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See it if You enjoy original musicals with a variety of music styles. Fantastic design and performances. Loved every minute!
Don't see it if You are easily confused, there are a lot of characters and stories to keep track of.
See it if you want a thought-provoking family drama. Superb cast, especially Jeremy Shamos, and great writing.
Don't see it if you do not want a play about 9/11, the holocaust, mental illness, and aging.
See it if you enjoy family dramas. Great set, good acting, and I especially thought the relationship between the sisters was well written.
Don't see it if you don't like dysfunctional family or illness related stories.
See it if The play does a good job of reflecting pertinant issues of today through the lens of 1960s Brooklyn. Race, immigrants, feminism, LBGQT
Don't see it if you don't like plays with domestic violence
See it if You are interested in the relationship between Baby Boomers and their Gen X children, especially when it comes to everyone's self-absorbtion
Don't see it if you don't like family dramas (or dramedy in this case).
See it if you want to see great performances, especially Jessica Lange and Gabriel Byrne, in a true american mid-century classic.
Don't see it if 4 hours is just too long, especially if you don't like family dramas.
See it if you want a show with great music and lyrics, a wonderful book, and fantastic performances! It's a real gem.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals or love stories, or if you are looking for something super contemporary. It's old-fashioned (but in a good way).
See it if you want to see an original, funny, sad story with wonderful music. Not sure why this isn't performed more - it's great!
Don't see it if you are a champion of the rich or don't like Vonnegut, Ahsman, or Menken.
See it if you want to see a great one-man-show about how love and hate profoundly effect a small town community.
Don't see it if you are homophobic or don't care for solo plays
See it if You love a good old-fashioned musical. Great performances, especially Bryce Pinkham. Fun dancing and costumes.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, or are looking for something contemporary or cutting-edge. Also, a touch too long.
See it if This is a very good play about food, family, the immigrant experience, and death. Well acted and excellent staging.
Don't see it if You do not want to see a story about death and loss. The opening scene is weak, and the play could be great with a little editing.
See it if you want to see masterful acting by every member of the cast. A brilliant production, despite the droning music and distracting lighting.
Don't see it if you don't care for plays that challenge authority.
See it if you enjoy being challenged by theatre and ideas. The performances are great, especially Gabriel Ebert - he is mesmerizing.
Don't see it if you prefer plays that are linear and fully based in reality. If you can't sit for 2 hrs without an intermission - a big flaw for this prod.
See it if You want a beautifully written, acted, and produced play. It is a lovely summer story that will leave you happy and a little sad too.
Don't see it if You don't care for New England accents or you only want to see heavy depressing theatre. This is light but not empty.
See it if You want to see great performances of a little known musical. Lovely music, but a little old-fashioned. The story is sad.
Don't see it if you want perfection. Rodgers lyrical score clashes with the cynicism of the book, better if Sondheim wrote the music as well as the lyrics.
See it if you want to see the funniest play ever! Fantastic cast with pitch-perfect timing. The entire audience was screaming with laughter.
Don't see it if you don't like to laugh. Really, I can't imagine anyone not finding this hilarious.
See it if you want to see a show that has very little story, with a lot of songs that sound similar to each other.
Don't see it if you want a richer, more interesting experience in the theater
See it if you want to be entertained. The acrobatic choreography was astounding! Andrea Martin literally stopped the show for a standing ovation.
Don't see it if you don't like the dated (but still wonderful) score.
See it if you like theater. This is the best play I have ever seen! Funny, sad, disturbing. Fantastic performances. Great set. Just perfect!
Don't see it if you can't handle dysfunctional family drama
See it if you love glorious Gershwin music. This cast, especially Audra McDonald, were stupendous. A truly magical and unforgettable show.
Don't see it if you don't like classic musical theater.
See it if you love fabulous music, energetic and skillful performances, and though-provoking emotional subject matter.
Don't see it if you don't like rock music and are homophobic.
See it if you want to see a strange, dark story about children. Very clever staging, fun music, and fantastic performances, especially the children.
Don't see it if you don't like dark stories about children.
See it if you want to see a brilliant, dark, and originally staged Sondheim classic! You can never go wrong with LuPone and Cerveris.
Don't see it if you don't like Sondheim or dark disturbing subject matter.
See it if you like coming of age stories. Good music, good performances.
Don't see it if you want a production that is a little more engaging and inspiring. Good show, not a great production.
See it if you want an extremely affecting show about family dynamics and mental illness, told with beautiful music and powerful performances.
Don't see it if you don't like crying in public, because you will cry.
See it if you want a good family drama, wonderful acting, and an interesting and unique set.
Don't see it if you want to see something extremely original or don't like portrayals of people with dementia.
See it if you want a unique and fun theatrical experience. A mix of music, clowning, performance art, and weirdness!
Don't see it if you want more traditional entertainment.
See it if you want great performances, delightful music, and charming staging. The story is fairy-tale like, with moments of Shakespearean comedy.
Don't see it if don't like musicals. Otherwise, it's a winner!
See it if you want to laugh! It is one of the funniest, most irreverent musicals ever written.
Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor about religion, or are easily offended by comedy.
See it if You love Mark Rylance, he does not disappoint. The play is funny and sweet. The set is gorgeous!
Don't see it if If you want a plot. This is a series of conversations and monologues that require you to just sit back and enjoy.
See it if You're looking for a fun show! The drag queens are the best part of the show and there are a couple of really entertaining songs.
Don't see it if You want something really innovative or clever. The story is a little dated and the music is pretty forgettable overall.
See it if Enjoy minimalist staging even if it doesn't work with the source material. Great performances by Mark Strong and Nicola Walker.
Don't see it if You want a production that elevates the great work of Arthur Miller. This was droning and pulled all of the heat and emotion from the play.
See it if you want to see a strange story with unlikable characters making awful choices. The set and costumes were great. The staging was good
Don't see it if you expect great music, dancing, and an overall appealing or well constructed plot
See it if you want a play that requires a lot of thinking (during and after), you like Pinter, and you like interesting staging
Don't see it if you need a concrete explanation of what is happening during the play - the second act is inscrutable
See it if you like Annaleigh Ashford - she's delightful, you like shows about having pets, you are looking for a sweet and funny play
Don't see it if you don't like seeing humans play animals, you want something extremely intellectually challenging
See it if you like Linda Lavin (she's fantastic!), you like family drama/comedy, you are a New Yorker
Don't see it if You are completely unfamiliar with and uninterested in New York Jewish culture
See it if you are interested in unique productions and staging, enjoy coming-of-age stories, or are interested in ASL
Don't see it if you are sensitive to sexually active teenagers, or don't care for non-traditional staging