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See it if if you know the album you know the songs. It's "woke" and has charm yet very thought invoking. I'm going again
Don't see it if don't like jukebox musicals... want more of a traditional format - there is a "trigger" theme that some may find difficult. but go anyway
See it if you loved the PLAY and LOATHED THE MOVIE - this is a smaller but still GREAT version of the 10 year old show
Don't see it if you dont want to ROCK HARD and LOUDLY - you're allergic to spandex & glitter and booby jokes.....
See it if Still in previews but ADAM DRIVER knocks it out of the park - "Felicity" is getting there - great acting and writing - good set
Don't see it if you want calm / sedate theater - you want a musical / you don't like shouting..
See it if GREAT MUSIC - Andre De Shields (THE WIZ) is back and FANTASTIC - clever retelling of classic tals / staging wonderful
Don't see it if you don't like musicals...you don't like jazz / zydeco music (think Once)...
See it if great musical with CLASSIC songs - fun set and really enthusiastic cast -
Don't see it if you don't like musicals - you want a "sercious message play"....you have no soul.....
See it if Funny writing / acting and premise - and a surprise i didn't expect - staging terriffic - accents good - top notch UK humor
Don't see it if you don't like "Active listening" to follow plot - it's a WORDY play (which i like) - people in dialects - could be difficult to understand
See it if i can't think of a reason to see it...wait - the Red Dress... that's about it... no good songs - lackluster generally - Orfeh is good
Don't see it if just dont...
See it if you like the book/movie - enjoy immersive "in your face/lap" theater. Nudity & simulated sex are ok
Don't see it if you don't like loud/flashy in your face immersive theater. no want to see needls Drug use / nudity - a scottish accent is difficult for you
See it if Idina fan...good funny banter, lovely acting by all, hunk in jockstrap is good
Don't see it if Hunk in jockstrap is bad. U only like idena if she's singing.. spring winter relations turn u off
See it if you are a 14 year old girl...you love the movie and all things tina fey ... you use the term "fetch" when not throwing a stick for a dog..
Don't see it if you want your musicals to have good solid well written music...you want depth -altho 2ndary charachers are BRILLIANT..
See it if it has earned it's reputation - Great musical - topical in a way - you like wonderful staging/singing/choreography
Don't see it if you are hard of hearing - lots of quick words and you have to actively LISTEN - you don't approve of "nontraditional" casting...
See it if many funny 1 liners/pithy put downs - AMAZING characters brought to life by GREAT actors - is more than a "gay" play
Don't see it if homophobic...wants a musical...wants everything to be "nice"...
See it if You know and love the score / AMAZING costumes / you're a Lauren Ambrose fan
Don't see it if you want more than 1 intermission in a 3 hour play...you don't like musicals ...
See it if 4 of nyc's top drag entertainers SLAM the disney princesses and the concept behind them - not for the faint of heart
Don't see it if you don't like drag / lipsincking - you want a calm night out
See it if I just can't see how anyone could like the show...some good preformances in a directorial train wreck
Don't see it if you want clear, concise plotlines and engaging characters
See it if You're a "sondheimite" or a Follies Fan...AMAZING direction/acting/singing/staging/costumes/lighting-Basically it's EVERYTHING it should be
Don't see it if you cant sit thru the 2.5 hour movie without taking a break - there is no "interval"
See it if Youre a sondheim STodd fan - it's TRULY INTENSE as space is intimate and the actors are LITERALLY in your face. Music is AMAZING
Don't see it if you don't like musicals/ sondheim / being too close to the action
See it if You're a billy crudup fan - you SHOULD be...just saying . great characterization and truly commands the stage
Don't see it if you want a lot of flash & splash - this is a drama w/ comedic undertones and NOT a large broadway show
See it if Mark Rylance is your "theater god"...and if he isn't HE SHOULD BE...
Don't see it if you need a lot of distraction/big numbers to hold your attention
See it if it's a BIG FLASHY COLORFUL musical with snippets of pop songs used to move plot forward -
Don't see it if all song / no substance -
See it if you are a nathan lane fan...or julie white..or kristine nielsen - otherwise stay home or see HADESTOWN... you like edgy bloody "funny" plays
Don't see it if you want a well written good dramady / it's SAD as the potential was so huge w/ the talent involved - on the plus side 90 mins no intermissi
See it if you want a light hearted romp / slightly deep - but SO FUN // scenery CHEWING galore by The Drowsy Chaperone
Don't see it if you want serious drama - don't like campy fun zany fluffy musicals...
See it if classic piece of theater preformed in YIDDISH - there are supertitles..the acting is topnotch and it's cleverly staged
Don't see it if you want your theater in english / you don't like musicals / you want BIG SPLASHY stage effects
See it if 3 great actors at top of their game / interractions are wonderful...banter is very well done -
Don't see it if you want it to follow the book (editor part MUCH larger but it's CHERRY JONES) want musical - don't want a play whose impetus is a suicide
See it if enjoy well written/acted 'dramadies' - like watching family (dis) function - are a fan of Army Hammer
Don't see it if find current 'gender typing' ie pansexuality annoying - don't want to watch a family unit interact painfully AND amusingly
See it if LGBQTetcetcetc is an interest. Good comic moments make you l0l. u r a JTF fan. Clever set/staging - casting is wonderful.
Don't see it if the whole "cis" lable is a turn off/insipid idea. LGBQetc is annoying - you don't like plays
See it if You're crazy about the go-gos...like sparkly costumes...you like verse - enjoy camp - 2 actors save the show - neither are "leads" -
Don't see it if You want to go to "theater" and not a "concert" where people sing along - i KID YOU NOT...you want to feel like you got your moneys worth -
See it if you appreciate THEATRE and all facets - acting/Staging/lighting/script/ you want to know what those hogwart kids are up to
Don't see it if can't commit to long play - you cant keep a secret / - it's just a GREAT . PRODUCTION
See it if wonderful writing / acting - staging and stage concepts...very current and NOT FLUFFY at all
Don't see it if you don't want to spend a lot of time at the theater - you don't like plays with gay subject matter
See it if u like clever staging concepts - you like the "island vibe" - like romantic boy/girl story that doesn't ALWAYS end out happily ever after...
Don't see it if you want a play on a stage w/ classic 4th wall proscenium / you don't like musicals
See it if Kreskin is the first Mentalist - Carson, Griffin, Douglas - and STILL can AMAZE - his patter a bit old fashioned - nonetheless
Don't see it if 2 hrs - no intermission - you don't like "Magic" -
See it if physical SLAPSTICK MAGNIFICIENTLY preformed - true drawing room FARCE - Noises Off on STEROIDS
Don't see it if you want a serious dramatic evening of theater
See it if losts of flash & splash w/ funchoreography - 3 talanted leads portray life of DONNA SUMMER - a TRUE diva gone b4 her time
Don't see it if you don't like disco - THE PLAY IS 2 HOURS NO INTERMISSION...
See it if you like pure, well written/acted musicals. I was hesitant due to subject matter (9/11) it's NOT about that..i've now seen it 4 times
Don't see it if you don't like to actively LISTEN to musicals - you want FULL LAVISH sets and . productions
See it if You don't mind profane lyrics - AMAZING VOICES singing OPERATICALLY in small space. Clever staging - Tom Hewitt as SPRINGER is stellar
Don't see it if you DO mind . profane lyrics - you want an excessive amount of "depth" in your dramatic experience - you loathe "reality" tv