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See it if You love Katie Thompson and her music, or small, concept Musicals with funny, clever lyrics and catchy tunes. Amazing voices!
Don't see it if You need a meatier plot. It’s pretty much a conceptual concert of Katie Thompson’s music. It’s really good! But the plot is not fleshed out.
See it if You enjoy smaller, well-done productions of larger shows! The show is great, clean and well-produced, albeit on a small budget.
Don't see it if You want a big broadway musical, or a drama.
See it if You enjoy small-scale, cleanly produced, and affecting musicals!
Don't see it if You are interested in a pure drama, or are interested in pure spectacle.
See it if You have kids, LOVE the tv show, or are interested in an uplifting funny show with awesome music and production value! Really a fun night.
Don't see it if You are turned off by optimism, the tv show, or pop/rock musical theater. It will probably make you smile though!
See it if You're a Disney/classical music fan and you're into a funny, short, interesting play! I loved it.
Don't see it if You've never heard of Disney, Stravinsky or Fantasia! If you want a musical or spectacle, head on over to Broadway!
See it if You enjoy one-woman shows or you're interested in a quaint, lovely story that is often funny, often sad, and often touching.
Don't see it if You need a spectacle or high-drama or a a laugh-out-loud comedy. This show is simple and sweet with a backbone of truth and humanity.
See it if You adore old musicals! This is an exquisite production of an oldie, but goodie. I couldn't stop smiling the whole way through!
Don't see it if You really don't like old style musicals. This is as "golden age" as broadway gets!
See it if You have kids, or you just want to have a fun time with some truly AMAZING bubble demos!
Don't see it if You have a fear of bubbles. Because there are literally a GAZILLION bubbles onstage and I'm the audience.
See it if You have small children and they love animals! The show is really cute! I saw it in previews, and they still had some bugs to work out!
Don't see it if You want a fully polished show for BOTH adults and kids. The kids will love it no matter what though.
See it if You reside politically the left, and you're in the mood for an awesome night of "Forbidden Broadway" style parody.
Don't see it if You're more on the right, and you are not interested in biting satire. The show is exquisitely performed and written, but might offend you!
See it if You want to LAUGH. I honestly haven't laughed so hard in a theater for a long time.
Don't see it if You want a drama or something that will make you think. This is pure, unadulterated farce at its most ridiculous.
See it if You love opera or operettas. It's a fun musical comedy with an excellent cast, and fun witty lyrics.
Don't see it if You need drama or hard-hitting ideas. Although this musical is relevant and immediate, the overall tone is light and fun.
See it if You love musical theatre. It's an amazingly well-crafted and masterful piece. Honestly one of the best things I've ever seen.
Don't see it if You're vehemently opposed to hip-hop. It's a hip-hop musical, but it is written for everyone. Honestly, just go see it.
See it if You have kids and they're interested in how stuff works! It's a delightful little show for kids and families.
Don't see it if You want a play, musical, or fiction piece of any kind. This is a demo show, and it succeeds.
See it if You like stunningly good acting, classical texts, or immediate, resonant themes. Excellent production with a powerhouse cast. Spectacular.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy Shakespeare. But even if you don't, you should see it anyway. If anything, it will make a Shakespeare lover out of you.
See it if You've never seen it before and you love the Four Seasons. It's a great show with a lovely book. Great current cast too!
Don't see it if You don't like jukebox musicals and/or the 'Four Seasons sound'. However, it's always worth it to see a Tony-winner.
See it if You need a refreshingly intelligent play with relevant themes and a superb cast. Very well done.
Don't see it if You need a spectacle. This play is dialogue-heavy and it thrives on wit, intelligence and truthful acting.
See it if You really enjoy creative theater with more-than-creative music production.
Don't see it if You're interested in a show with a linear storyline or a musical.
See it if You LOVE creative theater and unconventional storytelling. It's a masterpiece of creative soundscapes and engaging storytelling.
Don't see it if You want a show that's fluffy and fun. This is an intense, absorbing and engaging piece of creative theater. It will make you think.
See it if You love off-the-wall, creative and hilarious theatre. The actor are incredible and the writing is sharp and witty, yet never cloying.
Don't see it if You want something that explores modern social issues or deals with heavy-handed subject matter. This show is light, yet very poignant.
See it if You have never seen it before. It's a classic of musical theater. There is a reason that it has been running for so long.
Don't see it if You are not enchanted by British mega-musicals. Phantom has a lush score, a lavish design and sweeping romantic themes.
See it if You love shakespeare and you love to laugh. Also if you love classic musical comedy and a good production number!
Don't see it if You're in the mood for something more thought provoking that will make you consider important issues.
See it if you love the show! It's a modern classic, and even though we all know the jokes, it's still a lovely night out.
Don't see it if you are offended easily. This show pokes fun at every demographic and asks us to laugh at ourselves often.
See it if you love original musicals with inventive staging. The performances were just delightful and the staging and music are new and unique.
Don't see it if you are annoyed by optimistic themes and bluegrass.
See it if you need a dose of passion, masterful acting and an important and immediate story.
Don't see it if you do not wish to be challenged and inspired about important issues.
See it if You love fiddler, and you’d like to see a wonderful, minimalist version in Yiddish. The cast is great, and the staging is clever and nuanced
Don't see it if If you’re not a fan of reading supertitles, perhaps skip this one.
See it if You are a fan of perfectly produced, big broadway musicals from the past. It is the perfect carousel.
Don't see it if You don’t like watching ballet, as there is a lot in this show.
See it if You LOVE the era, and you’re not too hung up on having an amazing story.
Don't see it if You want more depth in storytelling, or if you want a big-budget spectacle.
See it if strange, avant-garde theatre is your thing.
Don't see it if You like linear, understandable theater. It honestly was too confusing and “artsy” to be enjoyable by me. The actors are talented though.
See it if You enjoy well-done movement pieces focusing on serious issues. The women do an amazing job, and the show is wonderful.
Don't see it if You enjoy pure musicals, or you're interested in something more fluffy.
See it if You LOVE new and exciting theater! The story is told in a new way, and the staging is so immersive! It's new, and it's marvelous.
Don't see it if You want to stick to a traditional form of storytelling. This is anything but conventional, but it truly is a wonderful show.
See it if You love to get your drink on! This is a fun, quirky musical about alcohol's origins. It's extremely well crafted, much like the cocktails!
Don't see it if You struggle with alcohol, or you just don't like to drink (no shame). This show is all about the drinks, but it's a lot of fun too.
See it if You're a fan of political and social drama. This is a hard hitting and often funny play about the most unlikely collaboration in history.
Don't see it if You want a musical, or if thick accents and political intrigue annoy you. This play will affect most everyone. It's a vital play to see.
See it if You love historical musicals, and have a love of the Yiddish language! It's a solid sung-through musical about the immigrant experience!
Don't see it if You're interested in a linear plot, fluffy material, or a show that is sung in English (although there are supertitles!)
See it if You want a HUGE mega-musical experience. This gritty new production uses a realistic set, some new lyrics and an all-star cast. Amazing.
Don't see it if You want something intimate or fluffy. This show is big, bold, intense, and worth it.
See it if You want to see some amazing dramatic acting in an intense, beautiful, and often humorous story of redemption and forgiveness.
Don't see it if You want to see something without substance. This show will certainly make you think and reconsider how you view things.
See it if You really enjoy physical theatre. It's a good show with solid writing that tells its story well.
Don't see it if You're interested in spectacle or pure naturalism. It's a show with combat, clowning and physical comedy, but with a very true heart.
See it if You're a Chekhov fan, or if you love to participate in the show! It's a delightful night of booze, Vanya and Cards Against Humanity.
Don't see it if You don't drink, or if you've find base humor offensive. It's not for the faint of heart, but it's a wonderful show, skillfully performed.
See it if You are a fan of profound, funny, exquisitely executed musical theater that relies on heart and storytelling more than spectacle. A gem. <3
Don't see it if You need more of a spectacle, or if you are not interested in diving into serious themes of love, family, and loss.
See it if You're huge fan of magic, excellent storytelling and beautiful staging. The show is smart, mind-blowing, and unique. I adored it.
Don't see it if You are not a fan of magic, or if you need to bring kids. There is some adult language, so it might not be appropriate for children.
See it if You love Hamilton/Musical Theatre in general. This show makes fun of all eras of musicals, so nobody is left out!
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of parody and/or you know nothing about musicals. Enjoyment of the show is dependent on prior knowledge.
See it if You love circus skills and dance, and you don't really need a strong storyline too much. It's an incredible show of skill.
Don't see it if You crave a heavy-hitting drama or musical. This show is FUN and wild, yet the narrative isn't the focal point.
See it if You love a good classic. It has been running in NY for over 50 years for a good reason. It is a delightful show that always makes me smile.
Don't see it if You're into a spectacle. The show is lovely and intimate. This production is simple, but it is one of the most truthful musicals out there
See it if You're a fan of James Cagney, and if you love tap and biographical musicals. It' a lighter show, but a fun one.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of production numbers, and you want to see something really deep and thought-provoking.
See it if You love big dance shows that make you think. Also, if you are a fan of MT history, this is a MUST SEE.
Don't see it if you hate tap. This show is full of awesome tap numbers. If you aren't a fan of classic MT music and themes, maybe find something else.
See it if you love to laugh at raunchy, off-beat, absolutely side-splitting humor. It's pure commedia del'arte for the modern audience.
Don't see it if You are easy offended. This show picks fun at everyone of all creeds, beliefs and cultures.
See it if you enjoy immersive, engaging, charming and ultimately important theatre.
Don't see it if you're looking to see a "song and dance" musical. Fun Home exists more as a play with music that springs from the conflict of the story.
See it if You enjoy fresh revivals. The new production is exquisitely designed, and the themes that it explores are more immediate than ever.
Don't see it if You are not an R&H fan. The production is lavish and big, but if the music style does not suit you, it may not be the best choice.
See it if you're a Harry Potter nerd and you love SNL and sketch comedy.
Don't see it if you're a Slytherin.
See it if You like inventive staging, an engaging stoy, and terrific acting.
Don't see it if You are expecting a musical or "spectacular" style show.