See it if only only if you are a fan of Michelle Pawk, but please know that she doesn't appear on stage until the last 30 minutes of the play.
Don't see it if you are currently overwhelmed by the stupidity of TRUMP supporters. The ending was more satisfying than the bulk of play itself. SKIP IT!!
See it if and ONLY if a play about damaged millennial friendships interest you. The best thing about the play it is only 90 minutes long.
Don't see it if a play about damaged millennial friendships doesn't interest you. Initially, I was interested until I became bored by ALL the characters.
See it if you are interested in experiencing a contemporary play about gay men and the 21st century world they inhabit and the ripples felt by all.
Don't see it if you are a HOMOPHOBE, RACIST, or TRUMP SUPPORTER . This show will forever change your outlook on the world and there is NO turning back.
See it if a play starring four talented young actresses portraying high school girls who invoke super natural happening. It's a FUN wild ride to take!
Don't see it if a QUIRKY drama about four weird high school girls and their off the beaten antics is not your cup of tea, you will searching for the exits.
See it if and only if you are a Pinter enthusiast, a fan of actor Tom Hiddleston, or a relationship SADISTS. There's plenty of all three things here.
Don't see it if a three character play about infidelity where the story moves backwards in time sounds confusing as hell to you, because it is confusing.
See it if and only if you enjoy having LOUD, QUIRKY, and WEIRD theatrics bombarding you for two and a half hours. If so, this is the show for you!!!!!
Don't see it if you never heard of any of Meatloaf or any of his music, not a fan of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, and don't enjoy loud rock music.
See it if a play about the real life of family dynamics interests you
Don't see it if family drama just ain't your thing. The play is filled to the brim with family drama, anorexia, and a surprise...
See it if and only if you are a dye hard Sondheim fan.
Don't see it if you loved the Sondheim musical BOUNCE, because this incarnation had gutted all the "UMPH" things from Bounce and this is whats left
See it if you are looking for a play about an issue in the world that while is happening abroad, will hit you quite close to home in your own country
Don't see it if you are a Donald Trump supporter (HOMOPHOBE/Racist/Nationalist/ASSHOLE)
See it if and ONLY if the subject matter interest you.
Don't see it if a one man play about a World War 1 soldier facing a firing squad with the night before, his life flashes before his eyes. Otherwise skip it.
See it if and only if you don't own a DVD player.
Don't see it if you have a DVD player of have a friend who owns a DVD player because the movie version starring Barbra Striesand is so much BETTER!!!!!!!!
See it if and only if you believe in magic and are open to the magic the show has to offer to you.
Don't see it if you have no imagination and you believe magic is silly. There is NO PLACE for you here in the Lyric Theater. Disbelievers are not welcome!
See it if a play with a glimmer of kindness with the good guy kinda winning in the end uplifts you.
Don't see it if you EITHER walk through the world devouring its spoils or you carry the heaviness of the world like an anchor around your neck like.
See it if you are 6 to 12 years old, have been a fan of the cartoon while you were growing up, or are a weird childlike adult. Go For IT!
Don't see it if you didn't like the cartoon series, if you were expecting the actor playing the title character to be in a SPONGE costume, and are not a kid
See it if you are a Debra Jo Rupp fan. You can't help but loving her even when she is portraying a HOMO-HATING baker like in this play.
Don't see it if you don't believe EVERYONE has the right to purchase a wedding cake no matter if they are straight or gay.
See it if you are a fan of Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. You will NOT be disappointed.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see a Bill and Hillary impersonations on stage, because that's NOT what this play is.
See it if you are a Brian d'Arcy James fan. He is on fire in this production!!!
Don't see it if American actors speaking with Irish brouges is hard for you to decipher their conversations. You WILL go crazy trying to follow along! WORD!
See it if and only if you are huge Stockard Channing fan, but please note that the character of RIZZO will be NOT be seen or heard from.
Don't see it if you are personally waiting on any kind of apology from anyone in your life. This play will make you totally rethink that move on your part.
See it if you are a devout fan of anything playwright A. R. Gurney writes.
Don't see it if You are expecting the caliber of a play like his previously written works -Love Letters, The Dining Room, The Cocktail Hour, and Sylvia.
See it if you think that an updated version of Waiting For Godot with two African American characters sounds like a fun evening in the theater.
Don't see it if you are unaware of the weary history of black folks in this country and unfamiliar with the details of Beckett's play. Today ain't the day!
See it if experiencing a WEIRD new American play make you feel special.
Don't see it if you are expecting something exciting and new because all you are going to get out of this experience is the something new part of the offer.
See it if being the first to experience the new Dominique Morisseau play is important to you.
Don't see it if a histrionic play about the black experience within America in the late 1940's doesn't interest you. I wish someone has tipped me off.
See it if a drama about a circle of gay friends facing a unusual addition to their circle sounds interesting.
Don't see it if you find the inner lives of a circle of gay friends to be something unnatural and unwelcomed. SHAME ON YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!
See it if you believe in true love, can appreciate the grandeur of a powerful story, and are a fan of theater magic, then this AMAZING show is 4 YOU!
Don't see it if you were expecting to see the same show from 27 years ago. This ain't your momma's production of Once On This Island, for sure!!!
See it if if you are looking to experience a funny, entertaining and moving new play. Tracy Letts's new play is UNFORGETTABLE! DO NOT MISS IT!!!!
Don't see it if you are a prude. The main character is a crude, straight-forward, and funny man walking through a mid-life crisis with his zipper down.
See it if and only if you are a fan of Arnulfo Maldonado scenic designs, and then maybe then you might enjoy the wooden performances on stage.
Don't see it if you are expecting a REAL story about a modern family, because you will be DISAPPOINTED by this tripe, as I was.
See it if you fancy being BLOWN AWAY by a MASTERFUL theatrical experience brilliantly told through three insightful acting GODS of the theater.
Don't see it if a masterfully told three and a half hour story illustrated by three English actors just isn't your cup of tea. You will SURELY be the loser.
See it if you want to see a brilliant actor tackle the subject of race, through the spectrum of auditioning for the role of Shakespeare's Othello.
Don't see it if you aren't open to hearing an illuminating story of one black man's plight as he attempts to audition for Shakespeare's Othello.
See it if you are a fan of Santino Fantana and the work of David Yazbeck. Fantana is good, by Yazbek's music and lyrics are even more CLEVER!!!
Don't see it if you saw the movie and loved it. This inception isn't as clever as the movie nd that was the disappointing discovery I had.
See it if you enjoy the idea of taking a classic show that you know and love and then having that show being turned upside down. It's a FUN trip!!!!!
Don't see it if you are expecting to see a traditional production of Oklahoma because this ain't your momma's Oklahoma. This is Oklahoma in acid.
See it if have ever been on the receiving or giving end of a blow job and was questioning the experience itself.
Don't see it if you don't believe in giving or receiving blow jobs. This just ain't the show for you!
See it if you are looking for a theatrical experience like NO OTHER, that addresses the whole question of RACE in our "AMERICAN" culture!!!
Don't see it if you feel guilty for the WHITE privilege you posses because this play is going to certainly SHAME your ass for it. Deservedly so!!!!!!
See it if you like magic and being entertained by a charming man.
Don't see it if you don't like magic shows because this definitly is a magic show.
See it if a story about a different kind of family peaks your interest.
Don't see it if think a story about spreading your own wings is less important than the wishes of your family because you aren't gonna like the message here
See it if a story about the inhabitants of the South African mudflats sounds like an interesting evening in the theater.
Don't see it if this is your first professional actor production of the show after only knowing it from the college production your three friends starred in
See it if and ONLY if a tribute to cabaret star Suzy Solidor, whose sensual sapphic chansons titillated Paris in the 1930s interest you.
Don't see it if you find yourself saying who the fuck is Suzy Solidor and then asking yourself the question why is it relevant to me. SKIP THIS MESS!!!!!!!
See it if and only if a modern day version of a Greek tragedy/housewives realty show strikes your fancy.
Don't see it if any kind modern day Greek tragedy disguised as a Housewives of Red Bank New Jersey TV show plot-line makes your skin crawl.
See it if you ever curious about the personal story about what it was like to be those Little Rock students
Don't see it if you were expecting some soul searching play about the the Little Rock students, this is not it. TOO much gloss. Not enough grit!!!!
See it if and only if you were interested in a new spin on the classic Alice In Wonderland tale.
Don't see it if you are a traditionalist and thus a musical version of Alice In Wonderland isn't something you ready for.
See it if you have ever had sex with someone you just didn't like again and again. GUILTY HERE!!!!
Don't see it if the idea of a clever play starring two sexy actors who have hate sex, cuts too close to your own personal experience, AVOID AVOID AVOID!!!!
See it if you are curious to see what a 6 time Tony Award winner looks like naked. I admit it. I was and I'm Gay. NO curiosity to see Shannon naked.
Don't see it if you were hoping for some new revelation to the meat of McNally's play because there isn't any. It's total STUNT CASTING - doesn't work!!
See it if you even have to kill someone in order to obtain a ticket to this theatrical event.
Don't see it if that thought of missing out on a John Doyle directed production doesn't make you rethink attending your parent's funeral.
See it if and only you are dying to see Donja R. Loves's latest creation.
Don't see it if a surprisingly BENIGN play would leave you scratching you head after sitting through it for more than two hours.
See it if and only if you have been missing the days when you when getting ready and going out to a disco was what you lived for.
Don't see it if you have FOND memories of getting ready for the "club" and then being disappointed once you get inside. SKIP this trip down memory lane!
See it if you are in the mood for something quite different and a quite unusual familial drama.
Don't see it if a play about an unusual family, a unfamiliar table game, and a wacky cast of characters doesn't peak your interest in the least.
See it if and only if you were feeling nostalgic for something very 1972 in style and temperament. This show has all that and nothing more.
Don't see it if you saw the 1972 production and were expecting some 2019 twist to the production because it truly is a museum piece by every measure.
See it if and ONLY if you are feeling nostalgic for something from the 1950 theater season. Otherwise, DON'T Bother!
Don't see it if you wanted something a little 1950 nostalgic but with a 2019 twist, because this old relic should have been put down a long time ago!!
See it if you are looking for an unusual theatrical experience with some very familiar faces and trust me, you will NOT be disappointed.
Don't see it if experiencing a Master class in the art of acting administered by no less than Bryan Cranston himself doesn't interest you. SHAME ON YOU!!!!