See it if You have middle school aged kids who have a connection to the story or if you want a perfectly ‘fine’ show
Don't see it if You want groundbreaking or polished theatre, or if kid friendly shows aren’t your thing
See it if you love the original film, but enjoy laughing at it too, this is a loving piss-take of this Christmas classic
Don't see it if you have no connection to the film, as the 'plot' won't make sense. This is for those of us who watch it every year and enjoy its silliness
See it if You really enjoy dance shows, even if they’re not the most thought through or polished
Don't see it if You have high expectations, or are expecting a traditional dance performance
See it if you want taste-test theater, you are given small amounts of delicious food to taste, whilst blindfolded, and poetry is read around you
Don't see it if you want a narrative or to see a traditional performance - this is you, sat in a chair, listening to quiet sounds, and sampling food
See it if You want to see one of the single best magicians perform at the top of his game in a fantastic show of mentalism and extraordinary talent
Don't see it if You want a ‘traditional’ broadway show or performance - this is one man on a stage, showcasing his talents. Dont go if you don’t like magic
See it if you enjoy british style humour, groan worthy puns, and excellent freestyle rap skills, all presented by a charming comedian
Don't see it if you absolutely can't stand rap (I'm not a huge fan, but loved this), or dislike expletives - there's parental advisory on this rap album
See it if you want a beautiful, poignant, and lovingly crafted brand new musical - heartbreaking yet hopeful
Don't see it if you want 'traditional' musical theatre, this is far more low key, no big 'dance numbers' etc, but it's a beautiful show
See it if you want to have a real and genuine laugh in the theatre again - some of the smartest lines and lyrics combined with great performances
Don't see it if you are wanting a 'serious' piece of theatre, or if you have a problem with comedy/cheese in your musicals
See it if you want to be a character in this immersive performance, you will be playing a part in the 'play' as you try to figure it all out (Read on)
Don't see it if you dislike immersive theatre or escape rooms at the best of times, this one has some issues, but is a unforgettable evening at least
See it if you want a life-changing piece of historically informed immersive theatre
Don't see it if you can't cope with immersive theatre - but honestly, I think everyone needs to see this piece, it is deeply moving and important
See it if you want a genuinely fun evening, lots of laughs with a heart felt LGBT friendly story
Don't see it if you want 'serious' theater, or would be put off by the LGBT storyline - it's a fun musical, go in expecting that
See it if you want a fantastic immersive experience, exploring the work of an author who deserves so much attention, clever, witty and very memorable
Don't see it if you want a traditional play, dislike moving around a townhouse space, or aren't willing to explore
See it if you want a light-immersive experience, theater before, during and slightly after dinner - a lovely take on some Joyce, slow but quite lovely
Don't see it if you want a very traditional theater experience, or if you want a very immersive experience - it fits somewhere between the two.
See it if you enjoy surrealist humor with minimalist staging - it's far more clever than what first meets the eye, and I was in stitches throughout,
Don't see it if you are totally against any of the above... although your presence will probably make the whole show that much funnier
See it if you want a very entertaining fun sci-fi high school drama musical, I didn't stop smiling the whole way through! Great 'pop'songs throughout
Don't see it if you dislike musicals, high school drama or want a 'serious' play, or are susceptible to earworm songs (this is full of them!)
See it if you want to see a one woman adaptation of this classic play, she really does an admirable job throughout
Don't see it if you want a fully staged piece, or want a contemporary play - also the use of puppets is REALLY misadvertised...
See it if you want a wonderful traditional musical experience in 2018, with truly amazing choreography
Don't see it if you want an up-to-date story or a contemporary score, this is from 1945 and you can tell, but it's a great slice of broadway nostalgia
See it if You want an absorbing theatrical production covering an important period of recent history, deeply moving and powerful
Don't see it if You want a traditional play, or if the subject matter would be an issue, but it’s a topic that needs to be addressed (uncomfy seats)
See it if you want to be transported to the world of HP again, to feel like a kid reading the books, but seeing it played out on stage!
Don't see it if you don't like HP or overly love it... it did feel a little like fan fiction at times, which I struggled with, but the production is amazing
See it if you want a relevant new production of Othello, absorbing and impactful - and free shakespeare in the park is too good an offer to say no to!
Don't see it if you want a quick play, you dislike shakespeare, or if bad crowds who take advantage of a free ticket will really annoy you
See it if you really really enjoy improv, want to be involved, and don't mind a meandering melancholic evening at a bar
Don't see it if you want a traditional theatre piece, or have a low tolerance for mid-level improv, it feels like being back in class
See it if you enjoy immersive theatre, wonderful narrative dance, greek mythology or weddings - a beautiful production that is so very intriguing
Don't see it if the above doesn't sound like something you'd be interested in, or if you have mobility issues (a lot of stairs, BIG church)
See it if you want a beautifully crafted, wonderfully acted, exploration of life with Autism. A simple but profound story. Beautiful.
Don't see it if you have no interest in exploring art about Mental health, but this is so beautifully done, I honestly think everyone should see this
See it if You are a forgiving fan of amateur musical theatre, and are desperate to see every musical that once ran on broadway, a valiant effort thoug
Don't see it if You want a polished production of a strong musical (there’s a reason it only ran for two months on broadway)
See it if you are a fan of the film and/or want spectacular Broadway show singing, whilst having some genuine laughs. An entertaining evening for sure
Don't see it if you've never heard of the film, this probably isn't gonna be for you. High School 'drama' is the theme throughout - but go for the singing!
See it if You want to see a relevant revival of this musical masterpiece, still so meaningful today, with an edgy tone and bold production
Don't see it if You are expecting a ‘clean’ re-stage if the show/movie - this is a west side story for this era today.
See it if you love Star Wars and don't mind it being poked fun at, with bizarre comedy stylings
Don't see it if you have no connection to Star Wars or are unwilling to forgive an awkward parody/sketch show
See it if you want to laugh out loud whilst being constantly amazed by some amazing talent on stage
Don't see it if you aren't at all interested in clever improv mixed with freestyle rap - but I would suggest giving it a go if you're on the fence
See it if you want a stereotypical modern art/contemporary theatre piece... It felt like a parody. Absurdist, barely immersive, and just confusing
Don't see it if you want a connected story, traditional theatre, or real immersive theatre. It's a strange creation, well performed, but I was left bemused
See it if You want to see a beautiful meaningful story told through immersive theater, highly emotional, incredibly resonant, lovingly staged
Don't see it if You dislike immersive theater, or if you aren’t open to having a deeply emotional experience centered around Alzheimer’s
See it if you want exactly what you think you'll get from a stage adaptation of the film - nothing more, no less
Don't see it if you want there to be something more than the original to attach onto here
See it if you want a fairly average 'dark' modern musical, or if you love the film - a lot of big fans in the audience seemed to love it. For me, Ok?
Don't see it if you want groundbreaking theatre, or get offended by foul language. Don't go expecting to be amazed
See it if you want high octane energy, fantastic singing, & steampunk inspired bonkers fun!
Don't see it if you aren't comfortable going to a club for the evening, lots of standing, loud volumes, or if you want a traditional experience
See it if you want an immersive-light take on Peter Pan, and it's creator - very sweet, with some very moving moments
Don't see it if overly american british accents would drive you bonkers, plus it's a new company so it's not perfect just yet - not a traditional production
See it if you want an intimate setting for this intriguing story, it's offensive but the story is captivating - fantastic acting if nothing else
Don't see it if you want traditional theater, or if the subject matter offends (it's kind of the point to offend and be incredibly brash about it)
See it if you get free tickets, and even then it's instantly forgettable, childish, touristy christmas fare.
Don't see it if you want an enjoyable evening of theater
See it if you enjoy watching and being amazed at bad movies - this is a stage version of that. How on earth did this happen?! Please read on below
Don't see it if you can't find a sick sense of enjoyment out of watching a dumpster fire happen right in front of you Please read below
See it if you want to have ear-worms all week long, the score is so wonderfully addictive
Don't see it if like me, you have some issues with the #MeToo statement they are going for - weird time to restage this piece
See it if You want a 360 degree theatrical experience, great staging for this existential millennial sci fi thriller with a satirical sense of humor
Don't see it if You want a traditional play, also there’s a lot of standing and moving around, so be prepared to get stuck in fully if you want to enjoy it
See it if you want to explore an immersive-lite dark family drama piece, exploring some great DUMBO locations, there's a lot to think about afterward
Don't see it if you dislike non-traditional work or want a story that is fully fleshed out and easy to follow. Must be able to walk around.
See it if you want a fun, light-hearted musical - an incredibly faithful adaptation of the film and the leads are fantastic!
Don't see it if you have no connection to the film, there's plenty of 'better' Broadway to explore instead
See it if some well-done puppetry on display in this political piece of experimental art, it aims high, doesn't quite hit the mark, but interesting
Don't see it if you need a spelt out plot, fast pace or if patrionising political commentary winds you up (definitely don't read the program notes)
See it if you want to experience an acapella musical with some great singing
Don't see it if you want anything more than a light hearted show, if you need a deep story, or if 'pop' will annoy you
See it if you want a raunchy inspired version of Cinderella, using the best of adult-themed burlesque, gymnastics and drag. Incredible production
Don't see it if drag, semi-nudity or burlesque would offend - if not, this is a great exhibition of the art. Very expensive drinks in TWO intermissions...
See it if you appreciate classical music, wonderful puppetry (non-traditional) and want a real life Fantasia experience
Don't see it if a mix of classical music and experimental puppetry doesn't appeal - but this is a beautiful experience, a wonder to behold
See it if like me, you haven't seen this play before and want an insight into the AIDS epidemic of the 80's
Don't see it if you want a flawless production, one without stereotypes, or if the subject/time commitment puts you off (it is a lot)
See it if you want a genuine evening of laughter and entertainment - knowledge of shakespeare and broadway will help all the more
Don't see it if you want a 'serious' musical, or think that the bard is not to be played around with
See it if you want an immersive piece of story-telling, thought-provoking and moving. Wonderfully written.
Don't see it if the subject matter, Black Lives Matter & Death, puts you off - but this is important art, reflecting a brutal reality. A must see piece.
See it if you want some mild level experimental theatre mixed with some greek mythology - it's perfectly fine
Don't see it if you can't stand experimental works and want a traditional theatre play... although this isn't a bad first taste of experimental
See it if you want an evening of profanity, vulgarity, and hilarity! The singing is fantastic, but not a traditional broadway show by any stretch
Don't see it if you wince at foul language, or if you want a family-friendly evening. If easily offended, this is not the show for you...