See it if you like Charles Busch and his gender-bending character portrayals, you appreciate a remarkable cast playing many roles
Don't see it if you don't enjoy campy, over-the-top humor
See it if you want to be mystified and a little freaked out by "how did he do that?"
Don't see it if you only like shows with singing, dancing, or a storyline... or you don't like gorillas.
See it if You enjoyed the file, you like great comedy and want to witness a tour de force performance by Santino!
Don't see it if You don't like comedy... Men in women's clothing offends you... You don't want to have a good time.
See it if You like a little bit of a message with your musicals but don't want anything TOO heavy; you like clever songs and performances with heart
Don't see it if You don't like pop culture, you're not young at heart
See it if You like irreverent humor and non-PC jokes... You like to laugh (a lot)... You appreciate bombastic performances
Don't see it if You're easily offended, you don't like the F-word, you want "serious" theatre
See it if You want to see an impeccably-written family drama with superb acting -- and a LOT of actors, lol! (And babies, geese, and bunnies!)
Don't see it if You're not able to commit to a 3:15 running time, you want a show with "razzle dazzle," you aren't interested in intricate relationships
See it if You like magic and sleight of hand, you watch America's Got Talent, you have an open mind
Don't see it if You don't want to suspend your disbelief, you expect some sort of storyline
See it if you like powerhouse vocals, you don't mind a homogenized depiction of Donna Summer's life
Don't see it if you want the "true" story, you want more than hollow arrangements of her famous songs
See it if You enjoy comedies (albeit with a bit of drama) with wacky characters, you like British humor, you don't mind a slightly predictable plot
Don't see it if You don't like comedies or expect singing and dancing
See it if You like pop punk from the early 2000s, you enjoy shows with lots of energy (and a few bad words), you appreciate fully committed actors
Don't see it if You don't want to stand through a show, you're easily offended, you don't like pop punk, you expect Broadway-level sets
See it if you like sexy guys in codpieces and high heels dancing and prancing and throwing LQQKS
Don't see it if you need traditional dialogue (although there is a story) or you don't know what burlesque-type shows are
See it if You don't need a story (although the songs tell little stories in themselves), you like music from a bygone era, you appreciate great vocals
Don't see it if You want a traditional musical
See it if You like seeing star vehicles but your expectations aren't too high (Lauren Ridloff is amazing, though), you have an interest in deaf cultur
Don't see it if You want a fast-moving production
See it if You like seeing Hollywood stars on stage, you want to marvel at the wonder of Blair Brown, you like traditionally-staged plays
Don't see it if You like Trump, you can't stand to have your notions of love and fidelity shaken up a bit
See it if You like traditional musicals and family-friendly fare
Don't see it if You want avant garde theatre, you expect a well behaved audience (these people were awful), you like old school sets and special effects
See it if You're a fan of theatre that pushes the envelope, you don't mind looking at sexy mean
Don't see it if You're have a weak stomach, you have gender hang ups
See it if You like interactive performances, you appreciate historical re-enactments, you like unique experiences
Don't see it if You expect a straightforward play, you're shy and retiring
See it if You like absurd spectacles! (I am not a huge humor fan, but I loved it!) You appreciate precision timing and staging!
Don't see it if You hate to laugh.
See it if you like innovative, immersive experiences, you like to interact with the show, you like pop music
Don't see it if you don't like unique experiences, you don't want to confront your own preconceived cultural assumptions.
Also If you're lucky, you may get a one on one experience!
See it if You want to THINK, you don't need easy answers, you want to see truly provocative and ground-breaking theatre
Don't see it if You're squeamish, you like tidy resolutions, you're boring
See it if You like to experience theatre in non-traditional forms, you like immersive experiences that give you a chance to be part of the action
Don't see it if You don't want to do some walking around the LES, you're super boring and don't want to become a part of the experience
See it if You like "cute." You like romance and a bit of schmaltz. You don't need shows to make sense.
Don't see it if You're a stickler for logic, or you like realism.
See it if You've never been exposed to the show and need to catch up on theatre history... and don't mind quality on the level of high school musicals
Don't see it if You want spectacle and dazzle
See it if You like to be challenged and surprised
Don't see it if You want everything explained to you or want to walk out of the theatre humming the songs
See it if you like to be pleasantly surprised by powerhouse singing, colorful characters, a clever set, and outstanding costumes!
Don't see it if you only like "serious' theatre, or are generally disagreeable 😡
See it if you like to see shows with the perspective of another culture, you want to be solidly entertained
Don't see it if you want songs you'll be humming as you leave the theatre, you expect big $$ spectacle, you don't want to think about illegal immigration
See it if You like over the top spectacles with nifty set design and staging... you like powerful singing and appreciate some campy moments.
Don't see it if You want an original story (this is a Peter Pan riff), you want realistic drama.
See it if you want a (generally) family-friendly, sweet and funny evening out, with a straightforward story that's wonderfully staged.
Don't see it if you're intolerant or a Trump supporter, or if you're looking for an avant garde event. But it's lovely!!
See it if you want to view issues of relationships and family through a gay lens, you want to see actors at the top of their game
Don't see it if you have an aversion to gays, you're not willing to suspend your disbelief a little (while Jack DiFalco is wonderful, he doesn't look 15)
See it if you like edgy dark comedy, you like intimate spaces
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with depictions of sexual and mental abuse, you're looking for redeeming characters
See it if you like to be in the middle of the action and like pop/dance music with energetic choreography
Don't see it if you want a traditional show, you don't like sexy performers and drag queens, you want a real story
See it if You're interested in what life was like for gays back in the 60s, you love retro songs, you're a sucker for a love story
Don't see it if You need to have everything spelled out (while the retelling of the Never Get's history is clear, the framing device is a bit confusing)
See it if you like Harry Potter (even a little), you like spectacle and "how'd they do that?" moments
Don't see it if You don't want to devote 5+ hours (although time flies by, even without a time turner), you're a muggle
See it if You like being immersed in experiences (hopefully) different than your own, you love to see actors truly inhabiting their roles
Don't see it if You want light and fluffy (although there are plenty of funny moments)
See it if You like (very) immersive experiences, you like TRAINSPOTTING the movie, you ain't squeamish, you don't mind seeing a penis or two
Don't see it if You're shy, you're not comfortable with adult things and (literal) toilet humor
See it if You appreciate non-traditional theatre, you're an Evanna Lynch fan, you remember the late 90s (and the music!), you don't have to understand
Don't see it if You're not willing to put a little work in to understand the language of the actors (a mix of strong Irish accents and made up language)
See it if You appreciate masterful acting, you enjoy shows that make you think about stereotypes and perceptions
Don't see it if You voted for Trump, you like happy endings
See it if you adore Harry Potter films and books, you like to root for the underdog
Don't see it if you don't know much about Harry Potter, you don't like broad comedy
See it if You like huge casts, over-the-top spectacle, and drama! And helicopters!
Don't see it if You want to walk out of the theatre humming the songs -- they're not very memorable.
See it if you want to see a powerhouse diva in a lush, over-the-top production. For god sakes, there's a 40 piece orchestra on stage.
Don't see it if you don't like schmaltzy Andrew Lloyd Webber songs. Still, you owe it to yourself to see Glenn Close in this tour de force.
See it if You're looking for an "old school" musical that's sweet and heartwarming
Don't see it if You're looking for something edgy or avant garde