See it if you want to laugh really hard and escape for a little while. If you are looking for a fun date night that guy's guys will totally enjoy.
Don't see it if you have no sense of humor
See it if you love new musicals, you love to laugh, and/or if you are looking to do something fun with family (tweens+). Not yet perfect but delight.
Don't see it if you don't like to laugh, you hate anything with a sci-fi component, or you seek straight play drama. Or if you can't handle fringe feel.
See it if you want an event of a theatrical experience. Buckle your seatbelt!
Don't see it if conceiving children is a topic that hits too close to home. This play is about so much more than just getting pregnant, however.
See it if you like British slapstick... for two hours. Also if you have ever been in a play before, there are very funny references.
Don't see it if you get sick of physical comedy after the first laugh or two.
See it if You want to see a phenomenal cast and crew take on this story. You don't mind investing a bit early on to stay on the train. It's worth it.
Don't see it if You don't like straight plays, or you prefer a comedy or less intense story, or you don't like getting emotional at theater (???).
See it if You want your theatre to transport you and show you perspectives you've never known or felt, even if it hurts, disturbs and shocks you.
Don't see it if you want a comedy, prefer to escape from the news versus confront emotional and political lightning rods, or if you dislike one person shows
See it if You want to see Timothee Chalmont shine. You were ever young and trying to figure it all out. You enjoy watching human strength, hope win.
Don't see it if If you are in the mood for comedy, or are sick of prep school stories, but even then I don't see how this couldn't be riveting, relatable.
See it if You appreciate an ensemble peice from a very talented young group, and you can get planted in a distinctly British style.
Don't see it if You don't care for a WWI set show with vignettes that entertain but don't necessarily work together cohesively.
See it if You love musicals, and appreciate traditionally structured musicals, set in a past era. Show is surprisingly deep and packs powerful nmbrs.
Don't see it if Traditional musicals or world war era stories don't appeal to you. It occasionally feels dated but ultimately is not. Very accessible,too.
See it if You want to feel something when you see musical theater, and you want to be challenged, while enjoying some of the top stage talent around.
Don't see it if You roll your eyes at the thought of a shrink, or if you confuse "of other decades" with being dated. Have you loved and lost? See this!!!
See it if You have children under 15 who love the magic of Christmas. This has high production values and mesmerizes children. Special memories.
Don't see it if You don't celebrate the holiday or if you don't like hoaky at all.
Also Enjoy it for what it is and not more. Kids had a blast.
See it if You love dazzling aesthetics and inherently theatrical pieces. Josh Groban blew me away, must see. Loved the staging.
Don't see it if You won't appreciate style over substance even when the style is remarkable. And if you don't like strobe-light-cacophony effects.
See it if You like two person plays. I see the appeal this has for people in the later decades. There is something affirming here.
Don't see it if You like to take away deep meaning from your plays, and you are unforgiving on writers.
See it if You like Irving Berlin songs and the era around it, and you trend toward classic musical theater and feel good stories and jazz hands.
Don't see it if You like contemporary edgy musicals more than classics.
See it if You never saw the original, and if you appreciate set design that exudes beyond the proscenium. Also if you like stylized dance.
Don't see it if You want a plotline in your musicals or you want to witness even a resemblance of the incomparable Betty Buckly singing Memory.
See it if You want to see the best contemporary musical on stage today, you want a show for older kids that you will talk about. Ben P and cast!!!
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason to not see this show except perhaps if you only want to see classics. Pasek & Paul wrote an amazing score.
See it if You enjoy theater set in historically dramatic moments, particularly if you find world politics and international relations fascinating.
Don't see it if You want light and fluffy. This is well written so not too dark or too light with incredible writing, and it is a human story.
See it if Wow - there is something VERY special going on right now at the York. If you love emotionally resonant storytelling that packs a punch.
Don't see it if you don’t like musicals. This tells a rich, worthwhile, universal story despite its specificity (two gay men).
See it if you like contemporary plays that surprise you. If you like original work by new voices this is for you.
Don't see it if you prefer the classics.
See it if you either want to be reminded of or share in someone else's frustration of the post-college dating world. If you like Singles, Girls, SATC.
Don't see it if you aren't that interested in theater about first-world problems, or if you get annoyed with prolonged examples of self-pity.
See it if you love historical fiction, heavily ground in nonfiction, with amazing costumes and sets and two major stars of the stage. Amazing!
Don't see it if you don't care about Rubenstein vs Arden. But even then, there are a lot of universal truths here offering humor and heart.
See it if You love musicals, or stories set in old Hollywood. You want to see Glenn. She sings really well, I had no idea!
Don't see it if You are picky. This is ALW, big orchestra, average story... It's fine just not great for the $$ and time.
See it if You want one of the most thrilling nights in New York theatre right now. You want to see for yourself what the fuss is about. Fantastic!!!
Don't see it if You inherently don't enjoy Sondheim or the material. But even then... I actually felt lucky to be in that little room. Oh and it's scary!
See it if you want eye candy and I am not referring to the incomparable Jake Gyllenhaal, who owns it! The lighting and projections are sublime.
Don't see it if you are sleepy and not a fan of Sondheim, or if not interested in exploring artists and those whole bear the weight of loving them.
See it if You never saw this performed before. I appreciated revisiting Twain years after grade school and seeing more of his genius now. Songs!!!
Don't see it if You get impatient without the razzle dazzle. This is Encores and sometimes the material doesn't hold up the scrutiny of the bare bones.
See it if You enjoy experiments from trusted creatives who are putting up a pre-to-early career passion project. Plus it's fun,
Don't see it if You can't handle a capella for 90 minutes.
See it if you call sex and intrigue fun (who doesn't?). Lots of eye candy and that only starts with Liev, as the set/lighting are extraordinary.
Don't see it if If you are uptight. Oh and if predatory foreplay-slash-rape despite being reality (esp. in historical context) will offend.
See it if You enjoy musical theater and coming of age stories, and enjoy a throw back to the old neighborhood way of life.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy musicals like Jersey Boys. If you don't like the lead actor it could annoy as this is narrated.
See it if you like Diane Lane and new takes on classics. I am one of the very few who actually really enjoyed this version. Loved the set/lighting.
Don't see it if You like your classics preserved, you tend toward comedies.
See it if Hard for me to score this one as I like edgier musicals but I TRULY respect this piece, you will laugh and cry. Jenn C is masterful. Dnt mss
Don't see it if You are sensitive to globalist viewpoints. And even despite that, it is hard not to love this show.
See it if You want a lot of theater for your buck, and you appreciate the all star cast.
Don't see it if You mind working to stay absorbed or if you can't appreciate a period comedy.
See it if You want a fast theatrical experience with a top actor-director combo.
Don't see it if You can't get past the lack of context, the confusing story and the subject matter. This play's questions will linger but not for too long.
See it if You did not like the prior version because it was too depressing and weighed down.
Don't see it if You don't like uplifting musicals!
See it if You love musicals! And if you want a highly entertaining, fast paced show that will leave you walking out with a smile.
Don't see it if You don't like big numbers or if you get annoyed at audience members getting jokes that are amateur to you.