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See it if You want to be transported to a total world: Michael Arden & Co. have created nothing short of magic and you will cry for 1.5 hours.
Don't see it if You wish the magic could last for longer than the run time. (And you might trail sand out the door with you.)
See it if You want a tender meditation on life/ goodness; virtuosic actor-musicians with the sort of presence I've rarely seen on stage before.
Don't see it if You prefer stories with a clear central conflict/a defined arc—this is more vignettes of a handful of lives that leave you itching for more.
See it if For a richly realized world populated with underrepresented voices giving Shakespeare's text a fresh new resonance and approachability.
Don't see it if You prefer a traditional production. And some of the acting is inconsistent (some characters really hammed it up while others didn't)
See it if For Borle--he shines. No Wilder pathos, but what a continually delightful man all on his own.
Don't see it if You want to preserve your childhood because this will quash it with Badness.
See it if you want to leave the theater with an itch to do MORE with yourself, regardless of what that might be.
Don't see it if you can't keep up with fast-paced, through-sung shows? Because this will grab you by the collar and not let go.
See it if a night of repartee and introspection are your speed. There are lofty topics that are discussed, but they're grounded with humor.
Don't see it if taking a deep dive into history and religion isn't your cup of tea (the title should let you know what you're in for).
See it if You enjoy keeping pace with dense lyrics and are excited about seeing diverse faces doing new work.
Don't see it if Abstract concepts, overlapping/repeating/oftentimes aggressive vocals, experimental work isn't your cup of tea.
See it if Clive Owen is wonderful, but Jin Ha. Jin. Ha. I'm still in knots; what an //incredible// Bway debut after a historic Hamilton Chicago run.
Don't see it if You don't want to see //too much// of your actors, because there are two scenes of partial/full nudity if you're not prepared for that.
See it if You enjoy nontraditional dance/theater pieces and the two performers involved.
Don't see it if You need a clear narrative to follow in order to be satisfied. This isn't it. And if sports aren't your thing, you'll be lost as well.
See it if You want to feel your heart grow a few sizes and aren't afraid of being the victim of Surprise Tears.
Don't see it if You're looking for a cerebral night out. It's great fun and full of heart, but you won't leave with gnawing questions.
See it if you're a fan of any number of Hal's shows and appreciate some great renditions of theater canon from a stellar cast
Don't see it if you're not a fan of revues. There's very little story to connect each transition from greatest hit to greatest hit.
See it if the film was a childhood favourite and you're eager to see it translated onstage with stunning new song additions.
Don't see it if projections-as-a-primary-scenic-design element are distracting to you: some make for an enchanting scene, but most are distracting.