See it if you want a fun, youthful and upbeat show about and for young people. It's silly and has a couple of plot holes, but overall it's a good time
Don't see it if you're looking for smart humor or insightful/thoughtful story. it's a well crafted tale told well by an enthusiastic cast.
See it if you like to see new, original works that are immersive, innovative and entertaining.
Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional story structure or plot (it's folk sci-fi story, which kinda defies genre).
See it if You have kids and want to take them to see something simple but colorful and broadWAY-ish.
Don't see it if You’ve heard this is great even without kids, or expect it to be as funny or witty as the TV classic.
See it if You want to see a play that keeps you in the palm of its hand from start to finish, and long after you leave the theater.
Don't see it if You cant afford it? That’s the only excuse I’ll accept for missing this one. It’s everything a play should be and more.
See it if you like engaging, surprisingly funny, excellently written theater that's topical and feels utterly real, with masterful performances by all
Don't see it if you are looking for something deeply profound, classical or a large stage production and/or cast. It's just 1 set & 4 actors in NYC.
See it if You enjoy engaging, fast moving, funny, well performed dialog-heavy plays. All the payers are fantastic in their roles, especially Metcalf.
Don't see it if You find dialog heavy plays less interesting or are looking for a big stage show. This is an actors show; perfectly cast and performed.
See it if You like a small ensemble feel and pontificating in an effort to seem deep. Like quirky/odd stories & don't mind plot holes.
Don't see it if You want a straight forward story with great acting. This tries to be interesting but just ends up feeling like a waste of time.
See it if You want a crowd-pleasing ensemble musical with laughs despite the subject matter being tied to the tragic events of 911.
Don't see it if You have a hard time with or painful personal connection to 911, however this story is uplifting and positive.
See it if you like traditional simple broadway tales, with big song-dance numbers, classic bway singing and music.
Don't see it if you want something new, different, modern or a profound story. This one is old-fashioned but enjoyable for what it is.
See it if you enjoy enigmatic, non-linear story telling, symbolic character and plot points, enjoy Zachary Quinto.
Don't see it if you are expecting to be blown away, have a hard time with symbolic vs. literal plot points (ie. a character eats nothing but dirt).
See it if you are looking for a show to bring kids to, like a big fanciful stage show, enjoy other Disney stage productions and music.
Don't see it if you are expecting anything more than fluff, splash and high production value with thin story/character development.
See it if you like traditional broadway musicals, want to see Jake Gyllennhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, and can appreciate the beauty of art in all forms
Don't see it if You're looking for something new and different, unconventional or modern.
See it if you can appreciate something new/different in theater, even if imperfect; to see Jo Lampart (she does all she can with what she's given)
Don't see it if you are expecting fantastic music (because of Byrne); you will be frustrated with mundane, on-the-nose lyrics; want depth from the story
See it if You want a simple story, traditional, old-Broadway production with great sets, costumes and older Broadway legends
Don't see it if You are looking for something new and innovative, upbeat and fast moving
See it if you have kids or have ever felt like an outsider. Ben Plat deserves a Tony for his multifaceted performance in this engaging, modern musical
Don't see it if you want a happy-go-lucky show with big dance numbers. The staging is engaging, but the star here is the story, the modern score & acting.
See it if You want an interactive show, a very off-bway small theater feel, want something light hearted and original
Don't see it if You're expecting dramatic writing, impressive storytelling, or anything incredibly deep
See it if you want a family show, a big production, with big song and dance numbers, and are comfortable with dark themes for children.
Don't see it if you are expecting to be blown away, expect it to be appeal to adults equally, or are disturbed by dark themes for kids.
See it if you want a fun night out w/friends (drink first). Lots of silly, dumb laughs, great 70s disco music, but spoofy to the point of ridiculous
Don't see it if you are looking for quality story telling, intelligent humor, or don't like spoofs. It's like the movie Airplane. Dumb funny.
See it if you want a fun, silly & innovative story with big dance/song numbers, with gay innuendo & lots of jokes re: organized religion.
Don't see it if you're offended easily, aren't comfortable with gay innuendo or are religious--these topics are mocked throughout the show.
See it if You like classical playwriting and long dialog with not a lot of action. See it if you want to see Ed Harris be awesome.
Don't see it if You want to be captivated by an engaging mystery. It's a bit meh in the end.
See it if You enjoy a classic tale reimagined with modern staging and outstanding performances.
Don't see it if You find classical playwrights boring or dated, or just too long-winded.
See it if You like theater but don't think you like musicals; you've read all the amazing reviews & still think it's not your thing; YOU ARE WRONG.
Don't see it if You can't follow fast rap or sung dialog & if you hate incredible dance & lighting. It's sung through, so no talking at all in this one.
See it if you want to be intellectually stimulated and emotionally connected to a story and characters for 90 minutes, where the script is perfection.
Don't see it if you don't like plays, and want big elaborate splashy and shallow storytelling.
See it if You are or aren’t a HP fan and want to be surprised & delighted by a well composed piece of theater, from story to stage, to performances.
Don't see it if You only like musicals (this is a play) or can’t sit for longer shows (its nearly 3 hours per part) or can’t afford or find tickets.
See it if You enjoy a fast moving play with great writing, masterful performances and a quick wit.
Don't see it if Seeing a story involving a group of gay friends doesn’t appeal to you.
See it if you're curious given the creative team, but are prepared to be seriously disappointed. This comes no where near the genius of Hedwig.
Don't see it if you think it'll be a fun 70/80s romp, with great period costumes, fun disco music & characters you care about. It's none of these things.
See it if You have or have not seen the original and enjoy stories about gay culture and love (and unrequited love) stories.
Don't see it if You don't like gay culture, humor, implied explicit sex scenes or are looking for a huge cast or production.
See it if You have an affinity for gay culture, want to be moved by fully-formed characters and great performances, or just want to see Harvey.
Don't see it if You don't care for Harvey, aren't comfortable with gay history or don't take to love stories between men seen over the course of a lifetime.
See it if You are willing to take a chance on something that may not be 100% successful on all levels, but uses new stage and storytelling techniques
Don't see it if You're looking for a home run show where you love all of it. Definitely steer clear if u have issues with strobe lights, loud SFX.
See it if you love David Bowie music, can appreciate his weird/wonderful aesthetic and want insight into his final days on earth,
Don't see it if you are looking for a straight forward story or everything to make perfect sense, or if you aren't a fan of Bowie's music.
See it if you want something fast-paced, upbeat, good for groups, lively, and are into a sow that's a cross between magic, music and theater.
Don't see it if you hate loud music, interactive shows, performance art, have young children with you (loud music + black light and creepy guys in blue).
See it if you aren't into typical bway, are into rock music & open to being moved by a story you'd otherwise think you'd never be able to relate to.
Don't see it if ur looking for traditional bway music/staging. It's a rock show with an on-stage band lead by a trans woman sharing her funny/tragic life.
See it if you are looking for that classic, big broadway show experience, a solid drama that will keep you engaged, are entertaining out-of-towners
Don't see it if you are looking for something new/different, innovative or a modern score.
See it if you appreciate stories not often brought to the stage- in this case small town factory life & challenges they face in today's global economy
Don't see it if you are expecting to be blown away start to finish; its success lies largely with its timeliness given the Trump era of politics
See it if You are interested in gay culture & shows with great potential in their infancy; strong off-Broadway feel, with several great moments.
Don't see it if You are looking for a fully-realized production or story; this one is rough around the edges but worth a look.
See it if you are looking for a family-friendly (12+) show to fill out a day in the city and if you enjoy accapella.
Don't see it if you are looking for a deep, thoughtful narrative, ground breaking music or if you are sensitive to a mild gay plot line or moderate cursin
See it if You want to see masterful staging, lighting & set design. A lavish feast for the eyes/ears with stage seating that immerses you in the story
Don't see it if You want an intimate or personal story or production, want a modern story or don't like Russian storytelling
See it if U want something different, a lot of bang for your $, uniquely immersive staging, great folksy/jazzy music, & like classic Greek mythology
Don't see it if You aren't into the folksy music or Greek mythology, are finicky about seating (all seats are hard wood upright dining chairs with cushions)
See it if you appreciate a well-conceived, well-written & superbly acted family drama. its a character piece, entirely relatable, magnetic & funny.
Don't see it if you like big action/overt plots. You don't want to see parts of yourself & family in the story & won't laugh at how honestly it's written.
See it if your kid likes clever & fast moving magic acts. Max is a master at engaging with kids while keeping the tricks impressive & adults engaged
Don't see it if you don't like kid magic acts, are looking for a big stage show, or a lot of flash. He's a solid magician and adept MC, keeps things moving.
See it if you love a big stage production, elaborate sets and costumes and love the classic disney tale
Don't see it if you want a thoughtful, new or inspired storyline, this is classic Disney story telling with 5-star production value
See it if You want to be pushed beyond your comfort zone and are willing to hear about child molestation.
Don't see it if The child sex affair thing is too far outside your comfort zone.
See it if You want a deep, moving, thought-provoking story; a masterfully-performed glimpse into life with autism and all those who are affected.
Don't see it if You are looking for a traditional light bway show or you're not interested in seeing the most innovative stage/set design on bway, ever.
See it if You don't like traditional musicals, you want to be surprised & moved by a family drama that will stick with you long after it ends.
Don't see it if You are highly conservative, have issues w/ homosexuality & don't want to be surprised at how engaged you'll be with this moving true story.