See it if ... you like excellent acting and are willing to put up with fluff and an ending with a thud.
Don't see it if .... you're bothered by stage design that sacrifices sight lines to create unique staging. Why did the Newhouse Theater allow it?.
See it if You find interest in the problems of Christians in Iraq.
Don't see it if Interesting production, but actors spoke too quickly and with accents that were hard to understand.
See it if You want a thoughtful, literate, moving period piece with outstanding acting.
Don't see it if You want fluff.
Also A tragic love story about real people..
See it if You like the idea of anachronisms (like bottled water and Kleenex in a period play). Clever but ultimately pointless.
Don't see it if You think anachronisms are clever but pointless.
See it if Disappointed with Bette, who was off-key at certain points, though her fans in the audience loved her. David Hyde-Pierce was too low-key.
Don't see it if You expect Bette at her best.