See it if You appreciate insight into incredibly profound life choices—why a man chooses to leave his family and start a new life with a gay lover
Don't see it if You don’t want to feel empathy with people and cultures that are not usually portrayed on stage. You want to hold on to your stereotypes.
See it if You are familiar with the shows currently on Broadway and enjoy enthusiastic singing and dancing.
Don't see it if You are not familiar with the show they are spoofing; you will be entertained but a bit lost
See it if You are empathic with the agonies u.s. African Americans have endured over the decades and you appreciate the subtleties of survival
Don't see it if You resist acknowledging the intricacies of self examination in a poisoned age
See it if You enjoy conflicting emotions. Yes, it is provocative, but a disappointment overall with its ponderous intellectualising.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy cruelty and a negative view of the potential of human relationships.
See it if You value drama that takes you by surprise. The minimalist sets are a perfect backdrop for a major political statement.
Don't see it if You want a standard narrative and a happy ending.
See it if You want nitty-gritty complicated Shakespeare done by super professionals
Don't see it if You don’t have the patience to sit through 4 hours depicting an evil power-hungry man
See it if If you are a Judy Garland fan, you will appreciate the subtle nuances and truth telling the actor presents, along with the gorgeous songs.
Don't see it if You don’t want to have your memory of Judy’s harmonics overcast with a bass voice and you want to keep believing the gossip you have heard.
See it if You can handle 90 minutes without intermission...welcome confrontational material about racism
Don't see it if You want light entertaining material and escape
See it if It’s a very clever and brilliant riff on the familiar icon of chekov’s play and character Uncle Vanya. Realistic snapshot of our lives.
Don't see it if You don’t want to think out of the box
See it if You want to experience raw emotions through the lens of poverty and alcoholism. A classic reimagined.
Don't see it if You dislike melodrama and unhappy endings.
See it if This is an amazing presentation of the human agony of loss, displacement, and attachment.
Don't see it if You don’t want to be provoked to think about life’s pain.
See it if You want to be surprised, even shocked at the accuracy and drama that depictis how people change with their circumstances—survival triumphs
Don't see it if You want to live inside your stereotypes and are afraid of change
See it if The actors ae talented and refer to common Jewish experiences You want to see unusual material handled in unorthodox way
Don't see it if You want a strong narrative thread. This show consists of “bits,” which although familiar, do not provide insight.
See it if An authentic provocative reflection on the racist essence of a southern community. The play generates compassion and thought.
Don't see it if If you want a happy ending, simple solutions and patriotic veneer.
See it if Intense integration of sign language and deaf world view with suspenseful deeply human dilemmas.
Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment and escape
See it if You want an unusual take on this subject.
Don't see it if You want a cliched treatment
See it if You can speak Spanish or want to practice or use subtitles. The seat screens work. You read the novel. You enjoy convincing acting.
Don't see it if You are impatient with translations. You want plays that stay in one time period.
See it if You want a brilliantly acting cohesive team providing a stimulating politically astute play.
Don't see it if You don't want to think about the political and moral implications of our actions.
See it if You want to be immersed in the experience of Cambodian traumatic history and the universal experiences of survivor guilt and family veils.
Don't see it if You want a non-complex theatrical experience and don’t want to be inspired to think about the dark side of humanity
See it if A solo tour de force of portraits of people who are considered “immigrants” and their search for their identity in the mishmash of the U.S.
Don't see it if You want to see people as stereotypes and don’t want to probe the truths that lie beneath surface appearances.
See it if You are interested in the struggles of people who are having a hard time & want to relate to a variety of problems—all too human
Don't see it if You want a happy ending and don’t want to empathise with disappointment and failure.
See it if You relish a perfect blend of acting, insight, and the agony/ecstasy of being human
Don't see it if You have no patience with human self delusion and denial.
See it if This show radically opens your mind. It illuminates recognisable history in unexpected ways.
Don't see it if If you want to keep thinking and analysing situations in the same old same old ways—good/bad, white/black.
See it if You are interested in the details of art history in the renaissance. The presenter has a wealth of info and enthusiasm. He tends to be corny
Don't see it if You don’t want to expand your knowledge of the renaissance in Italy or know everything already.
See it if You want to be immersed in a familiar story presented in a phenomenally unique way.
Don't see it if You don’t want to be exposed to another culture and realize the common threads that connect iconic stories
See it if You are interested in Irish history, particularly the Easter rebellion and the effect it had on ordinary people. You enjoy political theater
Don't see it if You don’t like traditional theater. You are not interested in Irish history.
See it if You want to see a classic remounted in a gorgeous and moving way. Melodic heaven.
Don't see it if You prefer dissonant edgy interpretations of the familiar
See it if The staging and dialogue seems very authentic to the Ireland of 1920. The plot is a bit opaque if you’re not familiar with the situation.
Don't see it if You don’t like the irish accent and you are not interested in history.
See it if Unusual theme. Wonderful musical interludes. Good acting
Don't see it if You have a hearing problem—some of the voices were muffled. Or get the available hearing aids. Lovely fresh acting
See it if A work in progress...a perspective of Asian women on their mom’s attitudes towards adapting to the u.s.
Don't see it if You are not interested in raw material that needs development.
See it if You want to hear great songs that you are not familiar with, sung by a charming singer, and played with ease and flair. An unforgettable bio
Don't see it if You don’t like the music of Berlin and are not at all curious about his life.
See it if The play was so prescient for its time—1900s and it’s relevant for today. The acting is amazing—achingly real.
Don't see it if You don’t like plays dealing with serious, even depressing themes or you insist on a happy ending.
See it if You are interested in an imagined back story to the Oslo agreement. It feels authentic and bespeaks the current style of negotiations
Don't see it if You want an emotionally pleasing resolution. You don't like ambiguity
See it if You want to be provoked to deeply contemplate our U.S. Culture. This play is as profound and moving as Notage's earlier play, "Ruined."
Don't see it if You want to be soothed into complacency with modern life.
See it if You want to explore your own feelings about human responsibility in relation to authority. You want to be motivated to keep resisting abuse.
Don't see it if You don't want to test the limits of your compassion for humankind,
Also I wish this weren't closing....
See it if You have super sensitive acute hearing. This is a brilliant, engaging concept that is hampered by muffled sound in each of the three rooms.
Don't see it if You want to hear every word.