See it if You go to the theatre to watch a celebrity with no stage presence, and if you want to watch a show with low stakes.
Don't see it if You want a riveting, tense, complicated play.
See it if You want to be trapped in a room with a one-sided point of view where a talented actor preaches to a congregation of woke liberals
Don't see it if You want to challenge yourself with new ideas and hear different points of view about the current state of our country.
See it if You want to watch a critique of our obsession with the internet (the monster) told through a cappella arrangements.
Don't see it if You want a snazzy jazz hands song and dance musical
See it if You want to watch an immersive play about oppression & otherness without the material being too heavy-handed. Reminded me of Caryl Churchill
Don't see it if You are tired of watching plays about oppression and otherness. It's getting old, but this play isn't loud and overt like most plays today.
See it if You want to watch two very talented actors play misfits desperate to not be alone. They are very quiet, nuanced performances.
Don't see it if You want to see a dazzling, fast-paced spectacle.
See it if You want to watch a remarkable feat by Glenda Jackson.
Don't see it if You can't sit through a show that's over 3 1/2 hours long or you aren't at all familiar with the story before the show starts.
See it if You want to see a version of Miss Julie exploring the current land controversy in South Africa and the violent consequences of apartheid.
Don't see it if You can't handle graphic sex on stage or sexual violence.
See it if You want to see the most impressive puppet in the history of the Broadway stage. Seriously, the King Kong puppet is insane!
Don't see it if You want quality musical theatre with an unexpected story. Let's be honest, without the ape, this show would be a dud.
See it if you want to see the great Cherry Jones onstage with 2 solid actors; if you want to consider what truth in a story means to different people.
Don't see it if You are looking for a real argument onstage that leads you to unexpected places through twists and turns.
See it if You need justification for why Ben Brantley should be fired from the NYT for lack of taste and absence of critical thought.
Don't see it if You are expecting One Man, Two Guvnors. That show was funny and entertaining. This one is not.
See it if You want to see play about 4 white guys where one's depression is portrayed with detached compassion by the writer. Critics will love it.
Don't see it if You want to see something overtly political or that answers questions. It doesn't. It asks them. This was unexpected.
See it if you want to see an epic, fantastic classic about an extremely difficult and sad time in American history
Don't see it if You are expecting a perfect show. If you saw the original, don't come in expecting that production.
See it if you like musicals with fun songs a committed cast or you are interested in how artifacts and objects emotionally resonate through time.
Don't see it if You are looking for a deep theatre experience that asks important questions or explores the complicated aspects of the human experience.
See it if You want to bring the memory of the extinct female Shaker community alive through an exploration of simplicity.
Don't see it if You can't sit through abstract theatre.
See it if You want to see a new take on a less popular Arthur Miller show with a cast of amazing primarily British actors.
Don't see it if You like your Miller traditional.
See it if you want to see something loud, in-your-face, and heavy handed.
Don't see it if You don't like blood, loud noises, or a plays without much emotional resonance.
Also The play is like a poorly-written Fringe show with a massive budget.
See it if You like Tolstoy or if you want to see a Broadway show that is a little different, and the theater completely transformed.
Don't see it if You are looking for a more traditional Broadway musical.
See it if You want to support a theatre company that remounts old plays.
Don't see it if You want a compelling drama with comedy and tension throughout.
See it if You can appreciate a show about race approached from an intelligent, absurd, and artful direction acted with a talented cast.
Don't see it if You can't appreciate small-budget shows or you are simply little miss grumpy puss.
See it if You want to watch a deconstructed Crucible and you are forgiving when a director makes choices that are antithetical to the script itself.
Don't see it if You have little patience when a director muddies the intention of the playwright and, therefore, ruins most of the performances.
See it if You want to see an intelligent & thoughtful family drama about a repressed gay father a blossoming gay daughter & the conflict between them.
Don't see it if You don't want to see something sad or if you are completely close-minded about the realities of gay humans and their families.
See it if You like to watch slick and inventive staging. Or if you like a magical and immersive experience. Jane Austen fan? Go see it.
Don't see it if You are a pessimistic sourpuss. Seriously, I can't think of a good reason to not see this show!
See it if You are looking for a different kind of play with gay themes or if you like zombie stories. Or if you like science fiction stories.
Don't see it if You don't like long and slow plays where the plot meanders for a while. Or if you can't deal with heat (though they gave popsicles, yum!)
See it if You have always wanted to see Blue Man Group but haven't. Get it out of your system and move on with your life.
Don't see it if You want theatre. It's not theatre. It's a fun and goofy show where talented drummers wear blue makeup and behave like detached aliens.
See it if You like site-specific theater and you are looking forward to an immersive experience.
Don't see it if You don't like to walk up stairs or if you don't like crowds. It was extremely crowded the night I went.
See it if You want to watch a play, set in 2008, that depicts a group of teenagers, their shifting loyalties, and their esoteric culture.
Don't see it if You don't like strobe lights or herbal cigarette smoke in small spaces.
See it if You want to go on a wild musical trip of gay, black, Christian, insert intersectional identities, self loathing for 1:45.
Don't see it if You don’t need to see or hear about anal sex constantly. A few times, ok, I get it. After the 119th time, ok...we are not your shrink.
See it if You want to learn some history about the Irish revolution from the perspective of the common Irish of the time
Don't see it if You are looking to be emotionally rocked or if you are looking for comedy.
See it if You want to laugh at endless gags and slapstick humor from beginning to end.
Don't see it if You want a compelling, emotional, or intellectual experience at the theatre.
See it if You long to witness the once-in-a-lifetime chance of seeing a large pile of dead male bodies on a Broadway stage.
Don't see it if You want a show that surprises you or makes you lean into the material in unexpected ways.
See it if You like Bryan Cranston, Network the original film, and Brecht-style theatre.
Don't see it if You don't like experimental theatre or non-normative theatre.
See it if You are a fan of Van Halen or you want to watch three women campily play male roles.
Don't see it if You are looking for something thought-provoking or something very funny.
See it if You want to see a deconstructed, stripped down version of Oklahoma that speaks to today's USA and stays true to the message of the original.
Don't see it if You are a Rogers & Hammerstein purist who believes no liberties should be taken with their work. Stay away and let the rest of us have fun.
See it if You love the typical Irish family drama where they fight, drink, dance, and uncover demons of the past.
Don't see it if You can't sit through a show for over 3 hours.
See it if You like to watch shows where opposing perspectives are shown with empathy and multiple levels of gradation.
Don't see it if You dislike plays that portray a homophobic Christian as a multidimensional person (actually maybe you should see it if that's the case).
See it if you've never seen a Fiasco show and you want to get a sense of what they do. It's also a good show to bring young people to.
Don't see it if You want to see a different 12th Night. This is a pretty straightforward approach to the play.
See it if you want to see a beautifully-executed script that highlights the resilience of the human spirit during times of crisis.
Don't see it if You have issues watching intimacy between 2 women. Actually, strike that. You SHOULD see it if you have weird issues like that. Get over it.
See it if you are in the mood for a night of abstract dystopian theatre with splashes of poetry. Also if you like modern dance and movement.
Don't see it if you want a linear story that is easy to follow.
Also The design is exquisite.
See it if if you like the idea of watching two good actors play amazing table tennis while acting.
Don't see it if You are a complete lover of all things boring and lame. It's a cool show, and it's short. Go check it out!
See it if You get excited by female empowerment and women playing male roles.
Don't see it if You can't stand directors with overt political messages or if you want a complex, layered version of Shrew with tension between characters.
See it if You want to see a new, slightly deconstructed version of Streetcar with a great actor playing Stanley.
Don't see it if You aren't in the mood for a heavy-handed director and often too over-the-top Blanche.
See it if You want to see a classic Broadway dance show or if you are a choreographer or dancer.
Don't see it if You want to see something new and exciting. The show feels a little bit like it was dug up from a time capsule and put on stage.