See it if you love musical comedies like Hairspray. Please see it if you are homophobic but open to learn. This show might teach you something.
Don't see it if you are as deaf to change as VP Pence. Don't see it if you hate to laugh, to hear terrific new songs, to watch wonderful actors and dancers.
See it if you are interested in a production that uncovers and exploits the id of the original book and music. This territory of Oklahoma is not ok.
Don't see it if you want to hear the R&H songs as seen in the 40s and in the film. They, like the book and characters, are completely reinterpreted.
See it if you want to prove that the NYT review was hopelessly pedantic and soulless in contrast to this utterly affecting production.
Don't see it if you give up after expositions and are unwilling to wait for the final 2 1/2 acts you may never forget.
See it if you want to see Condola Rashad re-invent Shaw’s Maid of Orleans with a remarkable performance.
Don't see it if you are bored by plays, funny as the might be in parts, in which characters discuss philosophical concepts.
See it if you want to see a master actor at the top of his game playing multiple roles in an utterly original play about losing/finding ones' identity
Don't see it if you are homphobic.
See it if You are homophobic but willing to change ... or if you are LGBTQ or allied and want to see on stage much of the pain and pleasures of life.
Don't see it if won the Republican primary in Alabama.
See it if you love . . . when the audience becomes part of the show . . . staging as inventive as Hamilton's . . . all-singing dialogue . . . Tolstoy
Don't see it if you only want to see Josh Groban. I saw it without him and loved it.
See it if you are willing to snooze for an hour till the comedy starts rolling.
Don't see it if you do not appreciate theatre (and journalistic) history.
See it if you enjoy watching a family seem to splinter . . . but then not . . . maybe like your Thanksgiving dinners.
Don't see it if You can't sit for an intermissionless 1:45. If you leave your seat during the performance, you cannot return to it.
See it if you want to laugh out loud for more than two wonderful hours.
Don't see it if you hated the original film although this show is updated smartly for 2019.
See it if you love the score and story of this classic adaptation of Shaw's Pygmalion. It does not disappoint with this wonderful cast and staging.
Don't see it if you've seen & heard enough My Fair Lady in your life, if you are uncomfortable with color-blind staging, if you think Higgins deserves Eliza
See it if you admire the tragicomedy of the f**ked families usually encountered in the plays of the late great Sam Shepard and great acting.
Don't see it if you go to the theatre to see ordinary people. These characters are weird and wild, but their conflicts are universal and timely.
See it if you love classic musicals, adore Bernadette Peters, and really want to see an iconic show-stopping number.
Don't see it if you avoid formulaic musicals.
See it if Love musical theatre and want to see some classic songs (and some forgotten songs) revived by an exquisite group of talented pros.
Don't see it if You want a story rather than a collection of highlights or, of course, if you disdain musical theatre.
See it if you were surprised by how much you liked the movie on which it was based because you will be surprised anew with this terrific show.
Don't see it if you think all of Andrew Lloyd Webber's music should sound like Phantom's.
See it if you want to see Kevin Kline use every gesture, every move to make you laugh.
Don't see it if older, so-called, well-made plays are not your thing. Act 1 drags as is the wont of antique plays, but it sets up a very funny Act 2.
See it if you want to experience one of the great texts of the American Musical Theatre in a brilliant revival.
Don't see it if there's no Tevye but Zero for you.
See it if you like high-tech experimental drama that investigates philosophical and existential problems . . . as well as more worldly questions.
Don't see it if you like your theatre light . . . and well-lit.
See it if you have never seen it before, or if you need to see a classic musical.
Don't see it if you have fond memories of the original production, or if you like musicals that provoke thought as well as entertain.
See it if you like your musicals thoughtful as well as melodic.
Don't see it if you are happy with a closed mind.
See it if you hate missing a classic.
Don't see it if you like your musicals fluffy.
See it if you are obsessed with The Four Seasons.
Don't see it if you already hated the Clint Eastwood film.
See it if love theatre.
Don't see it if you are jaded.
See it if you like style over substance.
Don't see it if you, like me, love the novel.