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See it if They want to see original, thought provoking work that pushes the envelope, especially in regards to what is real & important about life .
Don't see it if They want to see dated, cliche ridden work that is all too familiar.
See it if You like topical plays about gender and identity politics that rely on an abundance of audience interaction.
Don't see it if You don't like topical plays about gender and identity politics that rely on an abundance of audience interaction.
See it if If you like contemporary Irish plays performed by talented Irish actors, especially John Keating.
Don't see it if You like fast paced plays with lots of plot, as this has little of either. Still draws you in however.
See it if You like smart, political drama/meditations on what is real & not. You like well executed productions, even if the written piece needs work.
Don't see it if You don't like long plays- this is 3 hours- or intense, politically charged work. Also, if you're looking for a play that is 100% realized.
See it if You want to see/hear some really good drumming and accordion playing, because these background musicians are the best thing about the sho
Don't see it if You're looking for a resonant story, and songs with memorable melodies and pulse.
See it if You looking for more of a performance piece that is nonlinear, yet very interestig
Don't see it if You only like traditional work with a clear cut story line.
See it if If you love Tennessee Williams, especially his later, existential work.
Don't see it if If you're looking for a fine tuned production of this very challenging work.
See it if You like slow moving, stylized writing for slow moving stylized writing sake. To see interesting staging, which was the production highlight
Don't see it if You're looking for a mature playwriting voice who's moved beyond the novice conceit that altering convention is the path to originality.
See it if You're looking for a challenging play that has the guts to explore complex themes revealing unsettling aspects of human nature.
Don't see it if You're looking for a simple play that shies away from the darker sides of the human experience.
See it if You are really into LGBTQ themed theater, and don't mind seeing a play that needs more development and focus
Don't see it if Your looking for a fully developed play that consists of five well rounded characters, as this piece only has two.
See it if You don't mind being spoon fed an intellectual premise as opposed to discovering it woven inside an interesting narrative interestingly told
Don't see it if You're looking for a well put together performance piece that's filled with fully flushed out ideas.
See it if You like two character plays that are loaded with intensity and sexual/psychological intrigue.
Don't see it if You like easily accessible plays, or quickly paced plays as this one can be a bit slow and overwritten at times.
See it if You want to see new works that still developing but not quite there yet. Also, to see a terrific Richard Kind!
Don't see it if You're looking for something fresh and tightly paced.
See it if You like well executed revivals of British dramas set in the mid 20th century. Also, to see a breakout by a wonderful young actress.
Don't see it if You don't like working class British drama. You don't like 2.5 hour plays that should be 20 or 30 minutes shorter.
See it if You don't mind seeing an intelligent, ambitious piece that falls short of its mark, but still has some very interesting elements.
Don't see it if You want something that wholly resonates within your heart and mind, because this piece only briefly reaches those places from time to time.
See it if You're looking for a good character study piece, with fairly good foundation underneath it.
Don't see it if You're looking for something fresh and original or totally unpredictable.
See it if You really appreciate pure, no nonsense story telling that resonates with genuine human emotion.
Don't see it if You're looking for something untraditional & edgy.
See it if You like well acted two character pieces involving jazz & those who love it.
Don't see it if You want to see a full story unfold, as the piece never realizes its potential & sputters some in the second half
See it if You're looking for something fresh and relevant to today imported from a foreign land.
Don't see it if If you don't want to be challenged by the material.
See it if You've never been to Irish Rep before, never seen a Conor McPherson play before, simply adore Mathew Broderick.
Don't see it if If you want to see McPherson at his best, because this production won't deliver on that. It's a good production, but far from a great one.
See it if You like plays dealing with current social issues that reflect much of what is already reported in the media.
Don't see it if You're looking for a fresh perspective on the subject of campus rape.
See it if You just can't get enough of stories dealing with 30 somethings trying to figure themselves out.
Don't see it if You're looking for something more than just a mildly entertaining piece reminiscent of many sitcoms today.
See it if You'd like to see an exciting, new downtown company perform a very entertaining show.
Don't see it if You can't handle anything but the traditional, tried and true forms of theater.
See it if You're looking for a new take on Strindberg's classic that reinvents the original's purpose with noble characters based on racial dynamics.
Don't see it if You're not looking for a new take on Strindberg's classic or want a faster paced show, as this one drags & repeats in places.
See it if If you love Tennessee Williams, and are interested in one of his later, rarely down pieces that explores so many of his richest themes.
Don't see it if You're looking for a modern take on a classic ala Sam Gold that messes up a classic that doesn't need messing with.
See it if You like tense, American Buffalo like dramas with clever wit and authentic everyday characters struggling to achieve the American Dream.
Don't see it if You don't like gritty, true to life plays, or are way too politically correct and easily offended by characters who speak the way they feel.
See it if You like tense dramas with interesting, lengthy wordplay and risk taking acting.
Don't see it if You like lighter fare, or if you don't like language driven plays as this one is definitely a mouthful.
See it if If you're looking for more a performance piece than a play, and like risk taking and nonlinear structure.
Don't see it if You only like traditional theater with straight forwards plot lines.
See it if You like plays that explore the hypocrisy of religious zealots, and their effects on family,
Don't see it if You're looking for a fresh approach to the above themes, as I found this play to be very predictable. The direction was also poorly paced.
See it if You like contemporary British comedies that find clever and humorous ways to explore the existing class structure in present day England
Don't see it if You're looking for a deep and profound theater experience, as this piece, though entertaining, falls short on that account.
See it if You want to see a dynamic one person piece that comments on current social strata from a seldom heard point of view.
Don't see it if You don't like one person pieces, and/or you don't like having your consciousness put to the test.
See it if You like Ibsen, especially when executed by a company of artists who really know what they're doing.
Don't see it if You're looking for a simple piece done by simple people simply to do something for the heck of it.
See it if You've patience for a story woven into a lot of exposition and excess detail. Also, if you like Ana Reeder, who does a fine job despite it.
Don't see it if You're looking for a finely tuned story that keeps you interested throughout. This has some good moments, but much is lost in the writing.
See it if You want to see two talented young actors in an entertaining two hander.
Don't see it if You're looking for a play that takes on contemporary Latino themes from new angles.
See it if You wish to have a lot of fun at the theater, yet take in a piece that also has some meat on it's bones at the same time.
Don't see it if You don't like to laugh and only like slow moving, stoic plays
See it if You want to be taken in by a wonderful, open storyteller who is also very funny & appealing.
Don't see it if You don't like one person shows or material that deals with depression.
See it if You love indulgent rambling on the concept of imprisonment & Satan vs God that have been heard before & have been around since Jesus himself
Don't see it if You want to see a compelling performance art piece that has a fresh take on ancient philosophical debates and musings of Milton & Joyce.
See it if You want to see a new spin on Chaplin & those who wish to be him.
Don't see it if You're looking for a tight production , because this one meanders with too much dialogue., especially given Chaplin was a silent film star.
See it if You really love contemporary oriented theater above all else, especially that which is filled with contemporary pop culture references.
Don't see it if You're looking for a play that's actually worthy of a Pulitzer, because this piece falls short despite having won one- kinda like The Flick
See it if You're looking for something different, really different, and bizarre, really bizarre, yet at the same time coherent enough to follow.
Don't see it if You only like linear storytelling,and/or have problems with plays that break the fourth wall
See it if You want to see top notch acting & writing that reflects multiple truths about the human experience.
Don't see it if You're looking for trendy hipster modernism- you know the kinda plays chalk full of style and atmosphere, but with no real substance beneath
See it if You like interesting staging & clever use of non-verbal communication, or if you just want an "easy to like" night at the theater.
Don't see it if If you're looking for something that is genuinely insightful about the human experience and/or filled with fully flushed out characters.
See it if You'd like to hear a refreshing take on the climate debate from someone other than a stuff shirt denier, or a rabid eco-protesting wacko!
Don't see it if You're too tired to hear anymore about the climate debate even if you agree that it's definitely happening and needs to stop.
See it if You'd like to see a master playwright's first play that foreshadows much of the brilliance that was to come. Great acting and direction!
Don't see it if You hate Shaw, or you don't like to "think" too hard.
See it if You looking for a complex character piece that is extremely well acted, directed and written. Both moving and funny at once.
Don't see it if You want something lightweight and familiar that's reminiscent of bad television, and unfortunately, too much theater nowadays.