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 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 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 intrigued by the concept of choosing your destiny and are interested in the subject of depression.
Don't see it if You require elaborate sets to focus your attention on a story line.
See it if You enjoy spoofs of Broadway shows and stars. The actors are as talented -- if not more talented -- than the stars of Hamilton.
Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with Broadway blockbusters both from the present and the past. You might not get a lot of the jokes.
See it if You want to see a set and staging unlike anything you've ever seen before, and you expect to be wowed by a rock star on Broadway.
Don't see it if You dislike noisy and frenetic entertainment, Josh Groban (he's outstanding, actually) or accordions.
See it if You are interested in other cultures and/or simply want to see an incredible show.
Don't see it if You have no interest in other cultures and don't like one-man shows.
See it if You want to experience a highly original play that shows was how teenage girls think.
Don't see it if You are allergic to noise. There is loud music before the play begins and the characters scream a lot.
See it if If you like riveting plays that ring true.
Don't see it if You have problems walking up flights of stairs (elevator at the Public is broken).
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 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.
See it if You are a Martin McDonagh fan and appreciate great acting.
Don't see it if You aren't willing to travel to BAM or you can't afford orchestra seats. Hard to understand the Irish accents from the balcony.
See it if You enjoy watching an exceptionally talented ensemble perform and appreciate modern takes on Shakespeare.
Don't see it if You hate modern takes on Shakespeare or traveling to Brooklyn to see better-than-Broadway performances.
See it if You enjoy one-man shows with excellent acting and creative staging.
Don't see it if You dislike one-man shows and modern takes on classic poems.
See it if You are open-minded about updated versions of Shakespearean plays and enjoy energetic, engaging performances.
Don't see it if You despise hip-hop. I'm not a huge hip-hop fan myself, but I don't despise it, and I enjoyed the show in any case.
See it if You aren't fussy about the quality of singing and appreciate a fresh story.
Don't see it if You are nitpicky about singing -- the song ranges are difficult for the singers to master and the singers sound strained.