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See it if You like great theatre, found here in these two good stories, well told, by two Russian authors with contrasting worldviews on love
Don't see it if You don’t like costume drama
See it if You want to see a three-person play in which a depraved sex addict meets with - and is ultimately undone , if not saved by - grace.
Don't see it if Explicit sexual language is a deal breaker, even if ultimately not gratuitous. I nearly walked out at one point, but so glad I didn’t.
See it if You are up for a fabulously refreshing piece of physical theatre which takes you on a delightful and moving poetical adventure
Don't see it if You don’t like devised intellectual theatre, even if approachable. But SEE IT! It is a work of art that nourishes the soul.
See it if You want to see an engaging and thoughtful ,fresh, relevant and seamlessly written and directed adaptation of the classic story,
Don't see it if Tssst tsst! No reason not to see it!
See it if Mint Theatre does great costumed revivals of vintage plays. Worth seeing this good though not as good as expected from Mint play.
Don't see it if You don’t like plays in which language and action hold equal value.
See it if You like a chance to see a period piece by a famous Woman playwright when few women were, and want some great edifying drama.
Don't see it if Are not interested in ideas and great character work in a moving play, but prefer a fluffy musical.
See it if You are interested in hard edge drama with a socio-sexual theme, want to see actors do brave, honest work
Don't see it if if you are not up for disturbing material played out in a small space, definitely not for kids
See it if You want to see work that has integrity, and be drawn into 19th century Ireland in a relatable way
Don't see it if You don’t like period pieces or are lazy about/can’t work out dialects
See it if You like a well written, transporting story which touches on themes of faith, guilt and grief in the contemporary Deep South
Don't see it if You wish to navigate shallower theatrical waters
See it if If you are a theatre buff who is keen on seeing young playwrights out of Britain, and like relevant, current work with solid British actors
Don't see it if You don't want to sit through 2h15mins of theatre that runs the gamut from funny to good to pat and somewhat missing the mark
See it if Like theme of show, which at least is noble in its attempt to explore themes of veteran life and war and how it affects families
Don't see it if Will get frustrated by lack of plot, over- expository writing and characters who serve more as mouthpieces for psychology talking points
See it if You are interested in playwrights who have been on the scene a while, honing their craft, with something to say, if you like truthful actin
Don't see it if You prefer light musical fare to straight drama, are bothered by swearing
See it if You like creatively workshopped theatre with a few actors playing different roles, want to see an uncommon play about Wales.
Don't see it if You want a conventional play, have trouble understanding British dialects.
See it if You care about a profoundly human story
Don't see it if You don't like theatre that has an occasional plodding moment but otherwise portrays an too often untold slice of life with humor and grace
See it if You are curious to see Gillian Anderson's take on BD.
Don't see it if You know and love Tennessee Williams and are keen on seeing the humanity , vulnerability and lyricism he set out to share
See it if You are into a whole new experience (I am talking about the Yiddish version of DOS). It brought fresh and poignant perspective.
Don't see it if You are not up for a play performed in Yiddish with supertitles.
See it if you want to discover a theatrical treasure, and watch a great company of actors at work
Don't see it if If you prefer plot over characterization, though there is plenty of story here
See it if You like art and poetry and are up for a creative and brain-engaging one-man performance piece
Don't see it if You are literal-minded or need a straightforward narrative play
See it if Cutting edge theatre, so beautifully acted, however the play itself doesn’t quite bring it home with the allegory it seems to want to make
Don't see it if Absurdist or new plays
See it if You’re up for an intimate conversational piece written and performed by an actor who offers up a gamut-run of human experience and emotion
Don't see it if You want jazz hands
See it if You want to be enthralled from beginning to end by one actor playing multiple roles in telling an astonishing story.
Don't see it if You don’t like beautiful stories of human triumph
See it if You like seeing great acting and directing
Don't see it if You are not into existential pieces. The writing is sometimes self consciously verbose, the arc leaves us unedified.
See it if You are curious about Romulus Linney, Laura Linney’s Dad, who was a fixture of the theatre world in his time.
Don't see it if You don’t like a lot of shouting in small spaces.
See it if You like innovative ensemble theatre with poignancy and social relevance
Don't see it if You want more conventional drawing room theater
See it if You're curious to see a translatlantic work by a young British playwright which is nicely acted and directed but somehow misses its mark
Don't see it if You are not theatrically adventurous and expect only the tightest and most affecting storytelling
See it if You like rapid-fire wit and watching actors on top of the game of physical and linguistic comedy, or just like a plain good laugh.
Don't see it if You like none of the above.
See it if You want to see how good actors make a problematic play with quirky staging work, you like a period piece with thoughtful costuming
Don't see it if You want something uber polished, less sophemoric
See it if You want to see consummate comedic acting frim grande dames of the American stage,
Don't see it if You like French accents to be authentic and not cliched renditions which distract from the story and other actors. Or dislike sexist finale.
See it if You like excellently acted, transcendent storytelling with an enchanting musical element, and if you like British culture.
Don't see it if You are expecting full-on musical theatre or prefer superficially entertaining sentimentality over deeply affecting, meaningful work.
See it if You like me, I mean, Mee. It's a visual and verbal epigrammatic exploration of spiritual musing.
Don't see it if You really wanted a linear exploration of Thomas Merton