See it if Intense drama re-told.Jeff Daniels, Celia Keenan-Bolger & excellent cast create an absorbing 2.5 hr riveting play-material relevant today.
Don't see it if Don't like drama - can't sit through a serious play. Are a purist of original book & movie.
See it if Hysterically absurdly silly & funny--taking political correctness to the extreme.;
Don't see it if Don't like absurdist theater..Love or hate theater pieces-Not to everyone's taste.
See it if For a refreshing new perspective on an old great musical. A richer experience & great enjoyment listening to all in Yiddish.
Don't see it if don’t like Fiddler on the Roof or its music. Not open minded to hearing a musical in an unknown languae.
See it if old Brecht political social commentary play relevant today. Raul Esparza intense acting & multi-talented cast playing many roles
Don't see it if Can't follow quick paced intensity of difficult play. Don't like intimate venues & minimal staging typical of CST.
See it if light hearted, delightful, sweet & cute short musical enjoyable escape or theater time filler. Interesting cast & great singing.
Don't see it if For large scale flashy Broadway musical--if don't like small stage, small cast productions--need a "meaty" experience
See it if For hilarious 90 minutes of masterful comedic storytelling in classic Birbiglia style..treats serious life events with lighthearted humor
Don't see it if Don’t like solo performances or Expect a broadway “show” it’s not a musical,serious play or traditional show.
See it if For a dramatic, tragic comedy w/great acting, beautiful set. Relevant under-storyline beyond gay marriage.
Don't see it if For Light musical comedy-it's sad. If can't see broader storyline implications or if you're homophobic.
See it if For Joan of Arc story told with a twist from a mother's perspective.. Glen Close on stage in intimate theater setting a treat.
Don't see it if You're bored by history or Joan of Arc plays . Want to see splashy production
See it if No reason to see this.-unless you find laughing infectious even when something not funny. Appreciate hard working cast.
Don't see it if Enjoy good English farce or well done physical comedy--this is neither,
See it if for interesting evening of entertainment by a beautiful talented Daniel Jones AKA Jomama Jones
Don't see it if you are easily offended, prudish- against cross dressers-
Also Saw the Joe's Pub run.
See it if an original play about 5 distinct women-strong diverse, female characters, all excellent actors.
Don't see it if want play with totally linear storyline, clear & sensible--if you are offended by strong women characters & repetitive use of word "pussy"
See it if light hearted hilarious one woman expose- it's a joy to hear her share her story-She is in her 80's & fabulous & so energetic.
Don't see it if Don't like one woman shows or small venues.
See it if for a light hearted funny original campy musical - doesn't take itself too seriously. Fun time.
Don't see it if Expecting a serious play, good drama, not on par w/ a traditional old Broadway musical.
See it if Like delightful City Centers Encores.. performances. Quirky,cute,sweet funny original .Poignant now w/ Michael Friedman gone
Don't see it if You don't like Encores Format. Gone Missing itself worth seeing.
See it if diverse sexy exceptional cast breathing new life into 1995 fave.Incredible singing, dancing/acrobatics & choreography with non stop energy
Don't see it if Expecting traditional musical theater w/ storyline. It's a musical revue-polished & professional. If you saw or missed original-See this!
See it if Spend hour in hysterics, in awe of the physical comedy & versatility of "The Pretend Men". Police Cops Sequel-see both-fun comedic theater
Don't see it if Disliked Police Cops.Don't like physical comedy, can't laugh at pure sillyness. Looking for traditional theater.
See it if Clearly great singers occupy intimate stage for quirky, good ole fashioned "hokey" musical theater. Doesn't try to be big musical.
Don't see it if Don't like musicals or silly story lines. Expect cutting edge meaningful theater.
See it if For fast paced excellently acted play based on unusual subject matter- regardless of whether it's tcompletely historically accurate.
Don't see it if Don't like small theate experiences or small venues.
See it if Exhilerating musical, classic CST minimal staging w/ maximum talent. Each operatically trained actor very strong -outstanding performances
Don't see it if Don't like minimal staging of CST or intimate theaters.Don't like musical revivals or opera. Expect a fully staged Met Opera
See it if Light hearted fun time in theater-clever musical riff. Great singing & music, silly puns ,hokey but clever
Don't see it if No reason not to see it-a funny musical with a twist & exceptionally talented cast. You'll be won over even if prefer plays.
See it if for a one act, 2 person bare-staged play that is thought provoking, interesting and not immediately predictable.
Don't see it if don't like to listen to long dialogue. For a tight easily resolved play or If you don't like to leave theater thinking about what just saw.
See it if For Unexpected Joyous production portraying 3 generations of talented women & the "Unexpected" 4th woman a knockout bluesy gutsy singer
Don't see it if Don't like musicals-are offended by unexpected relationships (gay & multi-racial) But--see it--a gem of a show.
See it if Cast all strong great actors, so funny. beautiful set. Relevant 50 yrs later. Didn't disappoint.
Don't see it if You're homophobic Otherwise a Must See. if Jim Parsons your main & only draw- he hasn't been in all performances since injury.
Also The play and great cast make up for Jim Parsons absence.
See it if for an original fast past interesting production- great acting, creative staging & intense play
Don't see it if for straight forward linear play. Can't understand accented dialogue .Brief periods not totally clear during very short play
See it if A light hearted fun, "small" musical. Clever & refreshing. Superb talented cast.
Don't see it if Want a splashy Broadway musical or important theater. Don't like interesting light enjoyment or small venues.
See it if Like imaginative quirky topically relevant theater. Ethereal piece..Great Staging and acting.
Don't see it if For a totally linear piece. Prefer not to pay close attention from beginning to end to put all together.
See it if For 3 stellar actors sharing stage in a tight, short, thought provoking, timely comedic drama.
Don't see it if Only like big splashy Broadway productions. Don't like thought provoking plays.
See it if For interesting intense thought provoking relevant play. For Raul Esparza's intense over the top acting supported by equally strong cast.
Don't see it if Don't like CST sparse staging & intimate theater. Can't follow dense plays- prefer light musical entertainment, elaborate sets & costumes
See it if For intelligent well acted, professional quick paced Stoppard play. Clever impeccable staging-thought provoking play.
Don't see it if don't like thought provoking plays where dialogue has to be closely followed.Don't like to leave theater with food for thought or discussion
See it if Timeless theater-for great Michael Urie & strong supporting cast. More polished then 1st previews @ 2nd Stage. Worth seeing Broadway show.
Don't see it if Find theme offensive or overdone, are homophobic. Don't enjoy the Harvey Fierstein genre of theater.
See it if great comedy & sad truth re plight of girls due to meanness.Issues resonant today-beyond school girls in 1986. Strong acting by all.
Don't see it if Are close minded, prefer lighthearted musicals..Prefer not to think or converse after theater.
See it if funny portrayal of aspirations of young Indian man-his dream of coming to America clashing with reality of Am culture
Don't see it if Don't like one man shows. Looking for profound thought provoking play. Easily bored by somewhat dated material.
See it if For Lonergan's slice of life writing with excellent acting in a poignant story. Heartbreaking, real with funny moments.
Don't see it if You prefer lighthearted feel good comedy or musical theater.
See it if for political drama/comedy-set in 1970's in Albany -Inner workings of local politics well portrayed. Edie Falco excellent.
Don't see it if Offended by profuse profanity. Not interested in political drama/comedy. Want to see light hearted upbeat musical.
See it if informative, delightful one man show. If you like music, are interested in the ubiquitous Irving Berlin's songs & his backstory.
Don't see it if You don't like one man shows--have no interest in Irving Berlin or his music. Prefer intense thought provoking theater.
See it if Fabulous singing breathing new life into updated oldie but goodie.Encores on a winning streak. A must see if it transfers.
Don't see it if If don't like Encores minimal staging & format. Encores performances at City Center usually terrific, if not outstanding.
See it if Fun theaterical entertainment, original, quircky, Currently trending themes, Hard working cast
Don't see it if prefer plays & serious theater.Don't want to immerse self in total experience & need to dissect & critically review each aspect of show
See it if Terrific revival of classic Broadway musical- refreshingly updated. A joy for all. See It.
Don't see it if Don't like classic musical theater revivals. If only want to see original theater productions (like Hamilton)
See it if Energetic fast paced amzing abundently talented singers & dancers who held attention without a dull moment Great choreography.
Don't see it if You missed Encores usual limited runs. One of Encores best. Don't see Encores expecting full Broadway musical productions.
See it if for stellar story telling by Cary Mulligan who masterfully holds your attention throughout riveting play. Excellent staging.
Don't see it if Don't like Carey |Mulligan, solo plays.. or drama that turns "preachy" at end.
See it if A LMAO piece- clever comic genius-have out of the box fun time in intimate theater by a superb 3 man group (The Pretend Men)
Don't see it if You don't like to laugh, don't find humor in pure sillyness. Expect a traditional comedy. So much fun-An out of the box must see.
See it if You love blues, interested in history of Americana music-blues. Akin a masterful engaging singer & actor accompanied by super guitarist.
Don't see it if Don't like The Blues,one man shows or expect traditional musical theater. It's not a fluffy or"Disney-fied" production, nor truly a concert
See it if For Lois Smith who brings life into play though spending her time trying to die. Interesting view of highly dysfunctional family.
Don't see it if Don't like overly long plays dealing with process of dying & family disfunction. Many scenes superflous & overly drawn out.
See it if For Depiction Blues in Detroit, love & tragedy..Great singing & acting. Surprise ending.
Don't see it if Uninterested in blues, slice of life stories of another time & place. Like light fluffy musicals.
See it if If love McPherson plays. An Interesting, liquor laden slice of Irish Life theater.
Don't see it if Don't like genre of Irish plays or playwright McPherson.Can't listen to Irish accented dialogue.Offended by profanity & drunks.
See it if Exquisite dancing, staging, music. Delightful in "old fashioned" style. Excellent choreography- Susan Stroman original w/ hints of "Contact"
Don't see it if looking for large scale Broadway musical..Don't like Ballet or looking for strong plot line vs.creativity.
See it if if you've not seen tho playing for years. Great music & singing, talented cast interesting story. Not a Jukebox musical.
Don't see it if You don't like music--either Carole King or the music of a generation of famous groups she wrote for.
See it if Intense, creative terrific performances very original production & important subject. Lynn Nottage doesn't fail to excite.
Don't see it if For Light fluffy musical. Don't like Interesting theater in intimate settings with actors playing multiple roles.
See it if for great original fast paced musical theater based on positive experiences after horrific event..
Don't see it if No reason not to see it..unless don't like fast non stop signing & have trouble following story lines- & hard to believe reality