See it if You are up for an epic six hours of twists and turns in the lives of several men.
Don't see it if You're not up for some unnecessary story lines along the way or if you're offended by gay themes and drug use.
See it if You LOVE the movie or want to see a couple of good performances in an "under-baked" show that needs a better book.
Don't see it if You want a story that creates characters that you even remotely care about. The best thing about the show was the music at intermission.
See it if You are interested in a clever production that provides a new take on the HIV crisis via a gimmicky selection of the casting.
Don't see it if You're not interested in plays that deal with HIV/gay issues.
See it if You want an entertaining evening with characters who are realistic and well-acted by a wonderful ensemble cast.
Don't see it if You're offended by language, simulated drug use or if you are looking for a super complex plot line.
See it if You're really interested in plays that have everything and the kitchen sink, and a goose, and a baby, and a fire...
Don't see it if You like nice, tidy shows that wrap things up quickly and neatly. This one goes on forever - needlessly
See it if You want to see a really great performance by Adam Driver. And a nice set.
Don't see it if You have anything else to do. Or if you have to pay for tickets. I'm not usually this flip about shows, but this one is missable.
See it if You like The Mad Ones or watching "life as art" - or is it "art as life". It's interesting to pick out the drama in real life.
Don't see it if You need a very clearly articulated plot with messages that are beaten over your head.
See it if You want a show that's entertaining and thought provoking - with the hardest working and most talented cast off-Broadway!
Don't see it if You don't like plays that challenge your thoughts on a variety of subjects.
See it if You want to see the magnetic Isabelle Huppert in a really, really bad play.
Don't see it if You have to be selective about what you see - there are so many good things to see, not a lot of reason to pick this.
See it if You want to experience Oklahoma! like you've never seen it before - and if you want chili and corn bread at intermission!
Don't see it if You are expecting a traditional musical with full staging, lots of props and a huge orchestra.
See it if You're young (high school) or enjoy fantasy and let yourself believe in the supernatural. Bryce Pinkham is also amazing as an odd loner.
Don't see it if You want a story that's rooted in reality or a heavy, thought-provoking show.
See it if You enjoy a clever twist on a classic - told in a way only Madeline George could do! Great acting from this perfectly cast ensemble.
Don't see it if You're bothered by gay themes.
See it if You enjoy shows that present two sides of a situation - in this case, disparities between the sexes within the African American community
Don't see it if You're expecting something much sharper than a Hallmark movie or if you don't want to feel like you've been "preached to"
See it if You want to see a pretty set with a pool on stage or you're a HUGE fan of Alan C. and like gratuitous male nudity.
Don't see it if You want to see a story that is even remotely believable or with characters you care about.
See it if you're looking for a different kind of "Christmas show" that raises a number of really interesting themes.
Don't see it if you're not open to hearing about different cultures and those whose experiences are different than most of us!
See it if you want to see a good production of an early work by one of our top playwrights and one of the hardest working ensembles on stage!
Don't see it if you're looking for a play that is totally believable in terms of plot (but that's not really the point).
See it if you want a mixed bag of messages about sexuality and race.
Don't see it if you're looking for a clear message. There's a lot happening here - much of it really good - but too much to deliver the point.
See it if you want a fun night at the theater with a nice message delivered with a softer touch than most.
Don't see it if gay themes bother you or if you're uptight and not willing to laugh and have fun.
See it if you're a huge Tyne or Tim fan - neither disappoints, or if you want a psychological thriller that's well directed.
Don't see it if you want a show that ties everything up with a bow. This show leaves a lot of questions for the audience to figure out for themselves.
See it if you want to be bored and depressed at the time, or if you're a huge McPherson or Dylan fan.
Don't see it if you are looking for characters you care about, a believable story, or music that supports the show.
See it if you've never seen Glenn Close up close and person. It's a tiny theatre and she's amazing and connected every minute.
Don't see it if you're looking for a great play or great acting from the entire ensemble.
See it if you want to see a faithful restaging of the original production.
Don't see it if you're not not a fan of period musicals. This one is still very much a product of the 70s, even though some minor lyrics have been updated
See it if you want to see solid performances by J. Alphonse Nicholson and Lauren Patton.
Don't see it if where do I start...if you want a plot that is even remotely believable or characters you care about.
See it if You LOVED the movie and don't mind that snippets of songs are forced to fit into the "plot". Also if you like your musicals big and insipid.
Don't see it if You want a plot that you care about and songs that add to the story/characters.
See it if You're a fan of Lucas Hnath's work and appreciate the slow-roll of his plays.
Don't see it if You want a deep, involved plot, big flashy sets, or fancy costumes. This is all about the story.
See it if You want to see one of the performances of the season (Edmund Donovan as Joe) and a show that has real characters in real situations.
Don't see it if You need plays that move along quickly or if you don't care about understanding characters fully.
See it if you want to see a ground-breaking musical with AMAZING performances by the entire ensemble.
Don't see it if you're not able to put yourself in the shoes of a struggling, gay, overweight, black artist or if you're offended by simulated graphic sex.
See it if You're a fan of old-fashioned musicals - produced like old-fashioned musicals.
Don't see it if You are looking for some big deep meaning in a show. This one is what you see - but it's nicely done!
See it if You want to see a familiar property told in a new way in a new age - and have a few laughs.
Don't see it if You're looking for the next Book of Mormon or if you will be offended with a new take on the story in the movie.
See it if You want to see how much really good actors can elevate really bad material and really bad direction - making it ALMOST tolerable.
Don't see it if You are looking for good theater - or if you have fond memories of the movie.
See it if You want to see a great production of one of Nottage's earlier works - with great acting and a great set.
Don't see it if You're not willing to pay attention! While the first act seems light and fluffy, the dialogue holds some key facts you can't miss!!!
See it if You're a HUGE Alice In Wonderland fan and adore all things related to this story or you want to see a pretty set and clever costumes
Don't see it if You are expecting a true and clear new take on this classic tale.
See it if You are open to two monologues that are a little dark and somewhat depressing (although also somewhat hopeful) and/or you like the actors
Don't see it if You're looking for a full-blown play with multiple scene changes and lots of action - of if you don't like one-man shows.
See it if You're a huge Temptations fan and want to see many of the hardest-working, most talented people on Broadway.
Don't see it if You expect to hear all of every song or if you want a book that really gets into the heart of the challenges experienced by the group.
See it if you want an interesting dialogue on race - while sometimes a little over the top, it does provide an interesting insight.
Don't see it if you're looking for a subtle lesson on race. This show doesn't really trod any new ground and is a little too much at times.
See it if you are up for a night where nobody is quite sure what's going to happen & you enjoy insight into a new culture.
Don't see it if you want a well-rehearsed evening with a big cast.
See it if you (or your tween) are huge Dove Cameron fans and have a pressing need to see her live.
Don't see it if you are expecting ANY new/original music or a show that effectively navigates the line between good "cheeze" and stinky "cheeze".
See it if you're a huge Stockard Channing or Hugh Dancy fan and just really feel the need to see them.
Don't see it if you're looking for an interesting, challenging, thought-provoking play.
See it if you appreciate beautiful stories told very simply, and acted with perfect ensembles.
Don't see it if you need big, flashy productions. These shows are small and intimate with minimal sets.
See it if you like shows where the audience is engaged in the action on the stage and you're good with adult themes, humor, and nudity.
Don't see it if you have a weak stomach or if you're bothered by loud music and flashing/strobe lights - or if you're easily grossed out.
See it if you are either a fan or interested in learning more about Gloria Steinem and you're okay with more information vs. a book play per se.
Don't see it if you need a theatrical experience with a plot. This is more of a history lesson, so if that doesn't do it for you, take a pass.
See it if you want to see a very tight 90 minute show with some exceptional acting and asking interesting, relevant questions.
Don't see it if you're not comfortable with gay themes or tragic illnesses.
See it if you want to see a new work from a very promising young playwright and you appreciate good acting.
Don't see it if you're not comfortable with "adult themes" like abortion, violence, and LGBTQ issues.