See it if You are a fan of shows that explore love, friendship, and loss. You like small theaters with a minimal set.
Don't see it if You are susceptible to smoke, it is used frequently in the show. You don't enjoy polarizing views on religion or lifestyle choices.
See it if You enjoy a small cast musical that is immersive. If you enjoyed once of come from away. If you enjoy a tale of substance
Don't see it if You prefer musicals to have a large orchestra or cast. You aren't a fan of belting songs. You like a show to have a lot of special effects
See it if You enjoy seeing actors immerse themselves. You like when animals talk in plays. You enjoy a small and intimate stage
Don't see it if You prefer subtly in dialogue. You aren't a fan of high energy acting. You don't like puppets.
See it if You like new takes on the musical genre and are open to a plot that seems odd at first
Don't see it if You want a musical that is very story heavy and emotionally jarring
See it if You enjoy musicals that focus around a family and their relationships. You are a fan of era accurate costumes
Don't see it if You prefer a high action or loud musical, there are a few slow moments
See it if You enjoy a good soundtrack and musical that explores life in a different way
Don't see it if You were not a fan of the movie or do not like high school stories that have cliches
See it if You liked the original songs but wanted more from the story. You enjoy getting fully emerged in a show, from the stage to the acting
Don't see it if You were not a fan of the movie
See it if You don't mind an off pitch tone throughout and an accent that doesn't pair well with the actor. You enjoy whimsical costumes
Don't see it if You prefer musicals that advance the plot through music and dance as opposed to stopping in the middle for no reason
See it if You enjoy intimate staging, minimal props, and an absorbing performcace. You would like to see a inventive and well written new play
Don't see it if You prefer a theater to have ac or conventional seating. You are looking for a light hearted play. You are bothered by quiet acting
See it if You like abstract concepts, dancing, and unique staging with a projector. You like metaphors.
Don't see it if You like plot. You want to hear the actors. You don't want to be excruciatingly hot the entire time. You have something better to do.
See it if You like original satire that also weaves a story that is enjoyable to follow
Don't see it if You are not a musical theater, or theater nerd who will understand the myriad of references
See it if You don't mind subtle changes from the anniversary edition such as tempo and pitch. You have never seen Phantom before
Don't see it if You are a purist and you have already seen the show before