See it if You like exploring dynamics of relationships and mourning.
Don't see it if You need a satisfying ending. It's a tad disappointing that the ending comes without much closure
See it if Precocious kids hogging the spot light make you happy. These kids can sing but don't have a lot of depth
Don't see it if You want subtle and interesting characterizations. This is a kids show. And not a great one
See it if you want a thoughtful, although sometimes hard to believe, exploration of different types of relationships in the gay world.
Don't see it if nudity and sexuality, especially between men, bother you. it's a thoughtful use of nudity, but not subtle either
See it if great music, and choreography. compelling story, although not memorable.
Don't see it if you are looking for depth. it's an enjoyable ride, but didn't find it's inner core of emotionality.
See it if you love the play, and can look past the terrible production. Everyone is fine, some good, but nothing earth shattering.
Don't see it if you are looking to see a production of this lovely intimate play. it is lost in that enormously off set design, which loses the performances
See it if you love great music, fun story telling but without a great deal of narrative
Don't see it if you want your musicals big, sweeping, and with one solid narrative.
See it if you like a beautiful story told with elegance and humor. very engaging.
Don't see it if you want your musicals with high kicks and lots of jazzy dancing.
See it if You want to hear the lead female sing. Her voice and presence is a gift. The rest is just all ridiculous.
Don't see it if You are offended by every offensive stereotype thrown at you. Campy gay characters for no reason. Messy. Sloppy.
See it if you want to see two great actresses swapping roles. who's the greatest Regina? Birdie? hard to decide.
Don't see it if you want some easy singing and dancing
See it if You love Bette Midler and want to see an old fashioned Broadway musical done by a bunch of pros.
Don't see it if You are looking for anything deep or revolutionary
See it if You love the actors: Kline, Nielsen, Burton, all three are perfect and funny
Don't see it if For a Coward play it never rises to hilarity, just amusing
See it if you want to see some great actors working with Miller's lesser known play. Danny DeVito steals it almost all away.
Don't see it if you want a light evening. these brothers have a long way around trying to work out some old history.
See it if you want a musical that is funny, touching, emotional, engaging, charming, and deeply moving, in a non-straightforward kinda way.
Don't see it if you have no heart :)
See it if you love sally field and finn wittrock who both do excellent work. inventive and unique. modern vision of a classic.
Don't see it if you want to see a fully designed classic production of an american classic. this is a bare to the bones production
See it if You like or enjoy explorations in internal dynamics rather than straightforward plot.
Don't see it if You want a play that leads you through the normal developments and dramatic curves. This is out there and thought provoking in the abstract
See it if you want to see some great acting, interesting choices, disturbing situations, with some clever writing. act 2 is intense.
Don't see it if you aren't ready for a disturbing play, that doesn't go easy on you. a bit slow at the beginning, by choice. many left at intermission.
See it if you like intense yet funny Irish dramas. great acting and intelligent writing.
Don't see it if you want light and airy. although funny, it's a disturbing piece
See it if you love a fun drunken dinner party lead by a fiesty wonderful blanchett. lacks a bit of focus but you're never bored.
Don't see it if it's a bit unfocused and all over the place.
See it if You like an uplifting story of people finding their tribe and rising above.
Don't see it if LGBT issues bother you. It's based on a very uplifting true story but seems riddled with stereotypes
See it if you love watching great female divas doing what they do best. LuPone and Ebersole are spectacular.
Don't see it if you want a lot of song and dance. the show, just in the way it is contracted, has some flaws
See it if you want to see an inventive and solid presentation of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Don't see it if you don't like modern takes on classics.
See it if a beautifully fun and funny production of Stoppard's romantic play. beautifully realized.
Don't see it if you aren't interested in using your brain. it's a thoughtful piece that only gets better the more you pay attention
See it if you are looking for a funny joyful night of shakespeare in the park for free. hilarious Ashford!
Don't see it if you are looking for more serious fare. It's silly and fluffy, but fun.
See it if you love a pretty and lovely looking and sounding fairy tale musical.
Don't see it if you are looking for a deeper and more emotionally engaging tale. it's very cartoon like.
See it if you love inventive theater with an amazing cast telling a compelling story
Don't see it if you like your theatre straight forward and classically staged
See it if You are ok with big ideas and abstract concepts discussed on war, religion, art, and greed.
Don't see it if You need a strong narrative style and clear ideas
See it if you are ok with difficult subject matters staged to beautiful music. great voices. wonderful actors.
Don't see it if overly complex story lines. politics could have been left out. trying to be too clever. very difficult topic
See it if you want a surprisingly funny and intelligent look at engagement and connection. great acting by Janney
Don't see it if male nudity bothers you. and you don't like a too talky play
See it if You want to laugh hysterically. A very slap stick farce that is surprisingly constant in it's ridiculousness
Don't see it if You need serious or deep.
See it if You Love big loud mega musicals that were from the 80's. Broad and big emotions without a lot of subtlety
Don't see it if You want deep personal stories told with intelligence
See it if you are fascinated with Joan of Arc. and war songs.
Don't see it if you want variations, cathartic or emotionally deep songs and a story that's fully developed
See it if you love the sound of the irish brogue and super dysfunctional family life, filled with rage, jealousy, and violence. deep, dirty, dark.
Don't see it if you like light and frothy. this is dark and dirty. small but functional staging
See it if you are interested in female empowerment and the strains of adult womanhood
Don't see it if you want a happy ending or at least a hopeful one.
See it if you love inventive smart fun musical theatre
Don't see it if you don't like your theatre too close or too personal
See it if You want to see star power grab hold of a killer part, even though her voice doesn't quite live up to what is needed.
Don't see it if You are looking for a more relevant and modern musical. Solidly old fashioned and melodramatic with a solid cast but not grand.
See it if you like great writing by August Wilson, great ensemble work, beautifully directed.
Don't see it if you want a light festive night at the theatre.
See it if you love a gay gay gay show. he's amazing in this one man show. but lots of gay pop references.
Don't see it if you aren't connected at all to the gay and/or pop world. you won't get the references.