See it if • You like butts! • You love a good spectacle • You're good at catching flying chocolate truffles! • Great for a hot-date
Don't see it if You are looking for a strong plot • Butts make you feel weird • You're not into cheering or singing along
See it if - You like TED Talks - You don't need a fourth wall - You want to see a different kind of one-woman show that isn't character-based.
Don't see it if - You want a STRONG story. There is a beginning-middle-end, but there isn't necessarily a "plot." - You want a big spectacle!
See it if You like poetry-like writing • For the cool art in the background • You have buns of steel perfectly made for folding chairs
Don't see it if You enjoy a plot • You are easily bored by one-person shows • You are looking for a spectacle
See it if - For the absolutely beautiful language! - For the heavy, heartfelt moments. - Especially if you are a person of color!
Don't see it if - You ain't woke. - You're looking for something light and fluffy.
See it if You enjoy crowd-work AKA talking to the puppet.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see a puppet’s “standup” comedy. You want a story. You want to hear the novel Randy wrote (SPOILER: he didn’t write it).
See it if - You want an intermission snack (they hand out juice boxes and granola bars!) - For the amazingly beautiful operatic moments!
Don't see it if - You're bothered by adults playing 4th graders (because you will be).
See it if - You are under 25 - You like the beach - You are looking for something that deals with grief in a very delicate way
Don't see it if - You hate sand - You aren't looking for a "growing up" story
See it if - You want to see something refreshing and revolutionary - You're under 25 - You have heard the music already or have great ears.
Don't see it if - You have a problem with rap music - You're upset by color-blind casting - You are easily bored by American history
See it if - You're dealing with grief. - You are older than 25. - You love the story of Peter Pan.
Don't see it if - You're looking for minority voices. - You're looking for a youthful perspective. - You don't get the hype behind Peter Pan.
See it if - You have a lot of feelings about gun violence - You have kids in your life - You want a well-rounded perspective on school shootings
Don't see it if - You aren't comfortable with content about gun violence - You like sitting in the front row (it's an obstructed view) - You don't like kids
See it if - You enjoy quirky performance art - You are kinda into astrology - There's a tapping exercise that's cool
Don't see it if - You hate dance & musical exploration - You are looking for a strong plot
See it if - You love inclusiveness! - For the bright, colorful design palettes - For the music inspired by the text! - Especially if you're deaf!
Don't see it if - You're easily distracted by weather - Bullying isn't a funny device for you - You'll be easily offended by the "originality" of the lyrics
See it if - You like dance (but not too much, they don't dance that much) - You were once a preteen girl - You're down for performance art moments
Don't see it if - Nudity makes you uncomfortable - Period blood onstage makes you gag - You can't relate to preteen struggles
See it if - You are VERY familiar with T.Willy (so many inside jokes!) - You'd like perspective on sexuality of the 1940's - Great for LGBTQ!
Don't see it if - You haven't seen The Glass Menagerie. - Excessive alcohol drinking makes you uncomfortable - Because there's almost a rape scene.
See it if - You want happy hour prices at a very expensive bar.
Don't see it if - You want to participate in a dialogue about real things. - You don't like performers planted in the audience. (They are among you!)
See it if You like LIGHT participation (an actor placed a bow in my hair; you get to draw on the stage!) - Children of color matter to you.
Don't see it if You are looking for something fluffy and mindless. You're a racist. You don't want to go to Brooklyn.
See it if - You want to see a white girl talking about white privilege. - The knit piece on the set is IMPECCABLE. - For the funny home movies.
Don't see it if You want a minority perspective on privilege: it's another white girl apologizing for her own privileged snafus.
See it if - You like the Wizard of OZ - You don't mind aesthetics from the early 2000's - You like pretty things
Don't see it if - You are looking for something new - You didn't enjoy the Wizard of OZ
See it if - You're interested in race and religion. - You are looking for minority perspectives. - You're looking for a fight.
Don't see it if - You want something "light" - You don't feel comfortable with religious topics
See it if - You enjoy workplace comedies. - You really miss the 80's. - You work in a school or understand schools workplaces.
Don't see it if - You're looking for something fast-paced. - You hate pregnant, awkward, funny pauses. - You're looking for minority voices.