See it if You like Spongebob and/or have a kid to take. The best sets, costumes, lighting since Lion King. Terrific choreography and direction. Fun!
Don't see it if you only like serious plays and deeper musicals.
See it if You could watch Mark Rylance read a phone book. He is the main reason to go but it is also beautifully staged and interesting historically.
Don't see it if You neither like hysterically funny nor historical plays.
See it if You want to see an unusual Broadway show. It’s innovative and brilliantly cast. And it’s fun! Very different from its original production.
Don't see it if You only like non musical theatre.
See it if you want to see a very different musical. It’s humorous, funny and poignant. Great acting. Yazbek’s score is his best.
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals or you only like classic musicals such as My Fair Lady. This is very different and wonderful.
See it if if you are interested in seeing a more contemporary M Butterfly. Hwang has reconceived his play. Interesting but direction is problematic.
Don't see it if you loved the original and want to relive that. You will be very disappointed!
See it if Not quite as entertaining as the company’s Sense and Sensibility and a bit over the top, it’s still a super fun evening.
Don't see it if You do not appreciate “messing with the classics”. It is wacky and silly but very clever.
See it if It is amusing if your politics are liberal and esp. if you like Michael Moore. Beware, however, the show runs 2:30 with no intermission.
Don't see it if If your politics are conservative, if you like Donald Trump and even if you don't like him, stay home.
See it if You love Sweeney Todd. Even if you don't, you might never have as much fun at the theatre as you will experiencing this unique production
Don't see it if You want nothing to do with Mr. Todd..
See it if If you have a tween or teenager to accompany you. It is a formulaic musical but intelligent and has an appealing heroine to root for.
Don't see it if You don't care for traditional old fashioned musicals, but if you have a young one to accompany you, she might really love you for it!
See it if If you want to see a totally entertaining, hilarious, down right dirty show with good music, clever lyrics.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals, you don't like silly and you do not like off color humor.
See it if You like slapstick. It's British and hilarious but unfortunately Act II becomes tiresome. Still funny but it's too much of a good thing.
Don't see it if You don't like slapstick.
See it if You are taking children of all ages. It is fun and Christian Boyle as Willy Wonka is as good as ever. Great sets.
Don't see it if If you don't have a child to take or unless you are a child at heart.
See it if You are most interested in current world affairs, namely Israel/Palestinian affairs. It is fascinating theatre and so beautifully produced.
Don't see it if You do not wish to see a serious political drama. It is also quite long but worth it.
See it if You have a tweenage child to take. Mine loved it. It is fresh and sweet and has a happy ending!
Don't see it if You are choosing to see a musical with a good score and choreography. If you loved the movie, this is very disappointing.
See it if You love theatre. Allison Janney and Corey Hawkins blew me away. The direction was flawless and very funny!
Don't see it if Do see it, no reason not to.
See it if If you are a fan of Arthur Miller and Tony Shaloub. His performance alone is worth seeing.
Don't see it if You are not into Miller. It is not one of his best plays.
See it if A most thrilling theatrical experience, Not to be missed by any theatre lover. Amazing direction, set design and phenomenal performance.
Don't see it if If you only enjoy light comedy and musicals.
See it if Nick Cordero, the lead, is a fairly new name on Bdwy and completely commands the stage. Good set, Good dancing, good story.....fun evening!
Don't see it if You are hoping to see a serious, edgy story about growing up in the Bronx Italiano!
See it if You love the play. The staging is great as is most of the acting. Unfortunately Liev Schreiber is completely miscast.
Don't see it if You have seen the original and have certain expectations for Le Vicomte de Valmont (in this production Liev Schreiber).
See it if You want to have a tremendous amount of fun. It may be War and Peace Light but it is a hugely theatrical piece of theatre.
Don't see it if You want to see serious theatre.
See it if You enjoy an old fashioned musical. A catalogue of Irving Berlin music, terrific dancing, wonderful singing,
Don't see it if The above is not your thing.
See it if If you want to see Mary Louise Parker who is terrific, as is Denis Arendt. The play was ordinary, funny at times but didn't hold my interes
Don't see it if You like plays you can get your teeth into.
See it if You love and appreciate the multitalented John Lithgow. This is his personal story and he tells it so well
Don't see it if you do not like one man shows.
See it if it won best play awards in London which greatly influences your decision. I was disappointed with both plot and characters, tho well acted.
Don't see it if You want to see a play that is thrilling and riveting.
See it if You enjoy the contemporary political scene in DC. It is light, mildly entertaining and fun enough to watch. Blair Brown is terrific.
Don't see it if you expect to expect to see Uma Thurman giving a great performance or anything resembling House of Cards!
See it if you are interested in the stock market scandals in the 80s. It’s a great production and beautifully acted, easy to follow.
Don't see it if you have no interest in the stock market.
See it if I was wowed by this one man show. Richard Hoehler interwove poetry with some classic music theatre and movement in his one act play. Great
Don't see it if If you do not like one act plays, though I usually don’t either. This has social value tho not preachy at all.
See it if You want to see a pretty good history of a lot of great shows, all of which were directed by Hal Prince. Good entertainment!
Don't see it if You are not at all interested in the career of Hal Prince nor do you care for Broadway musicals.
See it if This is a great 4 character play, two with a physical disability and 2 their caretakers and their relationships. Great looking.
Don't see it if You don't want to see a play about people with severe disabilities, though the writer doesn't make you feel sorry for them.
See it if If you are mainly interested in swing dancing which is terrific in this 30s musical.
Don't see it if If you are looking for a strong story in a musical. Fair book and music.
See it if Very amusing and fun show with tremendous acting and great staging. Short and sweet.
Don't see it if If you are looking for serious theatre, skip it. It is a piece of fluff!
See it if You enjoy a good musical which is intelligent and has an edge. Good book, Great second act. Amazing helicopter scene.
Don't see it if You would rather see great music, comedy and dancing in a musical.
See it if You are interested in early Yiddish theatre..it's edgy and provocative especially in the 1920s New York. Beautifully staged.
Don't see it if You have no interest in Yiddish theatre.
See it if You enjoy great musicals. This was a joy from beginning to end. Bette Midler was beyond great and I am not a nut over her.
Don't see it if You don't like musical theatre; however you may be surprised. It is perfection.
See it if You want to be completely absorbed in a great family drama with great actors esp Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon. You will be blown away.
Don't see it if If you don't wish to be all caught up in an emotional family drama.
See it if You like farce and led by Kevin Kline who is rarely seen. Perfectly staged and very funny. Kate Burton and Kristine Nielson are terrific
Don't see it if You don't care for Noel Coward or farces.
See it if A different version of this play. It is a different take of Laura's disability. Both the narrator and gentleman caller's performances are
Don't see it if If you are a Tennessee William's purist.
See it if Extremely well staged and acted. Well told story that keeps you involved
Don't see it if You are expecting to be tremendously moved as some critics felt. It was very enjoyable but I expected more.
See it if You want to see a truly great performance of Norma Diamond. She played the same role 20 years ago. She is now the right age and splendid
Don't see it if You do not care to see another Lloyd Webber revival. There is nothing else to see here but Glenn Close.
See it if Great directing and writing. Wonderful characters. A must see for August Wilson devotees.
Don't see it if I had such high expectations for Jitney that it was a let down. I felt there was too much needless banter esp early on.
See it if Excellent revival of a show that could be labeled dated but is done so beautifully in a minimalistic way that it resounds with you.
Don't see it if If you are not interested in the topic of the book of the musical.
See it if Brilliant absorbing play set in Reading, PA dealing with class and jobs. Sound familiar? great acting and direction.
Don't see it if If you prefer comedy and light plays/musicals.
See it if Stephen Karam, who wrote The Humans, has adapted this classic and pared it down. If you are interesting in set design, go see it!
Don't see it if You are a Chekhov purist.
See it if You like very wacky, crazy comedy. Two talented actors who have a fast, crazy routine which has much of the audience laughing. Not me.
Don't see it if You don't like slapstick.
See it if A most unusual and fascinating evening of immersive theatre originally staged in London. Brilliant performance by Simon McBurney.
Don't see it if You like classic plays/musicals or you are uncomfortable using earphones.