See it if you are a fan of groundbreaking stagecraft. The acting was good, but the designers are the real stars here. A well-told, inclusive, story.
Don't see it if you are looking for traditional play structure. This borders on theme-park energy, with choreographed transitions and special effects.
See it if you are interested in edgy, experimental plays coming out of the graduates from the entity formerly known as Yale School of Drama.
Don't see it if you are easily offended by racial issues. There are some issues in the play that may be offensive to the more sensitive audience member.
See it if you are looking to see a first rate performance by a gifted actor. The material is choppy, but she conveys EVERYTHING with emotional clarity
Don't see it if you don't enjoy non-linear storytelling, poetic speech structure, or stories involving rape/incest. It is a difficult story to watch.
See it if you are up for an evening of theatre of the absurd. It takes the audience on a journey through mental illness. Funny, at times. Tragic.
Don't see it if you are looking for straight forward storytelling. It is hard to follow, at times. The lines between reality and fantasy are blurry at best.
See it if you can. It is an important piece of theatre and highly relevant in the current social climate in the US. WAITING FOR GODOT meets BLM.
Don't see it if you need the plot to resolve and be tied up in a neat bow. The ending is messy and leaves one wondering if any of it was real.
See it if you are a dedicated fan of capitalism and also a fan of Bertolt Brecht.
Don't see it if you a fan of an interwoven play structure involving poems, songs, monologues, and quotes.
See it if you don't know how people become victims of domestic violence. O'Connell is simply amazing!
Don't see it if you hate lip syncing. The show is 95% lip synced.
See it if you LOVE Jackie Hoffman. This is Jackie at her best!
Don't see it if you are expecting lavish sets and high tech. This is a small 2 person show that is hilarious.
See it if you like comedic family drama. BTW, the real "stars" here are Cleo King and Ebony Marshall-Oliver (not the men). They are ON POINT!
Don't see it if you are offended by "over-the-top" acting. This acting choice can be highly distracting at times.
See it if you enjoy Irish storytelling at its best. This virtual adaptation of the popular stage play really holds up!
Don't see it if you are tired of virtual theatre, though this one is done extremely well. The sets are green screened, which really added alot!
See it if you enjoy a storytelling musical format. This is cleverly staged to tell a most amazing, moving story. It's funny, moving, and beautiful.
Don't see it if you have a cold, dead heart. Otherwise, don't miss this one. It is so full of love and humanity that everyone needs to see it!
See it if you enjoy dark comedies performed by talented actors. It's a short two-handed comedy that really clicks.
Don't see it if you have trouble understanding Irish accents. There is a glossary of Irish terms used in the digital program, which helps.
See it if you are a true fan of Irish storytelling and also theatre history. The story of Lady Gregory and The Abbey is a real gem.
Don't see it if you are wanting fluff. This is Irish Theatre History told through laughter, tears, and romance by some truly amazing actors.
See it if are a fan of gigantic musicals. Alex Brightman in the titular role is AMAZING. He was worth the admission. Lots of tech. Clever.
Don't see it if you are expecting the movie storyline. They deviate almost significantly, not always for the better. Still a fun evening. Lots of haze.
See it if you enjoy farce and UK humour. Great over-the-top acting, especially McPhillamy and Pickup. Beautiful set.
Don't see it if you are looking for something short. It is a rather long adaptation.
See it if you enjoy alternative versions of the heaven and hell debate. Excellent staging and design work assist in the storytelling.
Don't see it if you are put off by religiocity. It contains a fair bit of that, though each is left to decide their own message.
See it if you are a human being. Everyone should see this epic play. It is, quite honestly, the best play I have ever seen.
Don't see it if you are heartless. Otherwise, it is a must see for everyone on the planet.
See it if you really love parody and are a fan of this genre (non-union parody musicals). The staging is clever, as are the hundreds of costumes.
Don't see it if you are looking for an evening of actual Off-Broadway theatre. There is an amateur quality throughout, though the actors are working hard.
See it if you are interested in seeing these particular actors. The script is simplistic and the staging contrived. Set, sound, and lighting are good.
Don't see it if you are expecting a coherent story with motivated staging. Though it grabs your attention, the story gets lost in its own clumsy dialogue.
See it if you are a fan of Forbidden Broadway, Broadway Shows, and/or parody. Clever lyrics and top-notch performances make this a FUN new show!
Don't see it if you are a humorless humbug hermit. It's an evening of good, light, funny, and clever entertainment. Well worth it.
See it if you like Irish theatre and truly appreciate great acting. These three actors are not to be missed. Intense at time and thoroughly worth it!
Don't see it if you have some issue with Irish storytelling. Really enjoyed this one. Realism at its best.
See it if the thought of seeing Alice Ripley solo appeals to you. It should. She is incredible to watch.
Don't see it if you are closed-minded and unable to understand the modern world. It does drag toward the end and is a hair too long. Still enjoyable.
See it if you love Noel Coward and Cabaret shows. It is thoroughly a fabulous evening of the best Cabaret. Ms. Sullivan and Mr. Ross are dynamic.
Don't see it if you are not into Cabaret acts. This is well worth seeing! Two amazing legends in Cabaret perform the works of another Legend, Noel Coward.
See it if ...you are a fan of Irish Theatre. This is a classic and they do it well.
Don't see it if ...you should see it. The acting is first rate and the set beautiful.
See it if ...you haven't seen anything from O'Casey. It is basically 4 short stories with interesting characters. Some funny moments, some sad. Great!
Don't see it if ...you have an issue with accents. If you do go, don't get frustrated. After about 5 minutes, your ear will tune itself to the Irish.
See it if ....you have a great love for text driven solo acting. Ms. Maloney's intense dramatization of James Joyce's epic is one not to be missed.
Don't see it if ...if you want to miss out on this rare opportunity to be exposed to this incredible text, performed by a master.
See it if ...you have never seen the movie. The actors...all first rate. The book writer cut essential characters and storylines, neutering the story.
Don't see it if ...you liked the movie. The writing, while funny, eviscerated the storyline, rendering the ending pointless. Sad.
See it if ...you enjoy timely, relevant theatrical experiences. Great acting and a beautiful handling of a complex topic.
Don't see it if ...well, you should see it. It is well worth your time and energy to see this.
See it if ...you liked the movie MOONLIGHT. It has similar rhythm and ambiguity of plot. It is entrancing and the singing should not be missed.
Don't see it if ...you are looking for a clear plotline. It is lyrical storytelling. Beautiful, but at times unclear of its motive. Enjoyable. Emotional.
See it if ...you are a fan of James Joyce or if you specifically loved this book. It is enchanting to meet these iconic characters in a party/dinner.
Don't see it if ...you have rigid rules about how theatre happens. This is a differnt kind of experience...emersive theatre with dinner and drinks. Lovely!
See it if ...you have never seen this iconic piece of gay theatre. It is something everyone should see. This production is directed with a heavy hand.
Don't see it if ...you are expecting a ground-breaking, earth-shattering experience. It is not that. Worth seeing, but times have changed.
See it if ...you've had a long day and need a good laugh.
Don't see it if ...you looking for depth and structure. It is a fun filled romp, not Shakespeare.
See it if ...if you like the idea of a Ted Talk with the subject being Beckett. Also fans of Bill Irwin should not miss this rare opportunity.
Don't see it if ...if a lecture is not witin your capacity to watch and absorb. This is a talented actor sharing his insights on his method and Beckett.
See it if ...you are a Leiber & Stoller fan. The set, lights, and choreo all work to support the material.
Don't see it if ...if you have a strong dislike of musical review. This is wall to wall singing, nonstop for 90 minutes.
See it if ...you are young and have not seen this classic tale. Also see it is you are homophobic. It may change you.
Don't see it if ...just see it. You should. It will make you feel good.
See it if ...you enjoy social commentary on relevent events through theatre and music. Beautiful piece. Great acting. Amazing choral pieces.
Don't see it if ...you don't like theatre or current events. Hey, the tickets are FREE and the show is great. How often does that happen? See it.
See it if you have not seen it before. It is an important play in the gay canon. Still shocking in places. Set was very overdone. See it if you can.
Don't see it if you are homophobic or have a closed mind about historical gay lifestyles. Characters are real, yet also cliched. Period language remains.
See it if you enjoy life and its twists of fate. This is a beautiful, small, well-executed, intimate musical.
Don't see it if you are looking for a gigantic, large-scale, book musical, specticle. But you should try to see this one. It's really rather brilliant.
See it if ..you enjoy Irish plays and storytelling. We saw the first preview and were blown away by the acting and the set. Recommend this one highly!
Don't see it if ...you are trying to recover from alcoholism. They drink ALOT in this one. You will definitely want a drink, too. Great fun. See it.
See it if ...you are a fan of R & H and enjoy old, dated, tired musicals. The dancing and singing were good. The "carousel" set piece was impressive.
Don't see it if ...you are looking for something fresh in the theatre. Same horribly written story and subject matter with the same simple songs/reprises.
See it if ...you are Caucasian and do not have understanding of that privilege.
Don't see it if ...you are already fully versed in the subject of racism and can spend your money elsewhere to further that cause.
See it if ...you are interested in a well above average story about modern gay life. It explores relevant topics to modern married gay life.
Don't see it if ...you are squeamish about full male nudity or are uptight about non-traditional marriages. The actors bare it all (physically/emotionally).
See it if ...you are wide awake. Nice to see Ms. Mills, though. Play is extremely slow paced and staged with an awkwardly heavy hand. Tired writing.
Don't see it if ...you are looking to be entertained. Nothing new or of interest in this one.
See it if you are a SPONGEBOB fan or if you want to be truly entertained. This is a spectacularly designed show. It is a full on party waiting for you
Don't see it if you dislike movement or have a distaste for clever, innovative theatre. Just go. You will have a blast. Sit in the mezzanine. Best seats.
See it if ...you want to see Orwellian society live onstage. See it. It is socially relevent in our current political climate.
Don't see it if ...you are easily offended by violence, blood, or torture. There are some intense scenes, though most are tastefully staged.
See it if ...you are a Fan of SOUTH PARK style and humor. I am - so I enjoyed it fully. The performances were amazing and the show is well-maintained.
Don't see it if ...you are easily offended by SOUTH PARK style or are, in general, a "crazy Christian" with no sense of humor.