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See it if You'd enjoy a thoughtful, well constructed drama with Pinteresque surrealism. Excellent acting and a play that leaves you thinking.
Don't see it if You don't like Pinter or can't follow a variety of threads that don't tie together neatly - but that's the joy of this play
See it if you like excellent ensemble acting, plays that evoke social history and give you a sense of time and place, you like British content!
Don't see it if You prefer a grand staging, elaborate props and costumes, you don't like war stories or all male casts
See it if You enjoy epic theatre excellent staging and cast, plays with meaning, heart and the power to make us reflect on the world and our place it
Don't see it if You prefer your plays short, sweet or edited for length, this requires time and attention. It's Kushner, it's going to be long and digress.
See it if You're interested in deaf culture and a period piece that reflects how gender relations & deafness were characterized only a generation ago
Don't see it if You need fast moving theatre, you don't like period pieces or a play that it primarily narrated (rather monotonously) by a single actor.
See it if You've seen the absurdity of a school or nonprofit meeting and appreciate the painful black humor in the British TV show "The Office"
Don't see it if You're looking for something to happen, there's a lot of tension in the play, but ultimately not as much drama as you might expect.
See it if You enjoy historical dramas, innovative stagings and resonant themes addressing racial inequality, power and betrayal
Don't see it if You don't like "talky" plays, you aren't interested in Malcolm X or you aren't open to a reexamination of an icon...
See it if You like ensemble works by women, you're interested in the baby boomers and you can tolerate hearing stories you feel you've hear before
Don't see it if You're looking for profound theatre that resonates with a broad audience or you want a strong dramatic arc to the work.
See it if You're a fan of Enda Walsh, big themes, absurdist theatre, black humor and have patience for theatre that's not immediately comprehensible..
Don't see it if you need to understand everything that's going on immediately, you hate Beckett or you can't laugh and think at once...
See it if You can follow multiple threads in an intellectual plays that run across time and space. You enjoy themes like fact, fiction and literature
Don't see it if You can't sit through a three act play, you prefer the actors to be singing, you aren't interested in current affairs, history or art
See it if You like to see small shows, a strong ensemble cast, social themes and a vein of humor.
Don't see it if You're looking for deep analysis of the nuclear industry or you don't like 90 minute plays.
See it if You like small well crafted shows. You love Shakespeare but aren't wedded to the text and appreciate a cleverly redone rollicking tale.
Don't see it if You don't appreciate good acting, can't bear Shakespeare, 90 minute shows or small off beat venues.
See it if You want to see a ambitious play and a masterclass in acting from Miss Close and the ensemble cast in an intimate theatre setting...
Don't see it if You don't like historical themes treated in new ways ...
See it if You like one retro person narratives in a cabaret setting with a disco feel. Uplifting at moments but felt strained overall...
Don't see it if You don't like drag shows or heartfelt personal stories wrapped up with song...
See it if You want to see the masterful Glenda Jackson own the stage, you are a fan of Albee or Laurie Metcalf, you like plays about women's lives.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of the absurdism of Albee, your expectations are too high, these are great performances in a less than great play.
See it if You like O'Neill, excellent ensemble acting plus Denzel, can sit still for four hours, you enjoy plays about ideas, pain, meaning and life.
Don't see it if You have a short attention span, you don't like dark, painful material, racial epithets or women being abused on stage.
See it if You like Stoppard, or clever British plays referencing everything from Marx, Gilbert and Sullivan to The Importance of Being Ernest.
Don't see it if You hate grasping at too many references or can't follow a fast moving dialogue. It would be a travesty if you didn't like it !
See it if You enjoy thoughtful, classic family drama with humor, emotion and social issues & to support a smaller company producing quality theatre.
Don't see it if You can't enjoy something produced in a school auditorium....
See it if You like British imports and don't discount dystopic themes. Solid drama, good acting, interesting theme, thought provoking good not great.
Don't see it if You think Broadway means all singing and dancing, have no tolerance for serious subjects including death, dying and/or infidelity
See it if You have to see Mark Rylance anytime he is on the New York stage, good sets are important to you and you enjoy period music
Don't see it if You don't like historical dramas or music, and/or you're looking for a play with two strong acts.
See it if You enjoy watching theatre that starts a conversation and you're open to thinking about what consent means in different contexts.
Don't see it if You'd prefer a trigger warning for material dealing with sexual assault, the nature of consent or ethnic and racial stereotypes.