See it if You want to see the brilliant acting of laura linney playing mother and daughter in a difficult and painful relationship.
Don't see it if Youre looking for action and a fast moving play or if you read the book and didnt like it.
Also If you read and like the book, it was like the book came to life
See it if A riveting and heartbreaking story of people who lost family in the coal mine disaster in west va. Felt like the real people and culture
Don't see it if Youre looking for something light and not upsetting.
See it if You want to see an excellent nuanced actress playing a very moving, intelligent hamlet and a very good cast and staging
Don't see it if If you dont like shakespeare and hamlet in particular-an over 3 hour play - or if youve seen too many hamlets and dont want to see another
See it if You want to see a contemporary version of passion jealousy and violence with great acting and staging
Don't see it if You want to see the classic greek tragedy of medea.
See it if Youre looking for a raw look at the lives of women living on the edge in a homeless shelter-visceral, volatile, painful lives
Don't see it if You are looking for a light and upbeat show that doesn't use profanity or is set in a womens homeless shelter
See it if You want to see an idea play about guilt and the crowd mentality of blame and hatred. Stylized staging in the spectacular armory space
Don't see it if Youre looking for a traditionally acted light play.
See it if excellent acting staging And pinter. A penetrating picture of marital betrayal starting in the present with the divorce and moving back
Don't see it if Your’e looking for a light action packed play
See it if You want to see a very unconventional play about interracial marriages using the antebellum south as a jumping off point
Don't see it if Youre uncomfortable with very explicit sexuality and a play about interracial relationships
See it if You want to see two of the greatest actors perform a play about alzheimers
Don't see it if You saw the father with frank langella and written by the same writer. Same subject of alzheimers but more powerful writing and staging
See it if no matter how many times you’ve seen fiddler, this one in Yiddish (with translation) was so authentic and “non broadway” - not to be missed
Don't see it if You don’t like having to read translation from Yiddish and aren’t interested in a less conventional fiddler.
See it if A strange feminist interpretation of brunhilde. Beautiful music and singing
Don't see it if Youre not interested in a rather confusing and unconventional feminist interpretation of brunhilde
See it if You want to see one of the best performers of king lear and great music by philip glass. Glenda is a force of nature
Don't see it if You don't enjoy shakespeare and especially king lear which is so dark and apocalyptic. .
See it if You enjoy an all sung creative story about the myth of Orpheus set in New Orleans and hades. Beautiful staging, on stage musician
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy all sung plays and don’t enjoy mythology
See it if You want to see a play about long estranged brothers, filial responsibility, and the impact on marriage and family
Don't see it if Youre not interested in dysfunctional relationships Between long separated brothers.
See it if You enjoy two great actors playing aging waitress and short order cook who spend their first night in bed together Discovering love.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy an emotional play about relationships
See it if You want to see 3 great performers doing vaudeville on a stage piled high with corpses
Don't see it if Youre not up for a raunchy mopping up of blood and corpses left after the slaughters in titus and a confusing set of ideas
See it if If you want to see a new way of looking at race that is new, humorous, sad and thoroughly engaging with a twist on the idea of restitution
Don't see it if You’re looking for a light weight love story or musical
See it if You are looking for dark and strange look at grief through the eyes of the mourning husband , his sons and death like crow. Excellent acting
Don't see it if You dont want a very dark and strange play about grief very unconventional
See it if You want to understand socratic philosophy and debate and why the decision to kill him was made by those who loved and respected him
Don't see it if Youre looking for a light and entertaining play that has action and speed.
See it if If youre a fan of julius caesar and some interesting staging and choreography.
Don't see it if If you dont like the play julius caesar and are not ready to sit for three hours.
See it if You want to see a brilliantly staged, written and performed play about the rise and fall of the lehman brothers, And their obsession with $
Don't see it if Youre not ready to see a 3 and a half hour play with 3 actors playing many roles about the lehman brothers.
See it if You’re a John guare fan and enjoy quirky enigmatic ideas and an attempt at a borghesean take on reality
Don't see it if You’re looking for a traditional narrative and coherent ideas.
See it if You want to see great acting with a large cast, ,staging and writing. Heartbreakingly beautiful play about the “trioubles” in ireland
Don't see it if You dont have an interest in the “troubles” in ireland and prefer a musical or light theatre.
See it if If you like monologues with 2 different actors having contrasting idea. Good acting and moving
Don't see it if If you dont like serious plays that are 2different minologues on a plain stage.
See it if You like humor, intelligence, great writing, staging and acting by 3 perfectly cast actors.
Don't see it if You dont like fast paced dialogue or only like musicals.
See it if You love janet mcteer with a fabulous cast, great staging and great playwriting- and hamlet!
Don't see it if Youre not interested in hamlet and sarah bernhardt playing herself and hamlet.
See it if You want to see the breathtaking glen close, the emotional pulse of the play, and the story of joan of arc from the mothers point of view.
Don't see it if Youre looking for something light and entertaining and You don't want to see a very intense and emotional play
See it if If you want to see Vanya and romeo and Juliet played agains each other and enjoy bedlam companies reinterpretations of the classics
Don't see it if You are looking for recognizable interpretations of classical plays and traditional theatre
See it if you have no expectations of seeing the classic musical but are interested in seeing something experimental.
Don't see it if You hope to see the oklahoma that you know and love, or if you do not like deliberately slow moving theatre
See it if Many interesting topics-blindness, alcoholism, amputation, homosexuality, religion and the book of job-all with a shadow cast of signers
Don't see it if Youre looking for subtlety and moderation. Overstuffed with too many issues and all with a double cast-one spoken-one signed
See it if A haunting mix of beautiful voices singing dylan sounds that capture the sadness of the characters in a boarding house in minnesota
Don't see it if If you dont like dylan songs or a hybrid of sad characters singing and acting their lives in a boarding house during the depression
See it if You want to see a tour de force of acting by the british kathryn hunter playing 9 different servants to haile selassie.
Don't see it if You dont like one person shows and are looking for something light and entertaining.
See it if If youre looking for something about race that is intense, builds to a powerful crescendo with great acting and a turn of the tables ending
Don't see it if Youre looking for a light traditional play that is discomforting and leaves you feeling puzzled.
See it if profound and gripping visceral portrayal of a corrupt, powerful and evil German family that reflects the conditions giving rise to hitle
Don't see it if You would rather avoid a disturbing play that has violence and nudity, French supertitles and the use of multi media.
See it if You want to see a play about quadroons in louisiana reminiscient of lorca’s house of bernarda alba. Good setting and costumes.
Don't see it if Great potential but not great acting. Shrill and lacking in subtlty.
See it if Youre drawn to the ira and fanaticism. You would go see anything with stephen rhea.
Don't see it if Unbelievable character who is more crazy than a fanatical irish protestant. Acting untelentingly over the top. No subtlty. An total rant
See it if Songs are the best of all classic musicals. Actor playing billy bigelow powerful and charismatic as was ms pettigrow(?).
Don't see it if Conventional staging and uneven performances.
See it if If you have an interest in coney island and making a film
Don't see it if Confusing-very over the top acting but never understood where the narrative was going
See it if Energetic, enthusiastic ,pretty over the top company of young actors. Great space, staging. If you liked the play hair, you will like this.
Don't see it if You expect to see the authentic old comedy of aristophanes and if you dont like a lot of nudity.
See it if If youve never seen a production of king lear and youre a shakespeare lover. A traditional production with the reknowned sir anthony sher.
Don't see it if Youre already seen memorable productions of lear or if youre not a shakespeare fan
See it if You want to see a one of a kind theatrical experience of masterful acting, directing in a space that is unique
Don't see it if You’re not looking for a tragic outpouring of rage, anger and every other intense emotion
See it if If you like one of shakespeares later fantastical romances, simply staged, great parts for women-actress playing paulina quite a force!
Don't see it if If you dont like shakespeare, and dont like the fantastical.
See it if If you know nothing about elephant destruction and efforts at saving them and the cultural divide on conservation efforts among among kenyan
Don't see it if You are looking for action, subtly of acting and subtlty of issue of conservation of elephants
See it if powerful acting, excellent staging, and a brilliant play at times hysterical in its dark look at who we become. Jackson’s a force of nature
Don't see it if You’re looking for light entertaining typical broadway fluff
See it if You enjoy a single actor tour de force with exceptional acting and is funny, intelligent and an edgy character created by billy cruddup
Don't see it if You dont enjoy one person monologues and are looking for plot and action.