See it if You want to see an Ibsen play with a modern take on the language, or you want a play that is very relevant to the times.
Don't see it if You want a classic take on Ibsen, you want a bigger/newer/happier show.
See it if You want to see a show dealing with important social issues, or to see Ben Platt shine.
Don't see it if You don't want your emotions very obviously manipulated. It's tearjerker that knows it's a tearjerker.
See it if You are a fan of different interpretations of Chekov, you want to see some great acting, you're a fan of long and wordy plays
Don't see it if You want to see a light musical or you hate Russian literature
See it if You want to see an all-female take on Shrew, you really love Shakespeare, you are a fan of the incomparable Janet McTeer
Don't see it if You don't like this problematic play, you can't wrap your head around women in men's roles!! :/
See it if You like the source material, you like horror comedy, you like naked Benjamin Walker, you're interested in trying something different
Don't see it if You don't want a super stylized (and gory) show, you want something with a clearer narrative/ending
See it if You want to see a beautiful show based on a great album, you like innovative staging, you want to see stellar performances by rising stars
Don't see it if You want a classic Broadway musical, you don't like folk-y music
See it if You want to see a Tony winning show, you want to laugh, you don't want to see the newest show on the block
Don't see it if You don't like South Park/that kind of humor, you want something with emotional depth
See it if You want to have FUN, you like catchy tunes, you liked the movie, you don't mind a little emotional manipulation
Don't see it if You're looking for something with some weight or emotional resonance
See it if You like Gorey, you like interesting narrative structures, you like innovative use of projections and animations
Don't see it if You don't know much about Gorey going in, you don't like small, intimate shows/spaces
See it if You like the more obscure Shakespeare plays, David Tennant, the RSC, and beautiful staging
Don't see it if You want a fun/fluffy play, you get tired of sitting longer than 2 hours, you have trouble following Shakespeare
See it if You liked the book, you want to see amazing acting by the lead, you want a show that is visually and mentally engaging
Don't see it if You want something more traditional or lighter in subject matter
See it if You like Alex Timbers' other productions, you like bluegrass/folk music, you like Stephen Pasquale, you just want to have fun
Don't see it if You're looking for a deep and thoughtful show, you're not a fan of shows from the 70s
See it if You like small, romantic, sweet shows with fabulous casts and beautiful sets
Don't see it if You want a big, loud show or something modern and edgy
See it if You're single and want to feel bad about it, or you want a more or less lighter/funny look at dating in NY.
Don't see it if You hate millenials/relationships/rom coms. Or if you want a show with a bit more heft.
See it if You want stellar acting of a beautiful, moving story, you're a fan of unique narrative structure
Don't see it if You want something short and light - it's almost 3 hours and the second act is a huge tonal shift from the first (so sad)
See it if You want a low-stakes, charming show that features some excellent dancing and classic songs
Don't see it if You want a more thought-provoking or darker show
See it if You want to see a different take (all kids!) on this classic, you want to see some young future stars of Broadway
Don't see it if You don't like children's theater or things that are cute
See it if You want to see Gillian Anderson give a stunning & masterful performance, you are interested in a modern take on this play.
Don't see it if You don't like loud noises/revolving sets, you want "classically done" Williams, you can't sit still for 3.5 hours
See it if You like improv, you want a different kind of theater experience, you want something you can revisit multiple times
Don't see it if You want a more traditional show, you don't want a rotating cast/every changing plays
See it if You want an original musical with a great score, you like seeing amazing kid performers, you want something a little quirky and fun
Don't see it if You want to see something splashy, you don't like kids
See it if You want to see Danny Burstein in a great turn as Tevye, you want to see some amazing choreography, you like Fiddler
Don't see it if You want something fast-paced or modern
See it if You liked the movie, you are a fan of amazing kid actors or the fab Alex Brightman, you wanna totally rock out
Don't see it if You want a show with depth or gravitas
See it if You want to see Frank Langella give a masterful performance, you're a fan of creative structure/use of set and lighting
Don't see it if You might be triggered by an unflinching depiction of dementia, you're looking for something with a happy ending
See it if You want an easy, fun, splashy spectacle
Don't see it if You want something deeper and though-provoking, or a show that doesn't completely waste Heidi Blickenstaff
See it if You like bluegrass/folk music, or if you want to see Carmen Cusack give an amazing performance
Don't see it if You want a show with weight or something new and clever. The plot is very very simple and easy to figure out the "twist"