See it if You like a well-constructed farce with consistently-themed satire of social conventions, a brilliant cast, and gorgeous sets.
Don't see it if You prefer more dramatic fare, or don't want to suspend disbelief too far.
See it if You enjoy New York history, fun anecdotes, and Jewish humor.
Don't see it if If you're not a fan of one-man shows, I'd still give this a try. But if you're not interested in the things listed above, pass.
See it if This is musical comfort food. It's not a standout, but it's pleasant and fun. If you just want an easy, enjoyable show, this is for you.
Don't see it if If you're looking for something more substantive than musical comfort food.
See it if This is a pleasant evening of Christmas songs, well sung, with a bit of connective tissue. Good voices, and entertaining sections.
Don't see it if The connective tissue was rather weak, and the evening had no momentum. Better probably to approach this as a concert rather than theater.
See it if You know and love the songs -- they are very well performed.
Don't see it if The pacing is wonky, and some of the actors dropped a lot of lines. There's one performance remaining, so this review won't matter anyway.
See it if You want to hear a charming classical score. The music is lovely, and wonderfully sung, especially by Melissa Errico and John Cudia.
Don't see it if You hold plot to be paramount. The book has always been rather clunky, and I think the revisions made in this production weaken it.
See it if You're in for a hilarious tragedy with phenomenal singing, and some rather meta moments in Act II.
Don't see it if If, as Don Sebastian says in Act II, "you come for a story!" The story takes a backseat here to the character and the observations.
See it if You want a lighthearted traditional musical comedy with some good dancing, a few pleasant tunes, and a lot of laughs.
Don't see it if You're looking for well-developed characters or an interesting story.
See it if You like big stories, period pieces, and interesting music.
Don't see it if You're looking for pleasant tunes or a lighthearted evening.
See it if It basically lived up to the hype, so if you've given into the hype... Do I really need to be writing this review?
Don't see it if If you didn't like the cast album which I'm sure you've heard because it's everywhere.
See it if Chicago is, I think, the best of the long-running warhorses. It is witty, well-written, and still holds up after all these years.
Don't see it if If you don't like dark humor, this may not be for you.
See it if This is a fun show with a predictable plot but not a bad one. It has many great songs, and while not revolutionary, is worth seeing.
Don't see it if Don't see this if you don't think you'll like it. This show is pretty much what you expect, so your first impression is probably right.
See it if This is an entertaining enough children's show with good production values and pleasant enough music.
Don't see it if This show fails to commit to a tone, and fails to build tension. If you want plot-based drama or compelling characters, this is not for you.
See it if This show runs the full gamut of emotions, and ends on an uplifting note. It's tearjerking and heartwarming in all the best ways.
Don't see it if You want a more conventional story-driven show, or something more unambiguously light.
See it if You want broad, almost cartoon-esque comedy back to front, great tunes, and amazing design elements.
Don't see it if You're interested in a more developed plot, or something serious, or even a light comedy. This is a broad farce through and through.
See it if You love Fiddler, and want to see it in Yiddish. This is the show you know and love, so you probably know if you loveit.
Don't see it if Pass this over if surtitles are a problem for you, or you're not fond of Fiddler to begin with.
See it if You likr My Fair Lady or other classic shows. This is a stunning and brilliant interpretation of one of the most iconic musicals ever.
Don't see it if It's dialogue heavy, with long conversations about English class structure and social politics. That could bog it for some. I loved it.
See it if You want to see a heart-wrenching and heart-warming story about the experience of veterans coming back home, and with a great swing score.
Don't see it if You don't like big band swing music or stories that alternate too much between upbeat and downbeat.
See it if You like great technical stage effects and lots of verbal humor and some slapstick.
Don't see it if You're looking for good individual songs or are not into lighthearted comedy.
See it if See this show if you like great orchestral music, and a thrilling film noir-esque atmosphere. It is grim, but quite humorous and clever.
Don't see it if If you're not a fan of big ballads, you might not like this show. It is also pretty heavy, so if you like lighthearted shows, skip this one/