See it if Not really sure, except that the acting and singing were on a high level. It involved topical and important issues around race.
Don't see it if You like gripping stories with great staging. This was basically just repetitive singing by two actors on a bare stage.
See it if Anyone who loves great singing and music, with a compelling retelling of two Greek myths
Don't see it if You don't like musicals that are completely sung through; there is no book
See it if Are a fan of A.R. Gurney, and don't mind unevenness since there are 3 one-acts of varying quality
Don't see it if Don't have the patience to wait for the third play, The Love Course, which is hilarious.
See it if Want to see a great performance by Denise Gough, and a riveting show about addiction
Don't see it if The show can be upsetting, with the difficult subjects of substance use and toxic family relationships
See it if Enjoy a performer like Sarah Jones or Anna Deveare Smith who can play different characters, and play guitar!
Don't see it if You don't like audience participation, because you might be selected
Also A little uneven, but the blues character in particular was amazing
See it if Have an interest in seeing everything by Simon Stephens, otherwise don't see it, it's extremely slow and doesn't go anywhere.
Don't see it if Same as above; it opened with promise but the characters were difficult to relate too and the dialogue was dull.
See it if Enjoy one-woman shows, with many characters portrayed, like shows by Sarah Jones or Anna Deavere Smith, although this was as professional
Don't see it if You prefer shows with many characters and a strong narrative
See it if Are interested in a sequel to A Doll's House, appreciate witty dialogue and great acting
Don't see it if You have never seen A Doll's House, are impatient with plays that are all dialogue and no action
See it if like free coffee and donuts, which are offered before the show starts, and are particularly interested in the build-up to the Iraq War
Don't see it if Enjoy well-written, well-sung and acted plays
See it if are interested in the history and evolution of gay rights and relationships, and always enjoy seeing Harvey Fierstein
Don't see it if you expect something original or refreshing, but overall there were some poignant speeches and good performances
See it if You love David Byrne's music in particular, and in general like rock operas
Don't see it if You aren't interested in the Joan of Arc narrative, which is told in an unusual way but isn't that compelling
See it if If you like uplifting, non-traditional musicals, similar in style to Once
Don't see it if You don't want to see anything that reminds you of 9/11.
See it if You are interested in the history of leftist causes, and would like to see a great performance in what is essentially a one-man show.
Don't see it if Like plays with a lot of action or are conservative politically.
Also The second character, a foil to Kunstler, was pretty weak.
See it if Not sure who would like this play, frankly--incredibly dated and slow, but maybe someone interested in the historical significance of it.
Don't see it if You like absorbing, intelligent theater.
See it if You are a fan of Anna Deveare Smith, like one-person shows based on real life struggles, and are politically engaged.
Don't see it if You are looking for action or adventure, and don't like non-fiction performance.
See it if enjoy great performances and a moving portrayal of complicated families with gay members in the Reagan era and the early days of AIDS
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, or would like a story that is a little more contemporary
See it if you enjoy comedy mixed with tragedy, poignant life and death situations
Don't see it if You can't find humor in death and cancer in particular
See it if you would like to see a masterful performance by Rupert Everett, and you appreciate witty dialogue and little action
Don't see it if you don't like talky plays, and you are more interested in the trial of Oscar Wilde then his relationship that led to his prosecution
See it if Enjoy biographical sketches, with excellent acting, and have an interest in Edward Gorey as a person
Don't see it if You like theater with a lot of action and plot, or you are more interested in Gorey's work than his life
See it if Are an aspiring playwright and want to learn what not to do and want to feel better about your own work.
Don't see it if You like plays that make sense, resonate emotionally, and/or have something new to say.
See it if Love Fiddler on the Roof; this is an excellent production of it, with a great performance by Danny Burstein as Tevye, creative staging
Don't see it if You only like edgy new plays, and your attention span is short--it's long
See it if If you appreciate Gurgis, and have tolerance for a work in progress that is much too long
Don't see it if You don't want to see a 3 1/2 hour play with great characters but little plot
See it if You are interested in the untold stories of German-Jewish athletes and the 1936 Olympics, told in alternating monologues in an absorbing fas
Don't see it if You are expecting deep emotional impact, as I was, in light of the topic. It was a little superficial.
See it if You enjoy Dadaist humor, from a feminist perspective, and are familiar with Dario Fo and Franca Rame, and don't mind explicit sex
Don't see it if You cannot deal with dark descriptions of rape and explicit sex in the other two skits
See it if you are a Christian religious scholar with an intellectual interest in versions of the gospel written by three famous men
Don't see it if you are anyone else; this was incredibly long and boring, and it didn't seem to have any point to make or know how to end
See it if You can appreciate great dialogue and humor in the context of a depressing plot, and you are a fan of other Amy Herzog plays.
Don't see it if You can't deal with a story about a mother taking care of a severely sick child with no possibility of a happy ending.
See it if You like political plays, with good acting by Dale, and are interested in a play that compares Trump to Hitler
Don't see it if Even if a Trump-hater, like I am, find it too implausible and distracting because Tunie didn't know her lines well
See it if You loved Sense and Sensibility, and you are forewarned that, while this is entertaining and is stylistically similar, it's not as polished
Don't see it if You don't like anachronistic versions of classics
See it if are an Annie Baker fan, and appreciate her deadpan sense of humor, keeping in mind that it is not on the same level as John or The Flick
Don't see it if You need a strong plot and can't sit for two hours without an intermission, and you don't like graphic talk about sex
See it if appreciate a complex, historical play with themes exploring Jewish history, the immigrant experience, lesbianism, and that is somber
Don't see it if you only like light, fluffy stories with an easy to follow narrative arc
See it if You are interested in an unexplained crisis of faith, and great performances, especially by Reed Birney
Don't see it if You want to see a play that more deeply explains its characters' motivations and is relatable.
See it if you're a huge fun of Leguizamo's, and you don't know much about Latin History, because it's pretty basic stuff, and like scatological humor
Don't see it if you expect a clever, hilarious stand-up comedy act; it's a little boring and only occasionally succeeds with humor
See it if You love Caryl Churchill, and don't mind very talky plays with no action that are absurdist
Don't see it if You like plays with a strong narrative and compelling characters
See it if You enjoy surprises and modern updates on morality plays
Don't see it if Like plays with more of a narrative structure where the division between actors and audience is maintained
See it if Fans of Suzan-Lori Parks who like to see everything she does, even her weaker efforts, and who don't mind a repetitive 75 minutes prose poem
Don't see it if You need a narrative and don't have an interest in African-American archetypes
See it if You like slightly dated musicals, stripped down to their essentials, with star performances from Sutton Foster and others.
Don't see it if You are not a fan of musicals and Sweet Charity in particular, and prefer more contemporary works.
See it if You like silly, slapstick humor like The Three Stooges. Honestly I walked out at intermission, so maybe the second act was better?
Don't see it if You find repetitive, anachronistic humor amusing.
See it if You are interested in mother-daughter relationships, albeit ones that are not easy to relate to
Don't see it if You like light-hearted plays with elaborate staging or musicals
See it if You like shows that make you think rather than feel and enjoy seeing actors playing several roles
Don't see it if You only like straightforward, linear plots and need all of the strands to make sense
See it if You are looking for a family-friendly musical, and don't mind a mediocre score with flat characters
Don't see it if You like edgy, modern musicals and don't have children
See it if Are obsessed with the world of high finance, and are fans of Claire Danes, Hank Azaria and John Krasinski
Don't see it if You are looking for a creative plot or characters who are not caricatures
See it if Want to be moved, and enjoy non-traditional musicals like Next to Normal
Don't see it if Like traditional musicals where you leave humming, or don't like stories about teen anxiety