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See it if you're into minimalism in every way except dialogue. It's hard to describe this show in any other way except a lot and not enough.
Don't see it if you want a fast-paced show with likeable character.
See it if you want a profound theater experience. While the show has it's funny moments it is also genuinely heart-wrenching and you will cry.
Don't see it if you're over discussions of social media and it's impact.
See it if you loved the movie and are ready for me. I only saw the movie once and still enjoyed the show. It has all the movie songs and originals.
Don't see it if you disliked the movie and are hoping for something new. It's pure Disney whimsy and not much else.
See it if you want a new perspective and insight on the deaf community.
Don't see it if you want a fast-paced show. Also if you have back issues. The theater seats are excruciating.
See it if you love the movie and a cast that can belt their faces off. It's got all the fun charm of the movie but is updated for the social media age
Don't see it if you aren't a fan of the movie. The audience definitely anticipates certain lines and if you are a casual fan of the movie you may not enjoy.
See it if you love Harry Potter and incredible staging and acting. Especially see it if you hated the book of the show. It's breathtaking on stage.
Don't see it if you despise the HP phenom.
See it if you love Carole King, a good jukebox musical, and stories of female empowerment.
Don't see it if you can't stand tourists. I'm serious. It's filled with tourists who aren't great about theater etiquette & will sing along with every song.
See it if you're a high school outcast who is looking for a new community and to feel seen and heard.
Don't see it if you're expecting to have an experience similar to Dear Evan Hansen.
See it if you love the movie and want to relive it in a new way.
Don't see it if you're looking for a new take on a classic film or want new songs to add to your broadway playlist.
See it if you want a completely unique theater experience. Nothing you will see on or off broadway will compare.
Don't see it if you need dialogue or a story to follow. There is no speaking, there is no plot, and there is only one set. It is still magnificent.
See it if you're passionate about conservation. It's a clever show told from the perspective of an elephant killed and sold on the black market.
Don't see it if you want to have a passive show experience.
See it if you want to laugh non-stop. The songs are total earworms. This show dares to say out loud what you never would while having heart.
Don't see it if you're easily offended.
See it if you loved the movie. It's very true to the film but is shown in such a unique way it feels brand new.
Don't see it if you're easily irritated by kids or people singing along to songs in the theater.
See it if you want to laugh for two hours straight. It is intelligent and pokes fun at all forms of religion. A truly unique experience.
Don't see it if you're easily offended or protective of your religion.
See it if you're not too attached to the movie but still want to relive your favorite songs. The costumes and expanded role of Sophie saved the show.
Don't see it if you want a direct to stage adaptation. There is no Rasputin or Bartok. The singing is just so-so.
See it if you want a truly transformative experience. One of the best things I've ever seen. The acting was superb. Everything about it was divine.
Don't see it if you're not ready for nearly 7 hours of theater or to deal with dark themes in humorous ways.
See it if you love classic broadway, powerful singing, and huge group numbers.
Don't see it if you want an updated plot or new take on a problematic male/female relationship.
See it if you want to laugh non-stop. From opening to close it is achingly funny. The staging is brilliant and the script even more so.
Don't see it if you're not in the mood for slapstick.
See it if you want a good mix of a classic story with a fresh ending. Set is incredible and the singing is superb.
Don't see it if you don't like long shows.
See it if you're in your late 20s-30s and want to see an exaggerated version of your own life. See it if you love quick witted dialogue.
Don't see it if you can't stand millennial-isms.