See it if you are into very realistic "a day in the life" type of shows. This show feels like you are looking into their living room from outside.
Don't see it if you don't like Tennessee Williams or you are looking for a more eventful plot line. This show has some slow moving parts.
See it if you are into the straight up classics. This is classic Andrew Loyd Webber and it stuck to the originally pretty heavily.
Don't see it if you are looking for something a little more cutting edge. Also Glenn Close was just WEIRD.
See it if you are looking for something beautiful and aesthetically pleasing. The show itself was beautiful and the music was excellent.
Don't see it if you are looking for a storyline a little more captivating. This was a really dull plot line with a lot of cliches.
See it if you love south park and are not easily offended. this show is OUT THERE.
Don't see it if you are easily offended and don't appreciate south park-like humor.
See it if This show was A TREASURE. The music was exquisite, the cast was absolutely amazing, and the themes throughout were so relevant. MUST SEE.
Don't see it if You are not interested in acapella music or you're looking for something more song/dance flashy musical type of thing.
See it if You are looking for a really deep and touching story. The musicianship in this show was incredible and so was the acting.
Don't see it if You're looking for something more modern and/or more bubble-gummy. This show had me on the edge of my seat and in tears at some points.
See it if You are a fan of Carol King or you are interested in music from her era. I was shocked to see how many songs I knew that she wrote.
Don't see it if You don't like Carol King or music from her era. It is a total biography of her life so if you don't like that sort of thing don't see it.
See it if You enjoy the story of Matilda and love seeing child-led shows. It was cute and funny and the kids were unbelievably talented. So amazing.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy children singing loudly at you for 2 hours. It's a lot of big, loud group dance numbers and starts at 100% and never stops.
See it if If you're up for quirky, cheesy humor. This show was every bit of that. Really entertaining and fun all around. Loved it! Had a blast!
Don't see it if You're looking for something a little more substantial in terms of a story line. This show is all lighthearted. Humorous and fun.
See it if You enjoy the stylings of Sting. The music was very clearly written by him upon listening to it (which I loved). Such a wonderful show.
Don't see it if You don't, in fact, like Sting. The show is roughly based on his life and his style is sprinkled throughout. Give it a chance anyways.
See it if You don't mind jamming to 70's disco music. This show is incredibly cheesy and goofy and should be received lightheartedly. So funny!
Don't see it if You don't like cheesy "punny" productions. It is over-the-top hilarious. If you're not a fan of 70's disco music, don't see this show.
See it if You love Gloria Estefan. This show has all of her greatest hits! It was so much fun and also very romantic and touching at the same time.
Don't see it if You don't like Gloria Estefan. Kind of a given. This show is full of big flashy dance numbers and latin flavor! Have to be a fan to enjoy!
See it if You enjoy a more serious plot with show stopping cast members and musical numbers. This show was absolutely phenomenal. Took my breath away!
Don't see it if You are looking for something more lighthearted. The plot is incredibly heavy and serious. Super touching. Bring tissues!
See it if You are a Disney fan. This show, however, is not like the movie and theatre-goers should prepare themselves for a uniquely new experience.
Don't see it if You like more realist theatre.
See it if You enjoy classics and you have to be a big fan of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Don't see it if You don't like Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons or you like more modern and relevant theatre.
See it if You enjoy American history and rap music. I truly believe that anyone who prefers any type of theatre will enjoy this show. It's artistry!
Don't see it if JUST SEE IT.
See it if you were a fan of the original Spring Awakening. This reinvention is absolutely breathtaking and brings the story to a whole new light.
Don't see it if you are looking for something a bit lighter. The subject matter is heavy and definitely not for little ones either.
See it if you are looking for a show with no storyline substance at all. Really just something for the kids. I was disappointed.
Don't see it if just don't see it unless you are with your kids. Christian Borle was exquisite as always but the show was poorly executed.
See it if you are looking for a super cutting edge score and vocals with a captivating story.
Don't see it if you are looking for something on the lighter side. The subject matter of this show is obviously quite heavy.
See it if The Cirque Du Soleil aspect of it was beautiful. The story was a bit cliched and overdone but I didn't mind because of the amazing acrobatic
Don't see it if You are looking for something a bit more thought-provoking and new in terms of a story. This was far from that.
See it if You are looking for a total classic. The set is quite updated from the original but other than that the choreography, music, etc is the same
Don't see it if You don't like Cats or you don't want to see a classic. Again, the show has not been updated much other than the set.
See it if You enjoy the musical stylings of Sara Barellies and you are interested in a heavier plot line. Really relevant issues on domestic abuse etc
Don't see it if You don't like Sara Barellies or you're looking for a more flashy, bubble gummy type of show. It has fun/funny moments but a deep storyline.
See it if You are interested in the finance world and you really wanna see some wonderful celebrity actors at work. The cast was phenomenal.
Don't see it if You are looking for something less realistic and mundane. The plot is centered around a business deal that not everyone would find amusing.
See it if You enjoy classical musicals and really enjoy a good "romantic comedy" type of story. It's very lighthearted and a total feel-good musical.
Don't see it if You're looking for something a little more heavy or thought-provoking. It's not very modern either. The music is all very classical MT style
See it if You enjoy classic theatre. Alan Cumming reprising his role was one of the best things I've seen in a long time. He is marvelous.
Don't see it if You are looking for something lighthearted or modern. While incredibly entertaining, this show has some heavy underlying themes. Amazing.
See it if You enjoy period pieces. This play dives head first into the problems African Americans faced in the world of sports and beyond. Very real.
Don't see it if You're looking for something lighthearted. This show is anything but. Absolutely heartbreaking and devastating, but so beautiful.
See it if You enjoy dance heavy shows. The songs in the show are classic musical theatre hits. It'll have you singing along the whole way! Romantic.
Don't see it if You like more modern shows about modern issues. This is a very whimsical, ballet-heavy show. The perfect cheesy romance!
See it if You are looking for a lighthearted fun show. It was really entertaining. The kids who play the students are so incredibly talented!
Don't see it if You are looking for something more serious or concrete. This show is very much like the movie in the fact that it is really fun and goofy.
See it if You enjoy goofy humor and cheesy musical theatre references. This show is hands down one of the most clever shows I've seen. Entertaining!
Don't see it if You are more into realistic or serious pieces. This is very light hearted and goofy and shouldn't be expected to be anything other than that
See it if You wish to be thoroughly entertained by dazzling dance numbers and great music.
Don't see it if You don't like flashy, showy dance numbers and prefer more acting driven pieces.
See it if You enjoy down to earth theatre about real and relevant issues. The music is captivating as well.
Don't see it if You enjoy more showy and dazzling theatre.
See it if You enjoy comedies and classical humor. The music classical and operatic so you definitely need to be a fan of that.
Don't see it if You're looking for a modern rock/pop musical.