See it if You like Noel Coward. Talky, fast repartee.
Don't see it if You want flash along with the sass. It may have been the night, but I felt no chemistry with 2 main actors unusual for the mint. Flat.
See it if You love the story and want to see another true to the story version told by one glorious actor who will keep you mesmerized. flawless
Don't see it if You can’t stand some loud sound effects - tho the kid next to me was thrilled!!! Otherwise it’s a must see
See it if You like a good story with good actors. I got totally absorbed in hearing about the secrets generations hide and maybe we find out why
Don't see it if You want a big staged showgirl entertainment only. You’re not curious about Chinese culture
See it if You’re curious about science. You like a good debate, good acting, information. A two hander between generations. Straightforward
Don't see it if You want flash boom bang effects- though it’s in the dialogue. In hindsight, It could pop a little more tho we enjoyed it in the moment
See it if You like a great story played by great actors straight through with no intermission.
Don't see it if You’re squeamish about results from a tragic accident albeit suggested, not shown. You want a light upbeat performance.
See it if You want to learn about Walt Disney’s studio and unionization told by a bright cast of three
Don't see it if You don’t like small theaters way off Broadway. You’re not interested in the 1940s
See it if You’re curious about Lorca. You like good productions that flow, family dramas with strong matriarch although she drives her 5 daughters cra
Don't see it if You don’t like community theater- although this felt a step above. Very well done. It’s in Brooklyn- I’m glad I added extra train time!
See it if You like Murder mysteries with ghosts and ancient curses. You’re curious about Chinese culture; this adapted from 1400 classic.
Don't see it if You don’t like sparse staging, albeit clever transitions. Guns and violence. You don’t like to enjoy good storytelling. You want it light
See it if You like inspired, powerful acting by a solo woman. She commits to the character in all her sensual glory.
Don't see it if You’re offended by sensuality. You’re not curious. You don’t like one woman shows
See it if You like exceptionally strong 1 women performance adapted frm Joyce in honor of every woman. Curious abt a master writer-Joyce. w/humor too
Don't see it if You’re easily offended by descriptions of sexual encounters. The lady in front of me was but everyone else loved it.
See it if You like innovative stories told w/ Greek chorus added. You like strong voices and pts of view. To be affected and keep talkings afterward
Don't see it if You want a large splashy show. Don’t care about immigrants.don’t want to hear other points of view besides yours. They will challenge you!
See it if You like exciting new and innovative theatre with spot on actors. You will walk out humming the tunes!
Don't see it if You have no patience to let the Scottish accent settle on you- it will. And see it because- why not.
See it if You’d like to watch a very talented actor play all 7 parts. You like old school farce from the 20s.
Don't see it if You don’t care for the above. You are impatient to follow fast pace.
See it if You like period style, parlour games, watching actors work
Don't see it if You need a standard plot. You’ve no patience for experimental theater. You don’t care about Baroque period- you read playbill afterwards
See it if You need to LAUGH. You like to be entertained by pure joyful spectacle. You crave sharing theater with a supportive audience. Genius skills
Don't see it if You’re looking for a standard play. There are no words just beautiful movement and skill. You don’t like children- tho this is for ALL AGES
See it if You lik a terrific ensemble teaching you about the first Recorded woman playwright and explaining it to you in delightful unexpected ways.
Don't see it if You don’t care about new work bringing obscure writing to life. You don’t like small theatres with a minimal set. You don’t see humor in god
See it if You love high energy dance performances to current music. You love Romeo and Juliet / West Side Story themes.
Don't see it if You prefer more classical dance. You don’t like hip hop or high energy.
See it if You appreciate brilliant writing and acting with perfect casing and a new take on the story of Adam and EVE from Eve’s point of view.
Don't see it if You don’t wanna go way into Brooklyn, tho it’s not that bad, and faster going home. You want big names. You don’t like intimate theatre
See it if You like broad absurdist humor. Over the top gender bending family, Japanese Noh And Kabuki. Zany physicality. convincing relationship.
Don't see it if You don’t like to laugh or you get judgey. You don’t like farce.
See it if You like or want to know about clown, absurdity and all the delightful endeavors of theatre. These folks are a tight ensemble of zany fun
Don't see it if You’re looking for a big time Broadway production. You have no imagination or sense of humor or wonder. You don’t care about the clown
See it if You like John Belushi, the 70s, origins of SNL, second city, blues brothers, a great band, good story good acting. So much going on!
Don't see it if If you don’t like the above
See it if You like new work- a cabaret/ comedy with a satirical millennial point of view of technology and how to save the world.
Don't see it if You hate millennials, politics (I do but I loved this point of view). You think the world’s alright. You’re impatwvnew work.
Also You don’t have to be an Aussie or a millennial to enjoy this
See it if You like a new musical with heart and soul with a good old fashioned circus style story. Innovative and kind. Lovely songs big puppet.
Don't see it if You don’t like the above. Or circuses or wizard of Oz wonder.
See it if You like new work. New take on Alice. Fun ensemble. Two art galleries. You love art and artists. You can take the ferry to LIC- 5 min walk!
Don't see it if You don’t want to go to LIC. You want a standard stage with a curtain theatre. You don’t like art and artists angst
See it if You like Toulouse-Lautrec and Moulin Rouge and learning/seeing some history in an intimate setting with cocktails
Don't see it if You don’t like immersive theatre in a cocktail lounge. The audience sits in the lounge and actors move throughout. You don’t like sexy fun.
See it if You get a kick from Shakespeares beautiful words and tricky situations. We had a lovely time following plot twists + turns . Good acting
Don't see it if You’re close minded to the text- it’s easy after you settle in and go with the flow. You want a full period costume play- this is sparse
See it if You like drag and real gay families dealing w change from aids past to new gender present. Relevant to straight family drama. Great Acting.
Don't see it if You’re not into the above. You’re close minded. If you’re ok with men in drag you will see this is the same family issues coping w change
See it if If you are curious about Russian theatre. The acting is great. Music is divine. The theatre is small but the stories are big.
Don't see it if You don’t like theatres in a church on second floor. Not interested in classics.
See it if You’re curious about Russian theatre. This is unique experience. Dare I say mix ofChekhov, Brecht, Beckett &Fellini. Chekhov wld approve
Don't see it if You want straight drama. You’re very serious
See it if You love trained baroque burlesque ballet sexy decadent fun telling of fairytales-this one- Alice In Wonderland. Gorgeous dancers & singers
Don't see it if You’re prudish. Or can’t take smokey interior. Dislike stripping and gay romps. Or naughtiness.
See it if You love Sondheim and musical theatre. Not offended by guns and plots to assassinate presidents and off beat humor.
Don't see it if You’re offended by the above. You don’t have an open mind
See it if You want to know what The Crucible is about. This was a strong production although it started a bit slow. Intimate theatre. Commuted acting
Don't see it if You can’t climb 4 steep flights or sit through almost 3 hours. You don’t like small theaters. Or plays about Salem witch trials.
See it if You like Hans Christian Andersen. You like classical romantic theatre, history, 2 grand pianos, puppetry and storytelling. New works.
Don't see it if You don’t like any of the above. It’s got way too much too tell in 2 hrs so it got confusing. You don’t have patience or imagination.
See it if You like Brecht style. Informative union pieces. Good singing and use of stage. Diversity
Don't see it if You don’t like continuous singing of the words. You’re looking for a spectacular style musical
See it if You like new work. You like Labute.
Don't see it if You don't like Labute. I guess I don't so it's hard to write this. A little heavy on dialogue. I dont even remember the third one.
See it if You are interested in theatre history, storytelling, Pirandello, clever staging costumes and movement. Truth
Don't see it if You want a standard play that's been done before
See it if You like variations on Chekhov. You want to support new works.
Don't see it if You don't know Chekhov. You expect a playbill or to walk away knowing the characters names. Or bios. Who is the main gal? No spashy Beyoncé
See it if You like; twisted fairy tales. Macabre often, and wickedly delicious. Coney Island weirdness. Actors enjoying tells you tales.
Don't see it if You don't like Spare staging. Twisted fairy tales told to you in an intimate setting. Or hot spaces. So what- it's only 70 minutes!
See it if You love movement pieces esp butoh, beautiful physical storytelling, life and discovery and nature and spiritually. I thought it was divine
Don't see it if You don't like dance, movement, butoh. Physical storytelling without words.
See it if You like Farce but done as in Joan of Arc without the prison and burning at the stake. Campy quick costume changes. U support Noble effort
Don't see it if You get disappointed because something's missing. Doesn't quite hit the mark. You don't have imagination
See it if You like good acting and intense writing- this was my first 9/11 conspiracy play- so I learned alot.You like to see action taken i/o denial
Don't see it if You don't like plays about 9/11, or conspiracy plays, or characters making desperate choices
See it if If you like one woman shows about romance and decadence of the Cabarets and art in 1930s Paris. Stage is set like an intimate Cabaret.
Don't see it if You don't like Cabaret singing and sexual references and lesbians
See it if You love great naturalistic acting in a good ensemble. Intense, raw,family drama with real humor. Lois Smith threw in some lol zingers!
Don't see it if You don't care for powerful family drama around a 90yo woman who decides to die at home sans pain.. If you want light entertainment.
See it if Pendleton fan. You enjoy hearing well acted soliloquies, women's point of views on war. You support new works and characters indiv thoughts
Don't see it if You don't like new works or small theaters or don't want to think- I found myself taking sides and walking away wanting to learn more
See it if You like strong actors playing great lines and homage to over the top movie stars in an over the top fashion. Fun for fun's sake!
Don't see it if You're looking for serious drama or don't like to have fun.
See it if You like farce in verse. You like period style and over the top. You have patience to see what develops. I laughed alot after 1st 15 min
Don't see it if You don't like, or have patience for, any of the above.
See it if You like Tulsa Swinton. You like drag. You're an actor. You. Enjoy campy over the top fun!
Don't see it if You're not into any of the above. $20 minimum at the table.
See it if You love Mark Rylance or have never seen Mark Rylance. See it if you want to have some rare enchanted type of fun.
Don't see it if You don't like period pieces. Or arias sung by castratos.