See it if you're interested in a show that explores non-traditional relationships & BDSM culture. Fantastic lighting design.
Don't see it if you're looking for a smart show that explores non-traditional relationships & BDSM culture. Slow pacing; most performances with no urgency.
Also Saw a preview with intermission.
See it if you want brilliant writing, brilliant staging, brilliant acting, and brilliant craft. There's so much joy and humanity in this play. Bravo!
Don't see it if you consider 3+ hours "too long" — it's worth every minute and every penny!
See it if you like sexy dance productions. When it's inventive, it really shines.
Don't see it if bare-assed efforts offend you. Execution was a bit clunky compared to other XIVs. This also had less tricks, more or less the same thrill.
See it if you’re looking for The Great American Play of and for our times. Mr. Garfield leads a superb cast; brilliantly-staged production. ⭐️⭐⭐️⭐⭐️
Don't see it if you feel like you can’t enjoy a two-part, almost-eight-hour epic. Don’t let this stop you. Please, I beg you!
See it if you like a quiet and honest story. Amazing Lauren Ridloff, in a role that’s rarely showcased let alone written for the mainstage.
Don't see it if you don’t care for traditional storylines and very simple sets.
See it if you like to laugh. A masterful comedy! The ensemble is superb and the set is a great featured role. You get what you expect, and more.
Don't see it if you have heart problems. Didn't realize comedy can be so intense and suspenseful.
See it if you want to experience musical comedy heaven. Brava Bette Midler! The whole cast is sublime. How can you resist this? Do anything to see it.
Don't see it if want to be bored. Let's be honest.
See it if you want to see a show in its early stages. Joel Perez shines! The music themes can be repetitive, but some are catchy.
Don't see it if you are homophobic. The book needs a lot more tightening, and the lyrics a lot of polishing. I wish them all the best!
See it if you enjoy a classic story and some classic tunes that's renewed for a modern audience!
Don't see it if you don't like cheesy, old-fashioned musicals.
See it if you want to experience the great feeling of the musicals of years past.
Don't see it if you don't want to hum the Rodgers and Hammerstein tunes weeks and months after seeing the show.
See it if you want a master class in acting delivered by Frank Langella. A fantastic play!
Don't see it if you don't want to see your future years (or your parents') right before your eyes.
See it if you're open to seeing a 76-year old musical revived with a bold, refreshing perspective. Each scene's treated like an intimate conversation.
Don't see it if you expect the conventional, feel-good treatment of familiar works.
See it if you want to engage in the conversation on anti-LGBTQ persecution in Russia and around the world.
Don't see it if violence and nudity offend you. I hope the company gets more comfortable with the text and each other as the run progresses.
See it if you like sex, drugs, and soap operas, and appreciate good South Carolina accents.
Don't see it if you expect fully-realized characters and want a less predictable story.
See it if VERY immersive theatre interests you! Andrew Barrett makes a remarkable Renton; fantastic ensemble. High-energy stage version of the movie.
Don't see it if you’re offended by INYOURFACE violence, nudity, heavy drug use, simulated sex, loud rave music, lasers, haze; or, have glow-stick allergies.
Also You have been warned!
See it if you want to be entertained, and then some. The cast is stellar, led by Jon-Jon Briones and Eva Maria Noblezada. Emotionally charged.
Don't see it if you're just going to compare it with the original production. A refreshing take that focuses on the humanity of this point in time.
See it if you believe in strong roles for women. The 1939 play still rings true in 2017. "They are all Hubbards and they will own this country."
Don't see it if you have no appreciation for classic dramas.
See it if you love Glenn Close. She is master class personified! Luscious 40-piece orchestra! Fantastic supporting cast. The staging really works!
Don't see it if sensible acting annoys you. And if you hate Andrew Lloyd Webber (duh).
See it if you love Cate Blanchett AND a wonderful ensemble. A very refreshing, accessible take on Chekhov.
Don't see it if you are scared of gunshots (I warned you) and allergic to vodka. Lots of them.
See it if you want to experience the best way to revive a show. Cynthia. Erivo. Wow. The show sticks to the drama of the text and music, and soars!
Don't see it if you really enjoyed the big musical numbers of the original staging.
See it if you like great ensemble acting. A truly refreshing take on the American family drama, and why it's easy to hurt the people you love.
Don't see it if you don't have a heart.
See it if you want an enjoyable night out (but not with your uptight, conservative family and friends).
Don't see it if you're offended by profanity (chill, please).