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See it if Excellent acting - Laurie Metcalf is a force. This production is well done, with humor at times. It’s long but the actors do Albee justice.
Don't see it if You have no interest in seeing 2 couples spend a night on an emotional roller coaster.
See it if You appreciate good theater. The accents made it somewhat difficult to catch every word. I missed some lines which I regret. Great ensemble
Don't see it if You have trouble with accents. You’ll miss too much and could have trouble following the plot.
See it if You like mother daughter dynamics. This is not very flattering to Bess Myerson but it is her daughter’s journey to where she is today.
Don't see it if You don’t like one person plays or have no interest in a daughter’s journey with her mother’s fame, etc.
See it if You enjoy Bob Dylan music. The show uses the songs at poignant moments. Story takes place during the depression era. Talented cast
Don't see it if You want something uplifting. The storyline delves into some tough topics.
See it if This show is about 3 generations told in 3 stories. They are told at once and it’s difficult to focus. Acting is good - Carla Gugino shines
Don't see it if The stories are about mental illness. If you prefer linear shows, this isn’t for you.
See it if You appreciate seeing a great cast act as an ensemble. Jane Alexander & James Cromwell play a couple who are ready to end their marriage.
Don't see it if You are offended by dialogue of a sexual manner. Michael Urie is great as their gay son.
See it if You are a theatergoer who appreciates excellent ensemble acting. It is well done. It is profound and yet has lots of comical moments.
Don't see it if You are adverse to over 3 hours of theater. If gay themes offend you, this is not the show for you.
See it if You enjoy a revue of songs. Five singers sing from Maury Yeston’s songbook. It’s 70-80 minutes and is entertaining.
Don't see it if You prefer following a plot. This is a revue and the songs stand alone.
See it if Kate Mulgrew is a force of nature. This play humanizes Marie Curie and delves into a true friendship between 2 women. Wonderful dialogue
Don't see it if You don’t like plays with only 2 characters.
See it if You enjoy Alanis’ music. I wasn’t loving it at first but I got swept away in the second act. Breakout performance - Lauren Patten.
Don't see it if You prefer traditional musicals. Some numbers are loud and hard to understand the words.
See it if you love and admire Tina Turner. Adrienne Warren's energy is electric. The young actress playing her is superb. Had a great time.
Don't see it if you have no interest in Tina Turner's life and music.
See it if You appreciate a wordy play carried off beautifully by Mary Louise Parker. There is hardly a set, it’s all about the story told by MLP.
Don't see it if You don’t like 2 character plays. This is not a piece of fluff -
See it if You enjoy plays written by Tracy Letts. Great performances. There are some funny lines and a story that holds your interest.
Don't see it if Nudity offends you - there is quite a bit. It is about a 50 year old man who is quite a mess!
See it if You’re open to dialogue about race. I heard an audience member say as she was leaving , “It was funny and then it wasn’t “.
Don't see it if You are opposed to nudity on stage, or discussion about race.
See it if You like interaction between 3 excellent actors. The set is simple, the words are what matter.
Don't see it if You need action. This is a play that requires listening.
See it if You appreciate listening to a monologue. I found each monologue to be moving. Jake Gyllenhaal was excellent. A great night of theater.
Don't see it if You need action. If one person shows are not your thing, skip it. This is a show with 2 monologues
See it if You love the music. It’s very entertaining and well done. Performers are great.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy the music of the Temptations.
See it if You enjoy good performances. Adam Driver is excellent. Fine performance by Brandon Uranowitz. There are lots of funny lines.
Don't see it if You don’t like dramas. It is a 4 character play.
See it if you like 2 character plays. The acting is great. I had seen the show years ago and it stands up to today's world.
Don't see it if conversation between two people does not interest you.
See it if You appreciate Arthur Miller and great acting. Tracy Letts and Annette Benning are excellent as the parents.
Don't see it if You have no interest in a story taking place in 1947. These characters go through a lot of turmoil- it is not a happy play.
See it if You’re a fan of Tracy Letts. The cast is great but they don’t all get a chance to shine. Blair Brown, specifically, is under used.
Don't see it if The play has an interesting premise but the end is bizarre. Tracy Letts has a message but it didn’t deliver for me.
See it if You are curious about this very different production. I was not a fan of the screen projections. This is innovative but didn’t enhance.
Don't see it if You are a purist. This is a tougher version - gangs are prominent and I didn’t really feel the love story. I guess that’s due to it
Also being one act.
See it if You enjoy wonderful productions of familiar shows. Beth Malone is terrific. It’s a reminder of a strong woman who made her way in the world.
Don't see it if You don’t like traditional musicals. The show is 2 1/2 hours and it could be shorter.
See it if You like stories about dysfunctional families. Interesting dialogue but not memorable.
Don't see it if You have no interest in family drama. Two and a half hours is too long for this play.
See it if You are interested in seeing a fine ensemble led by the excellent Blair Underwood and David Alan Grier.
Don't see it if racial themes disturb you. This is a murder mystery.
See it if You’re a fan of Harry Hamlin and/or Stefanie Powers. The play is 80 minutes, 3 vignettes and it was nice to see these 2 performers.
Don't see it if You prefer profound dramas. This show is far from that. The two play brother and sister and it’s nice to see their interaction.
See it if You’re a true Harry Connick fan. He plays homage to Cole Porter but I didn’t always like the spin he put on classic songs.
Don't see it if You enjoy your standards done w/o a jazzy spin. If you’re not interested in Cole Porter you won’t appreciate the info HCJ provides.
See it if You are a fan of Len Cariou and Craig Bierko. The story is about a son and his aging dad. It certainly rings true for a lot of families.
Don't see it if You are bothered by predictable shows or if father - son relationships don’t interest you.
See it if You love the music from Evita. It was great hearing the score again. I wasn’t crazy about all the performers but it was still enjoyable.
Don't see it if You expect it to be like the original production.
See it if You enjoy Horton Foote’s plays. Kristine Nielsen and Aidan Quinn give great performances. They play very well off each other.
Don't see it if You prefer action to dialogue. The play is dated but that didn’t stop me from enjoying it. This could have been a one act play.
See it if You enjoy impromptu theater. It is funny and cleverly done. Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen were brought onstage from the audience. A blast!
Don't see it if You detest rap. If you only like a scripted show, this is not for you.
See it if You have an interest in Bella Abzug or simply a fan of Harvey Fierstein. It was enlightening being reminded of all Bella did. What a force
Don't see it if You don’t like a one man show or the idea that Harvey is Bella.
See it if You are a fan of Marisa Tomei. She puts her all into the part. The staging was interesting and effective.
Don't see it if It is too long and is slow at times. If you’re not a fan of Tennessee Williams, skip it.
See it if You are interested in history and politics during LBJ’s presidency. This reminds of his relationships with MLK, Bobby Kennedy, and Vietnam
Don't see it if You have no interest in this time period.
See it if Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins are masterful. They give excellent performances. The play is confusing- there are many shifts.
Don't see it if You need a straight forward show with a simple plot. You must pay attention to the dialogue.
See it if You like shows that make you think. The show has no intermission but it’s 2 sets of actors portrayed over time. It’s a dysfunctional family
Don't see it if You only like happy shows with answers provided. There are some holes in the story.
See it if You enjoy Meat Loaf’s music. Performers are energetic and do a good job delivering the songs.
Don't see it if Loud music bothers you. I felt it was way too loud. The story line is minimal.
See it if You’re a fan of Marsha Mason. Her role is funny and poignant. The cast consists of 3 women, each a different generation.
Don't see it if You have trouble with Irish brogues. The young actress was hard to follow at times.
See it if You have an interest in the story. It is an excellent production with Aaron Sorkin’s book. The staging is wonderful.
Don't see it if You can only accept Gregory Peck in the role.
See it if you enjoy stories told intelligently. The staging is excellent, as is the acting.
Don't see it if you can't sit through long shows. This moves nicely but it is long. The dialogue is quick paced so you need to pay attention.
See it if You enjoyed the movie. It really is laugh out loud funny. Santino Fontana does an great job in the part of Dorothy /Michael.
Don't see it if the idea of a man pretending to be a woman is uncomfortable for you.