See it if You enjoy the Heathers, Legally Blonde, or Bring it On! Musicals. Saw a lot of the inspiration there. Also a lot stronger female empowerment
Don't see it if You are expecting a reproduction of the movie. Definitely took some much needed changes.
See it if Overall a fun experience. Fun for the family and a lot to see. The puppetry is incredible.
Don't see it if If you are looking for something that is thought-provoking or new and innovative. Felt very derivative and dated.
See it if You want an overall happy show. No intermission also which is always nice. Also the Tony-winners definitely add so much to the show.
Don't see it if You are hard at hearing. I had difficulty understanding some of the words (not complaining though). May be distracting to some.
See it if You want a fun night of singing and killer dance moves by the ensemble. Great staging too. Pamela killed!
Don't see it if If you are a right-wing republican with unwavering beliefs.
See it if you love the movie and Disney on Broadway. There are a few new songs added too!
Don't see it if you are looking for a thought-provoking drama. The story is what it is and follows the movie well.
See it if You grew up on the show or are a kid. A fun time for everyone.
Don't see it if You expecting a plot that makes sense. The plot was disjointed and implausible. I get t is Spongebob but it still should make some sense.
See it if you want to see a heartwarming, hard-hitting, broadway smash. Also if you are looking for a shorter show. No intermission.
Don't see it if there is no reason not to see this show.
See it if You enjoy the unexpected and want 'new' theater. Also great retelling of a classic.
Don't see it if You want a linear plot, are probe to seizures, and like classic theater. Also not family friendly.
See it if you enjoy the works of Shakespeare and want to learn more about the historical significance of the publication of his work.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy theater outside or you are expecting broadway perfection.
See it if you enjoyed the cartoon version and enjoy technology in theater. Good for all ages, fun mother/daughter or father/daughter date.
Don't see it if you are looking for a solely "kid-friendly" show. Definitely hits at the historical violence that inspired Anastasia's story.
See it if You want a fun night. Christian Borle NEVER disappoints because he is the best. Definitely need a solid imagination in certain scenes.
Don't see it if You are expecting the classic movie.
See it if You love Kate Walsh obviously she is fabulous. The message is powerful and the staging helps to get that message across.
Don't see it if You don't like plays about controversy. There is the Holocaust, mental health issues, adultery, and more.
See it if You love Laura and Corey and let's be honest, who doesn't? Awesome that the cast actually play their instruments. Overall, a delight!
Don't see it if You dislike war musicals or big swing music.
See it if You want to smile the entire time. Each cast member's performance felt authentic.
Don't see it if You need a show with an intermission or are looking for a traditional musical.
See it if you want something real. Jessie Mueller is outstanding. The music is phenomenal.
Don't see it if you are going to the theater with children. Definitely NOT child friendly.
See it if You want to see something new and you like to be challenged by theater. Definitely thought provoking.
Don't see it if You are looking for a funny happy musical or you want thoughtless theater (if there is such a thing).
See it if You want something totally different. It isn't quite a musical nor is it quite a play. Very absorbibg and clever use of the "puppets."
Don't see it if You want the traditional.
See it if You like contemporary musicals and good story lines. Lin Manuel Mirands now owns my soul. Thanks for that.
Don't see it if You want a classic or are close minded. Probably not the best musical to take kids to.
See it if You enjoyed the film and enjoy theater with a deeper message, even hidden behind fun songs.
Don't see it if You are looking for a super happy musical. There is a lot of sadness in the show.
See it if you like the classics. A great show for all ages. Just beautifully done.
Don't see it if you are looking for something more contemporary. Or you are looking for something fast-paced.
See it if you want a show with a positive ending and not necessarily "happily-ever-after." Really awesome staging and singing.
Don't see it if you want a traditional show with an intermission.
See it if you want a fun night. Also great for any child's first musical. Solid acting overall.
Don't see it if you are looking for something serious and thought-provoking. It is what it is.
See it if You want a play that keeps you invested. Definitely strong writing. Will not put you to sleep.
Don't see it if You are looking for a funny pithy play that will keep you laughing.
See it if You enjoy country music or you don’t! Story supercedes any predisposition you may have for the genre. Actors were incredible.
Don't see it if You are looking for something fun and light-hearted.
See it if You love R&H. One of their better shows. Interesting/Incredible casting choices.
Don't see it if You are looking for something contemporary or new-age. Classic theater.
See it if You love Harry Potter! The show puts you right back at Hogwarts.
Don't see it if You are expecting it to be exactly like the original or you don’t like Harry Potter in general.
See it if You are interested in all theater. Great acting and intimate theater. Also see if you are interested in theater that makes you think.
Don't see it if You are looking for a linear plot or you have difficulty hearing. Thick accents and sometimes words were slurred.
See it if you loved Friends the show. The costuming is so on point it is ridiculous. I swear they used the same exact clothes.
Don't see it if you love Chandler. His character was off or you don't like parodies.
See it if you love Carole King or if you just want an enjoyable evening of theater. Fun for all ages, probably not for kids.
Don't see it if you are looking for a family-friendly show like Lion King. Even if you don't like Carole King, still amazing.
See it if you love Kevin Kline, and let's be honest you do so go see it.
Don't see it if No excuses. Funny night. Maybe if you don't like plays, but even then, you should still go.
See it if You love the movie. Definitely the movie on stage but better. Awesome use of the stage, every show should have turning stages.
Don't see it if No excuses not to see this one. Seeing it a second time!
See it if You enjoy a modern interpretation of Orwell's work. Overall a solid performance by all. Second half definitely better than the first.
Don't see it if You want a happy go lucky musical. This is a play, a very serious one. Also if you are a Republican, you probably also should not see it.
See it if You enjoy integration of technology into musicals and electric violin. Short and sweet, no intermission.
Don't see it if You are looking for an earth-shattering theater moment. Definitely upbeat but quirky and not world-turning.
See it if You want some serious fun! Would have scored it higher if the pun wasn't calling my name.
Don't see it if Not a family show nor is it Shakespeare in the typical sense. Modern reinvention for sure! Also not fun if you don't like libations.
See it if You want an opera in a contemporary form. Looking for strong leads and not afraid to try something new.
Don't see it if You are looking for a fluffy musical or don't like oper-.
See it if Youvwant to be thoroughly entertained while the cast explores a typically "taboo" topic.
Don't see it if You are looking for a family-friendly musical. Also note there are light effects if you are prone to seizures.
See it if you want to be dazzled my amazing acrobatics and INCREDIBLE staging. Full use of theater and amazing costumes
Don't see it if you want a thought-provoking, innovative storylines, or are looking to be surprised by the ending.
See it if You want to fall in love with a cast album you will listen to on a daily basis. Realistic ending.
Don't see it if You want a happily ever after. If you are seeking truth.
Also Definitely try to catch this while it is touring.
See it if You are a PUFF, duh! But in all honesty if you enjoy comedy and are a huge HP fan you will love this. Minimal but effective.
Don't see it if You are a brave, a snake, or brain, or you are expecting a big NY production.
See it if You love Christian Borle and really want a deep storyline.
Don't see it if You are looking for something funny and upbeat. Also note there is only singing no just speaking scenes.
See it if You like a classic with a fresh perspective. Reminded me of She Loves Me. I couldn't stop smiling.
Don't see it if You are looking for something serious or contemporary.
See it if You want a classic retold. Interesting staging and amazing actors.
Don't see it if Slow at parts as is the book itself. Sometimes could be misconstrued as confusing.