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See it if you love Fiddler and want to deepen your experience of it. This production provides a rare experience for the adept and the curious ...
Don't see it if you expect perfection. The staging is a little clunky and out of focus ... but the overall impact was, for me, remarkable ...
See it if a peek into the private lives of an underserved theater demographic -- educated young black women -- draws your interest ...
Don't see it if frankness, explicit language, strong personalities, and the heartbreak of the contemporary dating scene turn you off ...
See it if you like big splashy entertainment that makes no effort to go below the surface, relying too blithely on the Shakespearean connection
Don't see it if you would actually like a revival that makes references to another time period not gloss over those very details as if they're not important
See it if a big brash barrel of silly musical comedy mixed with a sweet message of our common humanity is your thing
Don't see it if you're looking for Sondheim-level braininess or sophistication. it's the Drowsy Chaperone peeps, after all!
See it if you like great acting and an edgy storyline ... the characters are rich, believable, pathetic ... the playwright has some great insights ...
Don't see it if you won't see it if you're seated in certain parts of the theater because the staging does not take what the audience can see into account
See it if you're a fan of JoMama Jones. here she appoints herself priestess of own style wisdom (i liked her better when she stayed closer to earth)
Don't see it if quirky one-woman shows with lots of back-up people she keeps thanking for their support are your thang ...
See it if you like clever, torchy cabaret-style songs served up with lots of feeling and wit
Don't see it if you don't like unsubtle framing devices that try to promote a thematic agenda that is much less interesting than the musical material
See it if you're medicated. you might understand the premise, the narrative, the title character's perf and the audience's response better than i did
Don't see it if you're interested in memorable tunes, interesting subject matter, a believable storyline, an insightful point of view
See it if you like to see the soft undersides of classics exposed ... who would ever have thunk Grandma's Oklahoma could be so real and subversive?
Don't see it if you want to cling to the old-fashioned conventions that Rodgers & Hammerstein gave birth to. I wonder what they'd think of this take on it
See it if you love Ivo van Hove so much that you'd accept van Hove-lite!
Don't see it if your interest in Jacobean verse, of a quality way below Shakespeare's, can't be overcome by buckets of blood
See it if you like thoughtful, complex dramas, that have as much to teach about social issues as it does about the human heart
Don't see it if if you have a short attention span: the big pay-offs come late in the drama, though there are some great surprises throughout the play ...
See it if you'd like to see are rarely produced Lillian Hellman, who was a very good, if not great, dramatist ... acting on the whole superb
Don't see it if you expect perfection. the direction does not lift the play out of the heaviness of its subject matter - missing an opp'y to say something
See it if you like original musical biographies of poets who would have so loved to be the subject of a musical in her lifetime!
Don't see it if interesting music, well-sung is enough to justify an outing ... Millay comes off as pretty unlikeable and she wrote the words herself!
See it if you've never seen My Fair Lady on stage; it is such an entertaining show, and in this staging, exquisite ...
Don't see it if you don't like musicals, because this is one of the best
See it if you have never seen a piece by Ariane Mnouchkine and the Théátre du Soleil
Don't see it if you've seen Mnouchkine's previous work. This production is a compendium of retreads of world theater techniques she has borrowed before
See it if if you want to see a good old-fashioned soap opera - Dallas or Dynasty before its time!
Don't see it if you expect perfection. The performances have been highly lauded but the Tony Award winner is B+ at best.