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See it if you are patient and you like good songwriting. Literally half way through you get to the gem of the story, and from there on, its worth it!
Don't see it if You're looking for splashy staging. This is simple storytelling with music.
See it if You're a Larson fan and you haven't seen this yet. It's delightful to see his earlier work and some of the songs are terrific.
Don't see it if You want to see it perfectly done. The two friends play everyone else, and they're good at it, but not so much their main roles.
See it if you want to see a masterful performance by Whitney Bashor. And if you love Irish stories. And if you're just trying something new.
Don't see it if you lose patience with shows that aren't perfect. or perhaps don't like ballads . . .
See it if you want a lightweight but very effective night of theater. The music is great and Pasquale's singing is incredible. The comedy is on point.
Don't see it if you like serious shows. This is, after all, a fairy tale.
See it if you like shakespeare or broadway musicals (because many many of them are referenced) or you just like warm comedies.
Don't see it if you don't like period pieces and you don't like to laugh.
See it if you love great acting. the performances are outstanding and fierce!
Don't see it if you want the play to hold together. Although it is VERY funny, I couldn't get past the core of misogyny in the text.
See it if You want to see a new work, with great acting and new songs, that isn't derivative. It feels like a new American Classic.
Don't see it if You'd rather see yet another movie turned into a musical.
See it if You like one man shows, you like using humor to tell a deeper story about the state of mankind. There's a glimmer of hope in each character!
Don't see it if You hate one man shows.
See it if you like great acting, and you really need to see Frank Langella in a masterful performance.
Don't see it if you are sensitive to issues of aging and dementia.
See it if you want to hear something different. This is like no other show. Music is great, themes are deep and no cows are sacred.
Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional musical theater show.
See it if You want to see a brilliant performance by Cynthia Erivo! And if you love great singing, and if you like the book, which this version honors
Don't see it if you are expecting it to be like the movie.