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See it if you want a superbly acted, fast-paced, slapstick comedy, filled with metaphor and message.
Don't see it if you like your messages delivered in a straight line. Or you object to the occasional fart joke.
See it if ...in your life you are dealing with dementia and impending death. Heartbreaking but affirming. Sit house rt; exclent set obscured hse left
Don't see it if if you're looking for a frothy comedy or a big musical.
See it if ..to see masterful acting by Sue Jean Kim. Wrenching exploration of gun-generated fear, relevant to all of us, unfortunately.
Don't see it if ..one miscast actor spoils a play for you, or if you can't tolerate loud sounds. Otherwise, it's a must.
See it if ..you loved the film. This production does it justice and then some. Inspiring, balletic cross-cultural meeting of minds. Amazing musicians
Don't see it if ..for some strange reason you don't want to see Tony Shalhoub at his finest. It's not schlocky, but may tug at a heartstring or 2.
See it if ...you are in New York and breathing! Closes in September. The staging is a game-changer. Fun, moving, masterful. One of a kind.
Don't see it if ...you hate musicals.
See it if ...you want to see a revue of Broadway songs over the decades, performed exquisitely. Best Send in the Clowns I've seen. Wonderful choreo.
Don't see it if ...you want a play with a plot.
See it if ...you want a fun evening, and insights into the true story of a feisty, sexy older widow. Terrific, hummable music, fun choreography.
Don't see it if ...you're looking for something weighty.
See it if ...you are interested in exploring the multiple causes of the pipeline-to-prison phenomenon thoughtfully - without pat answers. Fine acting!
Don't see it if ...you're looking for something light and bubbly.
See it if You like intriguing psychological dramas constructed out of puzzle pieces that the viewer must put together. The set design is breathtaking!
Don't see it if You prefer straight-line play construction.
See it if You want to laugh until your sides ache. Adam Pascal belting his heart out while lying on his back in a ... Oops, almost gave it away. FUN!
Don't see it if Your idea of a fun night at the theater is a 12-hour Chekhov marathon.
See it if you love Judy Holliday and fine acting and singing. This is not a juke-box musical. It is a thought-provoking biographical piece with music
Don't see it if you want a kick-up-your-heels jukebox musical.
See it if ..you think M/for/M is not one of your favorite Shakespeare plays. This refreshing approach tightens up the plot without changing text.
Don't see it if ..you think Shakespeare must always be performed in the traditional classical style.
See it if ..you are a little homophobic (will challenge) or not (will enlighten, touch and, given current climate, frighten). Either way, required!
Don't see it if See it! It's important.
See it if you love immersive musical drama in an intimate setting. Sit close; the lighting is awful. Order pie, arrive 40 min early. Don't miss it!!
Don't see it if if you want something light. But even so, seriously, just gird your loins and go! Despite dim lighting, this was my ultimate ST experience.
See it if ...you are curious to see lost plays by a deaf Irish female playwright of the early 20th century, beautifully performed.
Don't see it if ...you're looking for a musical or a familiar classic.
See it if ...you want to explore serious topics and watch people wrestle with hard life choices. Acting was fine.
Don't see it if ...you want something light.
See it if ...you like to try to parse out reality from fantasy, and enjoy some fine acting along the way. Celia Keenan-Bolger, Anita Gillette!
Don't see it if ...you like your plots grounded in realism, told in a straight line.
See it if You like new works by emerging playwrights. Fine acting by an ensemble cast. Off-beat, thought-provoking approach to serious life issues.
Don't see it if You need your stories told in a straight line and can't deal with time jumps and symbolism.
See it if No if about it. See Mark Rylance every chance you get. Fun play - quirky, episodic - draw a moral from it or don't. Up to you.
Don't see it if You need a play to have a start-to-finish narrative and obvious moral.