See it if You like small cast, interesting character study piece dealing with adoption identity, sexual orientation, the military and family.
Don't see it if You want a straightforward storyline where actors don’t play multiple characters.
See it if You enjoy topical subjects, a one-man, multiple character piece that moves, educates and entertains.
Don't see it if You want to see a large, extensively produced theatre piece and don’t like to deal with difficult medical issues.
See it if Gay themed emotional plays are of interest to you. One act rather draining piece that is wonderfully performed, designed and presented.
Don't see it if You are looking for an uplifting or comedic theatre piece. Or if gay romance is not your thing.
See it if You are interested by mental health/addiction issues and want support sort of experimental theatre.
Don't see it if You are expected a cohesive, well written and well directed piece. If explosive lines scare you, this is not for you.
See it if You enjoy wonderful singing and a musical with a few classic songs. You like seeing a small downsized adaptation of the original.
Don't see it if You prefer a clear plot and don’t like downsized productions
Also The show was beautifully adapted and outstandingly sung!
See it if You want to support first time writers and young performing talent. Interesting idea for a show.
Don't see it if You want to see a refined or refreshing new musical or if you want to hear a consistently good singing cast.
See it if You are up for a silly, fun, burlesquish, Western-themed musical with six talented comedic musical actors! The small pit is masterful.
Don't see it if You want something deep and thought provoking. Don’t see if you don’t like broad, mugging, (but totally committed) acting!
See it if you like small stage productions that pack a lot in! Some talented young actors, and wonderful music! Nothing profound, but enjoyable.
Don't see it if you don't like a basically simple production that does not break new writing ground.
See it if You are up for a slice-of-life theatre piece that is touching rather than spectacular. Outstanding onstage musicians!
Don't see it if You like plot driven theatre, splashy musical numbers or don’t like heavy accented speech.
See it if the 70's gay world is of interest. The acting is superb, the insight into the early out gay experience both wonderful and terrifying.
Don't see it if The gay experience is of no interest to you. There is rather politically incorrect language that serves the show but may be abit offensive
See it if you have any connection to 9-11 and you love musicals, interesting characters and wonderful staging.
Don't see it if you have no need or desire to view or partake in any more 9-11 subject material.
See it if You love awesome, Russian opulence! Thrilling set, but Les Miz wannabe, but without one melody worth trying to remember. Josh actor? Singer!
Don't see it if You want a easily focused musical with characters you care about, though most were very entertaining, showy. A little Apple Circus.
See it if you like Sondheim, Jake Gyllenhaal, George Serrat; if you have never seen this show on stage; if you are a good listener.
Don't see it if you want a light, showy musical. This piece takes the audience's full concentration. But it's worth it!
See it if experimental musical theatre is for you. You like some good singing despite cloudy story, and awkwardly staged. Some acting okay, some not.
Don't see it if Musical #1: balance singers - piano! Left after Act One - no underscored dialogue was audible and at least 50% of singing undistinguishable.
See it if you like talented, working crazy-hard musical performers! The songs were catchy, but nothing new, though vocal arrangements were great.
Don't see it if you want to learn anything deep about James Joyce. (Googleing required!) Bogart is talented but terrible accent.
See it if you like romance, soaring music, and a classic old-fashioned story. It's a classic of musical theater.
Don't see it if you're looking for something new and innovative. If you don't like romance, lush orchestrations, sometimes repetitive melodies, skip this.
See it if you like puppetry, contemporary characters, fun songs, touching truths.
Don't see it if you don't like puppetry and don't like swearing or sexual material. It's not raunchy, but it puts it right out there for all to hear!
See it if epic theater interests you. This is historical musical theater magnificently crafted. Completely through-sung.
Don't see it if long shows tire you. It's long and you have to focus. If you like dialogue breaks between songs, skip this. It doesn't happen.
See it if you want to see a visually historic show. The adaptation to stage is brilliant and enchanting. Costuming and staging, outstanding!
Don't see it if you don't like the style of music from the film and want a more literal visual production.
See it if you like the Broadway musical genre! It's a must. Brilliant writing top to bottom, soaring music, amazing production values! And talent!
Don't see it if The Wizard of Oz story is a turn-off. Skip if you want to sit back and watch fluff; this takes some concentration.
See it if You are willing to view combined story, music and physical circus. The story is dumb, but the singing and the use of acrobatics is superb
Don't see it if If you want a captivating story; not here.
See it if Immersive, gay sex themed theatre is of interest to you. The small audience is in the locale and sokllpoken to and touched by the actor.
Don't see it if Male nudity and gay sexual situations are presented or described. If you want to get lost in the darkness of the audience, skip this.
See it if You enjoy one-performer cabaret with a story and a famous subject whose music prevails: Cole Porter
Don't see it if You want high production musicals and you can’t abide a single performer show with piano, bass and drums.
See it if you enjoy nudity and dance, pretty boys and quirky fun burlesque! Great variety of music, fabulous costumes and visuals and fun atmosphere!
Don't see it if scantily clad ballerina/dance boys are a turn off for you. Or is you don't like story-telling dance with strong sexual over and undertones!
See it if you have young family that loved the movie and want to see a mindless musical that is easy to watch. The singing and snowman are the best.
Don't see it if you are looking for outstanding writing. and character development, or if you expect movie magic made real on stage. It is still movie magic
See it if you like new musical theatre in its early stages, expecially supporting the trans community.
Don't see it if you want to see a completed, fresh musical. If you don't like to view sexual references and inuendos, skip this.
See it if You love Harry Potter books/movies or love the magic of live theatre. Masterful staging and technical wizardry! Fabulous sound and score!
Don't see it if You want a small, intimate play. This is huge. You must catch both parts.
See it if Jewish and/or gay subject material is of interest. An overall fun and also moving play.
Don't see it if you don’t wish to see gay affection and a bare male butt. If fast paced dialogue is a turnoff.
See it if you appreciate complicated Stoppard dialogue and awesome physicality on stage. Very quick to follow, it is a tour de force for the actors.
Don't see it if clear dialogue, both as written and delivered is a must. Accents, absurdity of phrase and fast tempo made it difficult to follow.
See it if A small cast, character study piece is of interest and fine acting is appreciated.
Don't see it if Intimate gay action is uncomfortable. And if you are looking for a more story driven play.
See it if you want to see naked men in a shower live on stage, along with an innovative set. The actors did their best with the material given.
Don't see it if you don't want to see nakedness or anything that deals with gay men.
See it if you enjoy coming-of-age, macho vs. gay issues presented in a fun entertaining musical. Super costumes and wigs.
Don't see it if you don't want to see men in drag with fabulous legs!
See it if You can't find ANTHING on TV - you like to watch grass grow, hear a pointless story, offer a mic to a lady to identify all in her purse.
Don't see it if You want a story, a one man show that has good timing, cleverness or a point of view.
See it if you wish to see a great, contemporary musical whose story is "now" and whose music and lyrics are top-notch! Pasek and Paul are on their way
Don't see it if you prefer more classic musical stories and style of music; if you are uncomfortable with teen-angst and family issues.
See it if The Sound of Music is a fav; open to a clever, humorous, yet moving piece, with fun lyric references. A few wonderful acting performances.
Don't see it if Gay relationships/action is a turn off. You're a TSOM purist. Are done with Nazi topics, even as referred to in a musical story.
See it if you appreciate a female view of the world, which, though revealing, bordered on silly. Some stage fighting well done. Intense leading lady.
Don't see it if you want an ending. This slipped into awkward sentimentality after what was a fairly serious, dramatic piece. You should like Shakespeare.
See it if You enjoy strange, disconnected, trying-to-be-innovative theatre. Fantasy, point of view, none even made sense. Actors worked, show didn't.
Don't see it if You want a clear message or experience.
See it if you know the story! I didn't and found myself quite lost at times. Great energetic performances and enjoyable music. Kids are fabulous.
Don't see it if you don't know the story and/or don't like seeing kids on stage.
See it if you like traditional musical theater with lovely songs and sets. Sweet story, some outstanding performances.
Don't see it if a fluffy love story is not for you. I didn't care for some of the casting, but the talent was still impressive.
See it if clever writing a la musical theater interests you, especially playing with Shakespeare, which is not my thing, but I loved this! Wild!
Don't see it if crass humor is not your thing, and silliness turns you off.
See it if you like Carole King music, are interested in pop music history, want to see amazing lead actress performance. Great fun.
Don't see it if this music is not your thing, and you don't like biographical theatre pieces.
See it if you don't mind raucous theatre audiences, naked bodies, sometimes silly, cliched skits, sometimes moving, touching skits. Cliched, but fun.
Don't see it if you dislike nakedness, gayness, silliness, skit-format and loud audiences.
See it if You appreciate a brilliant story, acting, design and direction. The innovativeness is spectacular!
Don't see it if You don't like character delving stories or non traditional set and direction. If you're looking for light fluffy entertainment.
See it if You enjoy classic theatre; if you are riveted by complex, often disfunctional family relationships. Enjoy and appreciate Jessica Lange!
Don't see it if If you have difficulty sitting through 3 hours and 45 minutes (including intermission) of intense, concentration-required theatre.