See it if You like vivid, nuanced acting, engaging music, humor, pathos, brilliant staging, witty, touching scenarios and a complete theatrical event
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, wit, engaging acting, script that captures a current event, humor and drama, and don't want to be moved.
See it if You love Shakespeare, well done and with clarity, up-close and intense by powerful, sure actors! A complicated tale told simply,graphically
Don't see it if Shakespeare bores you, passion and power confrontations bore you, seeing wonderful acting up close bores you
See it if You love Wendy Wasserstein & Chris Durang at their silliest, want to see a light family musical, enjoy amusing references other shows
Don't see it if You're looking for a great new musical, sophistication and involving work
See it if You love AR Gurney, outrageous and entertaining situations and great acting with belly laughs.
Don't see it if You want simple plots, ordinary characters and situations easily understandable
See it if you are interested in pseudo-greek theater about the lives of the characters in the seige of Troy and seeing young, inexperienced actors
Don't see it if You prefer authenticity and reality in theater as well as more professional level performances
See it if You like great,spare writing, extraordinary acting, wonderful staging, relevant plays about relationships & the color you are born
Don't see it if don't like visceral plays about relationships and being or great acting and writing and powerful resonance
See it if You like stand up comedy, albeit by a seated puppet, like audience engaging shows, want to laugh and are prepared to take an unusual journey
Don't see it if You want a normal play, don't like stand up comedy, albeit seated, don't like puppets and don't really want to laugh of feel engaged.
See it if You lust for passionate theater performed in an intimate setting with grand arguments about art, gender and God, and willing to be consumed
Don't see it if You are impatient, don't like serious plays; serious questions about art,life, gender and God, want a formal theater setting & no challenges
See it if You are interested in plays on current topics- shootings in schools, enjoy creative staging and solid acting and willing to let author lead
Don't see it if Looking for profound writing, don’t like Theater that touches current events, straight plays bore you
See it if You love live music, incredibly connected performers, astonishing staging and dancing, moving theater that gets to the very core of life
Don't see it if You don't like folky, rock music, don't want to be surrounded by amazing performers, not interested in vital, moving theater
See it if You like off-off theater where everyone is trying very hard but not quite there yet, still working to make the play work and women's plays
Don't see it if You are impatient with inexperienced actors who don't project the words well, don't like small dramas and enigmatic scenes
See it if You liked Dinner With Friends, clear explorations of relationships, good and bad, delving into values and morality, intimate theater
Don't see it if You are looking for Boffo, Socko,don't like straightforward plays with humor and moments that provoke thinking; don't enjoy actors up-close
See it if You are passionate about climate change, saving the world, suspicious of the wealthy and like the wonderful actor George Bartenieff
Don't see it if You don't like a somewhat extended drama with lots of intellectual goals and seriousness of intent
See it if You care about theater, about language, about GREAT acting, about extraordinary staging and an astonishing script
Don't see it if You don't like theater, great plays and language, passionate performing or absolutely intense and absorbing theater
See it if You love chekhov or have never met Chekhov and are curious; if you love period acting and immediate, whimsical humor, like strong acting
Don't see it if You don't like Chekhov or aren't interested in the 19th century, don't like vivid staging or immediate acting that takes you away!
See it if You love great,committed acting, literary wit, a fast pace, good dialogue and a surprising tale that has at heart a love of Chekhov!
Don't see it if You don't like emotional tales, a bit of whimsy, and romantic, dreamlike conundrums
See it if Your enjoy sci-fi, like cartoons and audience interaction, want to be pushed to look at our responsibility to our planet and each other,
Don't see it if You are uninterested in imaginative approaches to world topics, aren't interested in family theater or whimsy
See it if You want to be absorbed into immersive theater that speaks powerfully today, love extraordinary music, want to go on a mesmerizing journey
Don't see it if You don't like immersive theater, unusual, polyphonic music and are not interested in politics or fights for freedom, need English spoken.
See it if You have a passion for great music, great cast and impeccable direction; love to laugh and enjoy witty, intimate theatrical perfection!
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, great casts or drop-dead perfect rhythmic comedy!
See it if You like the most absorbing, heart-warming, honest and passionate performances in NY today by two surprising performers, a mother and son;
Don't see it if You want shallow, boring, insignificant, predictible shows!
See it if You like a comedy of manners played out with dispatch and humor! This tale of heartbreak is handled with lovingly accurate period style!
Don't see it if You are only looking for typical fare. A rare treat of high style and humor utilizing the comedy of manners genre, not to be missed!
See it if You like Powerful, verbally elegant, deeply touching theater that casts a clear light on the world of America today,privilege vs courage!
Don't see it if You don't want to understand what is happening in America today or see a play that will shatter your illusions about race, courage and grace
See it if You care about politics/Election ; love American period music; love being up-close and intimate with terrific actor/singers; Like Americana
Don't see it if You only like serious work, don't like music, don't like charming wit, hate satire, don't want to have a fun evening, hate male ensembles
See it if You love OR hate your family;If you have children, if you are married or are NOT married, if you live with a boyfriend/girlfriend
Don't see it if You don't like to laugh, don't have parents or children or lovers, don't like realistic plays...BUT JUST SEE IT!
See it if You love surprises and ensemble acting and Great, GREAT dancing and an ensemble who light up the stage every time they enter, and families!
Don't see it if You don't like fairy tales and don't believe in Tinker Bell!
See it if See it if you are interested in a modern take on sexual relationships between races and genders with a heavy American historic reference
Don't see it if You aren't interested in explorations in sexuality with an historical reference and are not interested in nudity or overt sexual acts
See it if You love powerful, thought-provoking, innovative new musical theater in an intimate setting with incredible performers
Don't see it if You don't want to think or be moved by musical theater, aren't interested in scores that resonate and push boundaries, and strong acting
See it if You like absorbing southern drama, dramatic story telling, great ensemble work, surprises and colorful characters
Don't see it if You don’t like southern, religious genre pieces, slow evolution of storyline or emotional, personal revelations
See it if You like powerful, detailed character-driven theater with extraordinary cast and great staging; explores a slice of a musician's life
Don't see it if You don't like powerful, intimate theater, plays that are character driven and detailed, intense playwriting
See it if You delight in one-man virtuoso performances, are interested in relevant theater, you've never been to National Black Theater, enjoy passion
Don't see it if Not interested in relevant plays that require you to think, respond and empathize; don't want to understand racism and how to fight it
See it if You love Tennessee Williams, love great acting and marvelous staging, love intimate,powerful theater and an absorbing story
Don't see it if You don't like Tennessee Williams and his vulnerable heroines in a harsh world; don't like strong, intimate acting, hate verbal elegance
See it if You enjoy quirky, off-kilter plays with a lot of imagination and with relevant issues presented in an unusual, intimate, entertaining format
Don't see it if You don't like Off-Broadway or broad humor or a playful approach to a tragedy will strong impact in the end; can't climb up 6 flights
See it if You want to laugh, be moved and shaken to your core by brilliant staging, acting and writing, a must see production
Don't see it if You don’t like brilliant straight plays, wish to be unmoved or merely entertained and not asked to think
See it if You are fascinated by duals of wits and character, want relevant theater and enjoy enduring, impactful drama in an intimate space
Don't see it if Don't like serious plays, thinking bores you, you only like fluff and aren't interested in watching wonderful actors in an intimate setting
See it if You care about the history of AIDs and the Reagan years when it was unacceptable to be gay, let alone HIV Positive; you like good acting
Don't see it if You are impatient; want a story to be fast moving, aren't willing to suspend disbelief and let the author carry you; & don't like gutsy work
See it if You like to be challenged, love art, science and heart felt exploration of the human condition, enjoy unique creativity and are an explorer
Don't see it if You want a standard play or musical, have no patience with creative development of a theme, don't like fringe performances
See it if You're young or inexperienced and curious about alternative ideas about relationships, marriage and morality, and enjoy off-off theaters
Don't see it if You're sophisticated, have recently seen Edward Albee's brilliant At HomeAt The Zoo, don't like emerging theaters and guess plots easily
See it if You love female comedy, relevant skits about today's woman's world, snappy songs and enjoy an easy, good time with laughter
Don't see it if you don't like feminist humor, don't believe in women, are skittish about strong, female comediennes, don't want a relaxed good time
See it if You like theater that engages, confronts and enlightens you with great acting, quiet but powerful moments and revelations that stay with you
Don't see it if You don't like serious theater or good acting or to be challenged to think and question and understand a nuanced revelation
See it if You are fascinated with Nijinsky & Diaghilev and their relationship, enjoy wonderful acting and beautifully staged productions
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with near-nudity, uninterested in the romantic drama of the Ballet Russe and a time when dance was being reinvented
See it if Visceral, passionate, absorbing theater excites you and you wish to take a riveting journey into the soul of a character
Don't see it if You're looking for a musical, light fare, don't wish to become involved and don't like visceral, theatrical theater
See it if you love indie-rock music, passionately presented, performers full-tilt-boogy IN, & an absorbing, unexpected tale that carries you away!
Don't see it if You don't want to get lost in a passionate presentation, don't like extraordinary music and performers, don't want to take astonishing trips
See it if Delight in whimsically refreshing approaches to Shakespeare with 3 veteran actors in high form, outstanding young cast in nonstop action.
Don't see it if You don't like new approaches to Shakespeare, don't enjoy witty staging and want only serious theater.
See it if You want live theater that speaks to today's issues; love exquisitely designed sets and lighting;and embrace creative acting stylizations!
Don't see it if Your aren't interested in what is happening in America today; think theater should only entertain; don't wish to be challenged to think!
See it if You yearn for theater that moves you, where actors live their roles and the border between theater and life dissolves in compassionate words
Don't see it if You want to sit back and be distant and observe theater as amusing or entertaining, but you don't want to be moved or touched or saddened.
See it if You love passionate, fiery acting, shakespeare's relevance to today, engaging captivating intimacy of staging and thought-provoking theater
Don't see it if You don't like powerful theater, or shakespeare, don't like theater in the round, don't want to be moved or provoked to think
See it if You Like rock and roll; great, up-beat choreography; moving story and relationships; love Carol King; like terrific ensemble actor/singers
Don't see it if You don't like Carol King or the 50s or musicals or great dancing, or if you don't like feel-good musicals.
See it if You love exciting theater, dance &costumes and want to be enchanted, surprised and very moved and bring children, but it is for all ages!
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, enchantment or the best dancing and singing anywhere!
See it if You love family, have a family, love performers who throw their all into their work, love snappy choreography, love great songs & Lyris
Don't see it if You don't like musicals and are essentially cold-hearted.