See it if You love the Temptations and other bands of the era. I was in my high school glory bc the bands in high school moved/sang like these guys.
Don't see it if You don’t like music or dancing, or the history of American music.
See it if You want to see a sort of rom-com with 2 great actors.
Don't see it if You object to partial nudity and strong language. This is for adults only. If you want a big show-there are only 2 actors on the stage.
See it if You like bawdy plays- the first act reminded me of Blazing Saddles.
Don't see it if You don’t remember your college Greek history. Besides Socrates and Plato, there are numerous characters with long Greek names.
See it if If you have to see everything Nathan Lane is in. If you like sophomoric humor. If you are a 12 year old boy.
Don't see it if You find jokes about penises, feces, farts, etc funny. If you don’t have a strong stomach forget it. I’m a doctor and I found it gross.
See it if You want to have a fun evening. I had no idea that this play was about, but I learned a lot about Van Halen, and laughed a lot.
Don't see it if You don’t like gender bending roles. The male roles are played by women and Valerie Bertinelli is played by a man.
See it if You have been on the roller coaster of whether to have a child or not.
Don't see it if You don’t understand why people would want or not want children. People I know who have seen it and are childless have not enjoyed it.
Also It was a little bit long.
See it if You like musicals with great singing and even better dancing. Even if you weren’t a product of the 90’s.
Don't see it if You don’t like fluffy musicals or shows about teens.
See it if You love the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. You love musicals. This one of the beat!
Don't see it if You want a traditional Broadway staging of the show. It’s small scale.
See it if You have an interest in how evangelical Christians think. Especially important in this day and age.
Don't see it if You have no interest in plays with heavy religious overtones. You don't tolerate yelling.
See it if You love Brigadoon. You want to be swept away in the beauty of the singing. You’d like a quirky past-lives story.
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals. You don’t like improbable stories.
See it if If you have a seat in the last row and can leave.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see an abusive relationship, horrific animal death upsets you, and you want a story that has a coherent ending.
See it if You love Caribbean music and dancing. Everyone in the ensemble has an outstanding voice.
Don't see it if You’re racist. You don’t like musicals. You’re not into Caribbean culture.
See it if You like great writing and twists in a play. If you like unusual coming of age stories.
Don't see it if People with disabilities make you uncomfortable. You didn’t like “13 Reasons Why”.
See it if You love Bizet’s Carmen and you want to hear the most incredible voices.
Don't see it if You don’t like opera or if you only love opera with grand staging. The staging is simple.
See it if You love clever writing and acting. You are interested in how different cultures think, act, and react.
Don't see it if You want an ending. You have a problem with profanity. You are homophobic or racist.
Also I loved this show, but it had no ending! It just stopped! WTF!
See it if You love Sam Shepard’s plays. You don’t mind a confusing ending.
Don't see it if You object to animals being used as props ( and upstaging the actors). You don’t like to see dysfunctional families.
See it if You like goofy plays. You like John Larroquette. You know what a Nantucket Sleigh Ride is.
Don't see it if You expect a typical John Guare play.
See it if You want to see a married couple ( I assume) talking about the husband abusing the wife as they flee (white people ?) in South Africa.
Don't see it if You want any suspense.
Also This was so disappointing compared to other Signature productions.
See it if You like Lynn Nottage’s work. You want to explore issues of race that span 70 years. It is hilarious.
Don't see it if You’re not interested in seeing racial inequality.
See it if You haven’t had your fill of addiction plays.
Don't see it if You want to see something interesting and unpredictable. If you liked “People, Places, and Things”, you won’t like this.
See it if You love Bryan Cranston. He is brilliant in this, and is the reason I saw it.
Don't see it if You are bored by a slow pace. You don’t want to see a sex scene on stage. You really don’t care how TV networks work.
See it if You want to see masterful acting. This play was close to perfect. The only play I rated higher was “The Curious Incident of the Dog ...”
Don't see it if You are expecting a staged version of the movie.
See it if If you like medical shows and musicals, you’ll love this. Also if you like to support young talent.
Don't see it if You don’t like to hear women singing who clearly need voice lessons. I got bad chills up my spine whenever Tiff and Christina sang.
See it if You liked Cyprus Road. You would like a good play and can forgive a lot of stereotyping and derivative references from other works.
Don't see it if You can’t sit through a 3+ hour show. You don’t want to see a play about the Irish written by an Englishman.
See it if You liked Wakey Wakey. If you can appreciate that the non-linearity of the play is the way our minds work. You like Michael C. Hall.
Don't see it if You don’t like stream of consciousness plays. It’s very existential.
See it if You are fans of Andy Karl and Orfeh. You like great singing and choreography, even if you don’t like the story.
Don't see it if You are not a fan of musicals or Pygmalion type stories.
See it if You love musicals, this is a must-see.
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals. Pygmalion type stories bother you.
Also It was beautiful!
See it if You like musicals. You were alive in NY in the late 70’s and 80’s. You liked the music in Runaways.
Don't see it if You expect disco music (This ain’t no disco.). Raunchy gay scenes offend you.
See it if You love good dancing and singing, and you don’t mind a silly story.
Don't see it if You are offended by gay or transgender story lines. You take yourself too seriously and don’t appreciate a good silly joke.
See it if You like historical or political fiction. You like BD Wong.
Don't see it if You are offended by profanity. There’s a lot of it.
Also I loved this show. It was riveting.
See it if You think it's incredibly hilarious to listen to 2 groups of people trying to communicate in broken English. If you like middle east music.
Don't see it if You don't find people speaking English with a foreign accent hilarious.