See it if you like spectacle and dancing and flashy sets and hearing songs you know and love
Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals. Every song the audience recognizes they will laugh. This is a very Contemporary show
See it if you want to see a heartfelt story that will have you laughing and crying back and forth. It's a story about kindness.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy verbatim, interview-based story telling
See it if you like new-age styles of dancing and staging. The choreography and blocking were some of the coolest moments in this show
Don't see it if You like stories with fleshed out ideas and not just token problems thrown in to seem relevant
See it if you love clever, ironic writing, and want to see some amazing representation on a stage. And cmon, Jeanine Tesori music!
Don't see it if You don't like political themes, having mirrors turned back at problems you may be a part of
See it if you want to see a fun adaptation of a movie you love. The added story elements and rewrites tugged my heart at points
Don't see it if you were expecting the new songs to be as great as the originals. They're sadly not.
See it if you love jukebox musicals that work the songs into a story, and you're ready for one crazy ride
Don't see it if you don't like the length of Meatloaf's songs, are more old fashioned in your taste, or just don't want to turn your mind off and have fun
See it if looking for a very straight forward play of a familiar story
Don't see it if you're expecting clever story telling from this famous book. There was a lot of character-to-audience narration that just felt unimaginative
See it if you are looking for a different style of music than you're used to hearing, to hear old stories told in new ways
Don't see it if You prefer classical musical theater, don't like sung-through musicals, don't like too many words spoken to you for exposition
See it if you like good old fashioned comedy with a few classical elements. The performances are top notch and make this show
Don't see it if you don't like crude humor
See it if you like rock style musicals and cult classic style stories. It's very heartfelt but still maintains the essence of the source material
Don't see it if This show is not for young kids please stop bringing five year olds to this show they're going to have a lot of questions later
See it if you enjoy familiar stories with a different take of setting
Don't see it if You're not familiar with Alice In Wonderland, like more classically theatrical music, or don't care for war settings
See it if you are a techie who wants to see some of the most impressive puppetry and technical design ever put on stage.
Don't see it if you want your musical to have good songs. It should have been a play with a score. Whenever Kong is not on stage, it DRAAAAGS.
See it if you like plays with strong characters and relevant dialogue dealing with real issues that poke at real problems.
Don't see it if You can't do straight plays with no intermission. You are left thinking with no definite answers to the questions asked. Reflect on yourself
See it if you love fun music mixed with a seemingly-mismatched but surprisingly fun setting. Tis a fun gay time with all the Shakespearean comedy bits
Don't see it if you can't do jukebox musicals, can't follow old English speaking, or don't like bright silly caricatures.
See it if you like a look at a culture that is not often portrayed on stage, and you like a simple story where not much (in the grand scheme) happens
Don't see it if you prefer spectacles and big exciting musical numbers. The show is quiet and lets you think. Everything and nothing happens.
See it if you enjoy new looks at Shakespeare's works, and enjoy folksy/NOLA jazz music.
Don't see it if you don't like Shaina Taub's indie/folk/jazz style. The ensemble is made up of amateur community groups so don't expect perfection.
See it if you are a Potterhead at heart and love poking fun at the books and films. Also, if you love innovative sets/costumes!
Don't see it if you're not a huge Potter fan, or don't like a silly type of show. They talk fast, it's best if you get what they're talking about.
See it if you like parodies and clever jokes that go into pop culture parodies. If you're a Starkid/TinCanBros fan, you'll be pleased.
Don't see it if you don't like pop culture parody or silly shows that just exist to poke fun at movies and shows
See it if you love amazing choreography, unbelievable performances from Bway royalty AND some lesser known, & you want a good ol gay time ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
Don't see it if you don't want to open your heart and mind to the struggles of LGBTQIA+ youth, which in that case you REALLY need to see it
See it if You like immersive theater and modern looks on historical figures. This is a dance show with modern music and no censors
Don't see it if You don't like standing the whole time, raunchy themes, or drag Queens
See it if you're a into teenage girl dramatic stories, or if you love a good murder mystery with power belting and fun characters
Don't see it if Petty teenage drama is not your thing or if you don't like violence
See it if you are a fan of immersive theater and Greek mythology. You must be ready to participate and play along with the actors.
Don't see it if you are not good at suspending disbelief and you don't like immersive theater or dance theater.
See it if you like minimalism and thoughtful performances with an important message
Don't see it if you have a short attention span or are not willing to listen. There's an important message here and you have to be willing to hear all of it
See it if you just want to get drunk and listen to Jimmy Buffet with little to no substance. The only redeeming moment was a good tap number.
Don't see it if you get offended by fat jokes/abusive relationship jokes, you want respectful audiences,& a show that actually has something of value to say
See it if you are a fan of this older style of musical theater and like to see a nice update for the current time. Feel-good and fun throughout!
Don't see it if you care for more contemporary stories and musical styles and don't care for that ideal musical theatre/showtunes atmosphere.
See it if you are a fan of the film and want to see it set out in a fresh way for the new technology age. Fantastic performances from every actor!
Don't see it if you're not a fan of the simple high school drama formula that we've seen many times, no matter how many variations are added.
See it if you like fully immersive, magical, feel-good shows. The sets, the costumes, the ensemble, the leads. Everything is breathtakingly beautiful!
Don't see it if you can't get over issues with the movie's plot. While I adored this show, and they fixed a bit, parts of the story still make little sense.
See it if you are a fan of RSC and you love their style of show. Or if you just love clever commentary on Shakespeare's work. It's a fun night for all
Don't see it if you don't like improv-type shows, or prefer a more serious setting.
See it if you want to relive the 90s with all the best songs of the era. Amazing powerhouse voices & sexy staging makes for a fun night in the lounge.
Don't see it if you don't like stories about sex and teens. If you like a traditional theatrical space, this is very different.
See it if you love a great score and amazing performances from the whole cast of powerhouses. A thoughtful story about youth and choice.
Don't see it if you're a fan of more linear story based shows and more classic musical theater. This style is very folksy and contemporary.
See it if you are a fan of the novel and the story, enjoying new takes on classic stories. Very innovative in its staging and writing and choreography
Don't see it if you don't like hinted violence or gay undertones. If you don't know the original story, the ensemble casting might also be a bit confusing.
See it if you love immersion. You become a character as you tour the space & learn about these performers' lives. Different experience every time!
Don't see it if you're not willing to learn about a new culture and a new music genre. If you don't like participation, this might be a lot for you.
See it if you want a night at the theater that fills you with pure joy. Even if you've never seen the cartoon, you can still get something out of it.
Don't see it if you look for deep, dramatic, dark tones in a show. This is a feel-good fest with amazing costumes and sets and performances all for joy.
See it if you're a theatre lover and want a night to enjoy many of the amazing highlights of Harold Prince's career. Reminded me why I love theatre.
Don't see it if You're not majorly invested in a lot of different types of musicals. You might be confused if you don't know the context of these songs.
See it if you love sets and costumes and amazing performers. The production quality is outstanding, along with a stellar cast and creative team.
Don't see it if you are die-hard for the film. While keeping a lot, they also changed the story and characters to be a bit more historically accurate.
See it if you're a fan of social commentary that is still relevant today, despite the show being written in a different time.
Don't see it if you can't stand intense torture scenes or blood.
See it if you like plays that deal with intense issues and themes. If you're a lover of art, this show will speak to you.
Don't see it if you're close minded on a lot of issues, or if you don't have a deep appreciation or understanding for the cultures this play focuses on.
See it if you're a fan of the old musical style where everything's jolly and fun and you're ready to have a good time with great sets and choreography
Don't see it if you're more for contemporary musicals where there's deeper plot meaning and the songs are dramatic and intense.
See it if you like different interpretations of Shakespeare, while still keeping with and understanding the original point of the play.
Don't see it if you disagree with any, even minuscule changes to the script.
See it if you like edgy, different musicals, with a lot of new and inventive staging and other technical aspects such as musicians in the ensemble.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of artsy, raunchy performances that don't give a damn about what other people think.
See it if you want a plot centered show with amazing music & great performances from the leads and the amazing ensemble. Tech nerds will love the set.
Don't see it if you don't like the film, or repetition humor doesn't suit you.
See it if you need a family-friendly show for kids. If you're a fan of the book or either movie, this show delivers parts of all of them.
Don't see it if you have really high expectations for what this show could be. I'll admit some parts (chocolate room) were very disappointing for myself.
See it if you have a deep appreciation for music, and/or if you know someone who's served in the armed forces.
Don't see it if you care more about story than the meaning behind the plot. Non-music lovers might be lost on a few of the jokes and messages.
See it if you like operettas that are completely sung through, and intense love stories that are very dramatic in everything that happens.
Don't see it if you aren't a fan of intense dramas such as Les Mis where there's not necessarily a happy ending and there's a lot of intense moments.
See it if you want to laugh and you just want a fun night at the theater that brings you pure joy.
Don't see it if you don't like farce comedies and look for a story with morals and deep meaning to it.
See it if you like beautiful musical scores, amazing performances, and a story that resonates and relates to a lot of our youth today.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of the typical liar revealed plot, or if you're not open to understanding mental health in teens.
See it if you're a lover of art and a fan of Sondheim and his style.
Don't see it if you need a more straight-forward plot that is story based, rather than the message and morals.