See it if you grew up in the 40s and 50s and enjoy feeling nostalgic, you enjoy seeing, in the flesh, a personality you know from movies and tv
Don't see it if you grew up after 1990 unless you are drawn to older movies and tv, you have no patience for hearing a charming personality's memories
See it if You enjoy hearing exotic music never heard on Broadway before, you enjoy a sweet, romantic story, you want to be moved to happy tears.
Don't see it if You expect lots of big production numbers and special effects and you have no patience for real feelings.
See it if you are open minded about US policy failures, you enjoy artistic interpretations of history, exciting music and staging, excellent singing.
Don't see it if you are offended by works that are critical about US history, you don't like modern versions of older stories (Madama Butterfly)
See it if you enjoy spectacle and like the well known Lloyd-Webber music
Don't see it if You want to avoid a tired, hackneyed production, are offended by rude patrons snapping photos, talking and eating throughout the performance
See it if You want to leave a performance feeling hopeful for the future and you enjoy entertainment that celebrates the best in human nature.
Don't see it if You are a cynic and/or a believer in conspiracies.
See it if you enjoy old movie musicals and want to see some of the most beloved songs and dance routines brought to life.
Don't see it if you don't care about movie musicals or tap dancing.
See it if you want to see a fresh new take on one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
Don't see it if you are a cynical person who does not appreciate revivals of anything.
See it if You like stories about the famous and not so famous, you are interested in how early experiences impact adult attitudes.
Don't see it if You are not interested in holocaust stories, you feel that certain topics should not be produced as musicals.
See it if You appreciate a masterfully sung classic score complimented with beautiful costumes, fluid staging and brilliant choreography
Don't see it if You expect characters to remain static and ignore 60 years of social change.
See it if you enjoy theater that intelligently takes on a dark chapter in US history, you like to see and hear wonderful performers.
Don't see it if you cannot face mistakes of our past, you are not willing to hear other points of view.
See it if you appreciate imaginative staging and stories about real life, you enjoy a "small" production that gets you thinking and laughing.
Don't see it if You prefer big productions, are offended sexual language and topics.
See it if You enjoy seeing scenes from classic musicals.
Don't see it if You want theater to be more than just great songs, you expect a retrospective to have a theme, you expect to learn something new.
See it if You love traditional musicals and/or if you are a fan of Bette Midler (I am). This revival is clever, colorful and well done.
Don't see it if You don't like old style musicals or are not a fan of Bette Midler.
See it if you want to see a brilliant staging of one of the edgiest musicals ever written.
Don't see it if you don't like the idea of singing about murder, deception and hypocrisy.
See it if you enjoy powerful music, clever staging and a new look at an old story.
Don't see it if you do not like challenges to what you already know about things.
See it if you want to see the most innovative, brilliant musical to come along in this century.
Don't see it if you are not open to current popular music and have no interest in history.
See it if you like musicals that deal with meaningful contemporary family issues in an innovative way.
Don't see it if LGBT issues are of no interest to you.