See it if you're a potter fan & you like comedy parodies. Starts slow but gets there.
Don't see it if you are fed up with Harry Potter or don't like parody.
See it if you like plays about brothers, family and Hollywood. Sam Shepard's intelligent and witty play well performed by a great cast.
Don't see it if you're looking for big spectacle or a traditionally structured play.
See it if you want to see a delightful story well told. Excellent performances from Karl and Banks. And, the music was just good enough.
Don't see it if you didn't care for the movie or you want a more innovative show.
See it if you are a fan of well done juke box musicals and like the music of the 60's and 70's performed by an accomplished cast.
Don't see it if you've never heard of Carol King or hate the juke box musical genre.
See it if you'd like a quirky, tuneful musical. You don't have to like the Go Go's or 16th century poetry–but it helps. Surprisingly fun.
Don't see it if you hate 80's pop or the whole idea of juke box musicals.
See it if you like dazzling stage craft and staging. A slow first act of part one is easily overcome as the play ramps up to the finale.
Don't see it if you despise fantasy or the Wizarding World. or if you're a cranky muggle who doesn't like long plays.
See it if You have eight year old daughter or granddaughter. That's the only reason.
Don't see it if you expect more from Broadway than a blown out Disney on Ice arena show.
See it if you like absorbing, well acted plays about the importance of others who are differently abled. The performance of Lauren Ridloff is great!
Don't see it if You are not interested or resentful of others different from yourself.
See it if you're a Parrot Head, or you find juke box musicals with riduculous books to be your cup of tea.
Don't see it if you're not a Parrot Head, or you don't like that one song Jimmy Buffet wrote.
See it if Your family is just awful and you'd feel better if you saw an even worse family...
Don't see it if You prefer plays with a point
Also Can't figure what the point of the play was.
See it if It is a really stupid show that is also a whole lot of fun! The transformation of the Palace theater is astounding.
Don't see it if If you're only interested in theater as art. (art should be in italics)
See it if you want to be amazed
Don't see it if you should see it
See it if you like revivals or of Cole Porter. Brilliant singing (as always) from Kelli O'Hara. Studio 54 seems a little cramped for this big a show.
Don't see it if you don't care for revivals or just prefer something new.
See it if you are interested in political plays or if you are interested in how the anti war movement of the 60's is relevant today. Excellent cast.
Don't see it if you are looking for some escapism.
See it if you like theme park shows about gorillas.
Don't see it if you want good music or an interesting book. Nothing to see here but a big monkey puppet. This show does not deserve to be on Broadway.
See it if you love Cher. See it if you like Las Vegas style musical revues. This is not a book musical.
Don't see it if you don't particularly like Cher or you don't care for the Juke Box musical style.
See it if you want to see a wonderful revival of the Lerner and Lowe masterpiece. Brilliant cast, wonderfully staged.
Don't see it if you don't care for traditional musicals lovingly staged.
See it if you are a big disco fan and like juke box musicals
Don't see it if You're not a fan of Donna Summer's music or you are a fan of coherent musical theater
Also The use of narration to hold the story together is weak.
See it if You like classic musical theater. I saw the show with Bernadette Peters and I can't imagine there has ever been a better Dolly. A fun show!
Don't see it if you don't like musicals.
See it if You enjoy conspiracy theories concerning the bard or just a fan of the era. The play is well acted and well written. Well worth a visit.
Don't see it if you hate Shakespeare or prefer contemporary plays.
See it if you love classic musicals performed by some of the best on Broadway. It was great to see a show were dance played an important part again.
Don't see it if you are not interested in old school theater.
See it if you want to see a brilliantly written, conceived, produced and performed piece of theatrical history. Lane and Garfield are perfect!
Don't see it if I can't really think of a reason.
See it if you want an entertaining and amusing performance all ages can enjoy.
Don't see it if you're cranky and hate kids and/or Shakespeare
Also The Victory Theater is a great place to see a show!
See it if you're interested in issues concerning differently able people or the complications of the family dynamic.
Don't see it if people with disabilities make you uncomfortable.
See it if Honestly, this is for parents, their kids and any one who cares about others.
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason to not see it.
Also This is really wonderful theater with meaning and pure entertainment.