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See it if You know someone in the show and want to support their career
Don't see it if Stereotypical characters singing dull music bothers you, or if the genre including “women as prizes” is offensive to you
See it if You want to see a clear, understandable, relatable production of King Lear
Don't see it if You are opposed to casting diversity and have very set ideas of what Shakespeare should be
See it if you have a pulse. Honestly, everyone should see this show.
Don't see it if you have problems understanding accents. Or still go, but then have someone explain what they said after the fact.
See it if you want to see how to cast a version of Hamlet with only 4 actors, and if you want to see Polonius as the clown he never is but should be
Don't see it if you want to see a new interpretation of the character of Hamlet
See it if You want to see all of HID’s productions, and if you like the color red.
Don't see it if You like Merry Wives, or are hoping for this to be a good introduction to a Shakespeare show you don’t know.
See it if you want to see The Falstaff Show, and are okay with a Cliff-Notes version of these two plays so you can say you saw them.
Don't see it if you are interested in the relationships &nuances of these plays, are a Shakespeare purist, or hope to be able to speak about the plays later
See it if you know someone in the show and want to go support them, or to support the Secret Theatre because it is a cool space.
Don't see it if you know or like King Lear, or are interested in learning more about King Lear or Shakespeare.
See it if You've seen T&C before and want another take on a rarely performed Shakespeare play.
Don't see it if You are triggered by violence against women, war, or gunfire.
See it if you've always wondered what the big deal is with Shakespeare. This is how Shakespeare should be done and will turn you into a fan.
Don't see it if you don't like fun. Or if you get squeamish about audience participation.
See it if you want to see 3 men wax poetic about pseudo love affairs with men you've likely not heard of, or if you like examining a cluttered stage
Don't see it if you're interested in learning more about Edward Gorey beyond a semi-in-depth examination of his love life.
See it if you love Jesse Tyler Ferguson. He is charming and delightful in a piece that is cute, though not earth-shattering.
Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows.
See it if you like musicals and Shakespeare and love poking fun at both.
Don't see it if you're going to get hung up on the fact that it doesn't pass the Bechdel test.
See it if See it if you like The Wizard of Oz. See it if you like theatrical spectacle. See it if you like having your imagination stimulated.
Don't see it if Skip this one if you think theatre has to be dialogue-driven.
See it if you want some insight into the cycles of repression and incarceration that plague African American communities
Don't see it if you don't like direct address or audience participation
See it if you want to laugh, and you like the South Park style of humor
Don't see it if you're easily offended by foul language or poking fun at religion.
See it if you are even vaguely familiar with the book/film series that inspired the show.
Don't see it if you think the book/film series that inspired the show is gospel that should never be played with or poked fun at.
See it if you are interested in the inherent poetry that exists in music and science, and if you want to marvel in the wonder that is Mark Rylance.
Don't see it if you're going to get squidgy about Bechdel tests and the like - it fails.
See it if you like one-person shows, and would like to see what one would look like if it had four people in it instead.
Don't see it if you expect to experience true emotion on stage, or if you really like tennis. An actual match is much more engaging.
See it if you like the spectacle of theatre, and appreciate diversity in performance.
Don't see it if you are unable to suspend your disbelief and just enjoy a show.
See it if you like an evening of good, raucus fun, accompanied with some tasty beverages.
Don't see it if you are a Shakespeare purist who gets upset if people play with his precious words.
See it if You have a connection to the Upstairs club, or are interested in musicals about the plight of gay men.
Don't see it if You are homophobic, can't sit for 90 minutes (there is no intermission), or expect a traditional musical.
See it if You've been afraid to see a Cirque du Soleil show in the past. This is a good gateway show to ease you into the Cirque world.
Don't see it if You're expecting the love child of Cirque and Broadway to be gorgeous. It's more acrobatic than Broadway shows, but tame for Cirque.
See it if You want to see a "slice of life" play done right. Only Matthew Kelly could make eating a piece of cheese both hysterical and heartbreaking.
Don't see it if You have trouble with thick British accents.
See it if you like to choose your own adventure and if you are not afraid of exploring on your own.
Don't see it if you are afraid of the dark or if you are afraid of being alone.
See it if you like imaginative theatre, or if there is someone in your life on the autism spectrum.
Don't see it if you are easily over-stimulated.