See it if you want James Joyce Dinner Theatre in a sumptuous east side mansion and can afford the ticket price.
Don't see it if you hate immersive theatre, love only literal James Joyce and are bored by Irish politics
See it if you want to see terrific performers is an overly long- pretentious muddled tale....
Don't see it if you have a short attention span and/ or really want to learn black theater history.
See it if you want total naturalism in acting, writing and direction. this too-current family drama follows today's politics almost day-to-day.
Don't see it if you want flashing wit and over-the-top production values. This is simple and deceptively so.
See it if you want to bear witness to the horrifying lives of the women of West Africa during wartime. And how they survive and rise.
Don't see it if you do not like visceral, graphic theatre that really tears at your conscience and confidence that you "know what's going on in the world."
See it if you can enjoy an imperfect evening that still presents new ideas, appropriate interactive engagement and tries, but does not reach its goals
Don't see it if you can't stand anything interactive or want an evening that is scripted or "presented" to you.
See it if you want to see an intelligently updated classic.
Don't see it if you hate this musical and never want to see it again. Or you want to remember this musical exactly as it WAS.
See it if you want to take the family out for something different. It's totally entertaining and unique.
Don't see it if you want to sit in the front rows and care about getting wet.
See it if you want a whirlwind of plot, action, drama that never stops to catch its breath. The actors race though dozens of roles. Real fun .
Don't see it if You are expecting see anything remotely connected to the movie version. This aint not movie.
See it if you want to experience true immersive theatre, intelligently conceived and realized. It's not interactive in that BAD way.
Don't see it if You want to sit back in your numbered seat, fold your arms and only watch a show.
See it if you love great choreography and terrifically re-imagined musicals. The book is very clever and not really based on the movie.
Don't see it if you just want to see the movie on stage.
See it if you love a musical/ variety format for a highly personal story of family secrets and disfunction.
Don't see it if you want a traditional feel-good musical.
See it if you want to witness the game-changer of modern musicals.
Don't see it if you hate hip-hop freestyle and you dont want to the see a new spin on the founding fathers
See it if you want s deeper understanding of the complexities of Rust Belt life 2000-2008 and how Trump became president ( among other things).
Don't see it if You are impatient and can't sit though 2.5 hours of beatifically crafted revelations of characters, plot, setting and circumstances.
See it if you want to see terrific, intelligent direction and ensemble acting. This is straightforwardly acted that satisfyingly sticks to the play
Don't see it if ...you want to see a Star Turn.
See it if you want to see the Irish equivalent of an Upper Westside Jewish family drama. Everyone's got a problem. Everyone's got a secret.
Don't see it if you want anything new, original. The actors do they best they can, but the set and the staging are just stupid.
See it if You want an old ghost story dragged into a confusing series of memories and present action
Don't see it if you thought you wanted to see another work by the creator of last year's fabulous MR. BURNS.
See it if Light-hearted American fable, told in a story-theatre style for adults. Very clever direction and terrific actors.
Don't see it if You hate tuneful bluegrass music
See it if you like new plays by new (ish) playwrights that explore the dynamics of a family you've probably never met. Humor, surprises, familiar !
Don't see it if You just don't care about people at all. In fact don't go to the theatre !
See it if you always wanted to go, but thought you would not like it. You WILL LIKE IT. Script and Direction are pitch perfect.
Don't see it if you hated the book or you think Jennifer Hudson is the star of the show
See it if You want three hours of meaningless, formless drivel to fill up your empty life.
Don't see it if You have anything better to do and the tickets cost more than a dollar.
See it if want to forever ruin your relationship with the Lost Boys, the Movie NEVERLAND and see Peter Pan as an muscled androgynous Russian gymnast.
Don't see it if you have any sense at all. Do not ask yourself, "how bad could it be?" You'll find out !
See it if You enjoy an evening of watching paint dry. Slowly. And with as much meaning.
Don't see it if you expect something to happen between the long pauses and aisle cleanups in a small town movie theatre. Oh, Look. I found a Pulitzer !
See it if you have only seen high school productions. This is NY and these are real NY actors performing a classic. This musical is not for amateurs
Don't see it if you've got a heart of stone and no longer breathe Oxygen.
See it if you want to see a light, delicate story based on Oz, smothered by over-produced sound, scenery, and song-writing.
Don't see it if you think you are not going to like it. Your gut is correct.
See it if you can accept puppets in adult situations. they sing, they dance, they get naked and screw around.
Don't see it if you hate puppets, Sesame Street, and edgy urban musicals.
See it if enjoy confessional, but enjoyable autobiographical story telling. The rise of a young comic actor
Don't see it if you hate confessional autobiographical story telling. Its a personal story, told well, but it is an extended monologue