See it if You are open to new interpretations of classic shows. You like dance. You can accept use of huge video within theater.
Don't see it if You prefer to keep the movie version of WSS in your mind. You don’t want to be overwhelmed.
See it if you're a Motown fan who isn't judgemental about redoing the songs to be more Broadwayish. You like high energy shows.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, juke boxes, and want an insightful, truthful story about black entertainers in the 50s, 60s, etc.
See it if you want to know what is the role of citizens when their government may be treasonous. Great acting.
Don't see it if You want a normal plot. You want more explanation. You have trouble with simple staging, and minimal sets.
See it if you like one man shows, you like inventive uses of lighting and staging with little to no sets, you like this performer.
Don't see it if you want a narrative that makes sense or tells you something important about the world.
See it if you like Fiddler on the Roof, you like musicals, you like the story of changing worlds, you speak Yiddish or want to hear it.
Don't see it if you hate musicals, you don't like touching stories, you like non-traditional theater.
See it if You are happy to see an unusual version of this favorite. You like daring, unconventional reinterpretations.
Don't see it if You don’t like.musicals or only like traditional versions of this play.
See it if If are a woman over 60 you will relive important parts of your life. If you are too young to have lived then, it’s a solid history lesson.
Don't see it if You only like traditional narratives or are not someone who appreciates women.
See it if you are interested in the history of civil rights from the 50s and 60s. You want to see something serious, inspiring and heartbreaking.
Don't see it if You only like fluff. You are not interested in civil rights, racism, or history.
See it if you want to laugh and not think about anything else. I laughed so hard I cried.
Don't see it if you have no sense of humor. Hate slapstick or farce, want to see a searing indictment of humanity's cruelty.
See it if you are entertained by silly situations and songs you may know mixed with great choreography, great costumes, gender-bending fun.
Don't see it if Only like serious and realistic drama. Don't want to be happily distracted.
See it if interested in new forms for musical theater, addressing topical issues, female leads.
Don't see it if Want traditional musicals with expensive production staging, don't like current events with a politically left slant.
See it if you accept on-script, street-clothes, no set show; you love old musicals with tuneful songs & clever lyrics, a talented cast and NO MICS!
Don't see it if you need full staging, orchestra, costumes Broadway show. You don't like musicals. You are cynical and mean-spirited.
See it if you can handle one woman shows with vivid descriptions of violence, illness, brief nudity, much self-exposure. Some humor & inspiration too.
Don't see it if you can't handle what's mentioned above and are looking for silliness or diversion only.
See it if You like a talky play that explores women and aging, women's long-term friendships, successful women's roles in the US.
Don't see it if You want that exploration to be deep and provoking. You don't want a talky show. You want action on stage.
See it if If you love Handel sung by counter-tenor which I didn't know I would like so much.
Don't see it if you expect a play that has a dramatic arc and offers true transformation.
See it if you love musicals of all kinds, power ballads belted out non-stop. You appreciate Sondheim. A show-stopping dance number.
Don't see it if you hate musicals. You hate Bway type belting. You want context for scenes from other shows; your tolerance for Sondheim is tiny.
See it if you are fascinated by how having a transplanted organ might change your personality. You like a mixture of drama with some huge comedy.
Don't see it if you think transplanting organs/personality is a not terribly important thing to think about.
See it if you like a well-written one man show that combines comedy with compassion.
Don't see it if You don't like solo performances, you have no sympathy or interest in mental problems.
See it if you are interested in women in combat roles, you like performance art, interesting choreography, non-linear plot.
Don't see it if If you are anti-war, would prefer neither men nor women in combat, can take a show with no humor.
See it if You enjoy classical naturalistic plays done as if they were experimental. The set is a very nice wooden stage.
Don't see it if You cannot stand constant yelling and a lack of variety of tone. The political message gets lost in the strident and static staging.
See it if you like serious drama concerning contemporary issues, including disability and poverty.
Don't see it if you don't want a serious drama, you are uncomfortable with disability or nudity, you want a play that has a happy ending.
Also The script has some serious problems with time and motivation jumps.
See it if you like stories of WWII, you like a mostly male cast, you like to see actors act.
Don't see it if you want a comedy, you want a well-paced show, you hate actors.
See it if you like non-traditional story telling, cleverness, history, a sense of fun, dancing, singing, along with some emotion.
Don't see it if You only like traditional, living room theater, hate circuses, want something profoundly serious. And hate hearing about cats getting lost.
See it if you love Dylan's music re-interpreted. Depression stories interest you. Talented cast.
Don't see it if You want a plot and characterization. You want to feel something, other than thru the songs.
See it if You enjoy being amazed by magic, mind reading, and audience participation. You like British humor. You admire skillful stage presence.
Don't see it if You want a traditional play or musical. You hate magic shows. You can’t allow yourself to be swept away by suspending reality.
See it if If you like Susan Sarandon, want to see what Jessie Eisenberg can do, like traditional plays.
Don't see it if You don't like straight theater, you don't like when a plot makes a major turn that seemed more extreme than predictable, you dislike actors
See it if you want a historically interesting play
Don't see it if You like plots, characters, story-line, involvement. It's a terrible play. That said, the cast is excellent.
See it if You love great acting and writing and understand that life and loves are complicated.
Don't see it if You want something simple and easy. You are homophobic. You want everything tied up nicely.
See it if you like new forms of theater, including some minimal audience participation, but storytelling and exposition in a new and fascinating way.
Don't see it if You want traditional plays or musicals. This is unlike anything else I have seen.
See it if You are interested in the love affair between 2 Germans - one a Jew, the other became a Nazi. Span from 1920s thru 1960s.
Don't see it if You can’t keep still for long speeches and discussions of what is “being” and what poets are the best.
See it if you love incredible singing to the most beautiful score, great dancing, talented cast, old-fashioned musical. The voices are stunning!
Don't see it if you dislike musicals, you have trouble with the plot (which has always been problematic), or you want something more gussied up.
See it if You want a show that tried to deal with US racist history. You love Jule Styne musicals. You are willing to overlook huge flaws in script.
Don't see it if You want high production values or full orchestration or huge chorus. Actors are on script, and in street clothes.
See it if you like rock concert-type shows, you are interested in Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs, you like the actors.
Don't see it if You dislike musicals, you want a plot, you want more insight into the history.
See it if you like updated and short versions of Shakespeare. You like unconventional modern day approaches to older plays.
Don't see it if you only like pure Shakespeare. You cannot accept somewhat different acting abilities.
See it if you like politically conscious music & to remember a time when people fought back
Don't see it if you think bankers should own the world, you love conservative or Trump politics, you hate folk music
See it if you like a well-paced play, a great cast and crew, an interesting plot with many real life issues.
Don't see it if you are upset by trans or LBGT plots, if you don't like shows that explore difficult issues of careers, families & relationships.
See it if you are interested in how technology changes us. Also artificial intelligence, robotics, mental illness, and the dilemmas they all cause.
Don't see it if you need a polished production with fancy everything, you don't care about technology, you don't want to have to think.
See it if you like great acting in slice of life one acts from a female Irish author . A change from the overly alcoholic Irish plays often seen.
Don't see it if You don't like one-acts, you cannot bear inconsistent Irish accents, you prefer the stereotypes of Irish life.
See it if you know the play well, you would like a new interpretation, you enjoy seeing excellent women actors playing all parts.
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare and/or don't know the play. If you are cautious about new interpretations of a classic.
See it if You like serious drama (with humor) that explores class and education differences in today's Difficult economy.
Don't see it if If you get bored with serious living room theater, or if you cannot accept an inconsistent action by one of the characters.
See it if You enjoy seeing good acting by strong African-American women, with emotional and mesmerizing performances by the ensemble.
Don't see it if You want a logical realistic play or want something lighthearted.
See it if You like good operatic voices, you like updating of old plots to contemporary issues, you like Mozart, Beaumarchais, you like to laugh
Don't see it if You hate opera or only like traditional opera; you have a short attention span
See it if You are a big Marisa Tomei fan and you like a talented group ensemble. Also if you like quirky stories.
Don't see it if you don't like characters who speak directly to the audience, if sexual acts or situations make you uncomfortable, if you hate confusion.