See it if you want to see a play about deception, self deception and love centering on young snooker player. The Waxy Bush character is terrific.
Don't see it if you dislike northern British accents. Want something topical and political or a musical.
See it if you want to see a play that was groundbreaking back in the day (1982). The staging is inventive, but not grand as in other broadway shows.
Don't see it if the freshness of the 1982 production was memorable for you. Times have certainly changed. The role of the son seemed miscast.
See it if you are interested in the blues and the great Depression.
Don't see it if you expect dramatic staging or don't like one person shows.(Note: the theater's elevator may be broken for a week. )
See it if you are interested in a drama that takes place in the 1960's in a religious order in NYC. Bigotry and police violence are explored.
Don't see it if you don't want to sit in a chilly church.
See it if You like well acted, quirky one woman Irish plays. They provide a glossary of the unfamiliar Irish expressions.
Don't see it if You want a large ensemble cast.
See it if you want to visit the lovely Boscobel grounds, picnic and enjoy the Hudson River views. Be sure to partake of the free insect repellant.
Don't see it if you are looking for witty dialogue and exciting drama.
See it if You are interested in how peacemakers work together. This play is a true and unlikely history piece. So much promise for peace....
Don't see it if You have issues with accents or want music
See it if This show is sung 100%. The performers have great voices, whether solo or combinations. The audience was emotionally engaged.
Don't see it if Tiny deduction for tiny band, as the show itself noted.
See it if you want a brilliant orchestra and great singing. The audience comes in singing and leaves singing. Fires on all cylinders.
Don't see it if you only want to see edgy contemporary work.
See it if you want be entertained by 6 great actor/singers and 4 talented musicians. Lyrics support the story. Every word is clear.
Don't see it if you want something somber or depressing .
See it if you like great singing, King/Goffen and snappy staging . Carole King's career arc is interesting.
Don't see it if you don't like 60's/70's pop music
See it if you want to see a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's Love's Labor Lost. I enjoyed the band. It played sometimes when there was no singing.
Don't see it if you are bothered by French/Cajun accents. I saw a preview and they had lots of issues with the wireless mikes. Hopefully it's OK now.
See it if you like great music, staging and acting. Bella's imagination runs wild . Lots of historical topics are woven into the plot.
Don't see it if you don't like long shows. It was well over 2 and a half hours.