See it if you want to see a light comedy about a group of felons trying to run a sandwich place while dealing with their abusive boss
Don't see it if you expect a thought-provoking layered play with a lot of subtext
See it if you like modern adaptations of Shakespears comedies
Don't see it if you're expecting a traditional Shakespeare play and don't like it when words are added to the original text
See it if you like family dramedies, if you enjoyed the writer's American Hero, if you like plays about family and relationships
Don't see it if old age depresses you, if you have a problem with same sex sexual acts on stage
See it if if you love the play, love Shange, and want to see a new version of it with new music and some extra poems by Shange and sign language
Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional, linear play. if you are easily offended by jokes about white people... you're there to listen
See it if you want to see an interesting way of telling a story about dysfunctioning family and how the kids carry the wounds to adulthood
Don't see it if you don't like child actors as main characters, looking for big dramatic moments
See it if you want to see something different, you like getting out of your comfort zone. If you like almost entirely sang-through shows
Don't see it if you are looking for a drama/musical with a traditional plot line
See it if you've seen 3 sisters many times and want to see a different, contemporary take but still very much in the spirit of Chekhov .
Don't see it if gay jokes bother you, you don't like self aware / meta theatre type of references
See it if you'd like to see the classic story in a very similar way to how it is told in the original novel with a diverse cast
Don't see it if if you're hoping for an interesting, edgy take on the original story.
See it if you like Sam Shepard. I think the production does justice to his writing. If you like family tragedies.
Don't see it if you don't like slow pace and long speeches. if you are easily disgusted by dirt and food being thrown all over the place and on the actors.
See it if you'd like to see some interesting staging and lighting towards the end of the play and don't care so much about the content
Don't see it if you want to see a play that has a point or a message to it. this is just an American dude telling us all about his travels
See it if you want to watch something that starts as a comedy but then gets a dark twist
Don't see it if you hate patriarchy so much and you encounter enough douchebags in reel life that you just can't stand to have them on stage as well
See it if if you want to see a tale placed in Africa about a protagonist that's being loathed for her beauty, discussion of appearance in our society
Don't see it if you don't like heavy accents
See it if you are a fan of Yael Farber's work, want to see a modern South African adaptation of Strindberg
Don't see it if you have a problem with partial nudity, sharp objects, racial issues discussed in a brutally honest way, you don't like heavy accents
See it if you really want to see something about Iraqi refugees and their identity crisis after living in the US for sometime
Don't see it if you want to see good directing and writing. Unfortunately this is not the case.
See it if you are curious about North Korea, conflict within the American-Korean community. if you want to see quit unusual set design and staging
Don't see it if you don't like fast pace talking, American slang, lots of social media and technology references. don't like translation on stage
See it if you want to see a satire about the genocide of the Natives, Veganism, white-male-privilage, PC culture. Written by a Native American.
Don't see it if you have no sense of humor!
See it if you like theater. If you love to learn a little history. If you enjoy the contemplations of an actor when preparing a role.
Don't see it if you don't like fast heightened language. If you don't know anything at all about Shakespeare and about Sarah Bernhardt.
See it if you're interested in a discussion about privileges within the gay community, gender issues, racial and class issues. Appreciate a good laugh
Don't see it if you support Trump? the characters are devastated to see him elected
See it if you want to see a modern version of waiting for Godot, masterful writing, never a dull moment act of gut wrenching critic on racist America
Don't see it if you don't like profanity, if you have a problem with the N word
See it if you like family melodramas, long dialogues and plot twists in the form of new information that is being revealed rather than action on stage
Don't see it if you expect to learn something about the history of the conflict in the area and the American involvement in it
See it if you like to see people from different American communities (Japanese, Indian) tell a story
Don't see it if you don't like long monologues and plays that jump back and forth in time
See it if you'd like to see historical matters told from the point of view of the women (wives) of the time.
Don't see it if you're expecting a complete, coherent, experience. This feels more like work in progress.
See it if you like soap opera, melodramatic, type of writing and acting. If you're interested in learning about racial issues in Chicago of the 30's
Don't see it if you're looking for a comedy. If you don'e like a plot that goes back and forth.
See it if you like to see a straightforward production of Hamlet with some great actors and some that aren't
Don't see it if you're looking for something innovative and different than Hamlet you've seen thus far
See it if you want to challenge about how you judge people who stay in an abusive relationship
Don't see it if you don't want to see violence against women, fat-shaming, racism, chauvinism, mansplaining
See it if you want to see a musical about how people are bribed in order to shut down unions. if you have patient because it's quite slow
Don't see it if you want a light, entertaining musical. this one isn't meant to make you feel good
See it if you want to see a modern adaptation of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya about enduring life even though it usually never goes the way we want it to
Don't see it if you don't like Chekhov's humor
See it if you are into family dramas with interesting relationships but no big surprises
Don't see it if cancer and chemo are sensitive topics for you. Also alcoholism and fertility challenges
See it if you'd like to see something different, be surprised. if you want to learn about Iran and the Farsi language.
Don't see it if you're looking to see a play. this is more like an experiment and a Farsi lesson.
See it if you're interested in a play about a southern halfway house, looking to see a comedic drama
Don't see it if you don't like it when characters speak really fast, don't like long expositions before something actually happens
See it if you want to see something extremely relatable and real. Most of us knew a family member who became senile at some point.
Don't see it if you are very sensitive to topics such as old age, Alzheimer
See it if you want to see a version of Joan of Arc that focuses and the characters who's stories we usually don't hear. Social classes and faith
Don't see it if you're looking for a fun, light evening and don't want to see something about war, tortures, death and corruption of the church.
See it if you love Brecht. You want to see great interpretation of the gangster character by a wonderful actor. If you need a reminder to vote...
Don't see it if you can't sit through a play that doesn't have fancy set and that is ultimately not there to entertain you but rather to educate.
See it if you want to see a 2 character show about segregation in the South of the 60's.
Don't see it if you're looking for a comedy, if you're sensitive to boom sounds, sharp objects, abortions.
See it if you want a nice way to learn some history, if you want a show to take high school to learn about racial issues
Don't see it if you're looking for something with unique point of view or with unusual staging and performance