See it if You want a musical with beautifully flawed characters, memorable music, and Adrienne Shelly's legacy live on beautifully on stage.
Don't see it if You don't like female leads nor complex women in musicals
See it if You want a night of thought provoking theater that will spark conversations long after it ends.
Don't see it if You are opposed to important topics/movements such as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter
See it if You are interested in seeing not only racial diversity, but gender identity diversity as well along with amazing storytelling.
Don't see it if You are closed minded and/or want to see a typical family in a living room play.
See it if You loved the film(s) that inspired the musical and/or interested in learning the history of the early 1900s beautifully portrayed on stage.
Don't see it if You are going to be upset the whole time that Rasputin and Bartok are not in it.
See it if You're interested in seeing well done, experimental theater that will stick with you after the show ends!
Don't see it if You want to see a show with an obvious plot as well as an obvious ending.
See it if You want to see a brilliant and relevant play that'll provoke meaningful conversations.
Don't see it if You're hoping for an entertaining play with a predictable plot/ending.
See it if You love theater that is intimate, interactive, and entertains you while provoking important topics/conversations.
Don't see it if You are trying to avoid the honest truth and/or don't support the LGBT+ community.
See it if You are very into social justice theatre and want to understand America's issues through real people's stories.
Don't see it if You can't handle the truth!
See it if You are differently able, young, and/or remember what it was like to be a teen.
Don't see it if You can't handle awesome rock music and teen angst.
See it if You want an incredibly fun as well as nostalgic night at the theater.
Don't see it if You feel like the show is only for kids (it's not!)
See it if You want to be entertained as well as moved
Don't see it if You are not a fan of disney shows or you didn't like the movie (if you saw it)
See it if You want to see a group of strong women of color play honest everyday people rather than slaves or criminals.
Don't see it if You rather stick to watching all white cast shows
See it if You want to see a modern musical that will both break and change your heart for the better!
Don't see it if For some reason, you don't want to see a great musical!
See it if You are a fan of any of the actors in the show. You always wanted to experience seeing a sitcom and a play at the same time.
Don't see it if You hope to leave the theater with a profound experience other than having just seen Matthew Perry perform.
See it if You want to see a play that explores the concept of romantic and platonic relationships (both the longing and difficulty of having them).
Don't see it if You're expecting a stereotypical protagonist and/or a typical ending/resolution.
See it if You're interested in seeing/understanding the sacrifices people have to make and how it affects friendships.
Don't see it if You're tired of hearing about American struggles.
See it if You want to see a musical with a variety of characters and music as well as an out of the box, funny and heartwarming story.
Don't see it if You don't like quirky, innovative musicals.
See it if You want to see a great novel come to life onstage.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy amazing lighting.
See it if You are interested in hearing a man's struggle about who both he and his family are, and the concept of America and the "American Dream".
Don't see it if You rather remain ignorant about the unequality and racism in this country.