See it if you are a Tracy Letts fan or if you have some expectations of his style of writing
Don't see it if you are not prepared for a surprise ending or one that will make you reflect
See it if you want a magical night in the theatre that will restore brightness to you through the experience.
Don't see it if you are a scrooge or you are not open to a new exposure to a timeless classic.
See it if you are open to a rising playwright or are a fan of E.M. Forster & Howards End.
Don't see it if you're expecting to see the next "must-see" hot property. If so, then you've set yourself up to be disappointed.
See it if you are a fan of Harvey Fierstein & want to celebrate this glimpse of a woman who was a leading feminist.
Don't see it if you do not like shows that are dialogue-driven by a singular character.
See it if for nothing else Mary Louise Parker's performance. It alone is Tony-nominee worthy.
Don't see it if you don't want to be challenged in your thinking about a literary work that is both portent and foreboding as it unfolds.
See it if you are seeking a joyous evening of theatre! If you love this classic & want to see the story & music you know in a moving work: Go!
Don't see it if you do not like minimalism and are not prepared to read supertitles
See it if you want to discover an atypical breakthrough in musical theatre.
Don't see it if you expect a traditional 1943 R & H revival. Nor, if you aren't open to receiving a somber side of a wonderful show in simple staging,
See it if you are a Metcalf fan. She is phenomenal!
Don't see it if you are looking for splashy costumes or elaborate sets. This production's focus is on words & being thought-provoking.
See it if you are attracted to experiencing a memorable performance by Driver. And a Wilson classic piece.
Don't see it if the language might offend you or you cannot appreciate the humor in its delivery
See it if you are a fan of Debra Jo Rupp. She is terrific! You want a thought-provoking experience, that also provides some humor.
Don't see it if you do not want to have seen a play that will leave you with some unanswered questions.
See it if you are ready to have a pull of your heartstrings. Seek a romantic storyline while having some fun.
Don't see it if you seek big, elaborate production numbers. or are a prude who is easily offended by sexual situations or don't have a sweet tooth for pie
See it if only if you understand it is a play with music --- NOT a musical. The acapella harmony is often beautiful.
Don't see it if you aren't up for a thought-provoking performance, despite its shortcomings.
See it if you want to see great choreography & escape in a fun evening. Clever and the performance are sincere in their commitments.
Don't see it if if you are a prude...or not a good sport.
See it if you are a Sam Shepard fan. After all, it was a Pulitzer Prize finalist: see why.
Don't see it if Initially slow, so don't see it if you are not patient. But eventually it will pull you in.
See it if if you loved the movie. if you want to see a historic production. if you appreciate great writing & an outstanding ensemble.
Don't see it if if you support fake news. if you aren't willing to learn from what is presented.
See it if u want razzle-dazzle & a clap-your-hands along performance. U won't b able 2 sit still while u experience joy (& learn about Cher's life)
Don't see it if you are a cynic. you don't want to have a good time. you were never a fan of Cher (or Sonny, either)
See it if you are a fan of Mr. Williams. Like ensemble work. Have interest in each characters "story" & how each contributes to the plot.
Don't see it if If dominant character-narrator moving storyline forward can overpower ur enjoyment of it. You don't know what to "expect" in Williams' work
See it if u r interested in learning about Native Americans & desire 2 be educated while entertained & LOL
Don't see it if u need intermission; not open-minded; r can't accept thought provoking work
See it if you are a fan of Channing. you are attracted 2 stories about family-relationships or character who is an author. you want to be challenged
Don't see it if you see cliche's in every line. you don't want to pay attention. you are cynical about what unfolds in a fictional work.
See it if you want 2 c 3 great performances. A story that will keep u enthralled by ur attempt 2 figure out "what's true?" (as opposed to 'Fake News.'
Don't see it if u want music. u can't separate the real "celebrity' from the role. u don't like being challenged by the story line as it unfolds.
See it if you want to experience an energetic evening of a rarely-revived musical that is a well-honed production.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see a staged version of the Debbie Reynolds movie.
See it if you like a spectacle & don't mind that it's a tourist-trap that will draw em in spending big bucks 'cause they heard it is 'the one' to see.
Don't see it if you are a fan of the movie. 'Tis ain't it.
See it if because it is Horton Foote. And that in itself is enough! And also because this is a Pulitzer Prize-winning work.
Don't see it if you are not patient enough to allow a heart rendering story to unfold.
See it if you're a big Bway fan & want a fun evening of escape with chuckles galore.
Don't see it if you are too critical & judgmental --- it's light, innovative in the "Forbidden" tradition not to be taken too seriously.
See it if you are a Shakespeare fan & are interested in seeing a production of a classic that has been given a contemporary, modernized flavor.
Don't see it if you are not willing to invest almost 3 hours in its audience.
See it if you are a fan of Nathan Lane. Or of Titus Andronieus.
Don't see it if u have anything better to do with 1 hour 35 minutes. R if u do not mind being ripped off at the box office (or whatever you spend on a tkt)
See it if if you love Sondheim & want to see a troupe that has great chemistry.
Don't see it if you are looking for a big, brassy stereotype musical & are not willing to grasp subtleness
See it if relevant to today's political climate. Thoughtful & profound.
Don't see it if you aren't 'open' to subtle changes that give certain characters more of a 'voice,' than the novel.
See it if you want to see the winning Tony Actress. Elaine May's performance as her illness progresses is incredible! What timing! A masterpiece!
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason why you should not see this.
See it if You want 2 experience a production both original & absorbing. Showcases a talented ensemble that exhibits acting, as well as musical chops!
Don't see it if There is an ounce of cynicism in you.
See it if If you're a feminist. If you're moved by history & struggle 2 get where we are today & if you believe we still have more work 2 do.
Don't see it if you r a cynic. you r a misogynist you r a racist if any of these save your $$$.
See it if ur curious & b aware it's a limited run; if u want 2 be part of a unique space. if u like 2 see costumes that both current & vintage.
Don't see it if cliche' lyrics r not ur thing; r if sometimes they get to "cutsy"
See it if you are attracted to bizarre. you are a fan of Vonnegut. & if your interest is piqued by an adaption of his work. He wasn't a playwrite.
Don't see it if you are smart...if you are smart...stay away. you can't stomach an endurance test.
Also Actors did work hard, however & that is to be applauded.
See it if Surprised it was written 20 yrs. ago & is so timely today! 90 minutes flew by. Enjoyed much.
Don't see it if you don't like solo shows, with 1 actor playing all roles. No intermission productions.