See it if You care about this country and want to be challenged, to laugh, to cry to feel...
Don't see it if You are happy with the way things are in the USA today, you don't want to be challenged racially or politically
See it if Great classic rock score, a lot of fun for "straight bros" and others who may not be typical Broadway audience members.
Don't see it if If you want anything you have to think about. It's like eating cotton candy. Just kind of disappears.
See it if You're a Sondheim fan or if you like edgy, interactive shows
Don't see it if You don't want actors inches from your face, you don't like dark anti-heroes
See it if I'm not sure who would like this. I really wanted to enjoy it, but I was bored.
Don't see it if You are expecting a fully staged show. You don't want to hear earphones that other people have worn!
See it if You like jukebox musicals; loved Jersey Boys and want to see the same structure but a different story.
Don't see it if You want to hear original music or a story told with a bit of an edge
See it if You love great music, are a fan of Passing Strange, like experimental, non-lineal storytelling
Don't see it if You like traditional musicals, or if don't like funky, gospel-tinged music and edgy storytelling
See it if you are alive! Such a beautiful way to tell a story and to feel what he feels!
Don't see it if You have no heart or heartbeat! I can't imagine NOT being moved by this show!
See it if You questions authority or have a sense of humor about, well, life
Don't see it if You are close-minded, want "typical" Broadway fare, take yourself or your religion too seriously or if you are afraid of possessed puppets!
See it if You care about social issues, you loved the book, and you want to see a smart, updated adaption.
Don't see it if You want a literal staging of the book, you don't want to be challenged by a show or you need big splashy show.
See it if You want to be blown away by the talent of Brendon Urie! I really loved him in this part. It's a great story with lots of relevance.
Don't see it if You don't want to be entertained by drag queens. Or if you are looking for typical Broadway songs.
See it if You enjoy various musical styles and a butt with an attitude and a big voice!
Don't see it if You are offended easily or aren't interested in being exposed to differing views
See it if You appreciated light fare, you are a Tim Minchin fan, you appreciate innovative staging.
Don't see it if You are looking for deep subject matter
See it if You are a fan of RENT (and who isn't)? You struggle with aging and selling out. You are a friend or have a friend!
Don't see it if You want traditional musical or a big cast.
See it if You don't mind crying your eyes out after laughing yourself silly! You want a show that deals with TODAY and today's kids and problems.
Don't see it if You need traditional musical theater topics or music. You are dead inside.
See it if You can let go of Yul Brenner as the King and accept a younger, less authoritative take. Kelli O'Hara fans will not be disappointed!
Don't see it if You are expecting anything original. A bit dated but oh that boat opening is fantastic!
See it if You loved the original; You didn't see the original; You love thought provoking theater; You love great music
Don't see it if You want a "typical" musical; You are bothered by bad language or sexual content