See it if you want to watch the life of Jesus unfold before you in this moving, verbatim dramatization of the Gospel of John by a consummate actor.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy solo-performances, a minimal set, or the subject matter which is essentially a Christian scripture with theology and dogma.
See it if you want to see touching life vignettes from birth to death showing the commonalities in the human experience across race, gender, etc.
Don't see it if you prefer more linear plots as this show could easily be confusing to some audiences. The play does have some tedious, drawn-out moments.
See it if you like farcical parodies and a young, energetic, talented cast with great voices, great costumes, gender fluidity, and lots of fun.
Don't see it if you prefer something more serious or a little more continuity in the "plot" (if indeed there is a plot) or something a bit less raunchy.
See it if you want to see a talented, energetic, young cast sing and dance their way through a creative variation of the Biblical creation story.
Don't see it if you're easily offended by comedic religious spoofs or you're expecting a production with an absorbing plot and more than minimal staging.
See it if you enjoy silly, farcical shows with a very talented cast singing and dancing their way through a fun musical. Staging is excellent.
Don't see it if you're looking for something serious or thought-provoking as this is just silly, farcical, playful theater with some crude language.
See it if you want to see a relevant show about relationships and mid-life crisis which is alternately funny and yet very serious.
Don't see it if you are not comfortable with nudity, raunchiness, foul language, or some predictability in the plot.
See it if you'd like a good cast delivering a narrative about rape and the impact of rape not only on the person raped but on everyone in the family.
Don't see it if you're expecting a real "show don't tell" play instead of a narrative by a storyteller who is admittedly a writer and not an actress.
See it if you want to hear absorbing, thought-provoking, intelligent, funny insights about religions in a one-person show utilizing rap and videos.
Don't see it if you don't like rap, one-person shows analyses of profiles of religious people, or scientific ideas challenging the dogmas of religions.
See it if you want to see an excellent, emotionally moving performance by Marc Christopher as the lonely creature who has no one in his life.
Don't see it if you're expecting any real chemistry in the romantic scenes or consistently good singing or any kind of connection between the performers.
See it if you want to watch a funny, talented, improvisational cast sing and dance their way through an online dating app as an experimenting catfish.
Don't see it if you're turned off by vulgar language, catfishing (some may think that it's cruel to post fictitious profiles), or improv with the audience.
See it if you enjoy well-acted plays that provide in-depth character studies in situations that are relevant in any time period - relationships, etc.
Don't see it if you prefer upbeat, happy plays because every character in this play is discontented with life for one reason or another.Hence, "Life Sucks".
See it if you want to see an energetic, talented cast sing and dance their way through thought-provoking gay/lesbian issues with a satirical touch.
Don't see it if you're expecting depth or are not comfortable with same-sex relationships. This is a simplistic, somewhat predictable show with stereotypes.
See it if you want to see a biting satire on televangelists that questions the authorship of Biblical passages while poking fun at selected "dogmas".
Don't see it if you believe that the Bible is the "Word of God", as this play will most likely offend you, OR you do not find humor in jokes about religion.
See it if you enjoy cleverly written, thought-provoking plays that make one reflect deeply on the nature of time, reality, and one's mortality.
Don't see it if you can't deal with a non-linear plot, lots of strobe lights, and non-causality perspectives that make one think outside of the box.
See it if you want to see a very talented cast presenting verbatim the Book of Revelation with creativity, great music, and absorbing choreography.
Don't see it if you're not into the Book of Revelation, a cryptic text that has a wide range of interpretations. Lyrics are hard to understand at times.
See it if you want to see a fast moving play with great acting that absorbs your attention with its clever, often surprising plot twists.
Don't see it if if the subject of death and ghosts combined with scary sound effects and visuals is disturbing to you.
See it if you like Cher (first and foremost), great dancing, great singing, and exquisite costumes with multiple sets. Cast is excellent. Good story.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of Cher or you don't like Las Vegas style extravaganzas.
See it if you want to hear an awesome musical score, a great story (based on Shaw's Pygmalion) and excellent singing, dancing, and acting.
Don't see it if you're not into revivals and want to see something original or you don't like musicals or Professor Higgins' attitude towards women.
See it if you want to see an enthusiastic, energized cast giving it their all in a zany rendition of "history" with obvious liberties taken.
Don't see it if you're expecting something profound and well-staged as opposed to this campy, sometimes clever, sometimes flat low-budget production.
See it if you like Caribbean calypso-style singing and dancing intertwined with a fantasy folk story.The cast is very talented, energetic, and upbeat.
Don't see it if you don't like sad endings, fantasy stories, or scenes emphasizing class distinctions.
See it if you enjoy jukebox musicals with Donna Summer hit songs. The cast is very talented and the audience was really rockin' and rollin'.
Don't see it if you're expecting an insightful biographical story about the life of Donna Summer OR you don't like the disco music of Donna Summer.
See it if you want a broad overview about how Broadway shows are produced by listening to experienced producers who answer all questions. that arise.
Don't see it if you're expecting a structured session with really detailed information on exactly what steps must be taken to produce a Broadway show.
See it if you want insights into the lives of the hearing-impaired with very good acting and good staging.
Don't see it if you don't want to see a dated production that is not as relevant as the original OR you don't want to do a lot of reading of surtitles.
See it if you're interested in exploring the impact of school shootings on survivors in addition to a number of other related and unrelated issues.
Don't see it if you can't deal with a slow-moving, unconvincing, unfocused play with nonessential tangential detours that do nothing but distract.
See it if you want to experience a multi-sensory happening that includes art, Irish music, and dance woven together with delightful story-telling.
Don't see it if you prefer more traditional theater and are not receptive to an exceptionally creative, unique, once-in-a-lifetime, absorbing happening.
See it if you are interested in a well-acted series of short plays on various aspects of mental illnesses including how people react to them.
Don't see it if you're offended by nudity or if the various mental illnesses will trigger something in your own psyche during this lengthy 2+ hour show.
See it if you enjoy thought-provoking, provocative dramas that touch on important issues related to sexuality, race, and power in relationships.
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with (homo)sexuality themes, nudity, slavery, farcical attempts at relationship therapy, and racial issues.
See it if you appreciate great acting and a creative Harold Pinter approach to viewing extramarital affairs in reverse order starting in the present.
Don't see it if you're expecting a fast-moving play with some action. This play is all verbal with minimal movement and passionless interactions.
See it if you want to see a dazzling extravaganza with excellent singing and dancing. The staging is awesome in this mesmerizing den of iniquity.
Don't see it if you're expecting any depth in the story line or chemistry between the two lead characters as they sing AT each other as if they were objects
See it if you want to hear thought-provoking, intelligent, funny insights into climate change in a one-person show utilizing rap and videos.
Don't see it if you don't like rap, one-person shows, or are just not interested in exploring all issues related to climate change.
See it if you would enjoy an entertaining, personable performer with impressive skills as a mentalist with psychological insights into people.
Don't see it if you're expecting a dazzling magic show as this is more about "mind reading" and interactions with the audience.
See it if you want an in-depth understanding of fundamentalist Catholicism with a focus on political and social issues related to that belief system.
Don't see it if you're expecting a meaningful plot or if you don't enjoy endless long-winded debates between conservatives on social/political issues.
See it if you enjoy creative, well-acted, nicely-staged, funny shows that provide a clever look at women in history and raise good feminist issues.
Don't see it if you can't deal with a play that starts off well but goes somewhat downhill as the show progresses and culminates with a disjointed final act
See it if you want to see a very well-acted, engaging, funny, REAL one-woman semi-autobiographical show about sexual development leading to maturity.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy one-person shows or aren't interesting in female perspectives or are prudish regarding descriptions of sexual encounters.
See it if you want to be absorbed into a well-acted, thought-provoking, one-person show about a young white fellow surviving at Riker's Island.
Don't see it if you're looking for light entertainment or don't want to hear about the horrors and injustices endemic to the penal system on Riker's Island.
See it if you want to see an intense, thought-provoking drama about the plight of gays in many African nations due to Christian fundamentalism.
Don't see it if you don't want to see gay-themed dramas in which Christian fundamentalism is portrayed in a troubling manner or you prefer a faster pace.
See it if you want to see a fantastic SPECTACLE as the staging of this familiar story is truly incredible with the unforgettable King Kong puppetry.
Don't see it if you want to see great acting, memorable music, interesting choreography, or an absorbing plot. Volume and strobe lights are annoying.
See it if you want to see a hilarious updated version of the movie with a Tony-award-winning performance by Santino Fontano as Tootsie. Really great!
Don't see it if you didn't like the movie, prefer drama, or simply aren't interested in shows with the leading character being a man passing off as a woman.
See it if you want to see a fast-moving, thought-provoking rendition of this classic work with an excellent two-character cast and creative staging.
Don't see it if you prefer a large cast and Broadway-style staging or you are uncomfortable with violence and thought-provoking ventures into the evil side.
See it if you want to see excellent acting by the awesome cast of Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen, and Julie White. Their expressions are unforgettable.
Don't see it if you're expecting a coherent plot or are turned off by fart and penis jokes on a gruesome set filled with corpses whose body parts come off.
See it if you're a Motown lover who enjoys a jukebox musical featuring great singing and choreography with the songs of the Temptations.
Don't see it if you're either not a fan of jukebox musicals or Motown and the Temptations. Also, with five main characters, it's difficult to provide depth.
See it if you really like Andy Karl, as I do, and/or you really loved the movie. The acting and singing is very good.
Don't see it if you're looking for more than a faithful reproduction of the movie without the character development that would make the plot more believable
See it if you want to see a very talented, energetic cast of pretty girls and boys singing and dancing their hearts out. Constant activity.
Don't see it if you want even a slightly thought-provoking plot and don't mind hyperactive high school kids screaming out their songs throughout the show.
See it if you have kids and want to see a very talented cast perform with great singing, great dancing, and great special effects.
Don't see it if you're expecting more than a superficial plot geared to an audience of kids.
See it if you're drawn to an interesting take on the chess game of life with a talented cast highlighting pressures during the cold war period.
Don't see it if you don't like overly long performances with forgettable songs and background music that drowns out the vocalists. Romantic attempts fail.
See it if you want an intelligent, engaging tour of the Met by a guide with a fascinating knowledge of both the theater and art.
Don't see it if you're not interested in theater insights as reflected in art works ranging from ancient Greece through modern/contemporary art.
See it if you enjoy watching a talented cast singing and dancing its way through the Scheherezade story with modern day parallels (9/11, Palestine).
Don't see it if you can't deal with a confusing, scattered "plot" with a weak dialogue, unusual staging, curious choreography, and an unclear purpose.
See it if you're open to a relaxing, decadent, mindless, silly musical based on Jimmy Buffett's songs around which a so-called plot evolves. Lively !
Don't see it if you can't put your mind on hold and enjoy a low-brow, hokey, simplistic decadence that's really a jukebox musical of Jimmy Buffet songs.
See it if you want to see an emotionally moving play about the inter-generational relationships of a Jewish immigrant family relevant to any family.
Don't see it if you're into Broadway-like productions with fancy sets and an orchestra OR you're uncomfortable with family issues that might disturb you.
See it if you like the ever-remarkable Sir Mark Rylance performing with a talented cast in a well-staged production with beautiful castrati singing.
Don't see it if you are looking for substantive, tension-filled dramatic conflicts or insights into the impact of music in healing the troubled mind.