!
See it if you want a fun, lighthearted reimagining of Twelfth Night into a musical where Illyria is more or less New Orleans
Don't see it if you want to see a lot of the Shakespearean text
See it if you really love the Inklings and are content to *patiently* listen to two men talk about reminiscing
Don't see it if you'd dislike a show whose only female character is an airhead; you want a tight, engaging script
See it if you like classic plays staged in classic ways yet with excellent innovations in said staging
Don't see it if you only want completely serious Shakespeare, without, say, a well-placed Batman cameo
See it if you want a good cut and a brilliant scoring of a sometimes confusing play; you like truly colorblind casting; you want a relaxed, fun show
Don't see it if you can't hold your bladder for 2h without intermission
See it if you like great music, casually diverse casting, and many moments of superb physical acting, both subtle and quite obvious
Don't see it if you like to see this show staged as an orgy (there are a few sexy jokes, but it's very light overall)
See it if you enjoy quippy, well-acted takes on classic theater; if you like some music in your shows; if you want something light and fun yet great.
Don't see it if you dislike genderbent casting or minor characters made lgbt
See it if you like musical romances that are delightfully serious about their silly plots
Don't see it if whitewashed casting bothers you or if you need to hear every word that's sung (those higher voices don't carry syllables well)
See it if you loved the Disney movie, like family conflict or coming-of-age stories, or like elaborate/creative dance/choreography
Don't see it if I can come up with no reason not to see this show. It's just outstanding!
See it if you like Shakespeare, think about revenge, want the change of pace of a show led by black actors, or love inventive staging
Don't see it if you can't handle a few moments of interactive theater
See it if If you love Shakespeare AND/OR if you love musical theater, go see this show! A lovingly mocking tribute to both.
Don't see it if You don't like bawdy humor