See it if You're open to new forms of theater, appreciate outstanding acting, and can tolerate descriptions of violence.
Don't see it if You dislike discussions of violence, like traditional theater, and dislike one-person shows.
See it if You are interested in Sudanese culture and recent historical events, along with problems of refugee resettlement.
Don't see it if You like traditional plays that don't meander.
See it if If you want to see some outstanding acting and a devastating play that really makes you think.
Don't see it if You dislike plots that are not exactly linear or you avoid depressing topics.
See it if Some excellent acting and a play about serious themes.
Don't see it if You dislike intellectual discussions onstage.
See it if You are a young member of the intelligentsia and want to see your demographic portrayed on stage.
Don't see it if You are expecting a play that is illuminating or thought-provoking.
See it if You like plays that mix weirdness and comedy, but have something significant to say. The acting is outstanding.
Don't see it if You don't like weirdness or vulgar language.
See it if You are interested in contemplating the difficulties that immigrants and their children face in the U.S.
Don't see it if You dislike one-person shows.
Also This show struck a perfect balance between amusement and poignancy.
See it if You dislike classic musicals and want to see something with modern-day relevance.
Don't see it if You love the music of Oklahoma. The arrangements in this adaptation change the tunes significantly in many cases.
See it if You enjoy one-man shows where an actor impersonates several characters, and you are interested in the topic of war.
Don't see it if You dislike one-man shows and prefer "fluffy" plays.
See it if You are unfazed by British accents and terminology. (I lived in the U.K. so I didn't have problems, but can't speak for others.)
Don't see it if You dislike one-person monologues and have no interest in working-class life in the U.K.
See it if You want to see what is widely considered to be an American classic and learn more about the AIDS epidemic in the 80s.
Don't see it if You cannot sit still for many hours.
See it if You are interested in PTSD.
Don't see it if You have no interest in PTSD and you have difficulty understanding British accents and vocabulary.
See it if you appreciate theater that makes you think, rather than theater that simply entertains.
Don't see it if You are squeamish, or if you only like cheerful shows.
See it if You enjoy slapstick and strong comic acting.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy slapstick, or if you didn't like the play Noises Off.
See it if You are interested in the immigrant experience and don't mind a predictable plot.
Don't see it if You prefer a lot of action and variety of scenery.
See it if You enjoy plays that feature multi-layered characters and that make you think about topical issues.
Don't see it if You don't like two-person, small-scale shows.
See it if You like frenetic, off-beat shows that are unlike anything you'll see on Broadway.
Don't see it if You don't like people poking fun at governmental institutions, or you expect the sort of polished productions you see on Broadway.
See it if You are familiar with Jewish humor and traditions.
Don't see it if You are not familiar with Jewish humor and traditions and have no interest in them.
See it if You enjoy silliness on stage.
Don't see it if You are expecting a show that reaches the quality of Groundhog Day or Tootsie - both of which are delightful shows based on movies.
See it if You want to see the amazing Brian Cox live and learn more about what went on when LBJ was president.
Don't see it if You can't sit still for long periods of time. The second act took forever.
See it if You're a Harold Pinter fan and like theater that makes you think.
Don't see it if You are expecting a grand spectacle or fluffy entertainment.
See it if You want to see a fresh perspective on a classic along with some exceptionally talented young actors.
Don't see it if You are wedded to the classics and/or dislike violence.
See it if You liked Fabulation.
Don't see it if If you were expecting plays as striking as Ruined and Sweat, both of which were wonderful.
See it if You have a scientific bent and enjoy mash-ups of genres.
Don't see it if You have problems following scientific theories presented rapidly.
See it if You want to see a "gem," as at least one review has described it, that's different from your typical Broadway show.
Don't see it if You prefer blockbuster, ear-splitting Broadway musicals that are designed to entertain rather than enlighten.
See it if You are concerned about animal welfare and are open to unusual ways of presenting topical, controversial issues.
Don't see it if You prefer straightforward plays that are simply entertaining rather than thought-provoking.
See it if You love silliness executed beautifully, and great comic acting.
Don't see it if You are a purist when it comes to Shakespeare.
See it if You like humorous one-person shows about seemingly banal topics.
Don't see it if You dislike one-person shows that illuminate different cultures and rural living.
See it if You want to see some incredible acting and a slice of U.K. life that is rarely portrayed in the media.
Don't see it if You have problems understanding British accents and slang, or you don't like monologues.
See it if You are a fan of Allison Janney.
Don't see it if You don't like "talky" plays, unpleasant characters, or unrealistic plot lines (even though the play is based on a true story).
See it if You like off-the-beaten-path productions that entertain you but also make you think.
Don't see it if You do not like hints of same-sex relationships.