See it if you enjoy stirring family drama. The story is subtle, the drama isn't.
Don't see it if you are looking for an "over the top" Broadway experience.
See it if you are looking for an edgy night of theatre and want to learn more about the gay "chem-sex" scene.
Don't see it if the idea of being handed condoms in lieu of a playbill is upsetting
See it if you want to see a classic musical comedy with one of the most iconic love stories of the twentieth century. Laura Benanti steals the show!
Don't see it if you want more thought provoking fare.
See it if You are a fan of dark musicals. It is definitely thrilling at some points and made me jump a couple of times.
Don't see it if you are easily offended by sexuality and violence being depicted on stage. I felt like the show took itself too seriously at times.
See it if you were a fan of the movie. Diane Paulus' staging is pretty masterful and the only thing I enjoyed about the production.
Don't see it if you aren't a fan of overly "pop-y" scores with fluffy lyrics.
See it if you want to see what theatre can accomplish as a medium. The staging is breathtaking.
Don't see it if you are an anxious person. It can overload the senses at times.
See it if you have a sense of humor about religion and you are looking to see musical theatre at its best.
Don't see it if you plan on voting for Ted Cruz or voted for Mitt Romney.
See it if you are a fan of dance or MGM movie musicals. The set and costumes evoke great French artists so Francophiles are sure to love it.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of dance. My husband was rather bored during it because he doesn't appreciate dance or ballet.
See it if You enjoy seeing great stage craft and enjoy political theatre
Don't see it if The show can be a little preachy and, while well intentioned, not all the Social justice topics are handled well.
See it if you like seeing honest, open emotional, real life accounts.
Don't see it if you are triggered by talk of depression, suicide, pills and alcoholism.
See it if You are a fan of the original. The opening night audience was. We were all singing the opening theme out loud as a group sing a long.
Don't see it if you have never seen the original. (but who hasn't. It did feel a little long. A Golden Girls episode is 25 minutes for a reason.
See it if You enjoy Sara Bareilles quirky and wonderful style of music and want to hear it sung perfectly by Jesse Mueller.
Don't see it if you aren't a fan of pop musicals.
See it if you want to see one of the most beautifully designed productions that have come along in a while. The final ballet brought tears to my eyes.
Don't see it if the score is very sub-par. I'm not 100% convinced the lyricist wasn't Kathy Lee Gifford using a pseudonym. It had syrupy lyrics/not melodic.
See it if you are a fan of 1970's music or disaster films. It is also hilarious and features an Amazing character performance by Jennifer Simmard.
Don't see it if you can't understand why a parody of 1970's disaster films would make intelligent comedy.
See it if you want to see something truly original and thought provoking.
Don't see it if you are looking for fluff. The entire audience was sobbing through Act 2.
See it if you are a fan of musical theatre or Shakespeare. The humor derives itself from references to both.
Don't see it if you don't appreciate musical theatre. It unapologetically praises musical theatre.