See it if you are looking for a FUN evening in the theater and a 85 minute wild ride sounds like a good time to you!
Don't see it if you are looking for a fully fleshed out TRADITIONAL MUSICAL with costume changes, a big set, and a storyline for the whole family.
See it if and ONLY if the lives of your loves ones hang in the balance of you attending a performance with your kidnapper.
Don't see it if you are able to listen to the cd of the 2004 Roundabout Theater production as that action would be a better use of your time. PERIOD!!!!!!!!
See it if and only if just to hear Carmen Cusack's phenomenal voice and see her in some fabulous Toni-Leslie James costumes.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see a musical where you walk out singing any of the songs. This ain't that kind of musical, even though it SHOULD be!
See it if and ONLY IF you are seeking out a theatrical experience that will continue to haunt you long after you leave the theater.
Don't see it if "SURPRISES" are not your fortee. ThIs play has surprise after surprise after surprise. IRONICALLY, I still left the theater feeling EMPTY!!
See it if and only if seeing a new dramatic play about a group of INTERESTING characters with unusual backgrounds makes you curious to know more.
Don't see it if you just don't find stories about normal people being put into unusual situations and having to figure out how to survive those situations.
See it if and ONLY if you are a TRUE FAN of David Byrne's music.
Don't see it if you have no idea who David Byrne is, never done drugs, and have never hung out with an "artistic group of people for hours at a time.
See it if and ONLY you love the magic of THEATER combined with the brilliance of freestyle Hip Hop.
Don't see it if you are not open to Hip Hop or free-style rapping and think that neither takes any talent to accomplish. If so, this is NOT the show for you
See it if you know any Temptations;s song. You are in for a wild ride and will be thankful for having climbed aboard for this fun musical journey.
Don't see it if you have been living under a rock for the past 61 years and have no idea who the Temptations even are.
See it if and ONLY if a modern social strife drama sounds like how you want to spend your evening in a theater watching it unfold on stage before you.
Don't see it if you are looking to escape the real world for an evening of theater because this is NOT an escape but an ambush.
See it if you are a fan of Stephen Sondheim, a fan of the show, or simply a fan of musical theater. Just SEE IT!!!!
Don't see it if you are not a Stephan Sondheim fan, not a fan of musicals, and not a fan of theater in general. In that case, move to Los Angeles already!!!
See it if you are starving for some Irving Berlin magic in your dull boring life right now.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see a perfectly polished production. This is a gem, but more of a diamond in the rough than a sparkling emerald or ruby
See it if you are a die-hard fan of the TV series.
Don't see it if you NEVER wondered about the woman who wrote the book which the TV series was based upon and whether any of the stories were based in truth
See it if curiosity got the best of you, but you were SMART enough NOT to pay full price for your ticket.
Don't see it if you think you're coming to see the definitive story about Diana but in a musicalized format you are sadly mistaken.
See it if the thought of Blair Brown, Edie Falco, and Marin Ireland sound like a powerhouse of actresses you want to see strut their acting chops.
Don't see it if a three-character play about a grandmother, mother and daughter played by Blair Brown, Edie Falco, and Marin Ireland doesn't interest you.
See it if and only if you are STARVED To see actress Judith Ivey and actress Patty McCormick back on a New York stage,
Don't see it if and only if you were expecting to see Judith Ivey. She broke her ankle during the third week of performances and left the production.
See it if you are fans of actress Victoria Clark and playwright David Lindsay-Abaire.
Don't see it if you believe that original plays of moderate success should never be turned into a musical version of it's self.
See it if and ONLY if you wondered what a grammar school themed version of "There's Something About Jamie" would look like on stage as a musical.
Don't see it if you loved the Oscar award-winning film short based on the source material for the musical because it is NOT as PURE as that film.
See it if only if you feel the need to support a new black playwright's voice making his New York debut on Broadway.
Don't see it if you are expecting a new black Tennessee Williams or Sam Sheppard or the next Lynn Nottage. Scott's got a voice, but I'm BORED by it!
See it if you are a LaChanze fan. You will NOT disappointed!!!!
Don't see it if you are unable to NOT APPLY modern standards to this play which was written before that Civil Rights movement of the 1960's.
See it if and ONLY if you are a fan of Wallace Shawn's writings or a fan of Lili Taylor. If neither is the case, SKIP IT!
Don't see it if you were expecting that entertaining banter of a Wallace Shawn play starring Wallace Shawn. He's NOT in this production of his play.
See it if and ONLY if you are craving a live version of a Tyler Perry "black exploitation movie" come to life right in front of you.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see a witty black slice of life theatrical comedy for the 21st century because this "play" put the term LOW in low brow
See it if and ONLY if you feel the need to be "schooled" on the urban Black woman experience in the United States.
Don't see it if you were expecting a LICE stage production as this is an hour-long VIDEO presentation and NOT a LIVE stage production.
See it if and ONLY if you are a huge Justin Vivian Bond fan or if you just like sitting inside the theater at St. Ann's Warehouse.
Don't see it if you were expecting a revelation moment like you experienced the last time you saw Justin Vivian Bond at Joe's Pubs YEARS AGO....
See it if you are starved for a New York theater experience. This is a good place to get your feet wet and back into the theater going experience.
Don't see it if you are looking for a FULL MEAL theater experience. NOTE: This is ONLY an appetizer, and NOT the full theater meal you are craving.
See it if you are a fan of Mary-Louise Parker and you want to have one of those special theatrical experiences.
Don't see it if you hate two character plays. PLEASE NOTE: You will be kicking yourself when you realize just what you missed! DUH!!!
See it if you are looking for something to reawaken the kid inside you. It will make your heart smile!
Don't see it if you don't want to feel something. If you a true Grinch don't see this show because it will make your heart grow at least twice its size.
See it if you are interested to discover the wonder of playwright Lucas Hnath. He takes you on a ride you could never expect. I like to be surprised.
Don't see it if you are not open to experience the surprise playwright Lucas Hnath sprinkles through the writing of his plays. It's like nothing you know.
See it if you are a fan of Eileen Atkins.
Don't see it if you are hoping to see veteran actors Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce go toe to toe flexing their eminence talent. This is not that play!!!!
See it if you are a black woman of a certain age who has nothing better to do than to experiment by seeing and off off off Broadway play.
Don't see it if you think you know what the play is about just the title, because I'm here to tell you that the title is BEYOND MISLEADING for this play.
See it if you enjoy watching and listening to water drip from a leaky faucet.
Don't see it if you have a closet at home that needs to be reorganized or and oven that needs to be cleaned, because this a total waste of your time.
See it if you go to the theater specifically to be PERPLEXED by what is being presented to you. I was CONFUSED from the moment the play began.
Don't see it if memory plays are not of interest to you. These two pairings will have you stumped about what you experienced for months to come.
See it if and ONLY if you are a fan of actor Brian Cox.
Don't see it if you were expecting lighting to strike twice being that this is the playwright who wrote the hit play All The Way.
See it if ever loved any of the song stylings of Miss Tina Turner and were curious to find out the story behind the woman who made those song famous.
Don't see it if you have been living under a rock within the the last 60 years and have no idea who Tina Turner is. SHAME ON YOU!
See it if enemy of the state stories interest you.
Don't see it if you are scratching your head over title of this the play, the way the story is presented will only further confuse the hell out of you.
See it if you are are interested in seeing delightful play about a fascinating woman (Bella Abzug) portrayed by a talented actor (Harvey Fierstein).
Don't see it if a story about woman who followed her interests in politics which lead her to run for political office herself doesn't interest you.
See it if and only if you are a fan of playwright Will Eno.
Don't see it if a play in which you follow a character from cradle to death in the most UNUSUAL journey doesn't interest you.
See it if you are a fan of Mike Daisey and the stories he brings to the stage.
Don't see it if a play where I guy sits in one spot for an hour and a half and tells you one of the most interesting stories you have ever heard. Shame on U
See it if you never got the chance to see it the first time around. Michael Benjamin Washington is amazing.
Don't see it if a play where one actor plays all 44 characters is not your thing.
See it if you needed an excuse to get out of a house full of visiting relatives and you couldn't to a bar because you are an alcoholic.
Don't see it if you loved any of those schmaltzy Christmas themes holiday TV shows you grew up watching every year around Christmas time.
See it if an intelligent play for a young adult audience sounds interesting to you.
Don't see it if a young adult play about immigration seen through of said immigrants doesn't interest you.