See it if You aren't looking for a plot that makes much sense or characters that might do what you expect them to do.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by boorish male chauvinistic behavior that seems to be accepted by the women in his life.
See it if You enjoy classic broadway musicals done beautifully. Cleaver Cole Porter music sung by top broadway talent.
Don't see it if You are looking for cutting edge experimental theatre that is dealing with contemporary issues.
See it if You are a devoted Oscar fan and don't mind having the songs taken out of context and rearranged as elevator music.
Don't see it if You are a real Oscar fan and will be offended by the songs being treated so poorly
See it if You like great story telling, using creative stage craft to animate a true life tale of success at any cost.
Don't see it if You are looking for straight forward traditional drama and are offended but blunt and often rough street language.
See it if You are a big Nathan Lane fan and like your comedy broad and slapstick.
Don't see it if You are offended by lots, and I do mean lots of fake penises flying about or are expecting something Shakespearian.
See it if You are a very big fan of Adam Driver, and don't mind seeing him as a very loud obnoxious drunken bully.
Don't see it if You are looking for a logical plot and are offended by crude language
See it if You are looking for classic Broadway on a grand scale as only Lincoln Center can provide.
Don't see it if You are looking for cutting edge experimental theatre with contention subject matter.
See it if You enjoy modern historic drama told from a very personal perspective and you have the patience to sift through the extrenia.
Don't see it if You expect to have the story told in a direct manner, uncluttered with the complications of everyday family life.
See it if You enjoy a beautifully crafted interpretation of a classic tale. The writing is crisp and the cast captures the feel of the time .
Don't see it if You aren't interested in dealing with issues of class and ethnicity that are as relevant today as they were when Harper Lee wrote the novel.
See it if You enjoy actors, at the top of their game, working with a clever script; asking difficult but pertinent questions about truth and fiction.
Don't see it if You are expecting to see Harry Potter or looking to have all the questions answered. This requires you tackling today's issues.
See it if You want to see a masterful cast performing a modern masterpiece beautifully staged.
Don't see it if You have problems with gay themes and aren't prepared to commit to nearly 7 hours of heavy subject matter.
See it if You are intrigued by the relationship between the 2 writers Tennessee Williams and William Inge in their formative years
Don't see it if You are not comfortable with graphically explored gay themes.
See it if You love classic dance as an integral part of the telling of an interesting dramatic tale.
Don't see it if You want your drama told in a straightforward way without the lead characters breaking into modern dance.
See it if You enjoy intimate dramatic story telling dealing with everyday people grappling with difficult universal problems.
Don't see it if You are looking for a pleasant afternoon or evening at the theatre for which you won't have to think.
See it if You are a big fan of the movie. You may also need to be a young princess or at least of that mindset.
Don't see it if You are a old codger and aren't into "chick flicks" or sister/buddy film.
See it if you are a fan of Jimmy Buffet and like a laid back musical romp built around his music. The margaritas are good too.
Don't see it if you are looking for something with a lot of substance, on a well crafted set.
See it if You are looking for a charming evening with an interesting energetic band of characters singing a catchy score, with a little voodoo added.
Don't see it if You are looking for a big broadway musical with chorus lines and fancy sets and a happy ending for young love.
See it if You are looking for a beautifully written piece exploring the challenges of family relationships when the choices conflict with beliefs
Don't see it if You have difficulty dealing with gay subject matter told in a straight forward uncompromising manner. No nudity but lots of simulated sex.
See it if You enjoy an interesting take on current affairs, especially if you are not overly supported of the current American administration.
Don't see it if You are a strong supporter of the Make American Great Again team and aren't open to any suggestion that things could be better.
See it if You are interested in some fairley recent history of the wheeling and dealing in the stock market and how the Junk Bond scam toppled.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in LOTS of talk about money and not much action.
See it if You enjoy a laugh -out-loud comedy with quirky character doing strange and bizarre things.
Don't see it if You need to have a linear story line with a logical chain of action with characters who are acting "normally ".
See it if you are up for an intense drama with realistic characters from the struggling working class in industrial wasteland.
Don't see it if you are looking for likeable characters doing pleasant things. There are few laughs and lots of conflict and the climax is very disturbing.
See it if you are looking for a walk down memory lane or at least a lane in the Bronx in the 50s. The tale is told sincerely from the heart.
Don't see it if you are expecting the combination of The Jersey Boys and West Side Story because it doesn't really live up to the advertizing slogan.
See it if you are ready until your sides ache and watch a group of "amateur community players" fumble through the most disastrous performance ever.
Don't see it if you don't like broad slapstick comedy and feel comedy should be intelectual not visual all out physical farce.
See it if you are interested in an evening of immersive theatre and don't mind finding the cast in your lap and in your face, including Sweeney.
Don't see it if you like your theatre to stay behind the proscenium arch and your cannibalism and murder to be kept at a safe distance.
See it if You are interested in historic broadway and want to experience it in person
Don't see it if You are looking for a full scale musical production that is even vaguely relevant today.
See it if You enjoy the classic story and are open to a contemporary country and western interpretation. The chilli and cornbread is a bonus
Don't see it if You are a stickler for tradition and want the original interpretation restored.
See it if You enjoy the coming of age high school musical genre with a decidedly 21 century super microcomputer twist.
Don't see it if You aren't into teenage angst and all the problems that seem so earth shattering when you are trying to survive as the geek in high school.
See it if You appreciate talented actors working with a well written script, dealing with everyday people trying to find love.
Don't see it if You are looking for lofty ideas discussed by a large cast on an elaborate set. Or if naked bodies upset you.
See it if You are looking for something on the outter edge of contemporary theatre and are not disturbed by explicit sexual activity.
Don't see it if You are looking for a polite discussion of interpersonal relationships and would rather no know about the darker side of the sex world.
See it if You are a fan of the movie and want to become a part of the television audience that witnesses the decent into madness of the main character
Don't see it if You don't like movies translated to the stage and the use of technology as a central character of the drama
See it if You enjoy an interesting telling of an historic tale of theatre history beautifully acted on a great set.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in theatre history retold as a period drama.
See it if You are an avid Cher and know all the songs and don't mind dealing with silly fans who scream at anything.
Don't see it if You are looking for a serious biopic of the iconic star with more than token information on her actual life and family.
See it if You are looking for an evening of transfixing theatre that takes your breath away. The acting keeps you on the edge of your seat.
Don't see it if You want a fun evening of light entertainment. The piece also leaves you with serious questions and no solid answers.
See it if You enjoy an energetic dance chorus and don't mind actors "over-acting like hell". It does eventually engage you with the story.
Don't see it if If you are homophobic or are offended by gay themes.
See it if You are a Tom Stoppage fan or a lover of complicated non linear stories that pose interesting questions that don't necessarily have answers.
Don't see it if You like your drama straight forward with characters that you can understand and empathize with.
See it if You you want to experience Broadway at the height of it golden age. The music is memorable and the dance sequences are masterful.
Don't see it if You are looking for a contemporary story told in the modern vernacular. There are also themes that are difficult to accept in the present.
See it if You are ready for a realistic portrait of contemporary youth in all their predatory glory, performed with energy and passion.
Don't see it if You are looking for a warm cozy musical that hearkens back to high school when grandma was a teenager, told with very loud music. .
See it if You are a Harry Potter fan and even if you aren't this is great theatre. Every element, and there are many, work perfectly.
Don't see it if You hate Harry, but you are missing a wonderful experience.
See it if If you are a fan of the original novel and the movie version and are willing to explore the violent world of the Drools in future England .
Don't see it if You don't like a very sparce abstract interpretation of the story, much of which is done through creative movement and graphic violence.
See it if You are under the age of 13, a devoted Sponge Bob fan, are on some really good drugs or have absolutely nothing better to do.
Don't see it if You are looking for intellegent adult entertainment or if you have a life.
See it if You are looking for a challenging evening of theatre that explores both the physical as well as the emotional sides of a gay relationship.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with graphic gay male themes and full frontal nudity.
See it if You enjoy a delightful tale with interesting characters, addressing inter-personal issues between people on opposite political sides.
Don't see it if You are looking for a traditional approach to the Broadway musical or aren't interested in a show that tackles personal relations.
See it if you enjoy madcap humor conveyed through clever staging. The suicide scene and the police car chase alone are worth the price of admission.
Don't see it if you didn't like the movie and can't enjoy something that pushes your suspension of disbelief. You'll need to use your imagination.
See it if you are looking for a big show with a huge chorus resetting Puccini's Madama Butterfly in a contemporary setting, that is somewhat dated.
Don't see it if you are looking for a new interpretation of this show. The faces are new but the approach isn't and the helicopter is a great dissapointment
See it if you are looking for a feel good fairy tale story with beautiful costumes and lush score. The main characters are charming as is the Villain
Don't see it if you don't like predictable endings and going home without a memorable song to hum. There is a heavy dependence on projection in lieu of set
See it if you enjoy great dancing and singing in the post WW2 big band style. There is also a lot to think about, underpinning the entertainment.
Don't see it if you don't like a story interpreted through modern dance or you don't like your swing music used to address the serious problem of PTSD.