See it if you want to see a "Broadway show" - great dancing, "belting" numbers, and references to other musicals
Don't see it if you don't want a light-hearted show that glosses over character development.
See it if you enjoy high stakes drama; every scene feels relevant; surprisingly funny (dark comedy; queen jokes)
Don't see it if you do not feel you can stay engaged in a long show.
See it if you enjoy or have interest in Middle Eastern music. You are interested in a show that highlights beautiful and small moments in life.
Don't see it if you want an eventful show or dancing numbers.
See it if you are or aren't a Carole King fan. The music is catchy! The "behind the scenes of music production" is interesting and different.
Don't see it if you want a very happy and easy story, or you don't enjoy biography pieces.
See it if expert usage of music in the show to create a whimsical and beautiful theater setting.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the history of a controversial play. I expected the plot to focus more on the jailing but it was very brief.
See it if you want to see a classic broadway show. The dances are enjoyable and the songs are catchy.
Don't see it if you are not interested in diving into another culture or historical period.
See it if you want a show with all the show-stopping numbers. Talented cast who are very versatile.
Don't see it if You don't know most of his shows. If you want insight into Harold Prince's career or thought process.
See it if a funny musical that has a lot of heart. Fun choreography and costumes.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals that simplify hardships and issues. A few great songs, but others fall flat.
See it if you enjoy listening to show-stopping numbers - many songs have great harmonies and belting moments.
Don't see it if want a fluid storyline that has a cohesive feel to it. They try to create a fragmented feel but it doesn't feel artistics; it feels sloppy
See it if you are interested in family dynamics and considers difficult questions while bringing heartfelt and quality support from both sides.
Don't see it if you want a show with clear ending and "gives you the answers"
See it if you enjoy Sondheim's work. He addresses an interesting and sensitive topic in a thoughtful manner.
Don't see it if you want to see a production true to the original show. Minimalistic stage, costumes were bland. Important songs were cut.
See it if you haven't seen this classic show. The costumes are beautiful. The ensemble has amazing dancers. The songs are catchy and enjoyable.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy older "wise-cracking" jokes. The humor depends on appreciation for silly/outrageous scenarios and timing.
See it if you enjoy shows that introduce you to a group of compelling characters that you grow to care about.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy shows with high tension and focuses on characters rather than events - not a lot happens on stage (more discussed).
See it if you enjoy seeing Idina Menzel. The show was made for her vocals and really highlight its range.
Don't see it if you want a smooth plot line. There are parallel stories happening and it isn't always obvious where the story is.
See it if you enjoy the Go Gos song, want to see a show that doesn't take itself seriously, you enjoy tongue and cheek humor
Don't see it if you don't enjoy jukebox musicals - the scenes are forced to fit the songs
See it if you enjoy great dancing; you want greater appreciation for the cast in a show
Don't see it if you are looking for a plot line - the show is individual character focused and does not show character progression
See it if you enjoy the film and want to see singing and dancing acted to key scenes; the "Big mistake. Big. Huge!" reenacted.
Don't see it if you want the show to be dynamic and add a layer of complexity from the film; you want show-stopping number
See it if you enjoy dancing numbers and ensemble songs; the big names in the show do not disappoint.
Don't see it if you don't feel comfortable with domestic abuse; you don't like older shows; you don't enjoy listening to accents.
See it if you enjoy pop songs and want a musical in modern day. Also, if you want a performance on strong female characters. Catchy songs.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with certain topics such as affairs and domestic abuse. Don't see it if you want a ensemble number - most are solos.
See it if you want to see an incredible performances from the lead actors.
Don't see it if you want an easy-to-follow plot. The deception involved in the show can be confusing for viewers. The staging is clunky.
See it if you are interested in seeing two Broadway legends perform. They were fantastic and strong leading ladies. Beautiful costumes.
Don't see it if you want a surprising show - many of the events are expected.
See it if you enjoy Harry Potter and can take a bit of tongue-in-cheek humor.
Don't see it if you want a high-production show. it's in a small theater with a small cast that plays multiple parts.
See it if you want amazing performers. well-paced show that explains but doesn't over-explain the history and events.
Don't see it if you do not have interest in the political conflict. If you have difficulty understanding accents.
See it if you enjoy an energetic show - the cast, singing, and dancing is so absorbing and enjoyable.
Don't see it if you want to be surprised by a plot element - the London cast recording is on spotify and tells the whole story. Experience is so much more
See it if you enjoy funny shows. You enjoy shows like SNL as the comedians will start to laugh at certain parts. Watch on Netflix!
Don't see it if you don't enjoy raunchy humor that is at times nonsensical. You don't like the comedian's style.
See it if you want a fun, happy musical. The cast is having a good time. There are some great numbers - solos, ensembles, and dancing scenes.
Don't see it if you want to be surprised. You don't like "kiddy voices and jokes". There are many children in the audience - expect noises and kicking
See it if you enjoy seeing women challenge the social norms and expectations from their families and society.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy family conflict; have trouble understanding accents; don't enjoy violent scenes.
See it if you are interested in a show discussing a tough event, but balance the sadness with fun and light-hearted songs and scenes.
Don't see it if you want a storyline focused on one individuals and diving further into their story.
See it if you are interested in seeing a zippy show. Great music - the two actors are amazing with playing instruments.
Don't see it if you can't get around the premise of them meeting through time and space.
See it if you are interested in seeing a cast who is phenomenal at their roles-each person owns the role. The costumes are beautiful.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy seeing a show with misogyny and racism, or if you don't enjoy slower-paced plays.
See it if you enjoy a cappella, have a love/hate relationship with MTA/NYC, enjoy a light-hearted show
Don't see it if you like a show with a punch. Most of the songs felt like a concert rather than a show with songs relating and progressing the story
See it if you are looking for a fun and tongue-in-cheek show. The cast is having a lot of fun. It had a completely immersive experience.
Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional show with plot and actions - thin plot as not much happens in the show.
See it if you enjoy a complex and thoughtful show. The message is layered and masterfully presented.
Don't see it if you want a straight-forward show. You want a show with a lot of events occurring.
See it if you are an Arthur Miller's fan and enjoy his style of plays. You enjoy watching "star studded" shows.
Don't see it if yo don't enjoy a slower first act with a dynamic second act.