See it if you are a Bob Dylan fan and want to hear great vocal arrangements of his music. Kind of "Our Town" in a boarding house.
Don't see it if you're expecting the typical juke box musical.
See it if you love the music. Solea Pfeiffer and Jason Gotay were wonderful. There was just enough choreography to keep it moving.
Don't see it if you expect a full boat extravagant production.
See it if you want a great interpretation of classical literature wonderfully staged and directed with a terrific cast. A deserving Best Musical Tony.
Don't see it if you aren't really sure that falsetto is the go to style for a musical.
See it if you want a really enjoyable evening with Groff and Borle and a tremendous cast. A wonderful little show in a wonderful revival.
Don't see it if you are only interested in seeing something new.
See it if you want an intelligent adaptation of the book ( not so much the movie). Superb cast and an imperfect Atticus makes it more interesting.
Don't see it if you're looking for escape. It's not that kind of play.
See it if visual splendor and spectacle is your definition of Broadway entertainment.
Don't see it if you expect some sort of narrative that makes sense. It's a confusing mash-up of way too many songs. The movie is better. Watch that.
See it if you want to see a truly emotional and uplifting ensemble show. I saw it on a day when two understudies went in. I didn't matter.
Don't see it if you want a straight book musical with lots of star turns.
See it if you're a fan of the film–or even if you aren't. Macabre mayhem and fun. One of the best film to musical adaptations! A terrific cast!
Don't see it if you don't like outrageous humor that can be over the top.
See it if you are interested in all things WWII. James Millard was absolutely the best thing about the show. Should of quit after act 1.
Don't see it if you don't care for manic, slapstick comedy.
See it if you want a brilliant reimagining of the classic. Terrific cast in intimate surroundings. refreshingly staged. And, the chili was pretty good
Don't see it if you prefer the traditional full blown version or have the belief a classic show can't be touched.
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 would enjoy a play in same vein as "Noises Off". It was an enjoyable evening with a spirited cast.
Don't see it if You don't like farce.
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 you want to see a juke box musical that actually surpasses the original material. You don't have to be a fan of the album to love this music
Don't see it if you want a traditional book musical.
See it if you can stand confrontation about race relations and are genuinely interested .
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with a play that gets up in your face and makes you think.
See it if you are interested in baseball and racism and the first female professional player. It's well acted by a good cast. Structure meanders.
Don't see it if you like a straight forward narrative.
See it if you are a big fan of the Temptations and you enjoy seeing a terrific cast working real hard.
Don't see it if you are tired of the Juke Box Musical format and expect more than a greatest hits concert.
See it if you want to see a compelling production of this classic. Riveting performances and surprisingly effective choreography.
Don't see it if you want the more traditional production.
See it if you have a young child you want to introduce to live theater.
Don't see it if you want grown up entertainment. I'm a fan of the New Victory Theater but this production is not up to their standards.
See it if you liked the movie, because that's what we have here. Nothing new. It's fun with a good cast.
Don't see it if you didn't like the movie or want to see something with a little more depth.
See it if you want to see Nathan Lane in one of his strangest roles. A good cast in this raunchy excursion. A knowledge of Titus Andronicus is advised
Don't see it if you don't like gore and raunchy comedy
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!