See it if You want spectacle done right. Fantastic ensemble and solo singing, costumes, with fun choreography and special effects.
Don't see it if You don’t like the movie story or music.
See it if You want to hear great singing by leads and ensemble. You want a high energy musical.
Don't see it if Saw it in previews... storyline needs further development and to be less predictable. Focus of story did not match the promo.
See it if You love big, showy golden age musicals that fill the stage with a fabulous voices, costumes, choreography and staging! Fabulous!!! See it!
Don't see it if You want a modern adaptation. The audience, including me, loved that the revival honored the iconic moments expected!
See it if You want to go with friends for a fun night out with laughs, drinks, and a bit of audience participation
Don't see it if You want serious theater, a big production, or aren't interested in facts (about alcohol and chocolate) combined with a Capella carols
See it if You're a New Yorker who knows a bit of the past 50 years of NYC history; you don't mind laughing hard then waiting a bit for the next laugh
Don't see it if You don't know NYC, don't like improv, dislike politically incorrect or raunchy jokes.
See it if You want to hear great singing from 3 talented actresses with a pop score that still sounds like a musical, plus a hilarious character actor
Don't see it if You want to avoid domestic violence and adultery in a storyline
See it if You like fabulous ensemble dancing, an immersive production (set/lighting/costumes) or saw Cats as a kid - it's mostly true to the original!
Don't see it if Don't like long dance scenes, need a clear plot line, or don't want to see felines as the only characters
See it if You want to see a solid first musical by Sting with a simple, yet interesting, story setting (and it goes on tour)
Don't see it if You want a modern, unique storyline, or a Sting concert. It really is a musical!
See it if You want to hear a small but strong ensemble do a great job, both vocally and playing multiple parts.
Don't see it if You like elaborate staging and sets, or don't want to struggle with thinking of a statue as a person.
See it if You want to smile, laugh, & groan at some funny/bad puns! A fun time, strong voices, lighthearted story that knows how to chuckle at itself.
Don't see it if You want drama, serious plot or extravagant sets.
See it if You want to see a small cast do a great job with a rarely staged Sondheim musical. Strong voices, thoughtful w/funny moments, well staged.
Don't see it if You want spectacle, costumes, big musicals, traditional MT storylines.
See it if You want a strong original script that lifts spirits based on real stories, presented by a cohesive ensemble cast and simple, good staging.
Don't see it if You cannot hear stories related to 9/11. While it focuses on what happened in Gandor, it still covers heartbreaking topics.
See it if You want to laugh a lot! Hilarious nonstop physical comedy and precision timing in this predictable, yet still VERY funny production(London)
Don't see it if You don't like physical comedy, you don't want to laugh, you didn't like Noises Off, you want something dark or thought-provoking
See it if You are willing to be moved by a relevant story line, and want to hear Ben Platt and Rachael Bay Jones deliver great performances
Don't see it if You are looking for a golden age musical style or want to leave happily tapping your toes - this is a true & well done contemporary musical
See it if You love the golden age of musicals, Irving Berlin's songbook, fabulous tap, great acting and singing, or like feeling happy! Going again!!!
Don't see it if You only like modern or moody, want a carbon copy of the movie (same theme updated well), or you find golden age too sappy to be enjoyable.
See it if You haven't seen it yet and want to hear beautiful voices, including a true soprano, not a belter
Don't see it if You like fast paced, modern storylines or dislike classical voices
See it if You want to see two actors give beautiful and convincing performances, you want to feel like you are peering in a window on real life.
Don't see it if You want a happy escape from reality, or fast-pacing.
See it if You like a period piece done well, want to see and hear Danny B in an amazing performance, and enjoy the classics
Don't see it if You want a happy ending when you see a musical, or if you want a modern version of a classic