See it if you love the Go-Gos, or are ready for the most woke show Broadway has ever seen! A hell of a lot of fun!
Don't see it if you don't want anything thought-provoking in your Broadway fun. The Shakespearean-inspired speech and inclusive politics could be surprising
See it if you're looking for a night at the theater with a living legend. The chorus and younger cast give incredible performances too!
Don't see it if you're easily bored by the slower old fashioned pacing and songs. There are a few duds in between the classic tunes.
See it if You're a HP fanatic longing for new adventures in a beloved world. Onstage magic doesn't disappoint & cast gives it their all
Don't see it if You're not a major Potter fan. The staging makes this show, but it's not very deep material and is often confusing
See it if you're a fan of shakespeare or anyone in the cast. Truly fantastic performances, so so funny throughout! Very fun & creative production.
Don't see it if it's the middle of a heatwave. The theater really blocks the breeze and sitting in sweat for hours changes your experience negatively.
See it if you loved the film or are looking for a fun happy night at the theater.
Don't see it if You're looking for nuance and in depth historical details about the revolution. It's very light and skims over a lot.
See it if you're looking for a good laugh at dark humor & love intricate staging. The repetition is so impressive & this cast proves they're real pros
Don't see it if Songs are hit or miss. Also this is a rated R film on stage- I wouldn't bring the kids!
See it if you want a theater experience like no other. No worries if you don't know War & Peace, they'll explain it! Loved the interactive approach!
Don't see it if You like traditional shows and songs. The music is unique but beautiful & there is some unexpected raunch. Not necessarily good for kids.
See it if you're looking for a real diva battle! This show is all about our leading ladies & they come through in a BIG way. Incredible performances!
Don't see it if you're looking for memorable music and dancing. The story is fantastic but the telling is clunky. You won't leave the theater humming.
See it if you enjoy dysfunctional family dramas from a great cast. It's a short 1 act so you'll have most of the evening to think through the show.
Don't see it if you're tired of hearing about Irish American families or selfish millennials. It's a good, not great play
See it if you have children that love the book or movie or want to relive them yourself. It's the best musical for bibliophiles & grown-up kids!
Don't see it if you have trouble understanding british accents, or can't stand shows with lots of kids on stage and in the audience.
See it if you love a star-studded cast in a classic play. It's dark but feels very contemporary. Watch out for the intermission bathroom stampede!
Don't see it if you don't like the 3:45 run time or the dark dramatic plays about addiction
See it if you love vanilla ice cream, jewel box sets and the movie You've Got Mail. The whole cast shines!
Don't see it if you're looking for a darker drama or more contemporary music.
See it if you're open to darker plays balanced with some humor, you're ready to be challenged and entertained, you love Lupita Nyong'o
Don't see it if a play about the horrors of war and sexual violence would be triggering
See it if you're a dancer or a dreamer. Billy's scenes are light & fun against the darker setting, and the child actors are wonderful!
Don't see it if you're not able to follow accents & you know little about the miner's strike. The strike plays a larger role than in the film
See it if you love acoustic music and raw emotions on stage. Ben is an incredible performer & he manages to find the joy in a sad story.
Don't see it if you're looking for a two act show about lighter themes.
See it if you love Pippin & the circus! This modern update powerfully resonates & draws in the audience. Cast is spectacular
Don't see it if you're looking for a feel-good show - Pippin will challenge you to think about what is important in life.
See it if you're ready for beautiful sets and costumes! Cast delivers the material well, but the material doesn't always live up to their talents.
Don't see it if you're looking on a fresh take on the classic - this is traditional in a big way. No one left the theater humming the forgettable music
See it if you're ready for some first rate singing dancing and clowning around. Much more than the premise & much more fun than you'll expect
Don't see it if you can't stand Tony Danza or Elvis. It's Vegas!
See it if you tap dance at your desk, can't get enough of the Cole Porter tunes & love to laugh at the fast talkin' cast. Fun night that can't be beat
Don't see it if You want a very modern musical - no updates could take away the old soul of this show.
See it if You're a Thomas Merton fan who wants to reexamine his legacy and question everything. Synchronized swimming or chainsaw battling abound
Don't see it if You expect the play to give you any answers or make any conclusions. So open-ended that it's clichéd. Ominously presented by all male cast
See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and know a bit about the current royals. This totally exceeded our expectations!
Don't see it if you're not a fan of plays or dramas. This show is dead serious & asks deep questions about royals in the modern age, politics and the media.
See it if you love farce or any of the amazing cast members. Comedic gold in a truly technically challenging play. Bravo/a to the whole production!
Don't see it if you get easily confused or don't pay complete attention. Many jokes rely on call backs to earlier gags. Go see it!
See it if you love Gloria! The cast will blow you away with their dancing & singing talent. All the best songs, great band. You'll leave singing!
Don't see it if you need a well plotted show - it doesn't dive too deep into darker themes, feels rushed at times, and ties things up too nicely at the end
See it if whole family wants to sing along at a Broadway show. Cast does excellent 4 Seasons impressions & really sing all the hits! Fun night out!
Don't see it if you're looking for an ambitious show - quintessential jukebox musical. It might get a little risqué for youngest kids
See it if you love songs about empowerment, finding your place and female friendship, you want to impress your date with a feel good show
Don't see it if you're not a fan of the Wizard of Oz, can't stand a power ballad, or have small children who might be afraid of the monkeys.
See it if you know the drill. Founding Fathers rapping! History comes alive! It's absolutely brilliant and unexpected, even after all the fuss.
Don't see it if you're a traditionalist. You've probably heard at least 1 song from this show by now. Did you like it? No? Then Hamilton isn't for you.
See it if you love the original & are excited for a beautiful new production. Cast is unbelievably talented & give new depth to the material.
Don't see it if you'd like a 2 act show, prefer comedy without tragedy or don't love The Little Mermaid. Prepare for in the round with audience interaction!
See it if you're interested in america's history of gun violence and celebrity, or anything Sondheim. It will leave you thinking.
Don't see it if you're looking for an upbeat show with lots of hummable melodies. This is dark and complex stuff.
See it if you are human. Beautiful production of a moving story. Must be seen to be understood - and bring tissues!
Don't see it if you looking for an upbeat lighthearted comedy, you'll have to look elsewhere. There are moments of lightness but it's an intense show.
See it if you love Sally Field
Don't see it if you're expecting a traditional version of this show. I hadn't seen it performed live & got lost. Hard to tell time & place on the bare stage
See it if you're here for the acting & sumptuous costumes. Glenn Close delivers a bravura performance and the supporting cast is very talented.
Don't see it if you're expecting something light hearted or different than the film. This is dark material beautifully staged.
See it if kids are attending & love the film! The live performances from the kids on stage are the best part, adding new depth to this light material.
Don't see it if you're looking for something new - this is the movie almost word for word. New songs aren't memorable and there is little dancing.
See it if you're looking for a dramatic musical with an original plot and contemporary music, beautifully and poignantly performed. I predict Tonys!
Don't see it if you have young children, or you want a light, dance heavy musical. The material is dark but important!
See it if you love a critical look at US History, songs from decades past and enjoy being surprised by a show. An absolute joy that will stay with you
Don't see it if You're not interested in an rough, sometimes raunchy show that will likely involve your participation, and make you rethink US culture.
See it if you're a Wilde devotee or a Rupert Everett fan. You enjoy historical shows or are interested in gay themes. Beautifully acted and resonant
Don't see it if you're not a fan of Wilde or plays that make you think. This play starts a conversation you'll have to finish on your own time
See it if You love Sara Bareilles and female-driven shows. You'll leave knowing "What's Inside" and impressed with a great ensemble cast!
Don't see it if You want traditional musicals without the signature Bareilles flourishes. You like dancing shows or don't want to see abuse on stage.
See it if you're looking for a fun romantic romp with a short running time. It's delightful fun with a fantastic cast.
Don't see it if You're more interested in a dark play or don't like the country-inspired music.
See it if you love experimental theater with all its twists and turns. Amazing technical achievement that will blow your mind. Epic dance included!
Don't see it if you're looking for a clear cut story or a standard night at the theater. This show will stay with you and make you think.
See it if you love dancing & zany antics with New York flavor. The cast really gives their all!
Don't see it if you're expecting the film on stage. Much of the music is different & the plot suffers as a result.
See it if you're a fan of the Lion King & want to see more animals come to life on stage in a more dramatic show. This is much better than the film.
Don't see it if you're put off by the somewhat cliched premise of a boy who just loves his horse.
See it if you love Irish music & subtle love stories. Talented cast performs as the orchestra too, and injects humor into this sweet tale.
Don't see it if you want no changes from the film, or have difficulty understanding accents.
See it if you're an Idina super fan. You will be rewarded with some epic belting & a lovely supporting cast. Beautiful staging as well
Don't see it if you need the plots to work perfectly and good material for the supporting cast too. Jokes can feel a little dated too
See it if you love Alan Cummings and the dark themes this show explores. Catchy songs and great staging make for a fun night
Don't see it if you expect Liza talent in your leading lady. No other Sally Bowles can live up and it's disappointing to discover. Good attempt ladies
See it if You like a 1 act musical with catchy tunes & a rare for Broadway heroine. Wonderful vocalists make this a fun night
Don't see it if you want an up-to-date take on family dynamics - this show comes to us from the past.
See it if you can listen to Brooklyn accents and imagine a Greek tragedy. The drama unfolds slowly but masterfully. Great production
Don't see it if you're not prepared for suggestions(?) of incest with a very abstract set. You can't sit through a 1 act with no intermission
See it if you're looking for an original night out. The show is different each week and they love audience participation
Don't see it if you hate improv. Very hit & miss in sketches combine with a frantic pace to make a confusing time.
See it if you love electric guitar with your opera. Phantom hasn't aged perfectly, but it delivers consistent entertainment. You'll impress your date!
Don't see it if you can't stand the music, or small children who will be frightened. They've updated the special effects and they made me jump!
See it if you majored in English and are still paying off those loans, you're a puppet enthusiast, or you're an optimist looking for the good in life
Don't see it if you're easily offended. Puppets sing about porn, sexuality and sex and panhandle during the show. Lots of stereotypes but all funny
See it if Cyndi Lauper is your goddess, you need more drag queens in your life, or you want a fun upbeat night at the theater - just a little risqué
Don't see it if your very conservative uncle is in town, or you have difficulty understanding English accents
See it if You love dogs or are considering your midlife crisis. Makes a great case for man's best friend. Whole cast gives a master class in acting.
Don't see it if You don't want saccharine sweet entertainment. It's fairly predictable. Not for the nervous cat owner!