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 for long slow wordy drama with excellent cast beyond the DW key billing
Don't see it if Can't sit thru 4 hrs of dialogue. While excellent, must sit thru long play to see DW.
See it if Wow so funny!Well done revival worth seeing again. Guirgis a genius at gritty "slice of life" theater You'll wish play continued on.
Don't see it if Offended by profanity. only like musicals..Need play neatly tied up..there's no resolution
See it if A 90 minute morsel of quick paced fun theater -Unusual but funny plot with excellent acting & singing. Top notch Off Bdwy
Don't see it if Can't pay close attention to narrative. Want splashy musical, or serious drama. Don't like intimate theaters like St, Clement's church
See it if one unparented teen drama-laden life story interests you. Well done in intimate environment.See If convenient to fill 1 hour in fun LES
Don't see it if want depth,substance or any meaningful take-away.
See it if for brilliant funny,fast paced French Farce w/ word play per David Ives. Hilarious. Great acting & staging.
Don't see it if don't like fast paced sharp dialogue where hearing ever word counts. Get lost in dizzying action. don't like silly farce
See it if Small thoughtful play w/ songs & humor. Creative piece touching on past & present, sad & funny & unlikely relationships
Don't see it if You prefer big showy musicals—are anti-Semitic or homophobic.
See it if For great acting & interesting play & storyline.Like strong female roles & historical dramas.
Don't see it if find it hard to pay close attention from beginning to end for clarity on story line. Know nothing or care nothing about historical events
See it if Incredible cast of top actors portraying real issues in interesting format. Funny, sad and very real.
Don't see it if You can't sit for 3 hours. Don't like much dialogue requiring close attention. You'[re not willing to watch through to end.
See it if for an original piece & historical events told creatively through song. Sad story told in delightful style
Don't see it if you don't like original theater,klezmer music. Don't want to be reminded of horrific truths
See it if for terrific acting, relevant timely topic handled subtly but effectively
Don't see it if you want to see a light, fluffy Broadway spectacle
See it if a well written excellently acted play. Attention worthy 17 yrs later-very relevant today. Each actor very strong playing mundane characters
Don't see it if Only like musicals & big Broadway productions-not talky plays.Get bored sitting through to end of play not sure where it is going.
See it if you are a die-hard fan Martin McDonagh's work. Like dark comedy. Doesn't disappoint.
Don't see it if You don't like dark plays or have trouble with accents. Unwilling to sit thru play to end-possibly not understanding every word spoken.
See it if For 3 phenomenal actresses. An Albee great. Beautiful set. Glenda Jackson a tour de force & master actor.Laurie Metcalf in her prime.
Don't see it if You don’t like 3 strong women or Albee if you’re looking for light fluffy entertainment vs an eye opening drama. See it!
See it if For excellent acting, relevant issues, thought provoking albeit confusing at times.."talky" If you can disregard NYT ultra critical review
Don't see it if Bored w/ plays on education..Don't like quick paced talky play. Prefer musicals, Expect play to be neat, summed up clearly.
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
See it if Important relevant play of topical interest about mostly unknown historical event. Great acting
Don't see it if Not interested in historical drama..Can't relate past & present history & serious issues..
See it if for great singing & performances. Touching, relevant issues & relationships based musical theater.
Don't see it if looking for splashy big musical
See it if If you’re a fan & have seen or haven’t seen him, he’s best mentalist ever. At 83, his abilities still amazing
Don't see it if Not interested in mentalist, and have no interest In who Kreskin is & why still performing.
See it if for small jewel of intimate theater w/ outstanding performance by Brain. Laugh, Cry, learn-play not "preachy" or "soppy" Outstanding
Don't see it if don't like intense off-the -beaten track plays based on life of person w/ disabilities. Expect an evening of light hearted fun.
See it if Strong acting.View of creative genius/artist haunted by brutalities inflicted upon his family- Insight into life & struggles of artists
Don't see it if for light entertainment.Can't closely follow dialogue to end. No interest in Pressures of artist to create to highest standards .
See it if For Stoppard play & witty quickly spoken dialogue. Great set, staging & acting
Don't see it if Prefer light theater or find it hard to pay close attention to fast spoken dialogue and references not easily understood.
See it if incite into world of the deaf. Play relevant even tho production not as ground breaking as the original
Don't see it if Don't like play revivals. Are looking for uplifting fluffy entertainment.
See it if if you're a Buffet fan or looking for a Broadway jukebox spectacle for visitors of all ages & nationalities.
Don't see it if You appreciate good theater-whether musicals or dramas. Don't waste your time if just curious.
See it if For an exciting masterful solo performer weaving a funny story which can hold your attention throughout.
Don't see it if If prefer big productions & don't like solo performances & superb storytelling.
See it if Another Encores delight..as this series can do w/talented cast of singers, dancers and musicians.
Don't see it if If you're not interested in broadway musical revivals. You can't plan in advance-Encores series only has 5 performance days.
See it if For original clever interesting & funny.Off Broadway theater. Stage filled with huge amount of talent & varied topics.
Don't see it if you can't sit through 2 1/2 hrs of original theater touching on many large and small ideas . May be confusing at time but worth seeing.
See it if For Old Time Broadway R&H Musical. Huge talented cast, great choreography..like dancing & singing.
Don't see it if Like serious, relevant dramas,are not enamored with old musicals,have low threshold w/ long, overdone performances
See it if to see Mark Rylance in another great performance-an Interesting period piece, beautiful set- based on unknown history..
Don't see it if You get bored easily.