See it if You enjoy Spanish language theatre adaptations of classic Spanish literary masterpieces.
Don't see it if You don’t understand Spanish and don’t like seeing theatre in translation.
See it if You like comic plays based on historical US foreign policy interventions which led Chile to decades under dictatorship. Laughs are optional.
Don't see it if You can’t find the irony in a piece of US foreign policy intervention history that still feels raw today.
See it if You like to be entertained by original trend setting musicals that defy comparisons or explanations and flood your senses with empathy.
Don't see it if You prefer traditional musicals that always deliver the standard feel-good expected pretty as a picture entertainment.
See it if You like new musicals which narrate the immigrant experience. You like strong characters narrated by two talented seasoned Broadway actors.
Don't see it if You prefer spoken word plays to musicals.
See it if You are at ease seeing plays which narrate the dark side of universal human nature, with all its vulnerabilities & dark sexual proclivities.
Don't see it if You want to be entertained by superficial and funny plays. This is not one of those.
See it if You like Shakespearean female characters who’ve been but a side note in past productions, acquire pathos, fierce strength and joyful stamina
Don't see it if Shakespearean plays in Early Modern English are not yr thing. Give it a try anyway, this jewel fringy production is a burst of deep pleasure
See it if You want to be anesthetized by laughter for a couple of hours. Laugh you will, right after you cringe a little - or a lot!
Don't see it if You’ve had facial surgery and doctor’s orders are not to laugh, lest you undo his brilliant work. If you feel defiant - go see it anyway!
See it if you enjoy seeing period plays that still feel relevant today. 1950s Black Voting & civil rights hover over every word recited in this play.
Don't see it if you prefer plays and musicals with non controversial subjects.
See it if You're a romantic at heart & you love amazing dancing and singing, and timeless music from the most prolific Broadway genius, Irving Berlin.
Don't see it if hearing Irving Berlin's music make you say: Bah Humbug! Too much of this kind of sweetness will make you descend into a diabetic coma.
See it if You enjoy one-woman shows that trace the journeys of a life with humor, poignancy and perspective.
Don't see it if You are of a conservative bend and dislike progressive feminist comedians who overshare their sufferings, and triumphs over bullies.
See it if You enjoy comedies where gender roles are strictly segregated to their two classic stereotypes: the womanizer and the scheming sinful woman.
Don't see it if You feel offended by comedies that continue to celebrate stereotypical gender roles.
See it if You like plays that explore the fringe of theatrical experience. If you are interested in the loquaciousness of mental illness.
Don't see it if Edgy plays that push boundaries of the ordinary theatrical experience are not your thing.You don't like visiting the dark spaces of the mind
See it if You are a true Theatre-phile, and can appreciate being let inside how the magic happens and how a Brecht Bio review show comes together.
Don't see it if Experimental theatre is too raw and unfinished for you. You prefer traditionally staged sets and performances.
See it if You love original musicals that tell original stories within a historical context.
Don't see it if It's quite hard to think of a reason not to see this musical. It is that good.
See it if You enjoy plays that barely touch the surface of racism during the early 1960s great awakening led by Dr. Martin Luther King.
Don't see it if You don't like plays that deal with issues not resolvable at the family level. Humans do as they are taught to do. Change is hard work.
See it if You enjoy great singing & love musical theatre. The ensemble cast is nothing less than phenomenal. A great musical if only w/out self-pity.
Don't see it if You hate NY politics even those delivered with great music, lyrics and staging. There is no redeeming of politics and unethical behavior.
See it if You want to learn Native American history through personal narration. Be prepared to suffer with the protagonist the inequities of racism.
Don't see it if The history of the death marches the Cherokee Nations people were forced by the US Government to undertake is still too shameful to process.
See it if You loved the animated version of this iconic Disney classic. The singing, the carpet ride and the sumptuous costumes will make you swoon.
Don't see it if Disney entertainment isn't your thing.
See it if You enjoy familiar books you read in school well staged and acted. You will NOT be disappointed. Prepare to be bathed in an empathy fest.
Don't see it if You prefer shows with lighter topics and singing and dancing.
See it if You are interested in American history and the origins of Wall Street Brokers.
Don't see it if You have no interest in getting to know the origins of the Lehman Brothers company.
See it if You want to support a young up and coming playwright and you miss sitting inside a Broadway theater. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Don't see it if Being inside a theater for two hours has you concerned. You hate racial profanity spoken as part of how the characters address each other.
See it if You are vaccinated and eager to get back to seeing fun shows on and off Broadway. I'm pretty certain you won't be disappointed.
Don't see it if You are not ready to resume life as close to a new normal as possible. Long running sit-com parodies are not to your liking.
See it if You like well written & acted plays that comment on the nature of historical collective right and wrong of a community with a dark history.
Don't see it if dialogue heavy plays are not to your liking and you prefer musicals.
See it if You wish to see the kind of play that tackles the trauma of a school shooting in the quiet routines of the school a year after the tragedy.
Don't see it if The topic of school based violence and shootings is not to your taste. You don't wish to contemplate lives of those who die & those spared.
See it if want to know what it’s like to live within an unjust drug sentencing system that metes 2jail sentences: long ones for blacks, but not whites
Don't see it if The American Criminal Justice System is not a topic you wish to delve into and explained to you in a very intimate witness & undeniable way
See it if You enjoy philosophical and faith heavy plays, with two master storytellers' short stories adapted to short plays.
Don't see it if You prefer musicals or plays with lighter topics than man's state of being in the world and what he needs to live by: thinking and love.
See it if You're a discriminating theatre goer expecting a well-written play, well acted on a beautifully set designed stage w/ great lighting+sound.
Don't see it if You have no interest in seeing a play about a woman's late blooming awakening and emancipation written and set in Jamaica in the 1970s.
See it if You like comedies and wish to support great regional theatre. Bring your whole family to see. It is old fashioned wholesome entertainment. .
Don't see it if you prefer dramas or musicals instead. Reaching the Queens Theatre venue may require driving, as is not easily reached by public transport.
See it if You’re curious about heroin addiction: a death trip on a long bath tub ride to nowhere, escorted by a Peewee Herman look-alike Grim Reaper.
Don't see it if You don’t like shows that make you feel uncomfortably numb & lacking in compassion for those who stumble into the death spiral of addiction.
See it if you like meaningful theatre with dystopian warnings of the direction our country might take without the intervention of our justice system.
Don't see it if you don't like political theatre which deals head on with the current cruel conditions of detaining undocumented immigrants in private jails
See it if you want to see original & creative theatre that's inspired by Immanuel Kant's concept of how countries can reach & maintain perpetual peace
Don't see it if you prefer musicals and classic theatre to actors playing dogs aggressively competing for the top job is not your kind of theatre.
See it if you want to see a play covering topics like the dynamics of the chain of command that hyde opportunities for abuses of weaker subordinates.
Don't see it if you've no interest in seeing plays about the military and the hornet nest that arises on a ship when five thousand people sexually abstain.
See it if You like daring one-man shows which explore life sideways through contemplative musings about physics, literature, relationships love & loss
Don't see it if You prefer more upbeat plays unlike this exploring a man's life crisis & mental journey brought on by the loss of his young child to cancer.
See it if You like plays about historically accurate racially discriminatory conditions of African-American soldiers leading up to World War II.
Don't see it if You don't like historically inspired detective plays about a black soldier unit in the lead up to America's intervention in Europe's WWII.
See it if You like musicals with great songs and storylines. If you are a fan of Bob Dylan's lyrics, this is a can't miss show.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals that take place during the Great Depression, or you expect to recognize the lyrics by Bob Dylan's familiar voice.
See it if You like biographical one person shows. You will laugh, you will wince & be moved by the story Ms. Grant shares about life with her mother.
Don't see it if You don't care for biographical one-woman shows.
See it if You like new show formats that challenge convention. Without expectations, you won't be disappointed. A millennial exploration of death.
Don't see it if You have no interest in exploring death as a musical subject. This show's clearly not for everyone but for those willing to hum death along.