See it if You enjoy acapella. The vocals are stunning. You're looking for entertainment but nothing too serious or intense.
Don't see it if You're looking for a well-developed plot, something profound, something epic.
See it if You like your Shakespeare w/a shot (or several) of hard liquor, a drunk cast, & lots of audience participation! You can laugh @ yourself.
Don't see it if You're opposed to raunchy humor, dislike drinking/drunk ppl, prefer Shakespeare as originally written, are anti-audience participation.
See it if You're a young adult, parent of a young adult, you have a pulse & a ❤. It's @ connection & being human, esp. in this time of disconnection.
Don't see it if You're triggered by the subject matter of suicide. If you prefer elaborate sets. You're looking to see a traditional musical comedy.
See it if You enjoy relevant, thought-provoking theatre that doesn't pull any punches. You enjoy profoundly human pieces.
Don't see it if You're looking for something light and fluffy. This is not a comedy and the subject matter is heavy.
See it if You're a fan of Peanuts. You're looking for something light & endearing. You want to see the next generation of Tony nominees sing & dance!
Don't see it if You're into more edgy & intense storylines. These are kids playing kids from Peanuts. They're talented, but this is not sophisticated.
See it if You like epic storylines and masterful acting & vocals. Gorgeous staging. Complex characters. A good attention span (it runs ~3 hours).
Don't see it if You like your shows fluffy and upbeat with pat endings. You'll find none of the above in Les Mis.
See it if You enjoy great music, exciting staging and FX, masterful vocals, and a heartfelt story that resonates with even the most stoic of hearts.
Don't see it if You're looking for realism and, as a rule, prefer the classics to the reimagined.
See it if You enjoyed all the great movie musicals from the 20's! And enjoy mind-blowing dance numbers!
Don't see it if You don't enjoy parodies, great music & dancing, old movie-musicals.
See it if You enjoy intelligent shows, great choreography, great music, great acting & singing, great staging, and laughing.
Don't see it if You're looking for something edgy and inventive. It's good old-school musical theatre.
See it if You like good writing, staging, acting, hyperrealism, and particularly ensemble pieces.
Don't see it if The idea of listening to teenagers talking over one-another gives you a migraine. You're looking for a good old drama w/a clear plot.
See it if You're looking for a feel-good show (with huge heart) that has you dancing in your seat! You're a fan of ppl being exactly who they are.
Don't see it if You have a problem with cross dressing, LGBTQ issues, you're looking for something with less sparkle & pop.
See it if You enjoy good physical comedy and like to laugh! Jesse Tyler Ferguson impresses as he seamlessly jumps from character to character.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy one-man shows, you're looking for more of a plot, you don't like cursing, you take yourself (& your theatre) VERY seriously.
See it if You're a fan of triple threats. The leads in this show are LEGIT triple threats. The dancing is brilliant, songs are memorable, & it's FUN!
Don't see it if You're looking for a typically-staged musical -- this is not one. Stay away if you're not into seeing some skin -- because you'll see a LOT.
See it if You want to be blown away. Hamilton lives up to the hype -- in fact, it surpasses it. It's a work of genius performed by virtuosos.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy excellent theatre. Honestly, I think this is a show for everyone.
See it if You like thought-provoking theatre that is very relevant and may make you uncomfortable with its truth-telling. Great performances!!
Don't see it if You like your theatre sugar-coated, are easily offended, don't like theatre that requires you to think.
See it if You enjoy live theatre at its best! Great actors play multiple roles in this fun mystery. You'll laugh and be wowed by the cleverness of it.
Don't see it if You're looking for a conventional play with a large(er) cast and storyline.
See it if you're not a Broadway aficionado and cool costumes are enough to do it for you.
Don't see it if you're a Broadway aficionado and aren't still enchanted by cool costumes. If you're looking for something with real meat.