See it if you want a very fun night at the theater with some top talent giving great performances & seeming to enjoyvthemselves as much as audience
Don't see it if you want a super big-budget production
See it if you want to see some great performances across the board
Don't see it if you're not willing to go along for an experimental ride that doesn't always go smoothly
See it if you want to catch two Broadway actors at the top of their game.
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with intense discussions, sexual situations.
See it if you want to see a pair of epic love stories amazingly staged & see great performances, esp. Patrick Page & Amber Gray at top of their game
Don't see it if you'll get bored with a naive hero in Orpheus; you don't like jazzy-folk music
See it if you want to see a sweet show about a mother and son dealing with aftermath of a tragic event..but also quirky&funny w great singing
Don't see it if you don't like comic books, don't like shows with very long songs
See it if you want to see this infamous flop well-staged and sung! Loved getting to hear this score & the updated staging. George Abud's fantastic
Don't see it if you don't like the storyline; you'll cringe at lyrics such as "who is this viper/who likes them post-diaper" !
See it if you want to have a very fun night at the theater and hear some amazing women belt the heck out of Cher's catalog. SJB in particular rocks!
Don't see it if you don't like Cher's music at all
See it if You want a fun, feel-good 90 minutes with great band, actors, music, all telling a funny, touching story w super catchy music!
Don't see it if You want a big bway extravaganza. This showcases the best features of the intimacy and innovation of off Bway!
See it if you want to see some amazing acting & really develop intense feelings for some of these very well-realized characters.
Don't see it if you don't like plays with huge casts; you're not interested in Ireland
See it if you want to hear some great singing from all of the leads, enjoy great romantic chemistry between Samantha/Andy, and if you like the movie
Don't see it if you are not a fan of Bryan Adams' music or you're looking for a new interpretation of source material
See it if you are a big fan of Idina & would see her in anything, even if her character flawed; you're grappling with questions of love/relationships
Don't see it if you don't care about romantic travails of rich people; you aren't comfortable with stage nudity; you want to see only likeable characters
See it if you realllly like Shaw & don't mind his slow pacing. There are some great performances from Rashad, Davenport, Page. Interesting set design
Don't see it if you want a fast-paced show; I would have been content with just Act 2, which had best scenes. Some great actors getting lost in a slow plot
See it if you want to see a masterclass in acting from Glenda Jackson in particular, but also from Metcalf& Pill. If you want an intensely human show
Don't see it if you want to see something very uplifting and/or light; you're not interested in looking at the horrors inherent in growing older
See it if you'd like this to come back to an off Bway run -- it's quirky and a bit gruesome, but was a fun ride.
Don't see it if you don't like to see any onstage gore; you hate the 80s!
See it if you are at least familiar with Harry Potter and want to see some amazing staging and great acting. This is surprisingly intense&emotional
Don't see it if you hate or are indifferent towards Harry Potter; you are under the age of 10 - this really isn't for young kids!
See it if you want to see an intense story of a real-life romance between two people who aren't kids -- this is an intellectual show and romance.
Don't see it if you're looking for a light show with a lot of effects; you're expecting Narnia
See it if you want to see a "big" show with huge staging & great singing. I just saw Mariand Torres on as Elphaba & she was fantastic.
Don't see it if you want something new and innovative; you don't like fantasy stories or care about the Wizard of Oz
See it if you are comfortable being really immersed in a show, you want to experience unique staging, you want to see Carolee Carmello be amazing
Don't see it if you don't like actors touching you or singing in to your face, you don't want to twist to follow action
See it if you're up for a mostly fun flashback to 1980s musicals. I enjoyed the energy of cast & most of the numbers. I do have a fondness for it!
Don't see it if you're really weirded out by actors in (somewhat dated looking) cat get-ups; you want a lot of plot; you don't like the song "Memory" or ALW
See it if you'd like to see a fairy-tale type story without too many twists or turns. Great acting & singing all around, and projections are gorgeous
Don't see it if you're bothered by plot holes or somewhat sudden shifts in character focus; you want to see something very deep and edgy,
See it if you missed out this epic first time around. Also the leads -- especially Eva & JonJon -- are amazing performers. Some great dancing, too.
Don't see it if you don't want a big 80s/90s style musical evening. Show feels a bit long, but still in previews so it may tighten up.
See it if you'd like to see an actor make most of the funny role of the Genie; you like Disney movies; you want a happy show with happy ending.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of Disney movies, you don't like puns, or you want to see something edgy and original. Probably best for kids.
See it if you'd like to see an intense one-man show (though I think it'd be better in smaller, off Bway space). Great acting, ambitious project
Don't see it if you expect a complete immersion experience from the headphones; you want to avoid hearing a white man's POV on native people of Amazon
See it if you'd like a fun few hours at the theater, and enjoy references to other shows. Songs are light but entertaining.
Don't see it if you don't like in-jokes about other Bway shows, or you want a very deep emotional experience from a show.
See it if you love to see great singers having fun with true stories of NYC life. The all a capella format is really well done.
Don't see it if you don't like the idea of an all-acapella musical or want to see a long show (running time is about 90 min)
See it if you'd like to experience a Japanese storytelling genre in English, you enjoy oral storytelling with gentle humor
Don't see it if you want a big theater experience -- this is a one-person, intimate show
See it if you're a fan of over the top shows with a lot of energy & great staging; you like the movie; you'd like to see Danny Burstein at top of game
Don't see it if you want a deep plot; you're not a fan of non-stop medleys
See it if you want to see some great dancing & hear some classic tunes. Stephanie Styles is a standout as Bianca!
Don't see it if you want to see something very new and fresh.
See it if you don't mind sitting through some clunky numbers for some really beautiful/engaging ones; you like interesting staging
Don't see it if you're looking for a coherent musical that is consistently strong from start to finish
See it if you want to see an intense, moving play that puts us face-to-face with a shameful chapter of history while giving voices back to these women
Don't see it if you are squeamish about medical operations/blood being discussed or mimed
See it if you want to have an experience that's halfway between a game and an immersive theater night; you are interested in death/afterlife
Don't see it if you have never done any sort of live game before; you don't like crowded rooms; you want a clear narrative
See it if you want a fun night at the theater; current cast is great! See if you're not offended by some very broad strokes humor about serious issues
Don't see it if you're not a fan of South Park style humor
See it if you want to see a funny & moving show that stands out as an original work! Great actors giving it their all & creating a relevant moment.
Don't see it if you don't like shows about show biz people
See it if you'd like to see great acting from all three leads; you have an interest in how we view current events via the media
Don't see it if you're looking for a long and very deep experience
See it if for a (mostly) fast-paced musical that throws everything at you! This was a wild ride w/great performances (Danny B and Aaron T especially)
Don't see it if you want a very sophisticated book (ending needs work), you don't like jukebox musicals, you want a quiet show
See it if you want to see a truly epic work, beautifully staged, with some great acting.
Don't see it if you don't want to sit through a lot of didactic portions; you're disturbed by illness/blood on stage
See it if you're a big fan of the movie or at leastt know the movie well; you want to hear some great singing from the leads & fun acting all around
Don't see it if you want a deep show or don't know the movie at all; the songs are catchy but few are memorable. First act felt overly long.
See it if you want to have a really fun night watching a lead actor have a great time embodying many roles. Catch this on tour if you can!
Don't see it if you're looking for a very deep evening of theater. This is just fun!
See it if you'd like to see some amazing dancing. The choreography was the best part of show. Lindsay Mendez was fantastic as Carrie.
Don't see it if you want a storyline that makes sense and honors the original. Also a shame how wasted Jessie M seems in this role -- she needs more!
See it if you want to hear some great singing from Caissie Levy as Elsa; you like Disney musicals; you want to see some pretty staging/costumes
Don't see it if you want a super fast moving show; you're not a fan of Frozen OR you're looking for the show to be just like the movie
See it if you want to see innovative staging & performers really giving heart to some amazing performances. Merle Dandridge's Papa Ge is unforgettable
Don't see it if you don't like having to track actors in a staging-in-round setting, you want a brand new/unexpected staging.
See it if you're a fan of old-school musical tropes, songs, staging; you want to see some great actors having fun; you like big ensemble dance numbers
Don't see it if you want to see something new and fresh
See it if you want to see Katrina Lenk give a powerhouse performance, leading a strong, diverse ensemble; you want a subtle, moving, real life story
Don't see it if you want something very fast paced; you're not a fan of musicians on stage alongside actors; you want a lot of special effects
See it if you want to see some amazing stagework, laugh a lot, cry a little, and experience this amazing performance Andy Karl is giving.
Don't see it if you don't like occasionally raunchy humor or multiple reuses/repetitions of songs; you didn't like the movie or don't like Tim Michin
See it if you're a big Harry Potter fan! Really clever staging & acting-- in particular I loved actors playing Harry&co and Cedric/Voldemort.
Don't see it if you don't know the Harry Potter books/universe, you don't like minimalist staging or improv-influenced performances.
See it if you want to see an amazing example of an ensemble working tightly together, and to see a touching but fun portrait of humanity at its best
Don't see it if you don't like Celtic-flavored music or want a lot of big solo numbers.
See it if you're a fan of Disney productions; Taymor's staging and the use of puppetry remain enchanting, and cast is usually strong.
Don't see it if you don't like Disney stories, you're looking for something very fresh and new.
See it if you want to see an original show using musical format so well, witness amazing performance by Ben Platt, & experience an emotional journey
Don't see it if you don't like to cry (or be around crying) in theatre, you don't like a teenage protagonist, or you're looking for a Les Mis type epic
See it if Having seen this off Bway, I was impressed w/ how they kept intimate feeling! Staging is gorgeous. Leads great, but supporting actors superb
Don't see it if Avoid this if you don't like actors invading your space, or a touch of rave music/dancing in your 19th century Russia.
See it if you want to see some powerhouse performers (Block, Borle, Rannells, Wolfe, Uranowitz) knock songs out of the park with very catchy music
Don't see it if you don't want to see some awkward set rearrangement, you don't want any non-sequitur numbers, you don't like child actor focused shows