See it if you enjoy solo performance, are interested in Anne Frank, are interested in the intersection of Jewish and African American history.
Don't see it if you only love musicals, hate solo performance, need a lot of staging - the actor sits in his chair the entire show.
See it if you enjoy experimental theater and monolgues, spare staginf and if you are a fan of and knowledgable about King Lear.
Don't see it if you are not familiar with the basic plot of King Lear, hate monologues or experimental theater.
See it if you love intense theater, insanely committed performances, violence and blood on stage, and novels adapted for the stage.
Don't see it if you cannot bare intense violence (including sexual violence) and blood onstage, are not willing to read supertitles, hate long plays.
See it if you love great acting and an astounding performance of the title role, love Shakespeare, are okay with reading supertitles or know German.
Don't see it if you don't like reading supertitles (assuming you don't speak German), don't like radical takes on Shakespeare, you hate Shakespeare.
See it if you love musicals, you're a fan of Greek mythology, you enjoy inovative staging and choreography, you enjoy a moving story beautifully told.
Don't see it if you hate musicals.
See it if you love radical rethinkings of classic musicals, are a fan of the 1776 score, love hearing women/folks traditionally not cast in the roles
Don't see it if if you hate musicals, hate 1776, hate radical revisions and rethinkings of classic musicals, hate American history.
See it if you love musicals, love a great score you will leave the theater humming, love quirky off-kilter story lines that are laugh out loud funny.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, are turned off by shows about deeply disfunctional families, are offended by A LOT of cursing, hate quirky characters.
See it if you love Fiddler on the Roof, want to see an intimate staging of a Broadway classic, love Yiddish/Jewish theater, love musicals
Don't see it if you don't want to read English supertitles, hate musicals, hate Fiddler on the Roof, you need fancy or opulent costumes and scenic design
See it if you love stand up comedy, enjoy very Jewish comedy with contemporary resonance and want to laugh until you cry.
Don't see it if you hate stand up comedy, don't like solo-shows, are expecting to see a play as opposed to a really smart and funny stand up routine.
See it if you love musicals set in a historic period, love dance-filled musicals, anthemic musical numbers and several very strong performances.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, you don't like overly convoluted plot lines with too many characters in a historic time period.
See it if you want to see a classic play brilliantly staged, a hilariously great central performance of Sabina the maid. The puppets were a delight.
Don't see it if you don't like 3 hour long straight plays with something to say about the world.
See it if you want to see great lead actors in a thought provoking intense play.
Don't see it if you hate straight plays or plays with challenging subject matter - pedophilia - sometimes played for the comedy. You expect strong design.
See it if you love Mo Willems's books, enjoy experimental approaches to staging plays and are a fan of puppetry.
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of shows for kids, the use of live video on stage, don't like the Mo Willems source material.
See it if you love Sondheim musicals, witty design and a great ensemble of actors working in sync in a contemporary revision of a classic.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, or are a traditionalist in how Company should be performed. You aren't interested in musicals about contemporary life.
See it if you want to experience a very clear telling of Hamlet, with unfussy performances that allow you to understand the meaning of the words.
Don't see it if you do are not a fan of Shakespeare or of long productions. It is 3hr 45 min long with two intermissions and act 1 is 2 hours long!
See it if you enjoy performed poetry, dance, monologues about the experience of women of color, want to see a legendary play (choreo-poem) on stage
Don't see it if you don't like poetry, monologues, dance or are uninterested in the subject matter.
See it if you like comedies, enjoy new plays which have something to say about society, are a fan of Lynn Nottage’s work.
Don't see it if you only like musicals, are not a fan of contemporary American plays, are not interested in plays about formerly incarcerated individuals.
See it if You love entirely original musicals not based on films or novels, are interested in sophisticated musicals of James Lapine, Michael Korie.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, need strong actioned filled plot, only like pop-rock scores, are not interested in shows set in the 50s dealing with LSD
See it if you love Bob Dylan's music, enjoy unconventional musicals (a la ONCE), Eugene O'Neill-esque stories, stories set in the great depression.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, hate Bob Dylan's songs, only like light fluffy conventional musicals, don't like dark themed works of Conor McPherson.
See it if you love improv, comedy, musical theater, and audience participation.
Don't see it if you need a strong plot and story (or any plot or story), you hate improv comedy or singing, you dislike audience participation.
See it if you love hugely theatrical plays that both speak to a contemporary issue (in the case the Flint water crisis), are mythic w/GREAT acting.
Don't see it if you only like musicals (though the cast sings at points), you don't like political plays, you don't like Afro-surrealism.
See it if you love: Will Eno and/or Henrik Ibsen's plays, dry comedy and actors who can pull of such material. Enjoy contemporary reworking of classic
Don't see it if you don't like dry comedy, or line delivery by actors that is intentionally flat. If you only like musicals, need your Ibsen very faithful
See it if you love: straight plays, wonderful acting, historic plays w/ a timely message, feminist plays, seeing great musical-theater actors in plays
Don't see it if you only like musicals not plays (though there are a few moments of singing), dislike plays from the 1950s revivals, or talky plays
See it if you love documentary theater, if you are a fan of verbatim theater, great lead performance and a though provoking story.
Don't see it if you only like musicals, you don't like experimental work, you aren't a fan of short plays.
See it if you love brilliant virtuosic ac ting, multi-character solo-performance, and a good story well told.
Don't see it if you don't like solo-shows or you only like musicals.
See it if you love intelligent musicals which are timely and resonant with our political moment, and include some memorable lead performance.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals, only enjoy fluffy escapist entertainment, are not a fan of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori's work.
See it if You love: virtuosic performances, experiment theater, documentary/verbatim theater, short plays, challenging subject matter.
Don't see it if you only like musicals, you are looking for something funny and light, don’t enjoy documentary/verbatim theater, are triggered by violence
Also The play was deeply unsettling and profoundly moving.
See it if you enjoy madcap comedy, Shakespeare comedies and adaptations of his plays. If you plays centering on the African diaspora in Harlem.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy Shakespeare or only enjoy Shakespeare productions which are faithful to the original play. This is very much an adaption.
See it if you love the Wooster Group or have never had an opportunity to see this legendary company before. If you love Brecht or experimental theater
Don't see it if you hate experimental theater and non-naturalistic acting. If you don't like plays with music and singing.
See it if you love science, want to engage a child in science in a fun and entertaining manner, love science presentations and science experiments.
Don't see it if you require plot, characters and acting. If you hate science or dislike scientific presentations.
See it if You enjoy unique experiences, are looking for a fun way to experience NYC. Love bus rides and sightseeing tours.
Don't see it if you need a strong plot and characters. Get car sick on buses. Hate sightseeing bus tours.
See it if You have an extroverted child you are seeking to entertain for an hour. Enjoy immersive shows for kids. Like cool design.
Don't see it if You have an introverted child or a child with sensory integration issues. You expect children's theater to be entertaining to adults as well
See it if You are a fan of Aaron Sorkin's writing (the expected verbal fireworks were few), enjoy very memorable incidental music, love the book.
Don't see it if You expect a slavishly faithful adaptation of the novel/film, don't enjoy shows were African Americans are the subject but not the center.
See it if You love musicals, enjoy Shakespearean plots, enjoy shows that mix professional actors w/ amateur (but talented) actors, love outdoor shows.
Don't see it if You hate musicals, hate being outdoors, loathe Shakespeare (though the language here is largely adapted.)
See it if you love wonderful middle eastern inflected music, deeply moving performances, and character driven musicals.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, only enjoy "big" song and dance musicals, need a lot of action...this a Chekhovian musical.
See it if you enjoy seeing wonderful (and famous) actors in plays, love Ibsen's original play, enjoy comedies with ideas in their heads.
Don't see it if you hate straight plays, are not a fan of Ibsen (or are unfamiliar the original A Doll's House), are offended by strong language (F.. etc.)
See it if you have kids who enjoy cool science experiments, enjoy shows with no plot to follow & audience participation, love science.
Don't see it if you expect to go to a show that has a story or plot to follow, you hate cool science experiments, you don't have kids to take along with you
See it if you are a fan of experimental theater, a fan of John Cage or of Anne Bogart/SITI Company. Enjoy spectacular sound design and unique lighting
Don't see it if you only like musicals, narrative plays, hate experimental theater or require plot and characters to enjoy a performance; You hate John Cage
See it if you enjoy visually stunning productions, enjoy plays about the creative process resonate with you and wonderful acting.
Don't see it if you can't tolerate very loud noises (there are electrical shock booms throughout), only like kitchen sink realism, hate devised theater.
See it if you love unique music-filled productions compellingly dealing with American history. Enjoy shows that involve the audience.
Don't see it if you hate shows requiring audience involvement, are averse to drag performance & a bit of nudity, You need traditional plot driven narrative.
See it if you're interested in Ibsen, drag, and solo performance. If you want to experience early work of ambitious new drag/solo performer Kev Berry.
Don't see it if you hate experimental theater, drag or solo performance. If you hate Ibsen or expect a strong emotionally resonant narrative arc.
See it if you love David Mamet's style of writing and acting, enjoy plays that stimulates the mind if not the emotions, enjoy Jewish themed works.
Don't see it if you don't like straight plays, hate David Mamet's work, require deeply emotionally engaging acting, are averse to non-method acting,
See it if you love musicals in general, & old classic dance musicals in particular. You love beautiful dancing, silly plot, & triple threat actors.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, hate or bored easily by long balletic dream sequences, need more than a thin stretched out plot and a great score.
See it if you love musicals, especially dance musicals, You enjoy musicals with a strong social message or spectacular dancing.
Don't see it if you hate musicals or dance musicals. If you hated the film, probably best to skip it. If you really loved Margaret Thatcher.
Also Saw the London production.
See it if you love classic plays in general and Ibsen plays in particular. If you enjoy powerful performances & traditional stagings of classic plays.
Don't see it if You only like musicals, hate classic plays or Ibsen, or if you only enjoy more innovative or edgy stagings in revivals of classic plays.
See it if you love incredibly dramatic and laugh out loud funny family plays with spectacular acting and great writing.
Don't see it if you don't like straight plays, are averse to strong language and adult themes.
See it if you love non-musical plays, plays dealing with AIDS in America in the 1980s, great acting, and a script the burns with fiery passion.
Don't see it if you only like musicals, dislike polemic works, aren't interested in work dealing with AIDS, are averse to shows dealing w/the gay experience