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See it if You'd like to think about how Ibsen's story of Nora might have continued--although this version of it might not satisfy you
Don't see it if You want to see a realistic drama that takes Nora seriously, and that delves deeply into her and her husband's needs and conflicts
See it if you love everything that David Mamet does
Don't see it if You want to see characters that you can identify with, and who are dealing with situations you are likely to care about
See it if You're open to untraditional approaches to theater, and if you are interested in artful exploration of the meaning of life an death.
Don't see it if You are looking for a large-scale show with a clear plot based on characters' relationships and conflicts--this show is nearly a monologue.
See it if ... well, on second thought, just don't see it.
Don't see it if You like good character development, competent acting, a meaningful plot, and any other features of good theatre.
See it if you like exploration of family conflicts and dysfunction--you see the causes and effects of what happens over 40 years
Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional Broadway singin' and dancin' show: it's a play, not a musical.
See it if you're enthralled by Welsh culture
Don't see it if you're looking for elaborate sets and costumes, and if you want a clear story line with fully-developed characters and clear conflicts
See it if you'd like to see a wildly creative take on a literary classic, outrageously funny, yet deeply poignant.
Don't see it if your idea of good theatre is two-dimensional characters taking turns reciting their lines.
See it if you're open to performances that are different from most theatre--especially if you like traditional folk/country/americana music
Don't see it if you insist on a story with a plot and well-developed characters--this show consists of vignettes of many different small-town characters.
See it if you love Shakespeare and appreciate the universality of his treatments of issues.
Don't see it if you want your Shakespeare set only in Shakespeare's time, and only with stilted, pompous line readings.
See it if you like small-scale, up-close-and-personal theatre, presented passionately
Don't see it if you only like Broadway-style shows, with elaborate sets and costumes, or if you don't like shows that deal with historical/political issues
See it if you're a listener--it's not for nothing that it's "Evening at the Talk House." Not much happens, yet challenging and disturbing ideas emerge
Don't see it if you want physical action, song and dance, or action-packed plot
See it if you like character-driven shows, humor tempered with sadness, and exploration of relationships
Don't see it if you want to be dazzled by technical stagecraft or physical action
See it if you like musicals and lighthearted, feel-good shows, or if you're looking for light-hearted, family-friendly holiday entertainment.
Don't see it if you want to be challenged by thought-provoking material--you won't find that here. This is a pleasant evening of un-challenging fluff.
See it if you like to find depth and meaning--and humor--in ordinary moments of daily life
Don't see it if you're squeamish about dealing with life-and-death issues
See it if you want to remember what it was like to struggle with growing up, risking in relationships vs. seeking safety in solitude.
Don't see it if you want a traditional Broadway-style song-and-dance show. Mostly lyrical solos and duets here, with two lovely harmonized trios in Act II.
See it if you care about racial considerations in theater and film casting. And if you haven't thought about such things, you should. So see the show.
Don't see it if you like mindless drivel that offers no deeper message.